The Bengals offseason moves in defense have improved the unit
If the Ravens New Age offense is a symbol of how and why the Bengals tore their defenses up in the off-season, it is Sunday’s efforts to keep the quarterback Lamar Jackson The 27 starts during the 3-27 defeat in Baltimore were ten yards, and the third-lowest completion percentage showed they are on the right track:
Bengal’s Notebook: Injuries continue to pile up on the line of defense
The Bengals’ three highest paid off-season players are injured when they play in Indianapolis on Sunday (1:00 p.m. – Cincinnati’s Local 12). Nasal device DJ reader (Knee) was declared for the year Monday. Cornerback Trae Waynes (chest) never made it to the field before surgery and could be back later in the year.
Cincinnati Bengals Put DJ Readers On Reserve / Injured List; Sign Xavier Williams
Williams (6-2, 309), a sixth year player at the University of Northern Iowa, was originally the Arizona Cardinals College Free Agent Signee in 2015. He spent time with the Cardinals (2016-17) and the Kansas City Chiefs (’18 -19), then was with the New England Patriots earlier this season. He has played in 45 career games and has 80 tackles, three sacks and three FFs.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Highlights, commentary and analysis after the 5th week game against Baltimore
It’s the Bengals Booth podcast I’ve seen better days, where Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham break down Sunday’s Baltimore defeat with highlights, post-game commentary and analysis. Plus “fun facts” with rookie Akeem Davis-Gaither.
The inability to keep Joe Burrow upright is an issue that Bengals need to fix quickly
It’s hard to imagine that things can go on at this rate. Burrow leads the NFL in sacks in five games. And after the last game, it is clear that the entire team, including Burrow, must make sure that he ends the season with his skills intact.
Battered Burrow, Bengals lacking big games, consistency; whose stock up, down
Burrow was sacked seven times, scored eight more goals and forced two turnovers on Sunday as the Ravens (4-1) brought pursuers from all angles, highlighting Cincinnati’s nagging offensive line flaws and never allowing Burrow to work on the fixture list. The result was a listless defeat of 27: 3 in Bengals. Burrow has been sacked 16 times in the past three weeks and 22 times in the NFL this season.
AJ Green for Patriots? Bengals WR seems to want out of Cincinnati
The veteran recipient’s comeback after an ankle surgery that paused him for the whole of 2019 was uninspiring. Through five games this season, green has only 14 catches on 34 targets for 119 yards and zero touchdowns.
Indianapolis Colts open as an 8-point favorite against the Cincinnati Bengals
The Indianapolis Colts (3-2) are strong favorites to start the week before the matchup at Lucas Oil Stadium against the Cincinnati Bengals (1-3-1).
Cincinnati Bengals lose DJ Reader for season with quad injury
reader, who was put in injured reserve on Monday, was out on Sunday in the third quarter with less than nine minutes after cracking down on Baltimore’s Gus Edwards after a 3 yard win. reader was carted away from the field and was visibly frustrated when he went back to the locker room.
Bengals players, coaches comment on AJ Green after a strange viral video
green was targeted only once by Joe Burrow, an interception on a pass that was thrown over his head when lightning bolt broke the bag. The Star Wideout seemed to have little trouble, given the angle at least, of attacking the defender who had made the choice. Green was later found doubtful about to return with what appeared to be a mysterious injury.
Around the league
Brees, Saints hold back Herbert’s bolts for ‘MNF’ win
Rookie first rounder Justin Herbert came out firing for the Los Angeles Chargers. The future Hall of Famer Drew Brees gathered the New Orleans Saints back together. And after a seesaw battle on Monday evening, it was Brees and a defensive stand that drove the Saints to a 30:27 win in overtime on Monday evening.
Bills-Titans is active after Tennessee failed to run new positive COVID-19 tests on Monday
The Titans have tested positive for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus since their Week 3 win against Minnesota. This forced the team to close its facility, postpone the game to week 4, postpone the bye week, and shuffle the game from week 5 competition through Tuesday. Tennessee closed its facility again on Sunday after an employee – who Pelissero reported was a trainer – tested positive for COVID-19, but had his first real practice since Sept. 25 later the day after getting approval the NFL was holding.
What to Look For in the Buffalo Bills-Tennessee Titans Week 5 Matchup
One of the biggest blows to Allen in his first two seasons was the overly aggressive way he played the game at times. In 2020, the QB made fewer deep hits for the third year while increasing his efficiency in the intermediate passing game, resulting in an incredible ratio of 331.5 YPG (second highest value) and 12-1 TD-INT. Allen has an average of 8.0 aerial YPG and performs 51.4% of his throws on receivers more than three meters away, compared to 9.4% and 41.1% in those areas in 2019, according to Next Gen Stats . Stefon Diggs‘Elite ability to get open, combined with another speedster John Brown and Cole Beasleywas a godsend, especially on the street where Diggs averages 134 YPG (67.5 at home). The Titans have only allowed a 100 yard receiver so far, but given their battle at speed Diggs and everyone has a great chance to do a little more magic.
Chargers manager Anthony Lynn: “We just have to end these damn games.”
After the heartbreaking loss of overtime against the New Orleans Saints in Los Angeles, Lynn told reporters that he “never thought” that this team would lose four times in a row. The way they lost them, however, was pretty familiar, with each coming by a margin of one possession.
The falcons must be open after shooting for a full rebuild
When Dan Quinn was hired to head the Atlanta Falcons in 2015, he first installed a basketball hoop in the team’s meeting room. The idea was to make the players more competitive, which says something about the complacency the team had slipped into at the time. For a while, Quinn’s plan – Quinn’s everything – worked, the hip-hop playlists and energetic demeanor made the Falcons a Super Bowl gig in February 2017.