Cincinnati bengals

Open Field
Andy Dalton Still Hasn’t Earned His Stripes
Andy Dalton Still Hasn’t Earned His Stripes
It’s hard to pin the Bengals’ wild-card loss on their quarterback, but Dalton did little to win the game as his postseason record dropped to 0-4. As fans grow even more restless, coaches and teammates are quick to his defense
By Robert Klemko
Game Plan
Cincy’s Goal: ‘Exorcise the Elephant in the Room’
Cincy's Goal: 'Exorcise the Elephant in the Room'
Andy Dalton and the Bengals have played on three straight wild-card weekends, and lost every time. Opportunity No. 4 comes Sunday. A Cincinnati coach talks about all the pressure. Plus, another spotlight player and 10 more things to watch
By Peter King
Window Into the Weekend
Picking the Winners this Wild-Card Weekend
Picking the Winners this Wild-Card Weekend
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Everything to Know About Wild-Card Weekend
Everything to Know About Wild-Card Weekend
Breaking down the Cardinals-Panthers, Ravens-Steelers, Bengals-Colts and Lions-Cowboys matchups
By Andy Benoit
One-Minute Drill
Bengals Playoff Preview
Bengals Playoff Preview
By Peter King
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit: Wild-Card Round
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit: Wild-Card Round
In-depth analysis on all four wild-card games, plus a breakdown of coaching changes and what you need to know heading into this offseason
By Andy Benoit
Analytics
The Final Over/Under
The Final Over/Under
A college stats professor charts NFL wins, comparing all 32 teams to Vegas and statheads predictions going into the 2014 season
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 17
The MMQB Podcast with Andy Benoit – Week 17
Andy breaks down all the Week 17 action, with analysis on why Russell Wilson is stealing quarterback critics’ hearts, what the Lions will do against the Packers, how the Bengals will defend the Steelers and which coaches deserve and don’t deserve to be fired
By Andy Benoit
On Further Review
Game 256: Inside the NFL’s Week 17 Decision
Game 256: Inside the NFL’s Week 17 Decision
The NFL had three choices of games to conclude the 2014 regular season—Detroit-Green Bay, Carolina-Atlanta and Cincinnati-Pittsburgh. Here’s the explanation for why more than just football went into the final selection
By Peter King
Open Field
Why the AFC North is Football’s Crown Jewel
Why the AFC North is Football’s Crown Jewel
A year ago, the NFC West was put on a pedestal as the NFL’s best division. But the aggressive, intelligent and opportunistic teams in the AFC North are changing the discussion. (You just have to ignore Manziel’s performance last Sunday)
By Robert Klemko