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Thursday, December 13, 2012
Where they rank on offense, defense

By Jamison Hensley

Four weeks ago, the Cleveland Browns defense ranked 2oth in the NFL in points allowed. Now, Cleveland ranks in the top 10.

During the Browns' three-game win streak, they have given up: 14, 17 and seven points. That has improved the Browns to ninth in scoring defense. Only the Pittsburgh Steelers are giving up fewer points in the division.

Here's a look at the NFL rankings after 14 weeks: 

CINCINNATI BENGALS

Offense: Overall (15th), run (14th), pass (14th) and scoring (11th).

Defense: Overall (6th), run (11th), pass (10th) and scoring (15th).

CLEVELAND BROWNS

Offense: Overall (26th), run (24th), pass (20th) and scoring (24th).

Defense: Overall (23rd), run (18th), pass (21st) and scoring (9th).

BALTIMORE RAVENS

Offense: Overall (18th), run (17th), pass (16th) and scoring (9th).

Defense: Overall (24th), run (25th), pass (23rd) and scoring (10th).

PITTSBURGH STEELERS

Offense: Overall (19th), run (25th), pass (11th) and scoring (21st).

Defense: Overall (1st), run (5th), pass (1st) and scoring (7th).