The Baltimore Ravens face the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1st of 2 meetings this season. This is a crucial AFC North match-up for both teams, who are fighting for a playoff spot.
After a disappointing loss to the Cowboys last Sunday, the Ravens are looking to get back on track.A Steelers win on Thanksgiving means that the Ravens must win if they want to stay on top of the AFC North. These last 6 games are really going to show the Raven’s true colors. They
control their own destiny to the playoffs and have little room for error the rest of the season. Win-out and the playoffs are guaranteed. Lost 1 or 2 games and they risk missing the playoffs for the 2nd straight year.
Today they come up against a struggling Cincinnati Bengals team. The Bengals are coming off of a disappointing 16-12 loss to the Bills. The game featured two key injuries to wide receiver A.J. Green (hamstring) and running back Giovani Bernard. They had high expectations coming into this season, but have not played up to those standards. There is still a chance that the Bengals could make a playoff run. With a win against the Ravens tomorrow they could move within two games of first place. The AFC North is having a down year and the Bengals could still make a late season push.