December 28, 2008

NFL: Baltimore 27, Jacksonville 7

Le'Ron McClain ran for two touchdowns for Baltimore, and the Ravens clinched a playoff berth Sunday with a 27-7 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Ravens (11-5) will play AFC East champion Miami, which eliminated the New York Jets 24-17 Sunday, in the first round of the playoffs.

McClain scored on runs of 5 and 1 yards. Willis McGahee ran 13 yards for another Baltimore score.

Joe Flacco completed 17-of-23 passes and Michael Clayton caught four passes for 128 yards for the Ravens.

David Garrard was 14-of-25 passing for 127 yards and a touchdown, with two interceptions, for the Jaguars (5-11).