CINCINNATI -- In any war of attrition, like the frequent bloodlettings in the AFC North, the outcome is characteristically decided by the last man standing.
But few were willing to simply stand around Monday night at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals outlasted the Ravens because their defensive players were willing to sacrifice their bodies in the simple pursuit of the football.
The Bengals dove. And stretched. And leaped. But they rarely just stood.
Consider the play ...
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