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Bengals News (10/18): Record talk

The Bengals are 4-2, and are on pace to make some team history.

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Bengals Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase have the offense on a record pace
Ja’Marr Chase, the Bengals' big-play wide receiver, popped two more at Ford Field Sunday and to show you hot everyone's rookie of the year is, they weren't even his biggest play of the day. That would be his block that sprung Mixon loose on the last five yards of a 40-yard touchdown catch-and-run on fourth-and-one.

Bengals Notebook: Zac Taylor's faith in the duo of Joe Mixon and Chris Evans pays off in the running game
They won’t say Zac Taylor is too conservative this week.

Quick Hits: Bengals play a complete game in the win over the Lions
Head coach Zac Taylor celebrated the Bengals’ first back-to-back road win since 2015 and savored another big win after a loss. On Sunday it was 23 points by virtue of Sunday’s 34-11 victory over the Lions.

Bengals receive notable PFF grades after big win over Lions
A look at some of the PFF grades for the Bengals during that big win.

It wasn't who the Bengals beat, but how, that delivers statement win – The Athletic
Beating the winless Lions might not seem significant but it was done so with the authority expected from a good team.

Around the League

Dak Prescott (calf) will undergo MRI, but not overly concerned
Following the Cowboys' overtime win, Dak Prescott was in a boot due to a calf injury. He'll get an MRI on Monday.

Seattle Seahawks' Darrell Taylor stretchered off field, has movement in extremities
Seahawks defensive end Darrell Taylor was immobilized, taken off the field on a stretcher and taken via ambulance to a hospital Sunday night. Coach Pete Carroll said preliminary CT scans were clear and that Taylor was moving his extremities.

Cowboys CB Trevon Diggs ties NFL record with seven INTs in six games
Dallas' defense has looked much better than it did a season ago through the first six weeks of the 2021 campaign. Trevon Diggs, who's on a record-setting pace when it comes to interceptions, has been a primary reason for the resurgence.

Cam Newton, now vaccinated, says he still wants to play football: 'Hell yeah'
Cam Newton wants a shot at continuing his NFL career in 2021. To that end, the veteran quarterback confirmed Sunday on his YouTube channel that he has been vaccinated against COVID-19.

Las Vegas Raiders cap tumultuous week with emotional win at Denver Broncos
The Raiders beat the Broncos in their first game since Jon Gruden's resignation and their first with Rich Bisaccia at the helm.