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Chalk Talk: How the Bengals are finishing drives

Looking at how the Bengals finished drives for better or worse.

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The Bengals came up with their first win this weekend, reinvigorating this fan base after a 0-2-1 start.

They finished the game strong, scoring on every drive in the 2nd half (excluding the kneel-downs), but it was not a perfect game.

The Bengals’ offense has issues including:

  • Converting 3rd Downs
  • Giving up sacks and committing penalties that result in plus-yardage situations
  • Scoring touchdowns on Red Zone appearances
  • Converting turnovers to touchdowns
  • Starting strong and scoring on early drives

They did however win the middle 8, scoring on their last drive of the 1st half and their first drive of the 2nd half.

Let’s take a look at how each of the Bengals drives ended this weekend.

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