The sun rose and the world continued to turn as we awoke from a frightening Halloween game in Miami. All of the media hype, player of the month, explosive offense talk came to a screeching halt as the Bengals watched the Dolphins sack their hopes of a 7-2 record headed to Baltimore. The obvious worse part of this game was the loss of Geno Atkins to a season ending ACL injury.
We will now find out how good of a coach Mike Zimmer truly is without the All-Pro Atkins in the middle. There’s two options here, give up and go on losing streak, or rest up, coach em up, and find a way to make this season a special one. So let’s take a look at three players that did their part Thursday night.