Ravens take advantage of Bengals losing Joe Burrow to increase AFC North lead


The Baltimore Ravens continue to put their name among the elite teams in the NFL.

The Ravens improved to 7-3, further distancing themselves from the rest of the AFC North with their 34-20 win over their division rival Cincinnati Bengals.

The Ravens’ first drive went almost perfect – it ended on a Gus Edwards touchdown, but they lost Mark Andrews for the rest of the night, and possibly longer.


Cincinnati responded with a field goal, and in the second, Joe Mixon scored to give the Bengals a 10-7 lead. But Baltimore scored on back-to-back drives from unlikely sources: Nelson Agholor caught a 37-yard touchdown, and Rashod Bateman found the end zone, so the Ravens led, 21-10, at the half – all while Joe Burrow left the game with a wrist injury.

Cincinnati was with backup quarterback Jake Browning for the rest of the night, but he led a field goal drive to open the second half. Baltimore knocked back-to-back field goals, though, taking a 27-13 lead into the fourth. Baltimore was able to run some clock and hold the Bengals from scoring,

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