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CBS delivers a winning telecast in Ravens' 25-13 loss to Texans
CBS delivers a winning telecast in Ravens' 25-13 loss to Texans

Watching the Ravens lose, 25-13, to the Houston Texans was brutal if you are a Baltimore fan. But blame the team, not CBS Sports, for the misery this time. The network delivered a first-rate telecast. I admit wondering earlier in the season why CBS was going with two analysts on this crew in Steve Tasker and Steve Beuerlein joining play-by-play announcer Andrew Catalon in the booth. And maybe the fact is that they got better as the year wore on. But whatever the case, the trio was smooth, informed, engaged and energized pretty much from beginning to end Sunday. And the direction was just as good, with quick, crisp replays on the field and focused crowd shots that captured the noise and...

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