Mark Zinno: Bengals Vs. Ravens With Brent Harris
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Brent Harris of Comcast SportsNet joined Zinno on “Last Call” to break down the Ravens match-up on Sunday with the Cincinnati Bengals. Both men agree that this is a must win game for the Ravens and while a loss won’t mathematically eliminate the Ravens, they probably won’t be able to recover from an “L” this Sunday. “The only silver lining for the Ravens right now is that they still play the Bengals twice,” said Harris.
The Ravens will have to beat Andy Dalton, who threw three interceptions last week. Baltimore will need to do that this week again. Harris said, “He’s been prone to mistakes. Marvin Lewis has always talked about if Andy Dalton doesn’t make mistakes, we’re gonna be a pretty good football team.”
Finally, Ravens fans will get their first look at Bengals rookie Giovani Bernard. It will be interesting to see how Ravens fans react should Bernard, who is a similar-type back to Ray Rice, have a big game on Sunday while Rice continues to struggle. Harris remarked, “I think it would be very difficult to sit and watch a guy who is having a breakout season, who has a lot of the same skill set that we saw early with Ray Rice. The question continues, is [Rice] the same back?”
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