Joe Flacco still can't shake his Cincinnati struggles
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By Jamison HensleyESPN Staff Writer

CINCINNATI -- Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens were on the verge of one of the biggest comebacks in franchise history.

In the end, it turned into another nightmare in Cincinnati.

After rallying the Ravens from 21 points down to within one score, Flacco had the ball knocked out from behind for his third and game-sealing turnover in a 34-23 loss to the Bengals.

Paul Brown Stadium has been a house of horrors for Flacco, who has lost more games there (seven) than anywhere else in the NFL. His two interceptions on Thursday night gave him 25 career interceptions against Cincinnati -- which are 13 more than he has against any other team.

“Their front seven is really good,” said Flacco, who was 32-of-55 for 376 yards. “Geno Atkins is arguably the best at his position. Carlos Dunlap is a monster. They don’t rely on pressure by blitzing a lot; they rely on those guys to get to the passer."

This has been the biggest source of frustration for Flacco. He throws for three touchdowns in the season opener, then he gives the ball away three times in the next...



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