My Season Outlook for the Cincinnati Bengals





Cincinnati Bengals

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Sports:
Football
League:
National Football League
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Location:
Cincinnati, OH United States
Conference:
American Football Conference

Season Report Card

Offense
Position
Quarterbacks
B-
Dalton started very well but injury. Driskill not a starting NFL QB.
Running Backs
A-
Considering the Oline it was pretty pretty good with Mixon. Gio unfortunately had major drop off mainly due to injuries and Oline performance.
Protection & Blocking
D
Speaks for itself
Receiving
B-
Emergence of Boyd even with AJ injured was positive. Ross had glimpses but not enough considering he was a first rounder
Skills
Speed
C-
Production
C+
Big Play Ability
B
Consistency
C-
Red Zone Success
A-
Defense
Position
Defensive Line
C
Should have been a major strength and outside of a few games didn’t show consistently
Linebackers
C-
When Vigil got injured it showed lack of depth and speed
Defensive Backs
B-
Emergence of Bates was positive
Skills
Passing Game Defense
C-
Stopping the Run
D
Controlling Field Position
C-
Stopping The Big Play
C+
Causing Turnovers
C
Special Teams and Coaching
Special Teams
Place Kicking
B-
Punting
B+
Kickoff/Punt Returning
B
Kickoff/Punt Coverage
C+
Overall Unit Analysis
Ericksen saves the group overall - he was consistently good.
Coaching
Effectiveness
C+
Preparedness
C
Decision Making
C+
Overall Coaching / School Analysis
Injuries were a major factor but time for a philosophical change
Overall Team
Overall Team Grade
C-
Analysis
Surprising start until injuries killed season. Some nice bright spots on offense but Defense was mainly mediocre.
Did the team's performance
meet your expectations?
Slightly Under-performed Expectations
Expectations/ Outlook
Must get the new head coach right - talent is there in key spots to make push for playoffs. Need a great draft...