Since becoming coach, John Harbaugh has beefed up the Ravens' offense, some would argue at the expense of the defense. Halfway through this season, it really showed: The once-celebrated Ravens D was getting run all over. Then they started to step up, thanks in no small part to defensive coordinator Dean Pees. Terrell Suggs came back, followed a few weeks later by Ray Lewis. They've come alive in the post-season. Colts quarterback Andrew Luck didn't know what hit him, and Peyton Manning was picked off twice. Next up: Tom Brady.
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