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Staying Positive: Bengals Players That Stepped Up

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Oct 31, 2013; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) reacts after an interception by Miami Dolphins cornerback Dimitri Patterson (not pictured) in the second quarter at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

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 with what looks to be a season ending ACL injury.

We will now find out how good a coach Mike Zimmer is without the all pro Atkins in the middle. There’s two options here, give up and go on 3 game losing streak, or rest up, coach 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 last night.