It was over when ...
Mark Clayton took a handoff from QB Joe Flacco and threw the ball 32 yards to a wide-open Derrick Mason in the end zone, putting the Ravens up 20-3 in the third quarter.
Is [Joe Flacco](/player/joeflacco/382/profile) only going to get better? How good is the [Ravens](/teams/baltimoreravens/profile?team=BAL) defense? Will things turn around for the [Bengals](/teams/cincinnatibengals/profile?team=CIN)? **[ What are your thoughts?](http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/fanfeedback?game_id=29708&displayPage=tab_fan_feedback&season=2008&week=REG13&override=true)**
Against the NFL's second-ranked defense, the Bengals only managed six first downs and were forced to punt 11 times, tying a franchise record.
This was the Ravens' sixth road game in eight weeks. ... Baltimore swept Cincinnati for the first time since 2002. ... Ravens RB Willis McGahee was active but did not play. ... The Ravens have won six of their last seven games. ... The Bengals were eliminated from playoff contention before the game began.