CINCINNATI -- For your game-day warm-up, here are the scenarios that affect the AFC North teams today:
Ravens clinch AFC North title and a first-round bye if ...
Baltimore beats Cincinnati
or Baltimore ties and Pittsburgh loses or ties
or Pittsburgh loses at Cleveland
Ravens clinch top seed and home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs if ...
Baltimore wins and New England loses at home to Buffalo
Steelers clinch AFC North title and a first-round bye if ...
Pittsburgh beats Cleveland and Baltimore loses or ties
or Pittsburgh ties and Baltimore loses at Cincinnati
Steelers clinch top seed and home-field advantage throughout AFC playoffs if ...
Pittsburgh wins, Baltimore loses or ties and New England loses
Bengals clinch a playoff spot if ...
Cincinnati beats or ties Baltimore
or Jets lose at Miami or tie AND Oakland loses to or ties San Diego at home
or Jets lose or tie AND Denver loses to or ties Kansas City at home
Cleveland guarantees itself a top-five draft pick with a loss to Pittsburgh
Cleveland could fall as low as No. 8 with a win