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Preston: If the Ravens narrowly miss the playoffs again, they'll rue Sunday's loss to the Browns

Preston: If the Ravens narrowly miss the playoffs again, they'll rue Sunday's loss to the Browns

Ravens coach John Harbaugh and his staff began preparations Monday for the game Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, but it will be hard to put away last weekend’s 12-9 overtime loss to the Cleveland Browns.

It probably won’t be dismissed until the end of the 2018 regular season. By then, it will be determined whether the Ravens make the NFL playoffs. If they miss out by one game, the loss to the Browns will be revisited as the one that got away.

Playoff-caliber teams are supposed to beat up on weak opponents such as the Browns, Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals. Some will point out that the Patriots lost to the Detroit Lions earlier this season and...

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