4 games that could decide the Cincinnati Bengals’ season

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The Cincinnati Bengals‘ 2021 season schedule is no joke. With six games against their divisional foes, another regular season battle against the Chiefs, and the Packers also on the schedule, it’s no wonder why the Bengals’ schedule is considered one of the toughest in 2021.

With such a gauntlet of a schedule on the horizon, it’s not shocking that people are sleeping on the Bengals. After all, this is a team that won just four games last year and under Zac Taylor have won just six games in two years. This isn’t exactly a team that has deserved to earn people’s respect.

That being said, they can earn respect this year if they put up a fight against this incredibly difficult slate of games they have ahead of them. Cincinnati showed potential last year, especially against their brutally tough division.

Obviously, every game on the schedule is important and is meaningful but these four games, in particular, will really show us what kind of team this Bengals squad is this year. If they show something in these four games, fans should feel much more confident in this unit moving forward. Let’s get it started with the first game of the season, which obviously will set the pace for the 2021 campaign.