Ray Lewis is usually good for some fiery “state of the Ravens” talk after a loss. On Sunday, he got on his cell phone when reporters approached.
Derrick Mason is usually the unofficial spokesman of the offense, but also declined to comment.
Perhaps there just wasn’t much for the Ravens to say after a decisive 17-7 loss in Cincinnati. They fell behind 17-0 after giving up three straight drives over 70 yards and the Bengals held the ball for 40 minutes of the game. Baltimore is a confident team and it was likely stunned to realize that the 2009 Bengals weren’t just a blind squirrel finding a nut, but a superior team.
Outside linebacker Jarrett Johnson summed up the outing well.
“It was a [expletive] day,” Johnson said.