Primetime curse lifted: Top takeaways after Bengals rout Ravens on TNF
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By Chris Roling

And just like that, the Cincinnati Bengals caught the attention of the globe.

Thanks to four first-half touchdown passes from Andy Dalton — three of them to A.J. Green — the Bengals stormed out to a comfortable lead before downing the Baltimore Ravens, 34-23.

So much for these Bengals struggling under the bright lights of primetime.

These are the biggest takeaways from the dominant showing.


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Green entered Thursday night with 695 yards and six touchdowns against the Ravens over their last seven meetings.

He added three touchdowns in the first half.

The Ravens simply don’t have the personnel to account for Green, one of the league’s best receivers who is borderline unstoppable when on the same page as Andy Dalton.

But Green’s dominance has a bigger takeaway baked into it…

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