Studs: RB Ray Rice, WR Anquan Boldin, LB Ray Lewis

Duds: LB Tavares Gooden

Sleepers: RB Le’Ron McClain

X-Factor: Is this the year that QB Joe Flacco elevates his game to take it the next level?

Synopsis: The Ravens showed their metal last season, going into New England in January and knocking off the Patriots in the playoffs. The team returns its core players and added a marquee name in WR Anquan Boldin. The addition of Boldin and WR Donte’ Stallworth to team with WR Derrick Mason has aligned the moon and the stars, as everyone is banking on a bustout season from QB Joe Flacco. Stud RB Ray Rice took the league by storm last season and Baltimore just may have the deepest RB depth in the league with veteran RBs

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