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Bengals News (10/3): Joe Burrow makes Cincy a playoff contender

So says one Bengals great.

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Bengals News

Bengals Legend Praises Joe Burrow: He ‘Makes the Bengals a Playoff Team’
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t made the playoffs since 2015. They play the Packers, Lions and Ravens over the next three weeks. Facing playoff caliber teams like Green Bay and Baltimore should be a good barometer to see how good the 2021 Bengals are this season.

Burrow And His Company Of Bengals Go Off Script For Hollywood Ending
C.J. Uzomah calls him “Joey Franchise,” but franchise quarterbacks need a supporting cast and on Thursday night Uzomah, Joe Burrow’s tight end, answered on two unscripted plays that provided the Hollywood ending to a Broadway play in network prime time.

Dentist visit followed big Thursday night win for Bengals' Taylor
With one more win this season, Zac Taylor's team will tie the total number of wins they had from a season ago. But first, Taylor was up and at 'em - at the dentist with his son Friday morning.

Uzomah Talks Culture Shock; Zac Upbeat About Injuries; Mirror Stats for Burrow, A-Rod In First 14 Starts
A look at the flip card from Thursday night’s gut check of a 24-21 victory shows that 41 of the 53 Bengals on the card were brought in under Zac Taylor's watch.

Other News

Cincinnati football earns historic win at Notre Dame
No. 7/8-ranked Cincinnati forced three turnovers, Desmond Ridder scored three times and the Bearcats defeated No. 9/7 Notre Dame 24-13 Saturday.

Brian Kelly ruthlessly trolled by Cincinnati after Notre Dame's loss to Bearcats
Brian Kelly isn't going to live this one down for a while. You love to see it.

Buccaneers TE Rob Gronkowski could miss weeks with fractured ribs, sources say
MRI testing during the week revealed multiple fractures to Rob Gronkowski’s ribs, which could keep the Buccaneers tight end out for weeks. He will miss his return to New England Sunday night.

Bears turn to rookie QB Justin Fields for second career start
The 2-1 Chicago Bears, looking for a division win Sunday vs. the winless Detroit Lions, will have rookie Justin Fields under center at Soldier Field.