It wasn’t too long ago that the Cincinnati Bengals season appeared to be over. Cincinnati had just lost four straight and stood several games back in a mediocre AFC.
Thanks to back-to-back blowout wins over the New York Giants and Kansas City Chiefs, the Bengals are back. With just six games left in the season, Cincy is just one game out of a playoff berth and is one of the hottest teams in the league.
The next four games for Cincinnati are suddenly very winnable games. It starts this week with Oakland and old friend Carson Palmer.
The Raiders are an incredibly dangerous team, and Palmer would love nothing more than to waltz out of Paul Brown Stadium with a win.
What will it take to get a win over Oakland? Let’s take a look at the 10 keys to the game.