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QUARTERBACK: A

Matched up against a physical Dallas pass defense, Joe Flacco played well. The Cowboys entered Sunday's as the NFL's top-rated pass defense (169.5 yards per game), but Flacco was 17-of-26 for 234 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions.

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RUNNING BACK: B

Ray Rice was limited to just 3.9 yards per carry (16 carries for 63 yards), but had two touchdowns as well as a 43-yard catch-and-run. Physical rookie running back Bernard Pierce chipped in with 21 yards on four carries.

WIDE RECEIVERS/TIGHT ENDS: A

A week after struggling against Kansas City's press-man coverage, Baltimore's receivers fared better against Dallas's. Anquan Boldin had five catches for 98 yards and Torrey Smith had a 19-yard touchdown catch.

OFFENSIVE LINE: B

Rice averaged just 3.9 yards per carry, but the Ravens limited DeMarcus Ware and a talented Cowboys pass rush to only one sack.

DEFENSIVE LINE: F

For the second straight week, Baltimore's defensive line was pushed around at the point of attack. And for the second straight week, the Ravens allowed more than 200 yards on the ground. Haloti Ngata deserves credit, however, for playing through a painful sprained knee to record six tackles and a sack.

LINEBACKERS: F

Ray Lewis led the team with 14 tackles, but most of them came downfield. As a whole, this group had an exorbitant amount of missed tackles.

SECONDARY: B

Considering the circumstances, Baltimore had a decent day against Tony Romo. Lardarius Webb suffered a potentially season-ending knee injury during the first half and Jimmy Smith dealt with a leg strain during the second half. Second-year player Chykie Brown had a pass-interference on the Cowboys' final drive that was almost very costly.

SPECIAL TEAMS: B

Jacoby Jones had an NFL-record tying 108-yard kick return for a touchdown, Justin Tucker connected on his lone field goal attempt and the Ravens' kick and punt coverage teams very much limited Dallas's return men, but Brendon Ayanbadejo allowed a late onside kick to go through his legs and be recovered by the Cowboys to give Dallas an opportunity at a game-winning score.

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