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Ravens clinch playoff berth before kickoff

Baltimore Sun staff

7:33 PM EST, December 18, 2011

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Thanks to the Tennessee Titans' 27-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts and the Oakland Raiders' 28-27 loss to the Detroit Lions, the Ravens are officially in the 2011-12 NFL playoffs.

The Ravens, who will be making their fourth straight playoff appearance, will be joined in the postseason by the Pittsburgh Steelers, who also clinched a berth Sunday.

If the Ravens beat the San Diego Chargers tonight and the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals the next two weeks, they will clinch the AFC's No. 1 overall seed.