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James Ihedigbo was often overlooked during his path to the NFL, writes the Baltimore Sun's Matt Vensel. - USA TODAY Sports

Read what the rest of the web is saying about the Baltimore Ravens.

James Ihedigbo takes long route to success NFL

The Baltimore Sun's Matt Vensel writes about the Ravens' strong safety, who was often overlooked during his path to a successful NFL career.

Five biggest surprises in 2013 Ravens season

From Marlon Brown's emergence to Ed Dickson's struggles, the Baltimore Sun lists five of the most surprising things about the Ravens' season thus far.

Byrne Identity: Trade helps Ravens win AFC North

The Ravens' senior vice president of public and community relations Kevin Byrne writes that general manager Ozzie Newsome believes trading for Eugene Monroe gives the Ravens a chance to win the division.

Jimmy Smith continues to make strides

In his third NFL season, cornerback Jimmy Smith is beginning to come into his own on defense, writes the Carroll County Times' Matt Zenitz.

Eugene Monroe trying to overcome learning curve

With only two full practices before Sunday's game against Miami, left tackle Eugene Monroe is trying to learn as much as possible about Baltimore's offense, writes WNST's Luke Jones.

Jacoby Jones' return likely means fewer snaps for Marlon Brown

Whenever Jones gets back on the field, Brown's snaps could take a hit, despite the success he's had during his rookie season, writes Russell Street Report's Kris Jones.

How well does Joe Flacco bounce back?

After throwing five interceptions against Buffalo, Joe Flacco will look to recover with a much better outing against Miami, writes CSNBaltimore.com's Clifton Brown.

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