Power rankings

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Ravens Weekend

October 05, 2007

Where the Ravens fall in the latest power rankings:

ESPN.com

No. 11: The Ravens aren't looking like one of those potentially elite teams many experts expected them to be. Sunday's loss to Cleveland can best be described as humbling.

CBSSports.com

No. 11: What is wrong with their defense? They have trouble defending the pass. Steve McNair doesn't look the same, either. Elite team? Not really.

Foxsports.com

No. 12: If you were to just look at the box score from Sunday's game against Cleveland, you'd assume the Ravens had won. Of course, that's exactly why games aren't settled in the box score.

SI.com

No. 14: I looked at the box score and said, "How in the world did they lose this game to the Browns?" They had 26 first downs to 12, 418 yards to 303, more rushing yards and a better average, 5.7 to 3.3, with Willis McGahee carrying 14 times for 104 yards, a lot better than what the Browns' Jamal Lewis had (23 for 64). Penalty yardage was equal. OK, the Ravens had one more turnover, but does that make it 27-13?

ColdHardFootball Facts.com

No. 15: WR Derrick Mason has been thrown to 50 times (second in NFL), but ranks 22nd in yards (287).

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