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No. 10: Baltimore Ravens

Last year's rank: 11
Title track: 1
Ownership: 10
Coaching: 7
Players: 7
Fan relations: 9
Affordability: 42
Stadium experience: 26
Bang for the buck: 15

Before the start of the 2012 season, Joe Flacco declared himself the best quarterback in the NFL during a local talk-radio interview. "Without a doubt. What do you expect me to say?" As the season turned out, his play spoke volumes when it mattered most, as he totaled 1,140 yards, 11 touchdowns and zero interceptions during the playoffs while leading his team to a Super Bowl victory (the Ravens claimed the top spot among all pro sports franchises in title track.) So it wasn't a surprise when one of Baltimore's first moves of the offseason was signing the 28-year-old signal-caller to a megadeal. But the birds couldn't have won it without emotive linebacker Ray Lewis, veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin, nine-time Pro Bowler safety Ed Reed and talented running back Ray Rice. Only Rice and Flacco remain Ravens for the 2013 season, leaving the team's chances of a repeat title up for debate.

Still, the championship gave John Harbaugh a bump in our coaching ranking. And even with some hefty costs, such as a $7.50 soda (highest in the league) and $35 parking, the Ravens sold out a 17th straight season -- upping their streak to 175 consecutive games entering this season -- and continued to enhance M&T Bank Stadium through a two-year, $35 million plan. Two LED hi-def video boards were added before the season, and all 16 lower concourse concession stands were given a makeover, including the addition of digital menu boards. It's nice to see a winning club continue to court its fans. Helps keep the romance alive. Quoth the Raven: "Without a doubt."