Posted December 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
Andy Dalton needs to play much better than he has in the past few weeks if the Bengals are going to pull off a franchise rarity. Dalton was indecisive and repeatedly missed throws during a 34-13 win in Philadelphia that was set up by the Eagles' fumbling. The Bengals (8-6) moved into playoff position with the win, and can clinch a spot by beating the Steelers (7-7) in Pittsburgh on Sunday. It would be a breakthrough for Dalton and the Bengals, who are 0-6 against Pittsburgh and Baltimore over the last two seasons. A win also would give them back-to-back playoff berths for only the second time in the team's 45-year history. Dalton hasn't done well against the Steelers and knows that has to change. --- Online: and
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