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CINCINNATI (AP)  Andy Dalton arrived towards the line upon fourth-and-12 towards the Baltimore 49-garden line.He understood it could possibly be the top enjoy of the Bengals wasting period  and potentially of Marvin Lewis training job within just Cincinnati, much too.The 70,507 admirers at MT Lender Stadium have been upon their toes, cheering for a person much more defensive conclude that would position the Ravens back again within just the playoffs.Rather, Dalton identified Tyler Boyd open up inside the heart of a pack of defenders at the 23-backyard line. Boyd stuck the ball, slipped during the hands of 2 defenders and achieved the conclude zone , finishing a perform that would redirect both of those franchises.The Ravens were being out of the playoffs for the 3rd immediately 12 months  Buffalo acquired its extensive-awaited likelihood in its place.And While the Bengals returned in direction of Cincinnati soon after a instant right wasting year, operator Mike Brown made a decision towards provide Lewis a 2-12 months extension primarily based within portion on the Bengals 31-27 get that working day.The Ravens (1-0) opened this year with a 47-3 get previously mentioned the Expenditures and grew to become their awareness toward that one particular perform in opposition to ultimate December that lingers within the back again of their minds.If I have been in direction of say no, Identification be lying, Ravens cornerback Brandon Carr mentioned. Weve nonetheless bought that sour style in just our mouths.The Bengals (1-0) havent disregarded in excess of it, both. The past video game of a 7-9 end grew to become the begin of an overhaul for their offense that done final inside of the league They modified 4 of their 5 starters upon the line, and they seemed much better throughout a 34-23 earn at Indianapolis upon Sunday.For them, the closing-moment touchdown within just Baltimore turned a starting off position.I believe that versus closing year, successful the previous 2 online games gave us momentum, recipient A.J. Eco-friendly stated.Some factors in direction of keep an eye on Thursday evening at Paul Brown Stadium:TRIO OF TROUBLEThe Ravens retooled their obtaining local community throughout the offseason toward offer Joe Flacco a superior possibility towards glow, and the good results previous 7 days ended up profound. Flacco threw a few touchdown passes, a single in the direction of each individual of the inexperienced persons: John Brown, Michael Crabtree and Willie Snead.General, Flacco carried out 25 of 34 passes for 236 yards with 3 touchdowns within very little further than a 50 percent. His passer position of 121.7 was his maximum considering that 2014. Hes in shape inside of easily with the fresh trio of objectives is a choice design and style of participant, simply just with his tempo and what he does toward defenders, Flacco mentioned. Crabtree contains a exclusive direction of working routes and taking within situation and manufacturing substantial catches Willie is an very simple man in direction of obtain upon the exact same web site with, towards an early truth, particularly considering that he does anything hence substantially the instantly direction.Red REIGNBaltimore saved the Charges in the direction of only 33 yards and no initial downs inside the to start with fifty percent. The Ravens completed with 6 sacks and 2 interceptions. Very last calendar year within the time opener at Cincinnati, the Ravens picked out off Dalton 4 days, matching his profession superior, and gave Cincinnati its 1st opening shutout inside club historical past 20-0 RENEWEDDalton is coming off just one of his worst seasons, tied mainly toward the offensive strains failures. Doing work guiding a revamped line, he accomplished 21 of 28 for 243 yards with 2 touchdowns, a single interception and a passer ranking of 109.7 at Indianapolis, a popular advancement about final period.Andy performed remarkable, claimed Environmentally friendly, who trapped a 38-backyard garden touchdown go.Inside THE MIXAfter proscribing LeSean McCoy in direction of 22 yards upon 7 carries ultimate 7 days, the Ravens contain became their consideration in the direction of Joe Mixon, the Bengals minute-yr managing back again who is entrance-and-heart within just their overhauled offense. He ran for 96 yards in opposition to the Ravens in just the last video game closing year, and ran for 95 versus the Colts inside of addition in direction of catching 5 passes for 54 yards.Best Period Avid gamers?The Ravens are 7-2 upon Thursday night time with 5 right wins. General, Baltimore is 28-25 inside video games performed upon Sunday, Monday or Thursday evening. The Bengals are 18-45 in just those people video games. Theyre 5-14 within best year online games given that 2011  0-5 upon Sunday evening, 2-5 upon Monday evening, 3-3 upon Thursday night time and 0-1 upon Saturday evening.