Media roundup: What they're saying about the Ravens

Here's a look at what other media are saying about the Ravens.

Mike Burker of the Cumberland TImes-News writes about the dynamic of the rivalry between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Ravens.

With or without Ben Roethlisberger, with or without Ed Reed, the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens never seem to disappoint when they play each other, which is not to underplay the importance of Roethlisberger or Reed, thought by many to be the best players on their respective teams even though Troy Polamalu and Ray Lewis would have a big say in that assumption.

Tyson Rauch of ranks the Ravens No. 3 after Week 4 in his power rankings.

The improved passing game makes the Ravens a legitimate Super Bowl contender.

James Walker, of's AFC North blog, analyzes what Paul Kruger's knee injury means for the Ravens.

Kruger was just making his way back before his second injury of the season. Although the play didn't count, he flashed some ability with a nice strip and sack of Pittsburgh quarterback Charlie Batch.

Walker also points out that the AFC North is the NFL's best division, according to

The strength is at the top, where the Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1) and Baltimore Ravens (3-1) were rated No. 1 and No. 6, respectively.

Walker explains why he ranked the Ravens at No. 4 after Week 4 in his AFC North power rankings breakdown.

The Ravens needed a rivalry game against the Steelers to put together their most complete performance of the season.

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