Ravens, Colts, Bengals, Seahawks going to postseason...Swisher says he's going to Cleveland

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Associated Press

Posted on December 24, 2012 at 4:04 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Flacco tossed a pair of TD passes and ran for another score to lead the Baltimore Ravens past the New York Giants 33-14, as the defending Super Bowl champions lost for the fifth time in seven games. The victory gives the Ravens the AFC North title.

KANSAS CITY (AP) — One year after putting together the NFL's worst record, the Indianapolis Colts are headed to the playoffs. The 10-5 Colts equaled the 2008 Miami Dolphins as the only teams to win at least 10 games after losing 14 or more the previous season by beating Kansas City 20-13 to earn a playoff slot.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati qualified for a second straight postseason berth for only the second time in franchise history, edging archrival Pittsburgh 13-10. The Bengals have never gone to the playoffs in successive years that did not involve a strike-shortened season.

SEATTLE (AP) — Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson is going to the postseason after he guided the Seattle Seahawks to a 42-13 rout of San Francisco. Wilson tossed four TD passes for the 10-5 Seahawks, who've scored 150 points combined in their last three games.

CLEVELAND (AP) — Free-agent outfielder Nick Swisher says he'll be playing for the Cleveland Indians next season as he reportedly has agreed to a four-year deal worth $56 million, pending a physical. The 32-year-old Swisher spent four seasons with the New York Yankees and hit .272 with 24 homers and 93 RBIs this year.

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