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ProFootballFocus.com grades for Week 1: Bengals vs. Bears

Back for another season! Away we go...

See PFF's "About" page for more information on their grading system.


Offense

Best: Andre Smith (+3.5)

Other good grades: Andy Dalton (+2.5), Anthony Collins (+2.0, +2.0 pass block), Jermaine Gresham (+1.5), Tyler Eifert (+1.4), A.J. Green (+1.3)

Worst: Mohamed Sanu (-1.6)

Other bad grades: Kyle Cook (-1.5, -1.6 run block), BenJarvus Green-Ellis (-1.1), Orson Charles (-0.9, -1.0 run block)

Defense

Best: Carlos Dunlap (+4.0, +2.9 run defense)

Other good grades: Geno Atkins (+2.8), Michael D. Johnson (+2.6, +2.4 run defense), Leon Hall (+1.6), Brandon Thompson (+1.3), Vontaze Burfict (+1.2)

Worst: Domata Peko (-2.2)
Other bad grades: Wallace Gilberry (-1.4), Rey Maualuga (-1.2, -0.9 penalty), Adam Jones (-1.0, -1.1 pass coverage), Reggie Nelson (-0.9)

Other performances of note:

-In his Bengals' debut, James Harrison graded a solid +0.7 (+0.8 run defense) in 40 snaps.

-George Iloka held his own in his first start at SS (-0.1, +0.8 run defense)...

-...but, aside from Leon Hall, the secondary graded poorly in pass coverage: Iloka (-1.0), Reggie Nelson (-1.0), Terence Newman (-1.3), Adam Jones (-1.1)

-Giovani Bernard graded -0.6 (-0.7 receiving, +0.1 rush) in his regular season debut.

-All three TE's had positive run block grades (Eifert: +0.6, Gresh: +0.1, Alex Smith: +0.5), but only Andre (+1.6) and Kevin Zeitler (+0.6) graded positively among the offensive linemen.

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