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Bengals News (10/4): Letting Burrow cook

Zac Taylor reflects on his team’s 3-1 start and his quarterback’s progression.

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Taylor-Made Takes: Zac Taylor talks about Joe Burrow's progress in the Bengals offense
As he headed into a rare fall weekend that didn’t involve a game, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor spent some time with Bengals senior writer Geoff Hobson reflecting on halftime adjustments, Joe Burrow’s natural classroom work ethic, Mike Hilton’s impact and the challenge of facing a good friend next Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium who also happens to be Packers head coach Matt LaFleur.

There’s a lot to like about Joe Burrow and the Bengals now: 32 thoughts on win over Jaguars – The Athletic
The Cincinnati Bengals are alone in first place in the AFC North Division for the first time since Week 5 in 2018.

Pacman Jones tutors ex-Bengal Chris Henry's sons in football skills
Sons of late Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry are in town getting noticed in junior high football at Withrow

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow Mic'd Up During Win Over Jaguars on Thursday Night Football - Sports Illustrated Cincinnati Bengals News, Analysis and More
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow Mic'd Up During Win Over Jaguars on Thursday Night Football

Around the League

'Very emotional week' for Tom Brady concludes with surreal Buccaneers victory over Patriots
As the night two decades in the making finally came to an end, Tom Brady admitted it was a “very emotional week” as he anticipated his return, thinking about the people in New England who had made an impact on him, Judy Battista writes.

Robert Saleh: Zach Wilson 'was aggressive when he needed to be' in first win with Jets
After imploring Jets rookie Zach Wilson to take the "boring" outlet pass at times, Robert Saleh was pleased with the strides he saw from his young QB in New York's win over Tennessee.

San Francisco 49ers rookie QB Trey Lance replaces Jimmy Garoppolo, who’s set to have MRI on calf
Through a barrage of seemingly endless questions about his quarterback situation, San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan has remained adamant that the plan was to ride with incumbent Jimmy Garoppolo while rookie Trey Lance develops.

Denver Broncos’ Teddy Bridgewater leaves game vs. Baltimore Ravens with concussion
Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, whose play, leadership and calm under pressure had been credited as a key part of the Broncos’ 3-0 start, sustained a concussion during Sunday’s 23-7 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Denver’s first of the season.

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid first to win 100 NFL games with two teams
Andy Reid showed little emotion about becoming the first coach to win 100 games for two different NFL teams, saying merely, “I’m pretty good with it,” after his Kansas City Chiefs beat his former employer, the Philadelphia Eagles, 42-30 on Sunday.