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Bengal Bytes (10/20): Last laugh

Andrew Whitworth calls for change in locker room policy after being exposed on television. The Bills' defense gets defensive after a disappointing outing against the Bengals. Lions fan gets ejected from their Sunday game, and Colts fans aren't exactly classy.

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The targets on the Cincinnati Bengals are going to continue to grow

The Bengals aren't going to be able to sneak up on opponents anymore. At 6-0, the team that used to be hunters is now the hunted. To maintain success while the target upon them continues to grow, the Bengals must keep fighting that way. Even their parents know that.

Bengals 5th Quarter: Game balls, analysis, stats and more

In the Bengals Fifth Quarter Richard Skinner provides analysis of Sunday's 34-21 win over the Buffalo Bills that came before a crowd of 69,593 in Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Report Card: Grading the Bengals win over the Bills

The Cincinnati Bengals continued their perfect start despite some imperfect play Sunday afternoon, beating the Buffalo Bills 34-21 at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

10-19 Marvin Lewis press conference transcript

Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis held his regular weekly Monday press conference following Sunday's 34-21 win at Buffalo and here is a transcript from it

Andrew Whitworth frustrated by naked video, NFL policy

A video surfaced Sunday night of a taped NFL Network interview segment with Adam Jones in the Bengals locker room which included multiple Bengals in the background fully naked from both behind and the side. It prompted jokes across the Internet as it spread Monday. Bengals offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth, who was among those naked in the background of the national TV interview, wasn’t laughing as he addressed the topic Monday.

Notes: Hue checkmates Rex; Whit, NFL Network react; Rey, Mike look good; Looking for more from Hill

Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson got the last word on Bills head coach Rex Ryan. Whether it was gamesmanship or whatever on Ryan’s part when he A.) signed former Bengals quarterback Josh Johnson earlier in the week and then B.) made him a captain for the game even though he’d been in Buffalo slightly longer than Sunday’s snow squall, who knows? But it didn’t work because people are beginning to talk in Western New York. Not many forget the Bills hired Ryan at the 11th hour instead of Jackson after Jackson had pledged to keep defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. Bills sack artist Mario Williams apparently questioning the defense in the postgame was a nasty juxtaposition.

Bengals QB Andy Dalton furthers MVP bid as excellence becomes his norm
Ho-hum, just another day at the office for Andy Dalton. Against the Buffalo Bills in a key midyear road test, the Cincinnati Bengals' starting quarterback had the type of Sunday that is becoming the norm for him: 243 yards, three touchdowns, no interceptions, no sacks, a QBR greater than 85 and a passer rating higher than 115. It was just another routine day in the quarterbacking life of the NFL's most improved offensive player.

Walkthru: Stage set for Bengals-Steelers ... again

The Bengals and Steelers look to be on a crash course over the last 10 games, plus, judging wins, today's cover, telling stat, red faces, NSFW, snap analysis and plenty of dancing Bengals.

Behind Enemy Lines

Mario Williams unloads on Rex Ryan, Buffalo Bills' pass-rush plans

e Buffalo Bills' once-vaunted pass rush was unable to corral Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton even once during the Bengals' 34-21 win over the Bills on Sunday, and if Mario Williams' post-game commentary is any indication, frustration over the matter is starting to reach a fever pitch.

Bills-Bengals final score: Buffalo flat in loss to Cincinnati, 34-21

The Buffalo Bills were able to close the gap to 17-14 at halftime but the third quarter belonged to the Cincinnati Bengals, who scored touchdowns on two long drives in the frame to put the game out of reach. The Bills (1-3 at home in 2015) haven't had a worse four-game start at home since the 2010 season, when they 0-4 at home and 0-8 overall.

'Cold front' is accurate name for frozen Buffalo Bills defensive line

Despite Rex Ryan's reputation as one of the NFL's best defensive strategists, his defensive front has been frozen in place this season, and it's a growing problem. The Bills were held to just nine sacks through the first five games and failed to register a sack of Andy Dalton in Sunday's 34-21 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Random Bytes

DraftKings, FanDuel Investigations: Latest Details and Findings

An internal investigation by DraftKings found the employee who won $350,000 in a FanDuel competition did so without use of internal data that would have compromised the league's integrity.

Lions super fan ejected during Detroit's win over Chicago on Sunday

The Detroit Lions "super fan" who was ejected from Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears might not lose his season tickets. Based on the NFL’s fan conduct policy, Matthew Spring -- who describes himself as SuperFan -- will have 30 days to take and pass an online conduct class in order to regain his tickets.

Colts ask fans for questions for Chuck Pagano, it went not well

Frankly, I wasn’t sure the Colts were capable of any community outreach more tone-deaf than this summer’s prescription drug trade-in, which was an open door for every smart aleck who remembered their owner had a bit of a prescription drug issue. But they may have just topped themselves.

Inside Football: As bad as Peyton is now, it's only going to get worse

The Denver Broncos look like another one-and-done for Peyton Manning to me. Undefeated or not, this team actually finds ways to devolve offensively from week to week. Manning is one of the worst quarterbacks in the league right now, and it's hard for me to imagine that he's going to elevate his play now with age and health and the weather all increasingly working against him.