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Bengals News (10/19): Joe Burrow adapted Sunday

Zac Taylor praised his quarterback’s performance against the Saints.

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Bengals Roster Moves: Bachie to Return to Practice
Bachie was placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list on Aug. 30 with a knee injury. He remains on RPUP, but he may now practice without counting against the 53-player roster limit for a period of up to 21 days. The team may choose to activate Bachie to the roster at any time during the 21-day period.

Taylor-Made Takes: In Praise Of Joe Burrow In Win Over Saints
It certainly didn't hurt. I think our guys always believed we were capable of coming from behind two scores and winning the game. I don't think we did for that reason, but sometimes you need to go on the road and win some of these emotional, tough, always behind type of games just to give yourself a little kick in the butt and get some momentum going for this next one.

Bengals Notes: Trey Hendrickson, B.J. Hill, D-Line Depth; Rising In NFL Stats
Bengals head coach Zac Taylor planned on having seven game captains Sunday in New Orleans to represent the team at the coin toss. Three LSU alums La'el Collins, Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase; former Saints Eli Apple, Vonn Bell and Trey Hendrickson; and New Orleans native Stanley Morgan, Jr.

Ja'Marr Chase, other Bengals stars celebrate win at local restaurant
Wide receivers Ja'Marr Chase, Tyler Boyd and Tee Higgins and running back Joe Mixon visited the new Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse location near Fountain Square following the win on Sunday, according to a tweet from Ruby.

Bengals defense accomplishes rare feat despite struggles
That’s no better example of this than the fact Cincinnati’s defense is the only unit this year yet to allow a touchdown in the second half of a game. And according to ESPN’s Ben Baby, the streak through six games is the first of any since 2018.

Joe Bachie will return to practice with Bengals
The team announced that linebacker Joe Bachie has been cleared to rejoin the team. He is on the physically unable to perform list, so he’ll have a three-week window to practice before the team has to activate him or he will be shut him down for the rest of the year.

Bengals provide injury updates on Logan Wilson, Jeff Gunter, Higgins
On linebacker Logan Wilson, Taylor told reporters he hopes it’s merely a week-to-week injury, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer’s Kelsey Conway. That would be a huge win for all considering Wilson couldn’t finish the game and had offseason shoulder surgery.

Around the league

Bills QB Josh Allen, Falcons QB Marcus Mariota lead Players of the Week
Allen garnered AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the Bills' 24-20 win over the Chiefs. The Pro Bowl quarterback completed 27 of 40 passes for 329 yards, three touchdowns, no interceptions and a 117.6 rating. The dual-threat QB added 32 rushing yards to his award-winning cause. This is Allen's second AFC Offensive POTW honor this season and the ninth of his career.

NFL QB Index, Week 7: HAIKU EDITION! Josh Allen reclaims No. 1 spot; Aaron Rodgers' slide continues
This week, we're breaking away from our normal QB Index formatting to present our ranking of all 32 starting signal-callers in haiku form. Why? Here's a better question: Why not? Let's go.

Veteran WR Desean Jackson returning to sign with Ravens
The veteran speedster recently announced on the I AM ATHLETE podcast live tour that he was not retired and interested in a comeback. He pointed out three teams he was interested in: the Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers and the Ravens.

2023 NFL Draft order: Undefeated Eagles holding top-10 pick
This is a look at the first-round order for the 2023 NFL Draft heading into Week 7 of the 2022 NFL season, along with the top three needs for each team. The order is determined by record, using strength of schedule as the first tiebreaker (click here to see a full list of the draft-order tiebreakers). Keep in mind -- teams that would make the playoffs if the season ended today are marked as PL (short for playoffs) in the order below. The draft order for playoff teams is determined by the results of postseason play.