After Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton told his huddle the next drive was the one that was going to win it, Mixon got hemmed in on a run to the right on first-and- ten from the Ravens 37, reversed field and took it outside for a 21-yard run that set up Randy Bullock's 28-yard field goal with 2:59 left for the all-important eight-point lead.
There's never a good time to suffer an injury, but this one came at a particularly untimely manner for Mosley, as he is playing on the previous year of his deal with the Ravens, as mentioned by Schefter. It certainly didn't help that the Bengals had lost center Billy Price in the first half, while running back Joe Mixon came in and out of the game due to a knee injury. Flacco was sacked on each of Baltimore's first three possessions, and he forced a throw that was picked off, setting up the first of Dalton's three touchdown passes to A.J. Green.
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By the time the Ravens figured out what they needed to do, they were too far behind and their streak of five straight Thursday night wins was tottering.
Former Bengals great Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson is known for his insane character on Twitter, but the retired receiver went to another level on Thursday night. Andy Dalton finished the game completing 21-0f-28 passes for 243 yards and a pair of touchdowns. A year ago the Bengals eliminated the Ravens from the playoffs in the final seconds and you can be guaranteed that the Ravens have not forgotten that. They're off to a 2-0 start, while the Ravens and Steelers are showing some vulnerabilities. The Bengals improved to 2-0 with the 34-23 win. Flacco finished 32 of 55 for 376 yards with two touchdowns, two interceptions and four sacks.
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"We did all that and he still made some great plays", coach John Harbaugh said. But the Bengals had a decent night on defense Thursday, sacking Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco four times and intercepting him twice.
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The Ravens are 7-1 under Harbaugh in short-week Thursday games, and their Week 1 blowout helped them rest a few veterans. The Cincinnati defense is playing for now without linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who's serving a four-game suspension for a violation of the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
The Ravens played most of the night without linebacker C.J. Mosley, who bruised his knee in the first quarter. He left in the first half and briefly returned in the second.
Bengals play at Carolina.