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2022 NFL Power Rankings: Baltimore Ravens

Throughout the 2022 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Below you will find a Week 13 roundup for the Baltimore Ravens in our consensus 2022 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 10

Realistic expectation: Winning the AFC North.

Despite getting upset by the Jaguars, the Ravens have a favorable schedule the rest of the way. Baltimore plays five straight games against teams with losing records before playing at the Bengals in the regular-season finale. That's why Baltimore has a 78.2% chance to win its first division title since 2019. The bigger question is how far the Ravens can advance in the postseason. Lamar Jackson is 1-3 in the playoffs for his career, throwing three touchdowns and five interceptions.

NFL.com -- Rank: 11

The Ravens' inability to close out their opponents is increasingly looking like it could be a fatal flaw in the DNA of John Harbaugh's team. Baltimore is up to four losses on the season despite having a lead of at least nine points in the second half of all four of those games. The latest setback might have been the most brutal, as the defense was shredded by Trevor Lawrence on a last-minute touchdown drive before surrendering a two-point conversion to cap a 28-27 loss. Throw in a vulgar tweet from Lamar Jackson after the game (Harbaugh called it "out of character"), and the Ravens didn't exactly cover themselves in glory in Week 12.

CBS Sports -- Rank: 9

They have to get the offense going in terms of the passing game -- or else. The defense let them down late at Jacksonville.

USA Today -- Rank: 8

For a team that tends to settle at the level of competition, playing its next five against teams with sub-.500 records may not be all that much of an advantage ... as we saw Sunday in Jacksonville.

The Athletic -- Rank: 9

There's no such thing as a good loss, but it's hard to feel too concerned about the Ravens after Trevor Lawrence's star turn in Jacksonville's come-from-behind win. The one issue emblematic of their season so far was a 2-for-5 performance in the red zone. Baltimore has converted only 51.2 percent of its red zone trips into touchdowns (24th in the league) after topping 60 percent in each of Jackson's three prior full seasons as a starter.

The Ringer -- Rank: 9

Lamar Jackson is rightfully frustrated. Much of the Ravens' roster is injury-plagued and lacking talent. Like Jackson, OC Greg Roman doesn't have a ton of options to work with, but he is struggling to maximize Jackson in the dropback passing game. ESPN's win probability model had the Ravens at 70 percent or higher to win in the fourth quarter in all four games they've lost this season, including Sunday's game in Jacksonville. As talented as Jackson is, none of it will matter if the Ravens can't play more complementary football and close out games in the playoffs.

Yahoo! -- Rank: 8

The Ravens offense needs some more pop. They ended up with 27 points Sunday but if you watched the game you saw an offense that didn't score a touchdown until the fourth quarter. They could have put the game away long before the Jaguars' last-minute comeback. The lack of any explosive playmakers on offense will probably be the difference between simply making the playoffs and making a playoff run.

PFT -- Rank: 9

Good teams that blow two-score leads to bad teams have a hard time remaining good teams.

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