Bengals News

Cincinnati Bengals: Power Rankings Roundup Week 13

matthewwillson
facebooktwitterreddit

Nov 29, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill (32) runs the ball against the St. Louis Rams in the second half at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati defeated St. Louis 31-7. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals will not fall for the third straight week, but will they move up at all? There dominate win over the St. Louis Rams will certainly put them on the right path. It will be hard however to move up when they only team to lose in from of them was the number one in power rankings last week and only has one loss to their name. So with that said, here is the Week 13 Power Rankings Roundup.

Elliot Harrison of NFL.com: #4

"Kudos, Leon Hall. Not too many guys come back from one Achilles injury, much less a twofer. Nice to see the long-time Bengal putting away the Rams with a second-half pick-six on Sunday. With the Steelers’ loss, the division race in the AFC North is all but over with five games to play. #WhoDey"

ESPN.com Power Rankings: #5

"Andy Dalton owns the middle of the field: 72.8 completion percentage, 11-1 TD-INT ratio and an NFL-best 95.4 Total QBR passing between the painted field numbers this season."

Peter King of MMQB.SI.com: #5

"As dangerous a team as there is in football when Andy Dalton is on."

He just doesn’t get it, does he. Dalton has had two good games that they have lost. Houston was not his fault, it was his protection and receivers. Arizona, the defense. This team is more than just Andy Dalton! Rant Over!

Fansided Staff Power Rankings: #3

"The Cincinnati Bengals ended their two-game losing streak by dominating the St. Louis Rams and now the Bengals are back on the right path. As the Pittsburgh Steelers continue to weather injuries and win, the pressure was on the Bengals."

Frank Schwab of Yahoo Sports: #5

"Jeremy Hill had 86 yards on 16 carries, while Giovani Bernard had 16 yards on 10 attempts. Bernard has been the better runner this season, but perhaps Hill is getting ready to carve out a bigger role as the playoffs near."

The Cincinnati Bengals are back on track, whether you think they deserve a number three or a number 32 in the power rankings, the Bengals are three games ahead in the division and tied for the second seed in the AFC. That has everyone turning their heads compared to last season.

facebooktwitterreddit