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Ravens vs. Browns: Joe Haden ready for redemption, calls Baltimore 'beatable'

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden is getting back in the flow of things, and he wasn't afraid to call the Baltimore Ravens a beatable team before Week 9.

Matt Sullivan

Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden missed the first four games of the NFL season due to a suspension, but he is not shy about trying to make up for lost time now that he's back on the field. The Browns take on the Baltimore Ravens in Week 9, and Haden recently told The News-Herald that he thinks Baltimore is definitely beatable:

"They're a beatable team, but they're really talented," Haden said. "Not to put anything past them. But everybody in the division is beatable. I just feel our team is starting to become one of the good teams. We're on the verge of being at the top."

The Ravens come into the matchup with a 5-2 record and the No. 13 passing offense in the NFL, while the Browns own the No. 25 passing defense in the NFL. Baltimore is coming off an embarrassing 43-13 loss to the Houston Texans, so Joe Flacco and company should be quite motivated to come out sharp on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Cleveland has improved to 2-6 after claiming victories in two of its last three games. The Browns will host the Ravens at 1 p.m. CT in Week 9. The game will be broadcast on CBS.

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