Bengals should beware these 3 potential trap games in 2022

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Bengals Trap Game No. 2  – Week 3 at NY Jets

This was a trap game last year. Or was it? Did anyone even expect Cincy to lose the way they did against a backup quarterback? Mike White absolutely torched the Bengals for 405 yards and three TDs. It was a clear wake-up call for Cincy.

Unless there is another Jets quarterback injury, the Bengals should be facing second-year quarterback Zach Wilson. Not only will he be older and more experienced but the Jets also added firepower, and protection, and shored up their defense.

The Jets signed former Bengal C. J. Uzomah at tight end. They also added Tevin Coleman at running back. Here is a link to all of their offseason additions. On paper NY will be very much improved, we’ll have to see if Jets head coach Robert Salah can shape the team into something in 2022.

Though all of these offseason moves might be for naught if Zach Wilson doesn’t progress as a quarterback. Much of New York’s success will come down to how he is playing. If he is at least serviceable behind center, the Jets have a shot at this game.

Given the added talent the Jets might not be a trap game anymore. However, given the talent disparity between teams and that both teams should be healthy because it is still early in the season, the Bengals should 100 percent win this game, making this a trap game.