Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 11/5/14
Last week: 14 (-1) Record: 8-6 Net points per drive: 0.49 (7th) DVOA: 4.4% (12th) Weighted DVOA: 14.6% (7th) The Bengals are 8-6 and control their own destiny for a playoff spot, but their struggles against playoff caliber opponents should be their undoing. Andy Dalton was 0-8 against playoff teams last year and he’s just 2-4 against playoff contending teams this season. In all other games over the past 2 seasons, he’s 15-2. The Ravens and Steelers, against whom he is 0-6, should finish this team at 8-8 and end their playoff hopes. Studs C Kyle Cook: Did not allow a pressure on 23 pass block snaps, run blocked for 38 yards on 7 attempts CB Terence Newman: Allowed 2 catches for 14 yards on 6 attempts, 1 pass deflection, 3 solo tackles, 2 stops Duds QB Andy Dalton: 13 of 27 for 127 yards and a touchdown, 2 throw aways, 1 drop, 60.7 adjusted QB rating, pressured on 15 of 36 drop backs (6 sacks, 3 scrambles, 1 of 6, 2 throw aways) LG Clint Boling: Allowed 2 sacks and 3 quarterback hurri...
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