The Baltimore Ravens know that, in the grand scheme of things, preseason football doesn’t matter. However, that hasn’t stopped them from taking it seriously over the past few years.
The Ravens beat the Arizona Cardinals 24-17 on Sunday, marking their 22nd straight preseason victory. It’s now the longest preseason winning streak in NFL history, according to ESPN adam schefter.
Quarterback Tyler Huntley was among the stars for the Ravens during the game. He threw just one incompletion during his time on the field, throwing for 129 yards and a touchdown.
“It means a lot to us, just to show that every time you step on the court with the Ravens, you have to be ready to play,” Huntley said after the game. “Because we are ready to play. It just shows that we try to win every time we hit the pitch.
Another Ravens star was tight end Isaiah Likely. The Coastal Carolina product caught eight passes for 100 yards and a touchdown on Sunday. The performance pleased head coach John Harbaugh.
“We took him expecting him to be a really good player,” the Ravens head coach said of Likely. “I think we think that way about all of our draft picks. He had opportunities and took advantage of them. »
The Ravens don’t seem interested in taking their foot off the gas pedal. The team ends its pre-season against the Washington Commanders this coming Saturday.
Baltimore hasn’t lost a preseason game since 2015. The 2015 preseason saw the Ravens go 1-3, losing to the Atlanta Falcons in the final game. The Ravens finished the 2015 regular season with a 5-11 record.