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The Bengals did not even attempt to play the game yesterday in Indianapolis it seemed. The offense was the worst we have seen in a long time.

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Colts shut down, shut out the Bengals 27-0 | ProFootballTalk
The Colts have become known for winning by coming back, and passing their way to victory. Sunday, it looked like they could play defense with anyone in the league. They beat the injury plagued Bengals 27-0, allowing just 135 yards.

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Indianapolis Colts - Recap - October 19, 2014 - ESPN
Indianapolis has a message for the NFL: Its defense is pretty darned good. And it can win games, too. On a day Andrew Luck threw for 344 yards and two touchdowns Sunday and Indy ran for 171 yards, the Colts' usually overlooked defense overshadowed its higher-profile offensive counterparts with a 27-0 shutout of Cincinnati.

Colts’ defense dominates Bengals 27-0 | WISH-TV
Indianapolis’ defense is sending a powerful message. In a complete performance the Colts defense looked like the ’85 Bears, in total shutdown mode against one of the top teams in the league. They also posted their first shutout in six years

Rapid Reaction: Cincinnati Bengals - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
A few thoughts on the Cincinnati Bengals' 27-0 loss to the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium

Vontaze Burfict of Cincinnati Bengals suffers neck injury against Indianapolis Colts - ESPN
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict left the first quarter of Sunday afternoon's 27-0 loss to the Indianapolis Colts after suffering a neck injury and didn't return. Coach Marvin Lewis said in his postgame news conference that Burfict had a "cervical strain."

Issues for Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals begin on third down - ESPN
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton dropped back 42 times Sunday afternoon against the Indianapolis Colts' aggressive, feisty and relentless pressure-focused defense. On those 42 dropbacks, he attempted 38 passes.

NFL morning after: Teams win and lose, quarterbacks don’t | ProFootballTalk

Colt McCoy is a winner. And so is Blake Bortles. Kyle Orton and Ryan Tannehill, too. And don't forget Austin Davis, who made a loser of Russell Wilson. Drew Brees? Like Wilson, a loser. Philip Rivers is a loser, and so is Eli Manning. Cam Newton is a big loser.