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I can guarantee you that if you scan the Internet for 2012 power rankings, you will never find a list with the Ravens this low on it.
Now, before you get all "Internet tough guy" on me in the comments, listen to my reasoning.
The Ravens had the worst offseason out of any team in the NFL. Free agency was not kind to Baltimore, as the Ravens have lost three starters in Ben Grubbs, Cory Redding and Jarret Johnson, as well as backup safeties Tom Zbikowski and Haruki Nakamura.
Their best player, Terrell Suggs, will probably not return for the 2012 season after getting hurt playing basketball (allegedly). Ray Rice may not report to camp on time, and we have seen what that can do to star running backs.
What else do the Ravens have? Ed Reed and Ray Lewis are getting old (especially Ed Reed). Haloti Ngata is still a stud, but can he produce at the same level without Suggs around?
Worst of all, Cam Cameron is still the offensive coordinator.
Joe Flacco is going to have to work some magic in order for the Ravens to get back to where they were a year ago.