Flacco, Ravens crank up the offense in win over Lions

Joe Flacco threw for 269 yards and two touchdowns, and the Baltimore Ravens survived a strong comeback bid by Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions in a 44-20 victory. After relying heavily on their opportunistic defense for much of the season, the Ravens, now 7-5, finally received an ample contribution from the league’s 31st-ranked offense. Flacco completed 23 of 36 passes while guiding an offense that did not commit a turnover. The Lions dipped to 6-6 and finished the game without Matthew Stafford, who completed a team-record 20 straight passes in the second half before leaving the game with a right hand injury. before leaving the game in the final minutes with an injured hand. Stafford was 24 of 29 for 292 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

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