Beyond strictly looking at wins and losses, DVOA by Football Outsiders gives a clear picture of team performance.
The following Infographic shows the past 10 years of DVOA rankings (2008-2017) for the Baltimore Ravens.
Other than a post-Super Bowl dip in 2013, the Ravens have been one of the NFL's most consistently competitive teams over the past decade.
During the four-year stretch before winning the Super Bowl, the Ravens ranked 2nd, 1st, 4th and 7th in DVOA while reaching the Conference Championship twice and the Divisional Round twice.
According to DVOA, the Ravens were the best team in the NFL in 2017 to not reach the playoffs.
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