The Baltimore Ravens will head into Week 5 of the 2023 NFL season as the division leader in the AFC North, which was thought to be one of the most competitive divisions coming into this year.
Fortunately for the Ravens, Baltimore has been able to win three out of their first four games of the season, even though the team has been banged up on both sides of the football.
Heading into Week 5’s divisional showdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Ravens have the opportunity to humble one of their AFC North opponents while also increasing their lead and chances of winning the division title.
One thing that will help them take a step forward on Sunday will be the season debut of cornerback Marlon Humphrey, who will play against the Steelers, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
#Ravens Pro Bowl corner Marlon Humphrey is expected to make his season debut Sunday vs. Pittsburgh, per source. Humphrey was listed as questionable after missing four games post-foot surgery.
Back in time for AFC North rivalry.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) October 7, 2023
With Humphrey back in the fold, the Ravens can get going defensively this week while also imposing their will offensively.
If the Ravens continue to play at a high level while being formidable opponents on a weekly, Baltimore could become a legitimate Super Bowl title contender in the AFC.
Week 5’s game against the Steelers could be a statement game for Lamar Jackson and company, as they’ll need to get as many divisional games as possible.
The Ravens have already beaten the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals, which is obviously a great start to the season, but the Steelers look may be a different beast entirely, as T.J. Watt and company will be looking to make a statement as well.NEXT: Patrick Peterson Taunts Ravens WR Ahead Of Divisional Matchup