With three teams making the playoffs and two winning 12 games during the regular season, the AFC North was arguably the NFL's most competitive division last season. Unfortunately for the Ravens, it figures to be hyper-competitive again in 2012 -- well, except for anything involving the hapless Cleveland Browns.
The new-look Bengals look to continue giving the Ravens fits Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium. Rookies Andy Dalton and A.J. Green and an overhauled defense have turned Cincinnati into a surprising contender.