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Jeff Fisher

Ravens' competition for top-5 NFL draft pick

Ravens' competition for top-5 NFL draft pick

As the losses and injuries have piled up, Ravens coach John Harbaugh has remained stoic, refusing to concede anything. It's the exact stance and mentality that you'd expect from a highly-successful and competitive football coach.

However, the reality is that the Ravens are 4-8, and what minute postseason hopes they had were extinguished in Sunday's 15-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Even while vowing that his team would continue to play hard and give itself a chance to win games, the eternally-optimistic Harbaugh finally acknowledged Monday the poor odds of making the playoffs.

"Miracles do happen in terms of outcomes, but I don't care about any of that other than the fact...