Ravens have easiest remaining schedule

Here's some bad news for everyone in the division except Baltimore. The Ravens, who are tied with the Bengals atop the AFC North, have the easiest remaining schedule, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

Baltimore's remaining opponents have a .476 winning percentage, which is the 13th-easiest in the NFL. The Ravens have three games left against teams with winning records (49ers and Bengals, twice). The other out-of-division games are at Seattle (2-6), home against Indianapolis (0-9) and at San Diego (4-4).

The Ravens are seeking their third division title and the first since 2006.

The team with the easiest remaining schedule in the NFL is the New England Patriots (.369). The toughest belongs to the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants (tied with .615).

Here are the remaining schedules for each AFC North team:

  • BENGALS (6-2): vs. Pittsburgh, at Baltimore, vs. Cleveland, at Pittsburgh, vs. Houston, at St. Louis, vs. Arizona and vs. Baltimore.

  • BROWNS (3-5): vs. St. Louis, vs. Jacksonville, at Cincinnati, vs. Baltimore, at Pittsburgh, at Arizona, at Baltimore and vs. Pittsburgh.

  • RAVENS (6-2): at Seattle, vs. Cincinnati, vs. San Francisco, at Cleveland, vs. Indianapolis, at San Diego, vs. Cleveland and at Cincinnati.

  • STEELERS (6-3): at Cincinnati, bye week, at Kansas City, vs. Cincinnati, vs. Cleveland, at San Francisco, vs. St. Louis and at Cleveland.