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John Harbaugh: Message from loss to Bengals same as it was after beating Chargers

The last two weeks for the Ravens are a prime example of how quickly fortunes can change in the NFL. Week Six saw them rout the Chargers 34-6 to spark discussion about their place among the top teams in the AFC. Week Seven brought a very different result, however. The Bengals scored 28 straight points [more]

Report: Patrick Mekari suffered high-ankle sprain against Bengals

Even though they’ve sustained a rash of injuries in 2021, the Ravens are 5-2 at their bye. But they’ll have to address another concern along their offensive line when preparing for the Vikings in Week Nine. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, right tackle Patrick Mekari suffered a high-ankle sprain during Baltimore’s loss to Cincinnati [more]

Joe Burrow: Cincinnati’s 41-17 victory over Baltimore “was a big statement”

After lingering at the bottom of the AFC North for the last few years, the Bengals have now put the rest of the league on notice. With Sunday’s 41-17 victory over Baltimore, Cincinnati is 5-2 and 2-0 record against its divisional opponents — with both wins coming on the road. The Bengals beat the Steelers [more]

Fan tries to invade Ravens’ radio booth in search of a beverage

The outcome of the Sunday’s game in Baltimore was unexpected. Something even more unexpected happened during the game. Via the Baltimore Sun, a fan tried to invade the Ravens’ radio broadcast booth, in search of a beverage. It happened late in the first quarter, after a short gain by the Bengals. Play-by-play announced Gerry Sandusky [more]

C.J. Uzomah had a good reason for not getting tackled on his two touchdown catches

Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah celebrated National Tight End Day with a couple of long catches and runs for touchdowns. On both plays, he got away from the last Baltimore defender who had a shot to bring him down. For one, it was a quick shove that sprang Uzomah. For the other, it was a [more]

Bengals blowout Ravens in Baltimore, move into first place with 41-17 victory

Entering Week Seven, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson had never lost to the Bengals as a starter. But these aren’t the Bengals of recent years. Cincinnati went into Baltimore and beat down the Ravens on Sunday, coming away with a 41-17 victory. Things got so bad for the Ravens that the team effectively waived the white [more]

Bengals take 34-17 lead with Joe Mixon 21-yard touchdown

The Bengals are pouring it on. While Joe Burrow threw an interception in the end zone that could have let the Ravens back in the game, Cincinnati’s defense came up with a big stop to render the turnover inconsequential. Baltimore elected to go for it on fourth-and-7 from their own 38-yard line and linebacker Akeem [more]

Ravens, Bengals trade touchdowns to begin second half

Cincinnati and Baltimore looked like a defensive slugfest in the first half. The third quarter has started off more like a track meet. The Ravens and Bengals traded touchdowns to begin the second half, with Cincinnati getting back on top with a 20-17 lead. Baltimore had the ball first following the break and didn’t take [more]

Bengals lead Ravens 13-10 at halftime

For much of the first half, the Bengals and Ravens were engaged in a defensive battle. But in the middle of the second quarter, the two teams got their offenses going. And after kicking a 30-yard field goal with six seconds left in the period, Cincinnati leads 13-10 at the break. Receiver Ja'Marr Chase has [more]

Bengals take 10-3 lead with C.J. Uzomah’s 55-yard touchdown

For much of the first half, the Ravens and Bengals have been engaged in a defensive battle, with both teams starting the day with three punts and a field goal. But Cincinnati was able to reach the paint first with the longest play of the game so far. On first-and-10 from the Bengals’ 45, quarterback [more]

NFL Week Seven early inactives: Preston Smith out, Whitney Mercilus active for Packers

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Whitney Mercilus is set to make his Packers debut on Sunday. Mercilus signed with the Packers after being released by the Texans this week and he is in the team’s lineup for [more]

Will Browns, Baker Mayfield agree on a second contract?

Josh Allen has his. Lamar Jackson hopefully will get his in the upcoming bye week. Baker Mayfield may not get one at all. The shoulder injury suffered by the Browns quarterback when making a tackle in Week Two has on one level overshadowed but on a deeper level underscored the fact that he has yet [more]

Week Seven injury report roundup: A.J. Brown, Tyrann Mathieu set to play

Week Seven of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Browns and it continues with 11 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Sammy Watkins, Latavius Murray won’t play Sunday

The Ravens will not have running back Latavius Murray (ankle) or receiver Sammy Watkins for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. Watkins also missed last week’s game with his injury, while Murray was injured last week. Murray played 26 snaps and had 11 touches for 56 yards against the Chargers. The Ravens have a bye next [more]

Brandon Knight announces he needs a break from football to address mental health

The Ravens claimed offensive tackle Brandon Knight off waivers from the Cowboys on Monday. Knight did not report to the team, and Baltimore placed him on the reserve/did not report list. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Knight “would have to answer” why he didn’t report, and Knight did just that Thursday. Knight, 24, said he [more]

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