Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. That way he’ll have an excuse to do the same to start his workday, too.
RUNNING IT BACK
The Ravens got embarrassed in Sunday’s 43-13 loss to the Houston Texans. … Linebacker Terrell Suggs was a bright spot, recording a sack and playing well in his return from a torn right Achilles tendon. … The Ravens offensive line had a rough afternoon against a tough Texans front. … Safety Ed Reed downplayed a new injury to his ribs. … Kelechi Osemele was carted off the field in the second quarter, but it turns out the right tackle’s ankle is sprained and not broken. … Mike Preston says the bye week comes at a perfect time for the Ravens.