FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Baltimore Ravens needed to win, and also get some help, to earn a playoff berth in the final week of the regular season. That served as a reflection of how the 2014 regular season didn’t necessarily go as the team hoped.
But none of that matters now.
When the Ravens topped the Browns in Week 17, and the Chargers lost on the road to the Chiefs, it gave Baltimore the sixth and final seed in the AFC playoffs. With a clean slate, they put together an impressive performance Saturday night in a 30-17 road victory over the third-seeded Steelers. more