It seems that Gruden, Lewis, and Andy are all on different pages concerning the offense. The running game just isn’t good enough to carry the team, and if they must rely on the pass the receivers are going to HAVE to catch the ball.
Every game is important in the NFL, but the most important are divisional games and then head-to-head matchups with conference opponents regarding tie breaker scenarios come playoff time. Sunday night is going to do one of two things. It’s either going to prove that the Bengals are just too young to run with the big boys, or it’s going to show that there is a changing of the guard and these Cincinnati is for real. Pittsburgh is currently decimated with injuries, but they know how to win these important games. It’s time these young Bengals show they know as well.