Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco has long had his problems with Marvin Lewis' Cover 2 defense, but he found some openings in the last meeting, throwing for 270 yards and two touchdowns. In his career, Flacco has thrown six touchdown passes and 10 interceptions in seven games against Cincinnati. Flacco has thrown two touchdown passes in each of the past three games, but he's also been intercepted four times during that span. Without top receiver Anquan Boldin last week, Flacco completed just two passes to wide receivers, both to Torrey Smith. Smith (left) caught six balls for 165 yards and a touchdown in the first meeting with Cincinnati. Boldin, who also scored a touchdown versus the Bengals in November, will miss a second consecutive game after having knee surgery. The Bengals' pass defense is ranked 12th in the NFL, allowing 217.3 yards per game. Safety Reggie Nelson (right) has four of his team¿s 10 interceptions and young defensive tackle Geno Atkins has eight of the Bengals' 44 sacks, the third most in the NFL. Cincinnati has 13 sacks in its last three games. EDGE: BENGALS
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