Throughout the course of the four-game preseason, we discovered quite a good amount of new information regarding the Cincinnati Bengals. Despite the amount of similar pieces, this team is very different from its 2012 version.
The team has become more versatile and experienced since their loss in the Wild Card Round to the Houston Texans this past January—they seem determined to shed their historically snakebitten image.
It appears the right pieces are in place, as owner Mike Brown has seemingly turned over a new leaf and has begun to put this team in a position to succeed.
There were plenty of interesting findings regarding the new-look 2013 Bengals; however, eight of them stood out above the rest.