Spoiler, hunter or contender? My #GMCPlaybook question for @SBNation: what role will your team play? http://t.co/jBTDuZIm7O— Marshall Faulk (@marshallfaulk) November 4, 2014
Talk about timing.
The Cincinnati Bengals are coming off a 24-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football, and now we're at a crossroads for this season.
How would you even define them right now? Their passing game was sickening. The running game is alright, when Hue Jackson doesn't force a ridiculous game-plan of Andy Dalton, despite Dalton's struggles all evening. Dalton is 10 of 25? Sure. Let's throw it. Defense? They're ranked in the 30s. Pass rush? Ranked in the mid-20s. Pass defense? Run defense?
So what are we? Are the Cincinnati Bengals spoilers for other teams now? Are they still contenders for a postseason berth or are they hunters? I'm not sure what he means by hunters, but idealizing the basic definition of the word, they're not hunters.
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