Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals: Five Questions

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Sep 7, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco (5) speaks with Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) after the game at M&T Bank Stadium. Cincinnati Bengals defeated Baltimore Ravens 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Sunday brings with it the second meeting between two teams vying for the AFC North title, and this game could go a long way in determining who ultimately wins the division.  The Ravens took over first place in the division in week seven thanks to a win at home against the Falcons and a corresponding loss by the Bengals to the Colts.

It seems like only yesterday when the Bengals handed the Ravens their first disappointing loss of the season in week one at Baltimore.  It was Andy Dalton’s first career win at M&T Bank Stadium, and the Ravens watched helplessly as A.J. Green destroyed their hope of victory with one huge catch and run.

But a lot has changed the last few weeks.  While the Raven’s offense and defense have vastly improved, the Bengals have suffered numerous key injuries and have been on a downward slope.  Without A.J. Green, the offense has stumbled and hit a new low last week by getting shut out by the Colts.

So who will emerge victorious in the latest battle between these two foes?  We have some important questions that must be answered before we can make that determination, because they could very well be huge factors in the game.  Click next to see your Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals: Five Questions.