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Schmuck: Calm coming from Ravens hints at more positive projections than pundits'

Schmuck: Calm coming from Ravens hints at more positive projections than pundits'

By all accounts, when the Ravens went through their first full-squad organized team activities this past week, the mood could not have been more upbeat.

Apparently, no one has informed them that the rest of the pro football world doesn't think they're going to be very good.

The various offseason power rankings generally have the Ravens somewhere below the halfway point among the 32 NFL teams, which is unfamiliar territory for a team that has been projected to make the playoffs in just about every year of the John Harbaugh era.

CBSSports.com slotted them 20th in its post-draft rankings. Peter King of SI.com's "Monday Morning Quarterback" has them 18th. The...

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