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Ravens vs. Bengals Live Updates: Week 17 score, stats, highlights, video, analysis

Ravens vs. Bengals Live Updates: Week 17 score, stats, highlights, video, analysis

Week 17 might be a little anticlimactic for the Ravens (8-7) and their fans, but that doesn’t mean Baltimore is throwing in the towel.

In fact, earlier this week, coach John Harbaugh said the Ravens-Bengals (5-9-1) rivalry was already heating up despite this being the last game for both teams. Plus, the Ravens would really like to send Steve Smith Sr. out on a high note while ending their disappointing season with a winning record.

This is the second consecutive year the Ravens have missed out on the NFL Playoffs.

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Quarterback Joe Flacco enters the Ravens’ final game with a 64.8 completion percentage but just an 84.5 quarterback rating. There’s a good chance he’ll keep his eye on Smith, who said there’s an 89 percent chance of him retiring after this season ends.

The AFC North foes will kick off in the New Year on Sunday in Cincinnati at 1 p.m. ET on CBS.

CSN Mid-Atlantic is here to provide all the live updates, stats, score, highlights, video and analysis from the pivotal game between the Ravens and Steelers. If you have a comment about the game, be sure to leave a comment in the section below the article.

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RAVENS VS. BENGALS LIVE UPDATES

FIRST QUARTER:

1:18 p.m.: Justin Tucker, still awesome at kicking footballs.

1:13 p.m.: Touchdown Rex Burkhead. Wooof. Wait, it's under review. Not sure if his nelbow was down or not. Nope, it was good. 7-0, Bengals.

1:11 p.m.: All Rex Burkhead on the this drive. Ravens defense looks indifferent about being on the field. 

1:09 p.m.: With JEremy Hill out, expect to see a lot of Rex Burkhead. The former Nebraska bulldozer opens up a 16-yard run on his first touch.

1:06 p.m.: The Ravens' first drive is not much. Three-and-out. Wooof.

PREGAME:

12:55 p.m.: The Bengals win the toss and defer. The Ravens will start with the ball. 

12: 45 p.m.: It's go-time. One last time for ol' No. 89. 

12:30 p.m.: The Inactives list is here. Keenan Reynolds won't be in uniform for the Ravens. Jeremy Hill and Vontaze Burfict won't be in uniform for the Bengals.

12:15 p.m.: Welcome to Week 17 live updtaes of the Ravens vs. Bengals season finale. Be sure to follow our whole crew on Twitter:
@Troy Machir@CliftonBrownCSN, @BrentCSN, @CSNRavens.

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Baltimore Ravens Roundup: Ravens exercise 2020 fifth-year option on 2016 first-round pick Ronnie Stanley

Baltimore Ravens Roundup: Ravens exercise 2020 fifth-year option on 2016 first-round pick Ronnie Stanley

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could forget that the 2019 NFL Draft is just two days away.

Here's the latest Baltimore Ravens news.

Player/Team Notes: 

1. The Ravens have exercised the 2020 fifth-year option on LT Ronnie Stanley, according to a league source of ESPN's Field Yates. The Ravens' 2016 first round pick, Stanley has started 42 games in three seasons.

2. Part of the pre-NFL draft fun that goes on in the months leading up to the big weekend is re-drafting previous drafts. Bleacher Report's Chris Roling re-drafted the 2018 NFL Draft and have the Ravens selecting two completely different players.

Instead of TE Hayden Hurst at No. 25, Roling has the Ravens selecting TE Chris Herndon out of Miami.

"For the sake of value, the re-draft move is Miami's Chris Herndon," Roling said. "He slipped to the New York Jets in the fourth round yet put up 39 catches for 502 yards and four scores and is two-and-a-half years younger than Hurst."

And instead of QB Lamar Jackson, he has the Ravens picking LB Harold Landry out of Boston College.

"Landry, a second-round pick by Tennessee, flashed with 4.5 sacks over 15 games (three starts) as a rookie and earned a much bigger role heading into next season," Roling said. "He seems like a natural fit in a Baltimore front thanks to his ability to rush from all over the field, fitting a multiple look, and could produce in those spots freed up by players who left on the open market."

3. We knew who the Ravens would be facing in the preseason and when, but now we know what time. The Ravens' preseason matchups with the Jaguars, Packers, Eagles and Redskins will all take place at 7:30 p.m. ET. 


Looking Ahead:

April 25-27: 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville, Tn.

May 3-6 or May 10-13: Potential three-day rookie mini camp

July 15: 4 p.m. deadline to get long-term deal done with designated franchise tag player

The 2019 NFL schedule is set!  See the Baltimore Ravens defend the AFC North at M&T Bank Stadium this season. Get your tickets now at www.BaltimoreRavens.com/tickets.

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Baltimore Ravens Roundup: 20 prospects linked to Baltimore at No. 22

Baltimore Ravens Roundup: 20 prospects linked to Baltimore at No. 22

We've made in to NFL draft week. Here's the latest Baltimore Ravens news.

Player/Team Notes: 

1. The 2019 NFL Draft is Thursday night in Nashville, Tn. While the chances of pundits predicting each team's first-round pick accurately is about the same as picking the Powerball numbers, we can't seem to stop ourselves from looking at them. Here's a look at 20 prospects mocked to the Ravens at No. 22, courtesy of the Ravens' website.  


2. One of the many exciting parts of the NFL draft is waiting to hear which organizations trade forward or backwards to acquire a pick. Just last year, the Ravens traded back from their No. 16 pick several times to select Hayden Hurst at No. 25, before trading back into the first-round to pick Lamar Jackson at No. 32. But which trade in Ravens history was the most impactful? ESPN's Jamison Hensley selected the Ravens' trade for running back Jamal Lewis.


"In 1999, the Ravens traded their second-round pick (No. 43) for Atlanta's first-round pick in 2000, which they used to land running back Jamal Lewis," Hensley wrote. "The Falcons selected tight end Reggie Kelly, and the Ravens got what turned into the No. 5 overall pick in the 2000 draft. Baltimore drafted Lewis, who carried the offense during the team's 2000 Super Bowl championship season and recorded the NFL's fifth 2,000-yard season in 2003."


3. As Marlon Humphrey enters his third year in the league, the cornerback will not only be expected to take on a leadership role within the Ravens' new look defense, but top his impressive sophomore season. In 2018, Humphrey contested 35% of targets thrown into his coverage marking the second-best rate in all the NFL, according to Pro Football Focus. 


Looking Ahead:

April 25-27: 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville, Tn.

May 3-6 or May 10-13: Potential three-day rookie mini camp

July 15: 4 p.m. deadline to get long-term deal done with designated franchise tag player

The 2019 NFL schedule is set!  See the Baltimore Ravens defend the AFC North at M&T Bank Stadium this season. Get your tickets now at www.BaltimoreRavens.com/tickets.

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