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Bengals News (11/8): Halfway there

Joe Burrow and the Bengals have eight games left to get back in the playoff picture.

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No panic for the Cincinnati Bengals heading into the bye week 5-4
The Browns stung the Bengals, 41-16, Sunday in front of the largest Paul Brown Stadium crowd in six years and quarterback Joe Burrow stoically led his team into this week's bye with a message. "We've lost two in a row. So what?"

Quick HIts: Joe Burrow takes the blame for the Bengals performance against the Browns
Sunday’s 41-16 loss to the Browns in front of the biggest Paul Brown Stadium crowd (65,451) in six years turned on its first possession and Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow took the blame.

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow Takes Blame for Ugly Loss to Cleveland Browns - Sports Illustrated Cincinnati Bengals News, Analysis and More
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow Takes Blame for Ugly Loss to Cleveland Browns

Dehner Jr.: Bengals can't afford top weapons to have letdowns like Sunday's debacle vs. Browns – The Athletic
Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and the rest of the passing game are supposed to cover warts, but they were a problem Sunday.

Bengals offense oddly ignored Tyler Boyd during blowout loss to Browns
Where was the love for one of the best slot WRs in the game?

Around the League

Panthers' Haason Reddick: Mac Jones made 'dirty play' twisting Brian Burns' ankle
Replays showed that Patriots quarterback Mac Jones grabbed Panthers DE Brian Burns' foot and continued to hold on as the pass rusher attempted to get to a loose ball.

Broncos WR Tim Patrick calls Cowboys' early fourth-down attempts 'disrespectful'
The Cowboys attempted two fourth-down plays on the game's first two drives while in Denver territory. The Broncos stonewalled Dallas each time, setting the tone for a 30-16 beatdown of the Cowboys.

Raiders' loss to Giants caps nightmare week in trying season, but 5-3 Las Vegas must move forward
In the wake of a horrific car crash caused by Henry Ruggs III, the Raiders lost to the lowly Giants on Sunday. After a nightmare week in a trying season, Judy Battista writes, Las Vegas must move forward to avoid another unravelling in the stretch run.

DeSean Jackson says he's signing with Las Vegas Raiders
WR DeSean Jackson told NFL reporter Josina Anderson that he is signing with the Raiders after he was released by the Rams this week.

XFL hires former Buffalo Bills CEO Russ Brandon as league president
The XFL hired a series of former NFL and XFL executives Monday in anticipation of its 2023 return to the field, including former Buffalo Bills CEO Russ Brandon as the league's new president.