Ravens' romp over Dolphins reflects rampant mediocrity, parity among NFL teams


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BALTIMORE – Terrell Suggs has been around long enough to know better.

As dominant as the Baltimore Ravens were at M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday night in registering a 40-0 spanking that marked the biggest shutout win in franchise history, at the halfway point of the season they are nothing better than a .500 team.

Sure, the Miami Dolphins, with their three-game winning streak abruptly extinguished, might beg to differ. But as someone put it a few times, you are what your record says you are.

“Mediocrity is the worst thing in the world,” Suggs said. “You do not want to be just average. We have a lot of work to do.”

It’s not that Suggs wasn’t pleased with the manner in which the Ravens responded on a short week, with the defense stinging Matt Moore for two pick-six touchdowns and Alex Collins…

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