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Category: AFC North

Wild-Card and Divisional Rounds Set

Here are the playoff matchups and schedules for the wild-card and divisional rounds: Wild-card matchups Saturday AFC: No. 6 Cincinnati Bengals (9-7) at No. 3 Houston Texans (10-6), 4:30 p.m. ET (NBC) NFC: No. 6 Detroit Lions (10-6) at No. 3 New Orleans Saints (13-3), 8 p.m. ET (NBC) Sunday NFC: No. 5 Atlanta Falcons […]

Rice, Ravens Run Past Bengals and Clinch AFC North Division Title

The Baltimore Ravens (12-4) clinched the AFC North, wrapping up a first-round bye and the AFC’s No. 2 seed in the playoffs by defeating division rival Cincinnati, 24-16 on Sunday. Despite the loss, the Bengals (9-7) also got into the playoffs, securing the final wildcard spot as the New York Jets, Denver Broncos and Oakland […]

Ravens O-Line Must Account for Bengals’ Geno Atkins

The sack leaders in the NFL and on most teams are traditionally outside linebackers and defensive ends, but that doesn’t apply to Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins. Atkins, 23, leads the Bengals with eight sacks, which is exactly why the Ravens offensive line won’t be taking the second-year player lightly in Sunday’s regular-season finale. […]

Ravens set to Face Cincinnati’s A.J. Green for the first time Sunday

Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver A.J. Green continues to battle a shoulder injury, but he isn’t expected to miss Sunday’s regular-season finale at Paul Brown Stadium against the Ravens. Green, 23, didn’t play against Baltimore in their 31-24 victory over the Bengals on Nov. 20, but the Ravens are wary of the challenge he will […]

Week 17 Preview: Baltimore Ravens (11-4) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (9-6)

Over the past three seasons, the Baltimore Ravens have proven to be one of the NFL”s best road teams, winning playoff games on the road in each of the past three seasons, but the team sure wouldn”t mind having the opportunity to try to continue its unprecedented 2011 success at M&T Bank Stadium during the […]

Bengals Sell Out Regular-Season Finale vs. Ravens

The Cincinnati Bengals announced they have sold out Sunday’s week 17, regular-season finale against the Baltimore Ravens. The news comes just one day before the NFL’s blackout deadline. Cincinnati used a special — “buy one, get one free” – deal for season-ticket holders. Sunday will mark just the second time the Bengals have had a […]

Baltimore Ravens Playoff Scenarios

For the Ravens, it’s simple: A win against the Cincinnati Bengals, and no matter what else happens, they have a first-round bye and at least one home playoff game. Now, if the New England Patriots lose to the Buffalo Bills, and if the Ravens win, they’ll be the No. 1 seed with home games until […]