For an uncomfortable duration on Sunday, the Ravens offense was once again stagnant, uninspired, and quite honestly, awful. Torrey Smith had two catches for 14 yards, and with the team trailing to the Browns, it looked as if the pending free agent’s Ravens career might be coming to an unceremonious end.
Then, with just over eight minutes to go, Torrey and his quarterback finally got on the same page.
First, there was this 53-yard completion:
On the next play, Joe Flacco hit Torrey for a 16-yard touchdown:
Two plays, 69 yards and just like that, the Ravens had a lead they wouldn’t relinquish, and were on their way to the playoffs.