BALTIMORE — It had been more than two weeks since the Patriots had generated a defensive turnover. That might not seem like a long drought, but this was a group that had a long streak of getting at least one takeaway snapped earlier this season.
They made up for lost time against the Ravens, forcing four turnovers in Sunday’s 41-7 win at M&T Bank Stadium. The first two takeaways led to 10 Patriots points, scored by the offense and special teams. The final two were brought back by the defense for touchdowns, capping an unexpected cakewalk against a team that had won its last four home games and controlled its playoff fate. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.