Week In Review: 2019 Comes To A Close
The Bengals host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at 1 p.m. in the 2019 regular season finale. With the Bengals holding the first pick in the NFL draft and everyone assuming a quarterback will be taken, Andy Dalton was asked if he'd accept being a mentor to a rookie. When he pulls into his parking space for Sunday's 2019 finale against Cleveland, everyone just assumes it's for the last time. Everyone but Dalton.
Matchup Of The Game: Mixon, Bengals Care, Too
Cleveland's Nick Chubb is looking to secure the NFL rushing championship Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium while facing the one AFC North rival that has out-rushed him over the second half of the season in the Bengals' Joe Mixon.
Eifert Savors Health, Eyes Encore
When Tyler Eifert plays in Sunday's season finale against the Browns at Paul Brown Stadium, it will mark the first time in his seven NFL seasons that he's played all 16 games and just the second time he's made it to the finale.
Taylor-Made Takes: 'There's plenty of time to talk about the draft in the offseason'
Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson sat down with head coach Zac Taylor this week to discuss how time management helped get last Sunday's game into overtime and how early-season lessons convinced them to stay with the run. And the only No. 1 pick Taylor would discuss is Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.
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By The Numbers: Closing The Books On 2019
The Bengals-Browns series has been one where the location, not the records seem to matter the most. Since the Browns' rebirth in 1999, the Bengals lead the series 26-15 and 14-6 as the home team.
Other Noteworthy Items
- Watch GEICO Locker Room interviews with OT Jonah Williams and WR Alex Erickson.
- Check out the Week 17 game preview as the Bengals host the Browns at 1 p.m. ET. NOTE: Sunday's game will be televised on FOX.
- View photo galleries of Thursday's practice and last Sunday's game at Miami.
- Quick Hits featuring Dalton, RB Joe Mixon and CB Darius Phillips.