Nickel Package

November 10, 2003|By Jamison Hensley

Thumbs up

Defense. The Ravens limited the Rams' offense to a season-low 121 total yards. St. Louis had generated at least 278 yards of total offense in its previous eight games.

Thumbs down

Miscues on offense. The Ravens tied a team record with seven turnovers. Twenty of the Rams' 33 points were converted off an interception and a fumble by Kyle Boller, an interception by Chris Redman and a fumble by Jamal Lewis.

Stat of the game

7. Consecutive drives in which the Ravens held the Rams without a first down.


"This team showed incredible resiliency on the road with all the things we made happen and didn't make happen. We will come back and fight through it." - Ravens coach Brian Billick on the loss.

Trainer's room

Quarterback Kyle Boller sprained his left knee and did not play in the second half. He will have a magnetic resonance imaging test today. ... Receiver Frank Sanders sprained his right ankle in the fourth quarter and did not return. He may be out for a couple of weeks ... Tight end John Jones suffered a leg injury in the first half and did not return. ... Starting cornerback Corey Fuller (groin and hamstring) was inactive for the second straight week.

Domes not sweet

Last night's loss dropped the Ravens' all-time record to 1-6 in games played in domed stadiums:


9-15-96...Houston...L, 29-13

10-13-96...Indianapolis...L, 26-21

9-12-99...St. Louis...L, 27-10

10-3-99...Atlanta...W, 19-13*

10-13-02...Indianapolis...L, 22-20

11-3-02...Atlanta...L, 20-17

11-9-03...St. Louis...L, 33-22


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