The Cincinnati Bengals managed to turn things around against the Cleveland Browns last week, but a looming matchup with Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins means there are plenty of important storylines to be monitoring up until kickoff.
While the Bengals have not exactly played up to their full potential yet, things seem to be heading in the right direction. The Redskins are an NFC foe, but it is still a critically important early-season matchup for Cincinnati as they attempt to stay above .500.
Injuries and disappointing play from some have plagued the Bengals to this point, but it could be the team getting off to a slow start more than anything.
Week 3 could be the turning point for Cincinnati, for better or worse. Here are the biggest storylines to watch as the Bengals travel to Washington.