Robert Sands

Flacco, Pitta in sync when it counted

Flacco, Pitta in sync when it counted

Sporting nearly identical Fu Manchu mustaches, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and tight end Dennis Pitta also displayed a keen sense of awareness in the passing game and contributed to the team's 24-16 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday.

Without trusted wide receiver Anquan Boldin, who was deactivated because of a knee injury for the second consecutive game, Flacco targeted Pitta seven times, which tied rookie wide receiver Torrey Smith for the team lead.

Pitta's 62 receiving yards were a career and season best, and his six catches tied a career and season high set against the Arizona Cardinals on Oct....