The 2023 Ravens are the most effective groups within the NFL, boasting the league’s finest report (13-4) and proudly owning the No. 1 seed within the AFC. However are they destined to win Tremendous Bowl LVIII? Historical past thinks so.
The one different groups within the Tremendous Bowl period to guide the league in speeding offense & scoring protection whereas averaging at the least 25 factors per recreation have been the 1985 Chicago Bears and 1972 Miami Dolphins, per NFL Media editorial researcher Dante Koplowitz-Fleming. Each received the Tremendous Bowl of their respective years.
These stats alone will not win the Ravens a Tremendous Bowl this season, but it surely definitely units them as much as if they’ll proceed enjoying at the same dominant degree within the playoffs.
Baltimore will probably be one of many healthiest groups of the ultimate eight remaining after having the chance to relaxation throughout the wild-card spherical because of its first-round bye.
“We’re fairly optimistic about all people,” head coach John Harbaugh told reporters. “It is similar to any week. You simply must see it unfold. Some guys are good to go. Different guys are going to be extra day-by-day.”
Nevertheless, the postseason is a distinct animal and QB Lamar Jackson is aware of it as he’s 1-3 within the playoffs.
The favourite to win this yr’s NFL MVP could have the prospect so as to add one other notch to the win column on Saturday when the Ravens host the Texans. They beforehand beat Houston 25-9 in Week 1, however everybody would doubtless agree each groups are rather a lot totally different since then.
Rookie QB C.J. Stroud has actually come into his personal, throwing for 4,108 yards, 23 touchdowns and simply 5 interceptions this season.
Baltimore should discover a approach to shut him down to forestall an upset and proceed its path to hoisting the franchise’s third Vince Lombardi Trophy by season’s finish.