Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 12/31/12
You never want to celebrate a "loss"... but in losing 23-17 to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, the Ravens can still celebrate that they've won the AFC North Division title for the second year in a row---and they'll be hosting the Indianapolis Colts this weekend in what shapes up as dramatic classic theatre... The team that left town will have to come to the Ravens' house. It doesn't get much better for Baltimore fans who are into the history of the sport. And it sure has a lot of extra layers of drama. The Colts' head coach Chuck Pagano is beloved by the Ravens players and their head coach John Harbaugh, who counts Pagano as one of his best friends, and not just because Pagano served as the Ravens' defensive coordinator not that long ago. Pagano and Harbaugh go back a long ways. And to add even more human interest, Pagano has just come off 3 months of intense chemotherapy for treatment of leukemia. So it's an emotional set-up for Baltimore, a team and a town that lives...
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