The Cincinnati Bengals regressed as a football team on Sunday. After the offense only managed to put six points on the board, the inept Bengals fell to the Cleveland Browns by a score of 17-6. For Cincinnati, this game resembled shades of the Wild Card loss to the Houston Texans last season.
Multiple factors came into play during Sunday's loss. The end result of the game does not fall upon one individual's shoulders, but rather the team as a whole. Especially on offense, no one stepped up, and no one impressed.
The Bengals—who were absolutely stellar on the road in 2012—are now 0-2 on the road this season and are tied atop the AFC North with the Browns and Baltimore Ravens at 2-2 after the first quarter of the season.
Let's take a look at each positional group from Sunday's game to figure out what problems must be addressed going forward.