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Bengals Wild Card Round "Unsung Hero Of The Week Award" Versus Colts

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We look at some of the players that had contributions which may have gone overlooked in the first round loss to the Colts. Cast your vote and sound off on your winner.

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Like the MVP Award, this weekly feature has hit it's final stop for the 2014 season. Cast your vote and sound off on your winner for the Bengals' Wild Card "Unsung Hero of the Week Award".

Giovani Bernard, RB: Very little was open for Bernard, in terms of running lanes, but he did make some plays in the passing game. He was the leading receiver on the day with eight catches for 46 yards to go along with six more yards on the ground.

Kevin Huber, P: Cincinnati's left-footer went toe-to-toe with the other punter nominated for the Pro Bowl in Pat McAfee. Proving the Bengals' offensive ineptitude on the day, Huber booted the ball eight times on Sunday, with three landing inside of the Colts' 20-yard line. He had a 43.1-yard-per-punt average on the afternoon.

Reggie Nelson, S: It was a rough day for the secondary, as they gave up 376 passing yards to Andrew Luck, and Nelson was part of that issue. Still, he made plays at times, as evidenced by his fumble recovery of a Darqueze Dennard strip of Daniel Herron. He also added five tackles.

Margus Hunt, DE: We knew that the guy was a project, but with seven snaps against Pittsburgh and 13 against Indianapolis on a front generating no pressure, it seems odd that the coaching staff wouldn't at least see if they could get something from the second-year man. On those 13 snaps, Hunt had two assisted tackles and a half-sack with Geno Atkins. Boosting the pass rush will be priority No. 1 in the offseason, but the coaches will need to give Hunt a fair shake to truly label him as "boom or bust".