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Ravens don't regret eschewing bye week following London game

Ravens don't regret eschewing bye week following London game

In April, the Ravens asked the NFL for a later bye, not wanting the traditional week off after their Sept. 24 game in London against the Jacksonville Jaguars because they deemed it too early in the season for a break.

Several weeks later, they learned their request was granted and that their reward upon their return from London was a Week 4 home matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

That sets up the team’s toughest three-game stretch of the season: a 7,000-plus-mile round trip across the pond and back to face a Jaguars team that will be playing in London for its fifth consecutive year; a game at M&T Bank Stadium against the Steelers, the AFC North favorite and the...

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