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Slow down on calling the Ravens defense 'great' just yet

Slow down on calling the Ravens defense 'great' just yet

Nearly two weeks ago, the Dallas Cowboys rolled the Ravens defense in a 27-17 victory that really wasn't as close as the score indicates. Last week against Cincinnati, the Ravens dominated as they held the Bengals to 64 rushing yards.

By Monday morning, the talking heads on sports radio were showering praise on the Ravens' effort against Cincinnati, and how great they had played and become.

So, what gives? Are the Ravens so good that coach John Harbaugh is now being asked to compare them to other strong defensive teams in franchise history?

It's time to put this defense into perspective. The Ravens are good, not great. They might be able to get to that level in a year or...

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