Harbaugh on win over Browns, losing Yanda, London safety

Posted at 5:30 PM, Sep 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-18 17:30:30-04

Two games, two division wins for John Harbaugh and the Ravens.


“Studying the game, real happy with the effort. I thought it was outstanding throughout,” said Ravens head coach John Harbaugh about the 24-10 win over the Browns.


Baltimore now one of only seven NFL teams still undefeated through two games of the season. The defense once again leading the way in Sunday’s home-opening win against Cleveland. They pulled down four interceptions and forced five turnovers for the second straight week.


“That’s two exceptional games of getting turnovers,” said Harbaugh. “I’m not shocked because I see how fast we play an how hard we play and our guys are kind of instinctive kind of players. So, I’m not surprised by it.”


The victory did however come at a price, with the news that Marshal Yanda will miss the rest of the season after breaking his ankle. 


“A guy like Marshal Yanda pours his heart and soul into the game. He’s going to need everybody’s support. He’s got a great family. He even said in his text to me last night that he’ll be back better than ever,” added Harbaugh.


Now the Ravens embark on one of the most unique weeks in team history as they get ready for a trip to London to face the Jacksonville Jaguars.


“We’re excited about playing the football game,” said Harbaugh. “Can’t really say we honestly care where we play, in all honesty. We just want to go play the football game. We’re playing a very good team.”


The Ravens coach also addressed any safety concerns the team may have following last week’s terror attack in London.


“You got to go live your life,” he said. “We’re not going to be cowed or anything like that. We’re going to go do our thing. That’s what liberty and freedom is all about. That’s what we believe in. That’s what we fight for.  We’re not backing down from that.”


The Ravens are scheduled to cross the pond and head to the UK after practice on Thursday night. 


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