Bengals Notebook: Carman Gets Call Again; Mixon Enjoys Ball Drop: 'That's my QB'; Memorable Pregame Speech At The Hilton; Logan Wilson Eyes Beauchamp's 50-year club LB Record
Bengals head coach Zac Taylor's tape confirmed what he thought he saw during Sunday's 24-10 win in Pittsburgh. Rookie right guard Jackson Carman played well enough to earn his second NFL start Thursday night (8:20 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5 and NFL Network) against the Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium.
Burrow Points Bengals To Crossroads With Decisive Win At Heinz
If this were indeed the crossroads game that veers the Bengals-Steelers series in another direction for the next few years, Joe Burrow signaled the moment by pointing the football at the Steelers end zone's Black and Gold Sea during Sunday's 24-10 TKO. Burrow, who had just scampered inside the Steelers 10 with an unbridled, joyous eight-yard run, had just helped his team convert the karma, never mind the first down.
Quick Hits: Burrow-Chase Do It Again; Burrow Finds His Legs; Wilson Matches Tez And Gets A Game Ball
Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said, thanks, his team needed that. Sunday's 24-10 victory at Heinz Field marked his first AFC North road win, quarterback Joe Burrow's first road win anywhere and their first win in Pittsburgh since they picked off Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger twice in the fourth quarter on Nov. 1, 2015 on the way to the AFC North title.