Most people don't think the Ravens have a shot at taking down a first-ballot Hall of Fame quarterback on his home field this week.
But this isn't unfamiliar territory for the Ravens. Last week, many thought first-ballot Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning and the mighty Broncos were going to roll past the Ravens. Seemingly outmatched on both sides of the ball and facing Manning on the road, Baltimore emerged victorious.
Those who thought the Ravens had missed their window to win a championship were forced to take notice. Maybe the Ravens aren't too old. Maybe Joe Flacco actually should be considered an elite quarterback.
This week, the Ravens get Tom Brady. It's an uphill battle, but here are five reasons the Ravens are going to pull out a win.