Why Ravens are pretenders
Ravens are 7-2, but their record masks a soft schedule and poor QB play
We still have seven weeks of football left before the NFL postseason begins, but it is already becoming clear that the team most likely to fit the above description in this year's playoffs is the Baltimore Ravens.
That might seem like a hyperbolic statement since the Ravens were only a disputed call away from making it to the Super Bowl last year. Further, they sport a 7-2 mark that equals the third-best record in the NFL and are coming off a 55-20 thrashing of the Oakland Raiders that saw Baltimore set a team record for most points scored in a single game.
But as notable as those achievements are, the truth of the matter is that many factors indicate this year's Ravens squad is not playing at anywhere near a Super Bowl-caliber level.
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