Fanteractive Game Breakdown for Baltimore @ Cincinnati by Jeff_Leong

National Football League

Baltimore (V) vs. Cincinnati (H)

Paul Brown Stadium
Cincinnati


Thursday Sep 13,2018 08:20 PM ET

Post Game Analysis by Jeff_Leong for Cincinnati

Post Game Report Card

Overall Team Grades
Overall Team Grade
B
Overall Offense Grade
A-
Overall Defense Grade
B
Overall Special Teams
No opinion
Overall Coaching
No opinion
My Player of the Game
Andy Dalton
Game Notes
The Red Rifle put in his work in the first half with 4 TDs but the production dropped off tremendously in the 2nd half.
Player Grades
Player
Pos
Grade
A.J. Green (18)
WR 
A+ 
Andy Dalton (14)
QB 
Dre Kirkpatrick (27)
CB 
B+ 
Giovani Bernard (25)
RB 
Joe Mixon (28)
RB 
B+ 
John Ross (15)
WR 
C- 
Shawn Williams (36)
SS 
Tyler Boyd (83)
WR 
B+ 
Advanced Team Grades
Offense
Run Offense (Overall)
B
Passing Offense (Overall)
A
Moving the Chains
A-
Protection
B+
Big Plays
A-
Mistakes
B+
Overall QB Play
A-
Game Notes on Offense
Ravens couldn't figure out how to stop the Dalton to Green connection in the first half. Tyler Boyd also stepped up with some big plays.
Quarterback
A-
Running Backs
B+
Protection & Blocking
B+
Receiving
A-
Analysis Notes
Joe Mixon was a big X factor to keep the running game moving. This slowed down the pass rush of the Ravens.
Defense
Passing Game Defense
B-
Stopping the Run
B
Controlling the Line of Scrimmage
B+
Forcing Turnovers
A-
Big Plays
B
Mistakes
B
Game Notes on Defense
Allowed a 3 possession lead to dwindle.
Defensive Line
B+
Linebackers
B-
Defensive Backs
B+
Notes
SPECIAL Teams
Special Teams Comments
Play of the Game
Coaching Grades
Game Plan
B+
Execution
A
Game Management
A-
Key Decisions
B
Play-Calling
A-
Creativity
B
Comments on Coaching
Excellent 1st half, Not the best 2nd half. Moved AJ Green around the field which they haven't done too much in the past. Putting AJ in the slot was a good move which resulted in two of his 3 TDs.