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Where do the Ravens stand in the AFC playoff race after their win over the Giants?

"I’m just taking what’s given to me out there. I’m just trying to make plays for my offense," said Edwards. "I know how critical these games are."

The Ravens entered Week 16 out of the AFC playoff picture. They left as the sixth seed.

With Sunday’s win over the New York Giants — their fourth straight — and losses by the Indianapolis Colts and Cleveland Browns, the Ravens (10-5) are on the verge of their third consecutive playoff appearance.

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Heading into Week 17, the Ravens can clinch a postseason berth with a road win over the Cincinnati Bengals or a loss by the Colts or Browns. They can finish with either the fifth, sixth or seventh seed, which would have them face a division champion — Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Indianapolis or Tennessee — on the road in the first round.

FiveThirtyEight’s projections give the Ravens a 93% chance of making the playoffs with one regular-season game left.

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Here’s who the Ravens are vying with in the conference:

Tennessee Titans (10-5), fourth seed

The Titans missed an opportunity to clinch the AFC South title Sunday night, losing to the Green Bay Packers, 40-14. Tennessee holds the division lead over Indianapolis by virtue of its superior division record. A win over the Houston Texans in Week 17, or a Colts loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, would secure the division championship. Tennessee could also drop to a wild-card spot, or even fall completely out of the playoff picture. Their postseason future is as uncertain as any of the wild-card teams’.

Remaining games: at Houston

FiveThirtyEight chance to make playoffs: 94%

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Miami Dolphins (10-5), fifth seed

The Dolphins, with their comeback victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday night, avoided being knocked out of the playoff picture. Miami can clinch a playoff spot with a win over the Buffalo Bills, who have clinched the AFC East, or a loss by the Ravens, Browns or Colts.

Remaining games: at Buffalo

FiveThirtyEight chance to make playoffs: 73%

Cleveland Browns (10-5), seventh seed

COVID-19 might have upended the Browns’ season. With its top four wide receivers and two defensive players placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list less than 24 hours before kickoff, Cleveland lost to the New York Jets, 23-16, and dropped to the seventh and final playoff spot. The Browns can clinch a playoff spot with a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, who won the AFC North title with their Week 16 victory over the Colts, or a Colts loss.

Remaining games: vs. Pittsburgh

FiveThirtyEight chance to make playoffs: 56%

Indianapolis Colts (10-5), eighth seed

The Colts’ blown 17-point lead was a costly one, dropping them from the sixth seed to out of the playoff picture. However, Indianapolis is still in play for a wild-card spot and the AFC South title because of Tennessee’s loss to the Packers. The Colts can clinch the division with a win over the Jaguars and a Titans loss to the Houston Texans. Indianapolis can also get a wild-card spot with a win and a loss by the Ravens, Dolphins or Browns.

Remaining games: vs. Jacksonville

FiveThirtyEight chance to make playoffs: 84%

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