Found June 20, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
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Joe Flacco (Photo credit: Jed Jacobsohn/New York Times) After an incredible playoff run ending with a Super Bowl victory, many would think the Baltimore Ravens would no longer be looked at as the “underdog”. But unfortunately for the Ravens, that is not the case. In fact, the Denver Broncos are favored by 7 in the Ravens season opener, which is still two and a half months away. So why are the Ravens not given the respect that the Super Bowl champion usually receives? Ultimately, the answer lies in the hands of two people: General Manager Ozzie Newsome and quarterback Joe Flacco. Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome has been under a lot of scrutiny this offseason by football fans all over.  But in Baltimore, all the fans have to say is “in Ozzie we trust”.  After losing an unprecedented total of nine starters on the Ravens roster, trusting in Newsome is all that Ravens fans can do. This number, of course, leads many to believe that the Ravens will not be at their highest stature. But somehow, New...
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