NFL Power Rankings: Baltimore Ravens on the Rise

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Sep 28, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro (34) carries the ball against the Carolina Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

The Ravens have been picking up steam every week, which culminated in a dominant win Sunday over the Panthers. Joe Flacco looks born to run Gary Kubiak’s offense, and this offensive line has undergone a transformation that is nothing less than incredible. Couple that with a strong run defense, and this Ravens team may be a real contender this year. Their only real obstacle in the AFC North appears to be the Bengals.. (3-1). Previous: 8th. Baltimore Ravens. 8. team. 26