The Baltimore Ravens (12-4) clinched the AFC North, wrapping up a first-round bye and the AFC’s No. 2 seed in the playoffs by defeating division rival Cincinnati, 24-16 on Sunday. Despite the loss, the Bengals (9-7) also got into the playoffs, securing the final wildcard spot as the New York Jets, Denver Broncos and Oakland [...]
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The Cincinnati Bengals announced they have sold out Sunday’s week 17, regular-season finale against the Baltimore Ravens. The news comes just one day before the NFL’s blackout deadline. Cincinnati used a special — “buy one, get one free” – deal for season-ticket holders. Sunday will mark just the second time the Bengals have had a [...]
The Baltimore Ravens finished their first unbeaten season at home this past Saturday with a 20-14 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Because of how dominant the Ravens have been at M&T Bank Stadium in 2011, it makes hosting playoff games vital to get where this team wants to go, Super Bowl 46 in Indianapolis. In [...]
The Baltimore Ravens have regained control of the AFC North, a home playoff game and a first-round bye, courtesy of a 20-3 victory by the San Francisco 49ers over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Just one night after the Ravens let their slim lead in the AFC North slip away from them in a loss to the [...]
If the season ended today, the Baltimore Ravens would receive the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs. The only other time the Ravens have earned a first-round bye in their brief existence was in 2006. The New England Patriots would earn the No. 1 seed because they have a better conference [...]
The Baltimore Ravens have not hosted a home playoff game since the 2006 season. Over the course of the next five weeks, they’ll set out to end the long overdue drought. At 8-3, including two big wins over division rival Pittsburgh, the Ravens have set themselves up nicely for their fourth postseason appearance in as [...]