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Cowboys vs. Ravens: Baltimore coming off poor offensive showing

The Baltimore Ravens may be 4-1 on the season as they welcome the 2-2 Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, but that doesn't mean that everything has been going exactly smooth for the first-place team.

The Ravens managed just 298 yards of offense and 15 first downs in Week 5 against the Kansas City Chiefs, converting just 27 percent of third downs in the game. Per, coach John Harbaugh says the team is still searching for their best overall effort.

"To give you how we're looking at it, no, there are a lot of things we're not pleased with," Harbaugh said Monday. "We're sitting here and looking at it, we don't want to give up any of those plays. We're chasing our A-game every week. We want to have our A stuff. It's like a pitcher, we want to have our best stuff every week. We didn't have our best stuff."

Despite the poor showing, the Ravens did just enough to win the game. This is something that has been a staple of the Ravens under Harbaugh, echoed by quarterback Joe Flacco.

"They're not always pretty around here, but there's one thing we do around here, we do what we have to do to win the football game," Flacco said. "I've been saying that for a long time, whether that's throwing for 400 yards or having a (bad) day and throwing for 100 yards."

The Cowboys and Ravens kick off in Baltimore at 12 p.m. CT on Sunday.

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