5 reasons to be excited about the Bengals in 2022

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images) /
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Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) /

1. Revamped offensive line

As all Bengals fans know the offensive line has been an issue for many years. Cincinnati finally went out and changed that this offseason signing 3 big name linemen in La’el Collins, Ted Karras, and Alex Cappa. These additions will not only help Joe Burrow not get sacked an outrageous amount of times but they will also give Joe Mixon the space he needs to jump to the elite level we all know he is capable of.

Burrow was sacked nine times in the Super Bowl, which most certainly affected the game itself. With Burrows’s elite pocket presence and ability to make plays, him having more time will mean nothing but even better play from the man who leads the Bengals out every week.

In the case of Joe Mixon, the number changes are expected to be significant as he has never had the chance to run behind an elite-level lineman. He has made his name in the league as a guy who creates space when it’s not there.

With these incredible moves this offseason to address the offensive line expect both of these guys to shock the NFL with how great they can be with an all-around elite offense.

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