Barring injuries, the Ravens will see better teams and quarterback play in the next quarter of the season than they have in their previous four games.
In those games, the Ravens played against quarterbacks named EJ Manuel, Mitchell Trubisky, Case Keenum and Matt Moore. Now, they'll get some of the better ones in Tennessee's Marcus Mariota, Houston's Deshaun Watson and Detroit's Matthew Stafford.
The Ravens will get a break when they travel to Green Bay on Nov. 19 because Aaron Rodgers is out with a broken collarbone. But after Stafford they get Ben Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh Dec. 10.
In the next month, the Ravens have to stay in contention because they close out the season with the Browns (0-8) in Cleveland and then Indianapolis (2-6) and Cincinnati (3-4) at home.
But before we go too far into the future, we look back at the first half of the season and give out midterm grades.
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