Steve Smith (wide receiver, born 1985)

Ravens news, notes and opinions on the playoffs, Pro Bowl snubs and the 2018 schedule

Ravens news, notes and opinions on the playoffs, Pro Bowl snubs and the 2018 schedule

As long as they take care of business Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts, the Ravens are in an ideal position. They have an opportunity to post a win in the first game of Week 16 and then put pressure on the Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans, who will then need to win the following day to keep pace in the AFC wild-card picture.

By now, you surely know that the Ravens can’t clinch a playoff berth this weekend. Even if they beat the Colts Saturday, they’ll kick off the following Sunday in the regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals knowing that the only way to guarantee a playoff berth will be to beat the Bengals. Other scenarios could play out simultaneously Dec....

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