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The question the NFL season seeks to answer isn't who is the league's best team; it's who is the league champion. And in answering that question, the Ravens provided us with the latest reminder of one of the few things we actually do know about the modern NFL: As long as you make it to the playoffs, it doesn't matter how you got there. And once you're in the playoffs, you can throw just about everything you think you know about a team out the window. (via Grantland) , adding: "Baltimore has now won three consecutive games as an underdog against elite competition. In each game, the Ravens were the more aggressive team when it came to in-game decisions. I'm not suggesting that they won specifically because they were more aggressive, but it definitely helped their chances."