Overall, Dallas has better personnel than the Ravens, but the Cowboys aren't as well-coached and don't have as much heart. They don't have any discipline. The Ravens score on offense because they know they have to manufacture points. That's why they run fake field goals and a lot of trick plays. It's amazing that Dallas coach Wade Phillips allowed receiver Terrell Owens to jog on routes when he wasn't the primary option.

Yet, you look at the Ravens, they don't have a lot of impact players on offense, but they do have some blue-collar players like Derrick Mason. You watch Mason out there performing with one arm, and then you watch Owens half-heartedly playing, and you see the difference between the two teams.

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What makes the Ravens so difficult to beat is their will to win, their desire to succeed. It comes from the approach of the head coach, and has filtered down to every player on the team.

The Ravens might not be the best team in the NFL, but they refuse to quit. They play hard from the opening whistle to the closing whistle. That's one of the major things that separates them from a lot of NFL teams.

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