Five Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Panic About the Baltimore Ravens

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Nov 16, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) looks on against the Cincinnati Bengals during the second half of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Bengals defeated the Saints 27-10. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Reason #1: The Remaining Schedule isn’t as Hard as it Looks

Following the Sunday Night debacle against the Steelers, we were all looking ahead to the “tough” upcoming schedule that seemed destined to doom the Ravens.  The secondary was going to get lit up by Drew Brees, Phillip Rivers, and a suddenly hot Ryan Tannehill.  But my how things have changed.

Brees and the Saints just aren’t themselves this season and could only muster ten points against the Bengals last week, at home. Rivers and the Chargers barely beat the lowly Raiders and have been trending down for weeks.  Tannehill has cooled off a bit and lost left tackle Branden Albert, who was having a Pro Bowl caliber year, for the season.

The toughest game the Ravens have left might just be against the Texans in week 16.  Other than that, they have a date with the Jaguars and a home game against the Browns.