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Recap: Ravens hang on to get elusive win over Bengals, 19-14

Recap: Ravens hang on to get elusive win over Bengals, 19-14

The Ravens hadn’t beaten the Cincinnati Bengals since November 2013, so it shouldn’t be surprising that when they finally broke the losing streak, it didn’t come easy. 

Thanks to the right leg of kicker Justin Tucker, the Ravens built a 13-point halftime lead. But they needed Elvis Dumervil’s strip sack of quarterback Andy Dalton with just over a minute to play to preserve a 19-14 victory over the Bengals in front of an announced 70,903 at M&T Bank Stadium.

Needing a game-tying score, the Bengals had reached the Ravens’ 16-yard line when Dumervil beat his man around the edge and stripped Dalton. Lawrence Guy recovered. The...

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