They held the ball last. All joking aside, Sunday’s matchup wasn’t the prettiest, with the two sides battling on third downs and neglecting to create effectively through the air, so it helped that Baltimore controlled the ball to close the game.
It’s something of a drained analysis to nail fault to Zac Taylor for their absence of hostile beat, however the consistency issues continued for Cincinnati: over and over again from the get-go, Tunnel and Co.
Following the Bengals walked 75 yards, draining very nearly eight minutes off the clock to take a 17-16 lead in the fourth, the Ravens went to what they excel at: the ground game. After a punishment on Cincy pushed Baltimore to its own 45-yard line,
The Ravens (3-2) will raise a ruckus around town for a matchup with Brian Daboll’s Monsters (4-1), who upset the Packers in London on Sunday morning. The Bengals (2-3), in the mean time, will raise a ruckus around town to take on the Holy people (2-3), who edged the Seahawks in a shootout.