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The Ravens won big vs. the Bills. Can they keep momentum going in Cincinnati?

The Ravens won big vs. the Bills. Can they keep momentum going in Cincinnati?

The Ravens were five points from victory in their last loss of 2017, two points away in their second-to-last loss and four points away in their third-to-last loss. Their postseason fate hinged on losses in toss-up games, where the flip of a coin seemed to come up heads whenever they’d call tails.

The accepted wisdom in the NFL, passed down from Bill Parcells, is that you are what your record says you are, and the Ravens finished last season 9-7. But rarely had a team ended the year out of the playoffs with such a strong cumulative track record. With a point differential of plus-92, the Ravens became just the eighth team since 1990 with a differential of at least plus-90 to miss...

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