There might be no team in the NFL as hot as Cincinnati is right now. The Bengals have won three straight games by at least 18 points for the first time since 1976 and now control their playoff destiny.
But to paraphrase Earl Weaver, momentum lasts only until the next game. The Bengals travel to San Diego this week to face a reeling—but still very dangerous—Charger squad.
Let’s take a look at the keys to the game for Cincinnati.