The Ravens' former style of play is what hurts them.
The present Ravens don't play a dominant, physical style, but opponents remember. In the past two weeks, they have had a similar theme.
They wanted to out-hit the Ravens. They wanted to be more physical and intimidating, and grind the Ravens down.
After a 25-13 win Sunday, the Houston Texans walked off the turf at NRG Stadium with a swagger. The Ravens used to be able to walk out of stadiums like that.
"It's something we talked about all week," Texans defensive end J.J. Watt said. "They're a very good football team. They're a physical football team. They're a tough football team, but we're no...