Joe Burrow is a leader, Joe Mixon is a key building block, and the Bengals' offensive line is still a mess 10 days before the season kicks off.
Crushing injuries crippled the Bengals' 2019 season before it even started, and 2020 is beginning with frequent visits to the infirmary.
A new top-of-the-line quarterback, a remade defense, and healthy cornerstones at left tackle and wide receiver give Bengals' fans hope for 2020.
Drafting and signing Joe Burrow could wash good feelings and positive karma across the entire fanbase and franchise in 2020. Or it could be a dumpster fire again.
Beating the Browns and almost winning in Miami help ease the pain of the Bengals' dreadful 2019 campaign. Only Joe Burrow will truly heal the wound.
If the Bengals could get even decent quarterback play, they might have won eight games by now, including last Sunday against the Patriots.
Inexplicable play-calling and inexcusable mistakes lead to another loss against the Browns that could have (and should have) been a win.
Andy Dalton did just enough on offense to support a superb defensive effort against the Jets, and the 0-fer is no more.
A winnable game against the Steelers’ scrubs drops Cincinnati to 0-11. Will Andy Dalton’s return as starting QB spark at least one W?
You have to find moral victories when your team is 0-10, and we offer a few to keep your head from completely exploding.