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Both the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens rested starters in this matchup that meant little to both teams.
The Bengals were already locked in as the 6th-seed wild-card team and the Ravens already clinched the AFC North title. At the end of the day, the Bengals learned they’d be traveling to Houston, while Baltimore will host the Indianapolis Colts to see the return of their former defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and receiver A.J. Green sat out the second half and the watched as the backups pulled off another victory. The difference in this one came in the 4th quarter when Carlos Dunlap picked off QB Tyrod Taylor and returned it 14 yards for the TD with 6:06 left.
"I'm glad that's over," head coach Marvin Lewis said, via the Associated Press. "That's a difficult situation to be in. I thought our guys handled it about as well as you can handle it."
Although this game was meaningless, Cincinnati gets a m...
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Baltimore Ravens (10-5) at Cincinnati Bengals (9-6)
In spite of that big win in Pittsburgh last week, Andy Dalton and these Bengals still have a lack of success against playoff teams over the past two years. After going 0-8 against playoff teams last year, they’ve had very limited action against playoff teams this year. They have played 3 games against Pittsburgh and the Giants...
Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday, sending the Cincinnati Bengals to a 23-17 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in a game that didn't much matter to either playoff-bound team.
The Ravens (10-6) had already clinched their second straight AFC North title, putting them in line to host a game next weekend.
The Bengals (10...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday, sending the Cincinnati Bengals to a 23-17 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in a game that didn't much matter to either playoff-bound team.
The Ravens (10-6) had already clinched their second straight AFC North title, putting them in line to host a game next weekend...
The Bengals are taking the NFL's longest streak of playoff futility back to the scene of their latest postseason loss, hoping they're ready for another significant breakthrough.
Cincinnati (10-6) opens the postseason on Saturday at Houston (12-4), where the young Bengals imploded for a 31-10 loss in the first round last year. Quarterback Andy Dalton was a rookie then and...
This season is easily divided into two chapters, split at the bye week. The first was awful and better left forgotten, marred by ineffectiveness and missed opportunities. Fortunately, the second chapter has featured what would seem to be a completely different. And that is the team that will be making the trip to Houston in a few days.
I’ve learned several things about this team...
The suspense surrounding the NFL playoffs is finally over.
Only three teams - Atlanta, Indianapolis and Cincinnati - were locked into their postseason seeding entering the final day of the regular season. After the Redskins won the NFC East on Sunday night, the rest of the field was set.
Minnesota's 37-34 victory over Green Bay secured a wild-card spot for the Vikings and eliminated...
Joe Flacco went to the bench after only two series. Andy Dalton left at halftime. With little at stake, the Ravens and Bengals gave their regular-season finale more of a preseason feel.
Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter Sunday, sending the Cincinnati Bengals to a 23-17 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in a game that didn't...
The Cincinnati Bengals didn't look like a team that would contend for a postseason spot while being routed by the Baltimore Ravens in the season opener, but both these clubs are playoff-bound following their regular-season finale Sunday in Cincinnati.
Neither is paying much attention to the seemingly countless scenarios that will determine its opponent - including one that would...
Baltimore opens the playoffs with an emotional home game. Cincinnati heads back to the place where it lost in the first round last year.
And really, that's all they really wanted to find out.
The AFC North rivals rested their stars Sunday in a finale that had a preseason taste. Carlos Dunlap's 14-yard interception return in the fourth quarter set up Cincinnati's 23...
It’s a tied game in Cincinnati. On their latest offensive possession, Baltimore was pushed back to their own end zone. Cincinnati took advantage.
Punter Sam Koch was only able to punt the ball out to the Ravens’ 40-yard line. Andy Dalton hit Marvin Jones for his first-career touchdown reception.
The Bengals and Ravens are tied 7-7 as this game goes to halftime.