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Bengals-Ravens Four Downs Revisited

Bengals-Ravens Four Downs Revisited

cincinnati.com Updated Dec 30, 2012
Joe Reedy revisits his pre-game keys to a Bengals' win against the Ravens on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.
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  • Wild-card matchups mix old and new in some intriguing battles

    Wild-card matchups mix old and new in some intriguing battles

    yahoo.com Dec 30, 2012
    Now that the wild-card round games are set, let's take a quick look at what next weekend will bring. SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 AFC: 4:30 PM ET Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans These two teams faced off in last year's playoffs, and the Bengals would probab…
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  • Four Quarters: Bengals 23, Ravens 17

    Four Quarters: Bengals 23, Ravens 17

    Joe Reedy offers a key stat, a key play and notes from each quarter of the Bengals' 23-17 win against the Ravens on Sunday.
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  • Wild-Card Matchups: A.F.C.

    Wild-Card Matchups: A.F.C.

    nytimes.com Dec 30, 2012
    The Texans take on the Bengals, the Ravens face the Colts, and the Broncos and Patriots earn byes in the wild-card round of the A.F.C.
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  • NFL announces playoff schedule

    NFL announces playoff schedule

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    With tonight’s Cowboys-Redskins game set to crown the NFC East champion and finalize the postseason seedings, the NFL’s postseason schedule has been announced. For the second consecutive year, the playoffs will start with the Bengals at the Texans. Th
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  • Bengals unsure about Green-Ellis

    Bengals unsure about Green-Ellis

    ESPN.com bengals.com Dec 30, 2012
    The biggest concern for the Bengals is the status of running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis. He injured his hamstring during pre-game warm-ups and didn't play in the regular-season finale against Baltimore. "I don’t know how severe he is," coach Marvin Lewi
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  • Singular And Special

    Singular And Special

    CNNSI.com Dec 30, 2012
    In an MVP race that might be remembered as the deepest field ever, Adrian Peterson stood out in Week 17, says Don Banks, who looks at the problems in Houston and more.
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  • Don Banks: No doubt about Peterson's MVP credentials any longer…

    Don Banks: No doubt about Peterson's MVP credentials any longer; more Snaps

    CNNSI.com Dec 30, 2012
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 17 that offered a fitting and thrilling conclusion to 2012...
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  • Notes: Bengals-Texans 4:30 Saturday; Injuries don't look major;…

    Notes: Bengals-Texans 4:30 Saturday; Injuries don't look major; Tez walks away to title; Brown grand

    bengals.com Dec 30, 2012
    Marvin Jones The Bengals matched the 1981 AFC champs with a 7-1 rush to the playoffs with Sunday's 23-17 win over the Ravens in the season finale at sold-out Paul Brown Stadium and now they're hopi...
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  • Notes: Bengals-Texans 4:30 Saturday; Injuries don't look major;…

    Notes: Bengals-Texans 4:30 Saturday; Injuries don't look major; Scoring duo; Brown feels grand

    bengals.com Dec 30, 2012
    Marvin Jones The Bengals matched the 1981 AFC champs with a 7-1 rush to the playoffs with Sunday's 23-17 win over the Ravens in the season finale at sold-out Paul Brown Stadium and now they're hopi...
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  • Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your S…

    Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 30, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from every last person in the league-coaches, players, mascots-breaking out that one dance move they've been saving up all year, to a referee in New Orleans thinking he could pick his nose because no one
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  • Should Ravens, Bengals have rested QBs?

    Should Ravens, Bengals have rested QBs?

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    The Ravens pulled quarterback Joe Flacco before the end of the first quarter, and the Bengals sat quarterback Andy Dalton for the second half. Did they make the right decision not to play their quarterbacks for four quarters in a game that carried littl…
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  • Ravens loss sets up Colts’ return to Baltimore

    Ravens loss sets up Colts’ return to Baltimore

    The Ravens treated the regular-season finale like a garden-variety preseason game.  Baltimore’s wild-card playoff game will be anything but. By losing to the Bengals on Sunday by the score of 23-17, the Ravens have locked in to the No. 4 seed.  Which
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  • Newman only starter out

    Newman only starter out

    bengals.com Dec 30, 2012
    Except for questionable starting cornerback Terence Newman, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' inactive list looked like all his others and was yet another indication that he at least started out try...
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  • Video - Week 17: Vontaze Burfict highlights 00:39

    Week 17: Vontaze Burfict highlights

    Dec 30
    Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict led the team with 18 total tackles, 10 solo, as the Bengals beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-17.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Bengals Recap 01:22

    Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Bengals Recap

    Dec 30
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Bengals' 23-17 win over the Ravens.
  • Video - Bengals Rally Past Ravens 00:34

    Bengals Rally Past Ravens

    Dec 30
    Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the Bengals' 23-17 win over the Ravens.
  • Video - Bengals postgame press conference 03:14

    Bengals postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Bengals react following game with Ravens

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  • Don Banks: No doubt about Peterson's MVP credentials any longer; more Snap…

    Dec 30
    Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 17 that offered a fitting and thrilling conclusion to 2012...
  • 2012 NFL playoffs -- NFC deep with gunners, runners

    Dec 30
    The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.