Here’s what you need to know about the Week 17 game between the Ravens (8-7) and Los Angeles Rams (11-4).
Time: 1 p.m. Sunday
Venue: M&T Bank Stadium
TV: Fox, Ch. 45 (Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Pam Oliver)
Stream: Fox Sports
Radio: WBAL (1090 AM, 101.5 FM) and 98 Rock (97.9 FM) (Gerry Sandusky, Femi Ayanbadejo)
Forecast: Cloudy, low 60s
Line: Rams by 6 (as of Saturday night)
Over-under: 46 ½ points
Rooting guide: If the Ravens win Sunday, they could use some help in their postseason push. If they lose, they could use a lot more. Here’s a look at the outcomes that Ravens fans should be rooting for in the AFC.
- Kansas City Chiefs at Cincinnati Bengals (1 p.m. Sunday): Root for the Chiefs. After their blowout win over the Ravens last week, the Bengals (9-6) need just one win over their final two weeks to secure the AFC North title and a top-four seed. A loss to Kansas City (11-4) could set up a potential win-or-go-home game in Week 18 against the Cleveland Browns.
- Miami Dolphins at Tennessee Titans (1 p.m.): Root for the Titans. If the streaking Dolphins (8-7) close out the regular season with wins over Tennessee (10-5) and New England Patriots, they’d get a wild-card spot. A loss to to the Titans would decimate their chances.
- Las Vegas Raiders at Indianapolis Colts (1 p.m.): Root for the Colts. After a stint on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Indianapolis quarterback Carson Wentz is expected to return Sunday. That’s good news for the Colts (9-6), who’d be in with a win, and bad news for the Raiders (8-7), who’d clinch a berth with victories over Indianapolis and the Los Angeles Chargers next week.
- Jacksonville Jaguars at New England Patriots (1 p.m.): Root for the Jaguars. The Patriots (9-7) don’t need much to get into the playoffs, but a loss to Jacksonville (2-13) would leave them on shaky ground entering the season’s final week.
- Denver Broncos at Los Angeles Chargers (4:05 p.m.): Root for the Broncos. On paper, the Chargers (8-7) are the Ravens’ toughest competition for a wild-card spot. Wins over Denver (7-8) and the Raiders wouldn’t be enough to clinch a playoff berth, but the Chargers would be sitting pretty. The Broncos will be without wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, outside linebacker Bradley Chubb (reserve/COVID-19 list) and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (concussion).
- Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers (8:15 p.m. Monday): Root for the Browns. Both are long shots to advance to the postseason, but the Ravens would rather have the Browns (7-8) with something to play for against Cincinnati in Week 18 instead of the Steelers (7-7-1), who travel to Baltimore for their regular-season finale.
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