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Assessing the AFC wild-card field as the Ravens try to resurrect their season

Assessing the AFC wild-card field as the Ravens try to resurrect their season

It’s amazing to say, given that they last won a game on Oct. 14, but the Ravens remain in the thick of the AFC wild-card race, one game back of the leaders for a sixth and final playoff berth. They have significant problems to sort out in-house, but the same could be said for the other mediocrities in this bustle of would-be contenders.

So here’s a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Ravens’ competitors (not counting the Los Angeles Chargers, who hold a two-game lead for the first wild-card spot) as the NFL turns toward its stretch run:

Cincinnati Bengals (5-4, 1-0 vs. Ravens)

The Bengals, next up at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday, bear little resemblance to...

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