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Ravens are just average in a league full of mediocrity
Ravens are just average in a league full of mediocrity

The NFL is great at providing false hope and security within the fan base of each of its teams. That's what has happened here in Baltimore. Because of the way they finished in 2013, the Ravens didn't have to face the first-place teams in the AFC West (Denver Broncos) and AFC East (New England Patriots) in 2014. It helped them appear better than they really were, especially when the NFC South turned out to be so terrible this year. (The Ravens went 4-0 against the NFC South.) It's no one's fault, just the philosophy of a league that thrives on parity. But after last week, when the Ravens were upset by the Houston Texans, a lot of local fans jumped off the...

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