When the pushing, shoving, finger pointing and customary taunting ended, and after his team rallied to pull out a difficult division win, Baltimore coach Jim Harbaugh was exhausted and relieved.
''Whew, he said. ''That was a fight.''
One the Ravens usually win.
Regrouping in the fourth quarter after failing to gain a single yard in the third, the Ravens got a 19-yard go-ahead touchdown pass from Joe Flacco to Torrey Smith with 4:26 to play Sunday and Baltimore's defense shut down Cleveland in the closing minutes for a 25-15 victory over the Browns.
It was Baltimore's 10th straight win over their division rival, and the Ravens' 11th consecutive victory inside one of the NFL's toughest divisions.
The Ravens (6-2) blew a 14-point lead, fell behind by one point in the fourth and finally made enough plays down the stretch to put away the Browns (2-7), who were unable to score a touchdown despite five trips inside Baltimore's 20-yard line and came up short again.
''That's been the t...