Both week 17 AFC North finales — the Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns — carry serious playoff ramifications. So it should come as no surprise as to why the NFL decided to move the kickoff times from 1 p.m. ET to 4:15 p.m. That being said, by around 7:30 [...]
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The Baltimore Ravens can clinch the AFC North and a first-round bye in the playoffs if they beat the Cleveland Browns and if the Pittsburgh Steelers lose at home to the St. Louis Rams on Saturday. One of the scenarios that helped the Ravens move one step closer towards a first-round bye occurred last night, [...]
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 [...]
The NFL has suspended Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison for one game for his vicious helmet-to-helmet hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Colts McCoy, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. However, Harrison does plan to appeal the suspension, Schefter reports. Harrison, 33, is the first player to get suspended under the NFL’s enhanced enforcement of player [...]
It’s no secret the Baltimore Ravens have struggled this season to follow up big victories when they face teams below .500. They have a chance to silence their critics this Sunday with a win over the Cleveland Browns. The Ravens look to win a sixth straight divisional game, and seventh in a row against the [...]
Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall is out for the season after suffering a torn Achilles tendon in Sunday’s 24-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, leaving the Bengals’ secondary influx heading into Sunday’s pivotal showdown with the Baltimore Ravens. The Bengals placed their 2007 first-round draft pick on injured reserved Monday, ending his streak of 73 [...]
Coming off a thrilling win over their biggest rivals, the last thing the Baltimore Ravens need is another letdown against an inferior opponent. The Ravens are vying for their third consecutive win Sunday against a Seattle Seahawks squad hoping to avoid their first-four game losing streak in almost two years. Trailing Pittsburgh 20-16 with 2:24 [...]