Baltimore Ravens clinch number one seed in AFC Playoffs

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The Baltimore Ravens for the first time in franchise history will be the number one seed in the AFC following a 31-15 win over the Cleveland Browns. The Ravens extend their win streak to 11 games the franchise’s longest win streak in the regular season and their only their second win streak of 10 games or more with their first coming in 2000 when they won 11 straight games between the regular season and playoffs on their way to their first ever Super Bowl.

Lamar Jackson added to his MVP resume with 238 passing yards on 20/31 passing with three touchdowns as well as 103 rushing yards on 17 attempts. This is Jackson’s third game in a row with at least three passing touchdowns and his eighth overall. This is also his fifth game this season with at least 100 passing yards and 100 rushing yards.

As a team, the Ravens finished with 243 rushing yards on 40 attempts with Justice Hill scoring their lone rushing touchdown. Ravens receiver Mark Andrews finished the game with six catches for 93 yards and two touchdowns. Though Mark Ingram was injured in the game for the Ravens, he tied a single-season record with 15 touchdowns scored after scoring on a 12-yard touchdown reception.

As the Ravens number one overall seed in the AFC, the Ravens will now have a first-round bye in the Playoffs and will have homefield advantage throughout the playoffs.

Next week, the Ravens will play their final regular season game at home against division rival the Pittsburgh Steelers who are looking to clinch a wild card berth in the playoffs with a win and a Titans loss.

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