When the Ravens have the football <P>
Anticipate a steady diet of Jamal Lewis runs with offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh continuing to implement a few intermediate throws for rookie quarterback Kyle Boller.
More creative red-zone schemes to counteract stacked defenders could improve the situation. Of course, the offensive mantra will remain:
run first, pass second.
WR Travis Taylor vs. CBs Jeff Burris and Tory James This could be the day that Taylor puts it all together as these so-called cover guys can definitely be picked on.
When the Bengals have the football
Because Pro Bowl runner Corey Dillon is listed as questionable with a nagging groin pull, an anemic running game probably won't gain any relief.
Especially, not against the Ravens' aggressive front seven. Chad Johnson is a talkative receiver,but Keyshawn Johnson's cousin has the speed and hands to back up his loud mouth.
SS Ed Reed vs. QB Jon Kitna
Reed has a history of reading Kitna's eyes and capitalizing on the strong-armed passer's mistakes.
Aaron Wilson writes for the Carroll County Times.