The Baltimore Ravens have failed to clinch a playoff spot the past two weeks. Will the third attempt be be the charm?
Still in control of the division, the Ravens (9-4) can clinch their second straight AFC North title by beating the Denver Broncos (10-3) in Baltimore on Sunday, according to ESPN Stats & Information. The Ravens are the only team in the division that can earn a playoff berth this week.
Here are the Ravens' playoff scenarios:
To clinch the AFC North
1. Ravens beat Denver
or 2. Ravens tie and a Bengals loss (at Philadelphia) or tie
or 3. Ravens tie and a Steelers loss (at Dallas) or tie
or 4. Bengals and Steelers both lose
To clinch a playoff berth
1. Ravens tie Denver
or 2. Bengals lose or tie
or 3. Steelers lose or tie