The whole is only as good as the sum of its parts.
In 2011, the sum of the Baltimore Ravens parts were seconds away from a Super Bowl. Now a year later, Baltimore is looking to conquer the final obstacle in their way to football's ultimate prize.
Ultimately, the Ravens (and every other team's) success will depend on how the entire organization functions as one throughout the six-month span between early September and early February.
But to more accurately asses the Ravens' chances, let's look at how each position ranks and analyze how they might fare in 2012.
*Click here to view the Ravens' current roster.