Week 13 on the NFL calendar is in the books for the four AFC North teams, and with another week behind them, some teams prepare for the postseason while others can't wait for the offseason. Time to go back and take a look at how the week played out for the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday.
Baltimore Ravens - 13 / Miami Dolphins - 15
In the battle of 4-7 football teams, the Ravens and Matt Schaub found a way to prove they are indeed the team who can be called the "worst" in the matchup. Schaub did outduel Ryan Tannehill on the day, throwing for 308 yards and a two touchdowns, except one of those touchdowns was thrown to the Dolphins. The Dolphins' playoff hopes remain hanging by a single thread, while the Ravens are now playing for a .500 season. If they lose one more game it will not only be the nail in the coffin for their mathematical playoff hopes, but the first losing season under John Harbaugh.
The Ravens host the Seattle Seahawks at 1:00 p.m. EDT in Week 14.
Cincinnati Bengals - 37 / Cleveland Browns - 3
Right when you think there is no way the Browns could ever get worse, they find a way. Cleveland, led by Austin Davis, seemingly forgot to show up in what will most likely be Mike Pettine's final season with the Browns. It is a shame as Pettine will likely be inheriting a top 5 draft pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, and possibly the top pick in that draft. As for the Bengals, their train keeps rolling, but a date with the Steelers awaits in Week 14. A win and they clinch the AFC North title, a loss and the Steelers will further their chances of making the postseason, something no one in the AFC wants to see
The Cincinnati Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers at 1:00 p.m. EDT while the Cleveland Browns host the San Francisco 49ers at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
Pittsburgh Steelers - 45 / Indianapolis Colts - 10
It is hard to believe the Steelers trailed in this game in the second quarter, but when the flood gates opened it went from bad to ugly in a matter of minutes. Ben Roethlisberger, DeAngelo Williams, Antonio Brown, Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton all had great performances and the defense registered 5 sacks on Matt Hasselbeck in a stout performance. Did I mention the Steelers play the Bengals next week? Get your popcorn ready...this is going to be a 12-round prize fight.
The Steelers travel to Cincinnati to play the Bengals at 1:00 p.m. EDT.
AFC North Standings after Week 13:
Cincinnati Bengals - 10-2
Pittsburgh Steelers - 7-5
Baltimore Ravens - 4-8
Cleveland Browns - 2-10