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Quick Take: Bengals-Ravens

It was over when ...

A desperation heave from Joe Flacco with 9 seconds left in the game was intercepted by CB Leon Hall, allowing the Bengals to take a knee and hold on to another dramatic comeback.

On NFL Replay
NFL Replay will re-air the Cincinnati Bengals' 17-14 win over the Baltimore  Ravens on Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m. ET.

Game ball

Carson Palmer led the Bengals to their third straight last-minute victory, this time driving the team 80 yards in 1:53. Palmer kept the drive alive with a six-yard run on fourth-and-1, then connected with WR Andre Caldwell eight plays later for the decisive 20-yard touchdown.

Key Stat

With 120 yards on 27 carries, Bengals RB Cedric Benson became the first player to rush for 100 yards against the Ravens in 40 games, while his teammates held the Ravens to 82 yards on 18 carries.


The Bengals awarded a game ball to defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, who was on the sidelines just three days after the death of his wife. ... The Bengals are 4-1 for the first time since 2005 and have won four straight for the first time since 2006. ... All five games for the Bengals this season have been decided by seven points or fewer. ... Bengals CB Jonathan Joseph has an interception in each of the last three games.

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