Quick Take: Ravens earn trip to playoffs

It was over when ...
Ravens LB Ray Lewis recovered his second fumble of the game. As the Jaguars attempted a rally in the fourth quarter, Ravens LB Bart Scott forced a fumble that was recovered by Lewis, securing the No. 6 seed for Baltimore.

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RavensPro Bowl safety Ed Reed recorded two interceptions, bringing his season total to nine, tops in the league. In the second quarter, his 7-yard interception return and lateral to DE Haloti Ngata set up Le'Ron McClain's TD run six plays later, which gave the Ravens a 24-7 lead heading into the locker room.

Key stat
After scoring a touchdown in the first quarter, the Jaguars were shut out in the final three quarters. The Ravens are the first team since the 1962 Packers to hold their opponents under 14 points in every home game.

Noteworthy
Baltimore's defense led the NFL with 26 interceptions in 2008. ... The Jaguars have gone for it on fourth down more times this season than any other team in the league. They were 0-for-1 against the Ravens ... The Ravens have not allowed a 100-yard rusher in 35 consecutive games. ... The Jaguars had zero passing yards in the second quarter.

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