Jamel White

Game 15: Ravens crash into first

CLEVELAND - A trip to the Dawg Pound brought back the Ravens' bite.

A week after going out with a whimper in Oakland, the Ravens regained control of the division with a snarling attitude in a 35-0 thrashing of the Cleveland Browns yesterday.

The combination of Jamal Lewis' grinding running and a gashing defensive performance moved the Ravens back into sole possession of first place in the AFC North. Heading into the final week of the regular season, the Ravens (9-6) are clenching onto a one-game lead over Cincinnati (8-7), which lost in St. Louis.

A Ravens victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night or a Bengals loss against Cleveland would...