Cincinnati Bengals: Recapping Weekly MVP’s

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Jan 9, 2016; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) walks off the field after the AFC Wild Card playoff football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 9, 2016; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) walks off the field after the AFC Wild Card playoff football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports /
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Dec 13, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) passes the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first quarter at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 13, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) passes the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first quarter at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports /

The Cincinnati Bengals had a great season. The 2015 season started with an 8-0 start and eventually ended with a 12-4 record and a AFC North crown. . Although the season wasn’t  flawless, the Bengals had a lot to be proud about, including the playoff lost. As we recap the season, lets take a look at every MVP this season.

In week one, Tyler Eifert took the first MVP award. Eifert went for 104 yards and two touchdowns on nine receptions against Oakland. Due to his performance, the Bengals took their first victory beating the Oakland 33-13.

In the following week, the Bengals came home to Paul Brown Stadium to play another AFC West opponent in the San Diego Chargers. The Bengals, took another win by beating the Chargers 24-19 in largely due to the effort of Giovani Bernard. Bernard won the week two MVP for rushing for 123 yards on 20 carries, which is an average of 6.2 yards per attempt.

In the ensuing week, another Cincinnati Bengal became the MVP. A.J. Green took over in the shoot out verse the division rival Baltimore Ravens. AJ Green put up 227 yards and two touchdowns on 10 receptions. With Green breaking out, it completed a third week in a row that Cincinnati has had three different break out stars. The win boosted the Bengals to 3-0 and it was mainly due to A.J. Green’s success.

In week four, the “Red Rifle” finally got his recognition. Andy Dalton won MVP in week four due to his play against the Kansas City Chiefs. While the Chiefs were not been that good at the time in the record column, Dalton still had to go out and face a very good defense. Andy Dalton finished with 321 yards and one touchdown. However, it wasn’t just the yards that lead to Dalton being named MVP. Dalton threw for over 300 yards and yet had no turnovers.

Andy Dalton continued his success in the week 5 game against the Seattle Seahawks. Although Dalton threw 331 yards, two touchdowns and also adding one on the ground, he wasn’t the only player deserving the MVP award. The MVP of week five was Andy Dalton and Adam Jones. Jones sparked the massive comeback and allowed Dalton many chances to shine.

Next: Week 6-12

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