With an eye toward stopping the Ravens' dangerous running game

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the Bengals activated second-year defensive tackle Tyler Shelvin for the first time this season and for the fourth time in his career Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium.

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When the Bengals contained Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson last season here in a 41-17 victory

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they allowed just 115 yards on the ground, 88 of them to Jackson and, just, as importantly, a mere 19 yards to the running backs.

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they allowed just 115 yards on the ground, 88 of them to Jackson and, just, as importantly, a mere 19 yards to the running backs.

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The Ravens have a new roster of backs, but the top one, Justice Hill (hamstring), is out. J.K. Dobbins

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coming back from the knee injury that took him out all last season, is averaging 3.2 yards on his first 20 carries back.

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But last week against the Bills he had a touchdown both receiving and rushing and the last time he played against the Bengals he had a career-high 160 yards in the 2020 finale.

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Shelvin, a fourth-rounder in 2021, has had a slow start to his pro career, in part because of a procedure he needed on his hand just before training camp.

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The Bengals' five inactives were all healthy scratches, although rookie cornerback Cam Taylor-Britt just returned to practice this week after a two-month stint on injured reserve

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