How Sunday's games will affect Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens (6-6) will hold onto the No. 6 and final playoff spot by the end of Sunday, and there's no result in Week 13 that can change that.

The winner of the game between the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets will improve to 6-6, but the Ravens beat both teams this season so they hold the tiebreaker advantage. If the Tennessee upsets Indianapolis, the Titans would have a 6-6 record, but the Ravens win the tiebreaker right now based on a better conference record.

The biggest game for the Ravens' rooting interest is the Cincinnati Bengals (7-4) at the San Diego Chargers (5-6). The Ravens need the Bengals to lose because Cincinnati's lead in the AFC North would drop to one game, which would increase the stakes for Baltimore's regular-season finale at Cincinnati.

If the San Diego beats Cincinnati, the Chargers would have the same 6-6 record as Baltimore, but the Ravens win the tiebreaker because of a better conference record.

I will update the Ravens' playoff picture after all of the afternoon games are over, so check back later to the Ravens team page.