Originally written on WhoDey Revolution  |  Last updated 12/29/11

CLEVELAND - NOVEMBER 16: Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a defensive stop in the third quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 16, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
I'll give the Bengals this: 2011 has been one hell of a season.  It's only fitting that the last week of the season promises to be a dramatic blow off top on a couple of levels.  The first level is on the field, where the team needs to beat the holy-crap-when-will-it-end Ray Lewis era Ravens. I don't have much to add there except to say that the Bengals are perfectly capable of winning and as 2.5 point dogs at home I'd even consider putting money on them. The second level of interest is fan attendance.  Listening to local talk radio, it seems to be the main focus in fact.  Make that national media too.  See Pro Football Talk, Shutdown Corner at Yahoo!, ESPN and National Football Post for more.  I expected many of these outlets to get this story completely wrong, and call out the city for having "bad fans".  Instead, they get it kinda sorta correct and highlight the souring relationship between the fans and the ownership.  Gregg Doyel actually comes down harder on ownership than we ...
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