The Cincinnati Bengals started off the regular season 4-1 and seemed ready to make a playoff run. However, before you knew it they picked up five straight losses and lost seven out of their last eight, ending the season with a 16-13 loss at Pittsburgh and 6-10 record to finish out of the playoff picture for the third straight year.
The playoffs are drawing near, and each week is more important than the last. We have to make sure that we keep the momentum and maintain our winning ways. This week there are four teams on a bye, so it is crucial that we make the right lineup decisions in place of our resting stars. Based on their matchups, I recommend you make the following start/sit decisions to give yourself the best opportunity to take home the all-important W in Week 8.
With the NFL season already a quarter of the way through, it is time to check up on some of the top divisions around the league. The crazy thing…the AFC North was not thought of as a top division in football at all entering the season. It’s crazy how fast team turnover can be in the NFL.
Two weeks down in the NFL season and we have some big movers and shakers in the Power 16. Plenty of new teams have entered and some familiar faces have moved out. Let’s take a look at who is in and who is out!
Week 2 of the young NFL season has now concluded and boy oh boy, there are plenty of juicy storylines to cover. While some may be proud of their team’s performance so far, others are in panic mode and taking to Twitter to express their malcontent. Regardless, this is already shaping up to be yet another unpredictable year of football; one where you really have to stay on top of things. Here’s a leg up on this week’s conversations and our picks for the NFL Week 2: Award Winners.
Joe Mixon underwent knee arthroscopic surgery for loose bodies in his knee and the reported time he is expected to miss is 2-4 weeks. In my opinion, most fans should expect the greater rather than the lesser of these estimates.
Week 1 is now in the books and with that, we can start to find trends. But first a little Greek mythology lesson. Have you ever heard of the Cerberus? It’s a three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hades.