Dec 15, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber (10) leaves the field after being injured against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports
Where to start? Let’s start by addressing the “Off the Deep End” fans blaming Dalton and clamoring for the firing of Lewis. Dalton did not lose that game. Nor did Lewis. That game was lost by players and play callers. This game was lost mostly by players who make their living on special teams and most notably, the Bengals Pro Bowl caliber Punter, Kevin Huber.
The special teams gave up 14 points. The Defense gave up 16 points. The offense scored 20. Dalton and Lewis did not: drop any punts, did not tackle (or fail to tackle), did not receive a penalty, did not fumble and did not (presumably) call the terrible plays that were being called on Sunday night.
With that out of the way, here’s the Week 15 Good, Bad and Mostly Ugly…