Week In Review: Season's Greetings
The Bengals had just beaten the Steelers at their own game to prove that, yes, head coach Zac Taylor's regime can win an unvarnished, bare-knuckled AFC North game. So what they savored wasn't so much Monday night's 27-17 victory at Paul Brown Stadium but how they did it.
Hopkins Explicitly Puts His Words Into Actions Front And Center
Center Trey Hopkins wrote the team's mission statement for social justice before the season began with input from his mates. As a voice in the partnership with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center's Implicit Bias Experiences program, he has Zoomed with students to put those words into action.
Taylor-Made Takes: People Saw What I See Every Day
In his weekly talk with Bengals.com senior writer Geoff Hobson, head coach Zac Taylor hits on his takeaways from Monday night's win over the Steelers. And that's where it all starts. Takeaways.
Bengals Defense Keeps Writing Its Story of Progress
The Bengals defense keeps putting together their best stretch of defense in four years with a group that is perhaps the franchise's version of the No Name Defense. No Geno Atkins. No D.J. Reader. No Trae Waynes. And yet in the last seven games they've held foes to less than 21 points five times. That hasn't been done here since the Bengals finished 2016 doing that six times in the last seven games.
Other Noteworthy Items
- The Bengals move on to Week 16 to face the Texans on Sunday.
- Week 16 Game Capsule between the Bengals and Texans.
- Matchup of the Game: Bengals offensive line meets a future Hall of Famer.
- Quick Hits: Bengals back Jessie Bates III and Tyler Boyd for the Pro Bowl.