1.) The Ravens did not show up to play, a rarity for a John Harbaugh team. For all their talk of wanting to secure a 9-7 record, the Ravens did not look like they wanted to be on the field in the first half.
The defense was a shadow of the unit we saw for most of the season, unable to inflict any discomfort on Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton or to bottle up running back Rex Burkhead, who hadn’t rushed for more than 45 yards in another game all year.
And this was a Cincinnati offense devoid of its most dangerous big-play threats, A.J. Green and Tyler Eifert.
Meanwhile, the offense evoked its lowest moments of the season —unwilling to run the ball and...