4 reasons to consider Baltimore Ravens as Super Bowl favorites

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1. The Baltimore Ravens have Lamar Jackson

Defense wins championships, but at the same time, almost all of the all-time teams are remembered by the quarterback. Even Joe Flacco had arguably the best stretch of his career in what led to a Super Bowl. That brings us to Lamar Jackson. Any year that the Ravens have Lamar Jackson, they are going to be in the discussion for the Super Bowl. Yes, his history in the playoffs is not strong. However, it just takes one year in the dance. Players like Peyton Manning struggled for years before finally getting over the top. Jackson does not have to win in the playoffs every year to prove that he can when the time is right.

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However, it is a quarterback like Jackson, who can turn the sack into a touchdown and move chains when disaster strikes, that can win these big games. When you have him, you are on the short list of teams who can actually make a run this year. When you combine the defense, the fact that he has some help in the running game, and the depth of this roster, the Ravens can make a serious run this year.

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