Ravens earn No. 5 seed after win over Bengals; set to take on Chiefs in playoffs

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The Baltimore Ravens did everything they were supposed to in Week 17 for any chance left for the No. 2 seed in the AFC and a first-round bye. After the Pittsburgh Steelers had no trouble getting by the Cleveland Browns, the Ravens now have to prepare for an opening-round matchup against Matt Cassel and the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.Baltimore ended their recent struggles against the Cincinnati Bengals after their 13-7 win on Sunday. With the win, the Ravens are now winners of four straight and enter the postseason as one of the hottest teams in football.

On an afternoon where the offense struggled to put a ton of points on the board, Baltimore’s defense forced five turnovers against Cincinnati–including two interceptions from safety Ed Reed. Now, the defense will need to be on top of their game against one of the top quarterbacks from the 2010 season in Cassel.

Dan Parzych is the Lead NFL Content Editor for RantSports.com/NFL,  where he writes and edits NFL content for RantSports.com.

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