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Offense generates next to nothing

But the Ravens were reminded during Sunday's loss that they need some offense to win games.

Originally Published: November 28, 2004
By Michael Smith | ESPN.com

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Defense still wins championships. But a championship-caliber defense alone couldn't come into Gillette Stadium on Sunday and beat the world champion Patriots.

Baltimore's defensive players should all be suffering from figurative back pain following their 24-3 loss. Once again, they were asked to carry the one-dimensional Ravens by themselves. In the second half, the burden got a bit too heavy. They buckled.

"Clearly," Ravens coach Brian Billick said afterward, "we ...

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