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Ravens have the highest playoff winning percentage of any team in the NFL

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Despite only being around for twenty seasons, the Ravens have established themselves as one of the best playoff franchises.

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Celebrating twenty seasons in the NFL this last year, the Ravens have certainly made their mark on football in their short existence. In addition to raising two Lombardi Trophies, the Ravens can also proudly boast that they are the most successful playoff franchise in the league.

In addition to making the postseason in six of the last eight years, the Ravens have also managed to win a staggering amount of those games. Baltimore leads all NFL franchises with a .652 playoff win percentage, which is well ahead of the second place Patriots and Packers, at .604. The Ravens are 15-8 all-time in the playoffs, which has led to four Conference Championship appearances and two Super Bowl wins in 2000 and 2012. The Ravens are also head and shoulders above their divisional rivals, as the Steelers have a .596 win percentage, and the Browns and Bengals are ranked 31st and 32nd.

It's quite remarkable that such a young organization has been able to enjoy so much success and beat out some of the most storied franchises in football. The Ravens owe much of their prosperity to methodical drafting and smart front office football. Stability too has also played a big part in Baltimore's winning ways. General Manager Ozzie Newsome has been with the team since the beginning, and Coach John Harbaugh and quarterback Joe Flacco have been Ravens since 2008. As long as the usual suspects stick around, there's no reason to believe that Baltimore can't hold the title of best playoff team for a long time.