Ravens RB Ray Rice missed the game against the Bengals due to his suspension and was cut the following morning after a graphic video of him punching his wife ator.
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The Cincinnati Bengals beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-16 after a near-miracle play from WR A.J. Green to take the lead in the final minutes.
The Bengals only gave up the lead for a total of 48 seconds in this game, taking a 15-0 lead into the half off of 5 Mike Nugent field goals. In the second half the Ravens came to life, first with a TD run from Justin Forsett in the 3rd quarter and later a FG from Justin Tucker early in the 4th quarter.
With 5:46 remaining, QB Joe Flacco connected with newly-acquired WR Steve Smith on an incredible 80-yard TD pass.However, less than one minute of gameplay later, the Bengals struck back for the final points of the game with a bouncing 77-yard TD pass from QB Andy Dalton to A.J. Green.
The following day, the Baltimore Ravens released suspended RB Ray Rice after a video of him punching his then-fiancee Janay Palmer in a hotel elevator.