Can the Ravens Defense Control Cleveland’s Offense on Sunday?

November 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Baltimore Ravens are coming off their bye week with a 3-4 record and a road contest against their AFC North rivals, the Cleveland Browns, on Sunday. With the division-leading Cincinnati Bengals losing on Thursday night to the Miami Dolphins, their 6-3 record leaves an opening for the defending Super Bowl champions to try to retake the crown.
However, the Ravens have to get through the Browns to get there. At 3-5, the Browns don't seem on paper like formidable opponents. However, with Jason Campbell under center instead of Brandon Weeden, Cleveland's offense is more efficient. And Campbell doesn't lack for weapons to throw to, including deep-threat receiver Josh Gordon and tight end Jordan Cameron.
If the Ravens are going to get out of Cleveland with a win, their defense will have to keep the Browns offense at bay. 
The Browns aren't running the ball well, averaging only 82.6 rushing yards per game. However, running is mostly an afterthought for the Browns offens...

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