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It wasn't great, but CBS did better than the Ravens

It wasn't great, but CBS did better than the Ravens

Just as you can often tell a lot about a team’s character by how it performs in games that no longer matter in the standings, so it is with broadcast crews and network sports divisions.

By that standard, you have to say that the crew CBS Sports sent to Cincinnati Sunday to cover the Ravens’ 27-10 loss to the Bengals at least showed up and brought a little enthusiasm to the game. They performed a lot better than the Ravens did, anyway.

Don’t get me wrong, there was nothing truly exceptional about the telecast with Carter Blackburn on play-by-play and Chris Simms on analysis. If you want a grade, make it a C or C-minus. But, again, at least they showed up and...

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