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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Ravens can clinch division and playoff spot

By Jamison Hensley

The Baltimore Ravens can celebrate more than a win over their division rival if they beat the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

According to the NFL, the Ravens can clinch the AFC North for a second straight season if they beat the Steelers and the Bengals lose at San Diego. Under that scenario, the Ravens would have a four-game lead over the Steelers and Bengals with four games remaining.

Baltimore can secure a playoff spot for a fifth consecutive season with a win over Pittsburgh. The Ravens also can earn a postseason berth if they tie the Steelers along with a Bengals loss and a Dolphins loss or tie.