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OWINGS MILLS, Md. Nike Zoom Clearance Canada . -- Its been four years since the Baltimore Ravens stood alone atop the AFC North in November.The objective now is to stay there.After overcoming a variety of injuries, a four-game losing streak and an offense that runs hot and cold, the Ravens (5-4) have worked their way into first place with seven weeks left in the season.Though an imposing schedule looms ahead -- beginning with a trip to Dallas (8-1) on Sunday -- Baltimore currently doesnt have to rely on any outside help to get into the postseason as AFC North champs.Whether its in a game or whether its in a season, you want to get the lead, coach John Harbaugh said Monday. When you get the lead, you want to keep the lead. When you keep the lead, you want to expand the lead.After facing Dallas, the Ravens have two games left against division foe Cincinnati; visits to New England and Pittsburgh and a home matchup against improving Miami.Baltimore faces the prospect of playing down the stretch without rookie guard Alex Lewis, who sustained a high ankle sprain on Thursday night against Cleveland and is expected to be out for at least six weeks.Hopefully we can get him back, Harbaugh said.Baltimore went winless in October before defeating Pittsburgh and Cleveland in the span of five days. After using a strong second-half performance to dispatch the winless Browns 28-7 , the Ravens were given some time off to heal.They should be refreshed and ready to go on Tuesday, Harbaugh said.Although Baltimore has already matched its win total from 2015, that was never really a goal. The Ravens are striving to earn a playoff berth, and for that to happen they have to play better.Obviously there have been stretches where it certainly didnt look like we were making any progress, but more of that showed up in the past two weeks, Harbaugh said. We need to continue to improve in every single area. The offense is something most people are looking at from a statistical standpoint, how weve done. Thats probably had the farthest way to go.Joe Flacco threw three touchdown passes against the Browns but was also picked off twice. He has nine interceptions and nine TD passes and a lackluster 78.3 quarterback rating.Part of the problem is that hes been working behind a makeshift offensive line that has been without five-time Pro Bowl right guard Marshall Yanda (shoulder) in three of the last four games. Regardless, Flacco must cut down on the turnovers if the Ravens are to win.Hes got to clean some things up, certainly, Harbaugh said. But thats looking back. Youve got to look forward. We need to move the ball, we need to make first downs. But we also need to do it in a way where we protect the football. Thats always going to be the challenge for a quarterback.One reason why the Cowboys are flying high is that their quarterback, rookie Dak Prescott , has 14 touchdown passes and only two interceptions. Hes working behind a solid offensive line and is backed by NFL rushing leader Ezekiel Elliott.Hes made a lot of great decisions, very few interceptions, Harbaugh said. Theyve supported him with protection and a great run game. Hes got some pretty good targets out there to throw to. Hes the guy thats making it all go because hes the quarterback. Its going to be a challenge for us. Were going to try to slow him down a little bit.---For more NFL coverage: http://www.pro32.ap.org and http://www.twitter.com/AP-NFL Nike Zoom Canada Sale . Louis Blues. Shane Hnidy joins Brian Munz for the broadcast on TSN 1290 Radio at 7pm ct. Nike Air Zoom Canada .2 billion agreement with Rogers Communications for the leagues broadcast and multimedia rights. http://www.wholesalenikezoomcanada.com/ . This should be celebrated because it will not always be this way. With the amount of money given to players by their clubs these days, it is a wonder that so many of those teams allow the sport to continue to take away many of their assets so they can play for a different team in the middle of their season. Chris Berman has taken his Swami Sez NFL picks segment, seen on SportsCenter, to ESPN Chalk. Each week during the NFL regular season, hell give his favorite picks against the spread here with a little further analysis.Season record:?26-11 ATS (last week: 2-3)Arizona Cardinals at Carolina PanthersComing off a bye, this is Carolinas last stand. With six losses, the Panthers postseason hopes would basically be finished. Wouldnt you think youre going to get their best effort here, whatever that is at this point? I do worry about Arizona playing five quarters in that very physical 6-6 tie with Seattle on Sunday, but I think the Cardinals will get it done on the field where they were denied a trip to the Super Bowl last season.Score: Arizona 24, Carolina 23Detroit Lions at Houston TexansMatthew Stafford is playing at a very high level, and this Detroit team has the belief it can win every game late in the fourth quarter. Lamar Miller is iffy for this one, which is a factor. Brock Osweiler hasnt done much to justify his big contract yet, but I think hell play a little better at home. Detroit has a tough time scoring here, and Houston gets back on track.Score: Houston 23, Detroit 17Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis ColtsKansas City played a team like this last week in New Orleans, which can score on offense and has a porous defense. This could be a game where Kansas City opeens up the downfield attack with Jeremy Maclin and Travis Kelce. Wholesale Nike Zoom Canada. Its hard to expect the Chiefs defense to score a TD on defense every week, but its also foolish to overlook it. Kansas City will do enough to slow down Andrew Luck here and get a big road win.Score: Kansas City 26, Indianapolis 20Green Bay Packers at Atlanta FalconsFor the second straight week, this isnt a pick against Atlanta. Ive been impressed with the Falcons?so far. And I dont believe theyre headed down last seasons path when they stumbled after a 5-0 start. They wont be the first team to lose to Aaron Rodgers. And they wont be the last, either. Rodgers will get this offense on track and the Packers will win on the road.Score: Green Bay 30, Atlanta 27San Diego Chargers at Denver BroncosSan Diego does better than most teams at Mile High. Philip Rivers has a hot hand right now, and this Chargers team is finally playing games for 60 minutes (or longer), instead of 58 or so. At 3-4, San Diego is climbing into the playoff race, and a win here (and a season sweep of Denver) would go a long way toward that goal. Its tough to beat a team twice in 2.5 weeks, but I think the Chargers are capable of it. San Diego will get it done in Denver.Score: San Diego 20, Denver 19 ' ' ' 

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