With the impressive win on the road to start what essentially is the second half of the Bengals' 2011 NFL season, Cincinnati showed impressive staying power with an array of weapons in every different facet of the game.
Be it the offense, defense, or special teams, each contributed to the scoring and picked up where (and when) the other left off.
Consistency, discipline, and endurance continued to be scrutinized on the offensive side of the ball, while the ground belonged to the defense but the air to the opponent.
Special teams saw the start of what is likely to become one of the best return tandems in the league — with the return of Adam "Pacman"Jones.
Yet what was missed in the absence of Jermaine Gresham and Rey Maualuga, gave more promise to a deeper than expected Bengals team.
Here are twelve things we learned about the Bengals this week...