4 reasons to consider Baltimore Ravens as Super Bowl favorites

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2. The Baltimore Ravens have depth

One of the biggest factors that a Super Bowl team needs is depth. They have to be able to withstand the injuries that come from the long NFL season. The Ravens have done that already. More injuries will come as the season drags on, but this team has the depth to survive this.

On the offensive line, Patrick Mekari plays so often that he is essentially viewed as a starter. Aside from struggles against Myles Garrett and TJ Watt, he has looked great. I think we can forgive him for that. More than that, we saw the Ravens offensive line look fine with center Sam Mustipher. Surviving a tackle or center injury is key and the Ravens can do it with ease.

At receiver, they are deeper than ever, and Isaiah Likely is behind Mark Andrews. On defense, the same can be said. They have survived issues at edge rusher, and with Tyus Bowser and David Ojabo potentially returning, they could be deep in that area soon.

At cornerback, Ronald Darby and Rock Ya-Sin do not play because of the depth, and the Ravens' defense has been the best in the NFL without Marcus Williams in the lineup. Roquan Smith and Lamar Jackson would be tough to replace, but this team can win a lot of games otherwise.