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ESPN, Pro Football Focus study says Ravens' roster among NFL's best
ESPN, Pro Football Focus study says Ravens' roster among NFL's best

While the two lucky teams who actually made the Super Bowl, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, prepare for the game Sunday, a recent analysis shows just how close the Ravens’ roster was to carrying them that far. ESPN and Pro Football Focus collaborated on a study that found the Ravens were among the closest teams, in terms of number of above-average players, to making the Super Bowl. The study found that Super Bowl teams have an average of 40 percent of above-average players among their top contributors, and the Ravens who finished with a 10-6 record, had just more than 36 percent of their players rated that highly. The Dallas Cowboys had the requisite amount of...

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