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Bengals News (10/11): Ouch

That was one of the more painful losses of the 27 defeats Cincinnati has suffered under Zac Taylor, and that’s saying something.

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Bengals News

Bengals lose in overtime to the Green Bay Packers, 25-22
Sunday’s Duel in the Sun at packed, raucous and drained Paul Brown Stadium came down to the kickers who missed five field goals in the final 2:12 of regulation and overtime before the Packers’ Mason Crosby ended it all with a 49-yard field goal with 1:55 left.

Did Lack of Aggressiveness by Zac Taylor Cost Bengals?
Zac Taylor opted to run the ball with Samaje Perine on 3rd-and-5 from the Packers’ 42-yard line with 31 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. Perine picked up three yards, which meant rookie kicker Evan McPherson had to make a 57-yarder to win the game.

Quick Hits: Joe Burrow went to the hospital for a throat contusion
Joe Burrow went to the hospital after Sunday’s 25-22 overtime loss to the Packers at Paul Brown Stadium with what the Bengals called a potential throat “contusion,” which is a bruise. Wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, who set a Bengals rookie record with 159 yards on just six grabs.

Joe Burrow was poked in throat - ProFootballTalk
"The Bengals believe Burrow was poked in the throat at some point during the game. The injury didn’t happen when he took a big hit on a running play and slammed his head into the turf."

PFF Game Recap: Green Bay Packers 25, Cincinnati Bengals 22
Bengals lead back Joe Mixon entered the game banged up, and that was evident in his performance. He totaled just 33 yards on 10 carries and was charted with zero broken tackles on the ground on PFF’s first review of the game. Samaje Perine split reps with Mixon and rushed for 59 yards on 11 carries, 51 of which coming after contact.

Packers, Bengals set record with 5 missed FGs late before Mason Crosby wins it for Green Bay
The Packers and Bengals combined to miss five potential go-ahead field goals in the fourth quarter or OT before Mason Crosby’s game-winner.

Postgame Comments From Zac Taylor, Ja’Marr Chase and the Bengals after loss vs. Packers
Read what head coach Zac Taylor and the Bengals said to the media following a hard fought game in Week 5 vs. the Green Bay Packers.

Around the NFL

2021 NFL season, Week 5: What we learned from Sunday's games
Around The NFL breaks down what you need to know from all of Sunday's Week 5 action.

2021 NFL season: Notable injuries, news from Sunday's Week 5 games
Saints QB Taysom Hill was ruled out against Washington with a concussion. He was carted off the field after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from former Bengals CB William Jackson.

New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley, QB Daniel Jones, WR Kenny Golladay ruled out
The Giants lost RB Saquon Barkley, QB Daniel Jones and WR Kenny Golladay to injuries in Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Tom Brady plays through right thumb injury, throws for 411 yards, 5 TDs in win
Bucs QB Tom Brady threw for 400-plus yards and 5 touchdowns for the first time in his career Sunday against the Dolphins -- and he did so while playing through an injury to the thumb of his right throwing hand.

Jaguars' losing streak hits 20 games, with league record in sight - 'You can't wrap your head around that'
The Jaguars fell to the Titans 37-19 on Sunday for their 20th consecutive defeat, which marks the second-longest losing streak in NFL history. "You can't wrap your head around that," said RB James Robinson. "We've got to find a way to win."