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Tim, Matt, and Shelby are all breaking down a disappointing loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Bengals go to 1-1 on the early season. However, this game was not as clean as everyone was making it out to be, at least on the Pittsburgh side.
Mike Mitchell became the new point of dirty players with a cheap shot on C.J. Uzomah and leading with the crown of his helmet numerous times.
The officials became the point of criticism with a huge missed call with Tyler Boyd’s knee clearly being down before the fumble. C.J. Uzomah looking like he was in bounds when an incomplete call could have been challenged, but wasn’t when Lewis was told that Uzomah went out of bounds becoming an ineligible receiver, despite no hat or marker being thrown.
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The Bengals were in their own way a number of times with no running game, 4 for 16 on third downs, missed passes, and poor pass blocking created their own problems. The Cincinnati Bengals needed a lot more than a few made calls to win.
The guys take a look at the DeMarcus Ware news as he is expected to miss Bengals week next week. Can the Broncos overcome their newest injuries against the Bengals? Will Von Miller and company be able to do enough to beat the Bengals?It is the Bengals home opener and Broncos first on the road in 2016.
Matt and Shelby will return to break down the Broncos visit to Paul Brown Stadium. Jimmy Garopppolo is down with an injury in New England, could it derail their winning ways? Finally, they will go lightning round for week three in the NFL.