The Ravens' 19-14 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Nov. 27 ended a five-game losing streak against their AFC North rival. But the Ravens have not fared well in Cincinnati. The Bengals have won 13 of 20 meetings against the Ravens on their home field, including four straight at Paul Brown Stadium. The series has been hotly contested with seven of the past eight games decided by eight points or fewer.
When Ravens starting right offensive tackle Rick Wagner gets into his stance Sunday and squares off with Cincinnati Bengals veteran defensive end Wallace Gilberry, Eugene Monroe fully expects him to be ready.
While attending an Offense-Defense Football Camp this summer, Allen Bryant, 16, of Bel Air, was named an Offense-Defense All-American and invited to participate in the 8th annual Offense-Defense Bowl Week festivities at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 28
Asked about the play of quarterback Joe Flacco on Sunday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh pointed to the plays Flacco made out of the pocket in overtime as a big reason the Ravens beat the Cincinnati Bengals.
With an AFC North title and a home playoff game next weekend already secured, the Baltimore Ravens treated their regular-season finale at Paul Brown Stadium like a fifth preseason game. The end result -- a 23-17 loss in front of an announced 61,565 on a frigid afternoon -- hardly mattered.