J.K. Dobbins, former star Ohio State running back and current Baltimore Ravens star, will miss Baltimore’s crucial Week 17 matchup against Cincinnati Sunday. It is believed Dobbins is getting ready for next weekend’s Wild Card game.

Dobbins has been on and off the injury list all season, but was really starting to turn a corner since returning in Week 14. Still, this is likely a precaution move by the Ravens.

In all likelihood, Baltimore will be facing off against the Bengals in the Wild Card round after their upcoming Week 17 game. The Ravens are currently in a battle with the Chargers for the 5-seed, but Los Angeles wins that honor if they can down lowly Denver, which sits at 4-12 on the season.

That would leave Baltimore with the 6-seed against either Cincinnati or Buffalo. The Bills win the 2-seed by beating New England or with a Baltimore win over Cincinnati. If either of those happen and the Chargers take care of business against Denver, the Ravens and Bengals will flip a coin for home field advantage (and the division title) in the 3 vs. 6 matchup.

It should be an exciting Week 17, that’s for sure!

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