NFL Power Rankings, Ravens Playoff Picture Update


Dec 14, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) prior to the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Ravens news and notes from around the web for your convenience. Today we look at some updated NFL power rankings, the Ravens playoff picture as well as the AFC’s, the latest injury news, and is Gary Kubiak one and done in Baltimore?

NFL Power Rankings Week 15

In a season full of wacky upsets and surprises, there weren’t too many in week 15.  That means a little more peace in the NFL power rankings this week.

Breaking Down the AFC Playoff Picture

This week the Patriots, Colts, and Broncos clinched playoff spots while numerous others are still fighting for a spot, including the Ravens.  Who will make it and who won’t?

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Ravens Playoff Scenarios

With a win over the Jaguars this week, the Ravens moved into the six seed in the AFC and hold a one game advantage on the Chiefs, Chargers, and Bills.  They are also one half game behind the Bengals for first place in the AFC North.  The highest seed the Ravens can achieve at this point is #3.

Asa Jackson and Terrence Brooks Out for Season

The carnage in the secondary continued Sunday as the Ravens lost cornerback Asa Jackson for the season as well as safety Terrence Brooks.

Gary Kubiak: One and Done in Baltimore?

Kubiak has done a remarkable job of turning around the Ravens’ offense this season, particularly the offensive line.  But I believe he would need a strong playoff push to land another head coaching job this quickly.  Plus, it really depends on how many assistants become hot head coaching candidates following the postseason.