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...
They deserve a nice bump for their trade for Trent Richardson alone, but how about that win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday? This team -- not the Houston Texans -- are officially the one to beat in the AFC South.