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Matt Skura

Ravens center Matt Skura knows Bengals' Geno Atkins will keep him on his toes

Ravens center Matt Skura knows Bengals' Geno Atkins will keep him on his toes

Among the responsibilities on his rapidly filling plate, Ravens center Matt Skura’s top priority is limiting the havoc Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins can wreak when their teams tangle Thursday night in Cincinnati.

Although this is his first season as the starting center, Skura lined up as the starting right guard in last year’s finale between the AFC North rivals and played a role in containing the six-time Pro Bowl selection to two tackles and zero sacks. Skura, 25, is banking on that past experience.

“It definitely does help, but you still always have to be ready,” he said. “He has some new rush moves, and I know he’s been...

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