AFC Power Rankings Week 9: Raiders skyrocket, Pats hold at No. 1

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player. 26. <p>Absolutely brutal. We have likely seen the last of Steve Smith, as the 36-year-old wideout insisted before the season that 2015 would be his swan song. Now that a torn ACL has cut Smith’s final act short, it’s quite possible that Smith’s slicing cut up the middle of the Chargers’ defense on that fateful play was indeed his last catch.</p> <p>Without Smith at his disposal, Joe Flacco will be counting on the likes of Kamar Aiken and Chris Givens to carry the load in the passing game. The Ravens continue their three-game homestand in the following weeks with games against the Jaguars and St. Louis Rams; those teams rank 22<sup>nd</sup> and 16<sup>th</sup>, respectively in terms of passing yards allowed per game.</p>. AFC North. 2-6. Baltimore Ravens. 11

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