Bengals losses are becoming too normal.
That’s a sad sentence to type as the Bengals sit at 3-6 following a tough loss to the Titans.
Vontaze Burfict was ejected, making that the second Bengals player to be ejected in two weeks. And the Bengals ignored A.J. Green for far too long, up until he gave the Bengals a 70-yard touchdown, which was almost enough to win, but not quite.
The defense continues to be on the field for too long and the offense continues to make mistakes coupled with bad play calls.
Here’s a collection of reactions to the Bengals’ loss from social media as well as some locker room quotes from the Cincinnati media.
Mariota is good for football. Marvin is not. Some Ls have to be taken.— John Sheeran (@John__Sheeran) November 12, 2017
"The key to the game was discipline, or lack thereof," @Dan_Hoard #Bengals— Lance McAlister (@LanceMcAlister) November 12, 2017
Marvin Lewis first words: "I feel for our players." #Bengals— Joe Danneman (@FOX19Joe) November 12, 2017
For the Bengals in a tough loss to the Titans:— Jason Marcum (@marcum89) November 12, 2017
Dalton played well.
Green had a great game and broke his slump.
Young guys played well.
Lewis is closer to being fired.
That's a good day in my book.
Chargers/Jaguars: pic.twitter.com/6VLqf21Zu2— Jeff (BPredict) (@BPredict) November 12, 2017
Lewis says his receivers aren’t getting enough separation.— Jim Owczarski (@JimOwczarski) November 12, 2017
Check down to running back shouldn’t score, Marv says— Geoff Hobson (@GeoffHobsonCin) November 12, 2017
Lewis on Burfict: “He has to understand ... He can’t do that. It hurts us.”— Jim Owczarski (@JimOwczarski) November 12, 2017
O line wasn't that bad today. Defense gave up too many third downs. Offense couldn't extend drives from 3rd down.— Ronnie Lee Swango (@ronson92) November 12, 2017
#Bengals defense— Lance McAlister (@LanceMcAlister) November 12, 2017
10-play, 84-yard TD drive to open the game.
12-play, 73 yard TD drive to close the game.
Just another Sunday with Marv— Barry Jewell (@guarddad) November 12, 2017
marvin lewis needs to be fired— Zoults (@Zoults) November 12, 2017
It’s only fitting that the @Bengals 50th anniversary be a tribute to their losing tradition. All time winning percentage? .375. This season? .333 #Bengals50— Tim Rogers (@TheTimRogers) November 12, 2017
#Bengals John Ross on the missed deep shot: said it was a great ball but he messed it up.— Jim Owczarski (@JimOwczarski) November 12, 2017
Frustrating that regardless of what “should” happen things will stay status quo ..— Ryan Carlson (@rynocincibuck) November 12, 2017
I would turn over the entire coaching staff. But that means nothing because we all know what “is” going to happen.
Bengals fans are fighting themselves more than normal today. Are they drunker than usual or do the idiots come out when the team sucks?— Goodberry (@JoeGoodberry) November 12, 2017
Titans rushed for 180 yards on 36 carries (5.0).— Lance McAlister (@LanceMcAlister) November 12, 2017
I love Hue. As a coordinator. Bengals fans wanting him in 2018 should be wary... https://t.co/v3nGLo0XZ2— Anthony Cosenza (@CJAnthonyCUI) November 12, 2017
Time to turn a new chapter. Put in McCarron and let’s see what he can do. Andy looks like he lost all confidence and makes terrible plays https://t.co/PuFazOaLFq— Craig McKey (@CraigMcKey) November 12, 2017