Dan Campbell addresses the media following his second most severe loss as the head coach of the Detroit Lions. The Detroit Lions, who had the chance to reach a 6-1 season record, faced a significant defeat at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens, with a final score of 38-6 in Week 7, bringing the Ravens to a 5-2 season record. After the game, Campbell spoke with reporters about the loss.
Campbell acknowledged the dominance of the Ravens, stating, “They performed exceptionally well and decisively defeated us. Lamar Jackson was particularly outstanding, excelling in both passing and running aspects of the game. Unfortunately, we struggled to handle their performance.”
Campbell emphasized that the issue wasn’t the team’s energy level, saying, “Our energy levels remained high, which might seem surprising. However, when we examine the outcome, it becomes clear that our attention to detail and discipline, which had been consistently strong in the past few weeks, fell short. This loss was a result of various factors, many of which were self-inflicted. Just as we win as a team, we also lose as a team.”
In summary, the Detroit Lions suffered a substantial loss against the Baltimore Ravens, marking one of the most significant defeats during Dan Campbell’s coaching tenure. While the team’s energy remained positive, their performance lacked the attention to detail and discipline that had been a hallmark of their recent games. Despite the disappointing outcome, Campbell continues to emphasize a team-oriented approach, recognizing that both victories and losses are collective experiences.