Week In Review: Building Off of Win No. 1
The Bengals are looking to build off their first win of the season as they head into a Week 14 matchup against the Cleveland Browns. Wide receiver John Ross returns to the lineup and looks to provide a big boost to the offense. In the first four games Ross played the Bengals had nine passes of at least 30 yards and he had four of them. That's why Ross' return to play Sunday in Cleveland has given the week some snap.
How Bengals Took The Fourth
The Bengals had every possible morsel of information when they were faced with fourth-and-two on what turned out to be Zac Taylor's biggest decision of last Sunday's victory over the Jets. The call began with their teeming Fourth Down analytical notebook they build each week.
Matchup Of The Game: Defense Finds Its Footing
After cooling off the Jets' scoring machine last week with a mere two field goals, the Bengals defense is suddenly playing with a stone-cold efficiency. They've allowed just one touchdown in the last 10 quarters heading into Sunday's game in Cleveland against the Browns' dangerous two-headed running game.
How To Watch, Listen & Follow To The Bengals-Browns Game
The Bengals battle the Cleveland Browns in the "Battle of Ohio" on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. According to 506sports.com, Sunday's contest will air on CBS in the Bengals television market in most of Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia. Here are the ways to watch, listen and follow the action.
Carlos Dunlap Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week
Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in last week's win vs. the New York Jets. Dunlap tied a career-high with three sacks last week, including two on third downs that forced Jets punts.
During Week 14, Bengals players will have the opportunity to showcase their chosen charitable cause on their game cleats. See what they will wear.
Taylor-Made Takes: The Best Thing About No. 1 Win? The Locker Room
Bengals.com senior writer Geoff Hobson sat down with head Zac Taylor to talk about getting that first win, how Bengals icon James Brown (J.B.) led him through his first victorious Who Dey chant and why A.J. Green is about the only topic in the future he'll discuss. And it's just fine if they win and don't get the first pick.
Other Noteworthy Items
- Check out photos from Week 13 against the Jets, Bengals-Browns through the years, the Ben-Gals Cheerleaders and practice on Wednesday and Thursday.
- Watch GEICO Locker Room interviews with WR John Ross, RB Joe Mixon and DE Carl Lawson.
- Read what QB Andy Dalton and coach Taylor said about the Browns heading into Week 14.