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Zac Taylor: Joe Burrow’s ability to put a hit behind him makes our job easier

As the saying goes, if you get knocked down nine times, you get up 10.One could say something similar about Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, who overcame nine sacks to defeat the Titans 19-16 in the divisional round on Saturday.One of Burrow’s best throws was his last, firing a 19-yard pass to Ja’Marr Chase to move [more]

Derrick Henry: The fourth-down stop will play in my mind every day until we play again

Titans running back Derrick Henry returned to play in the playoffs after a foot injury that required surgery sidelined him for the second half of the season.But the results weren’t what he or the Titans wanted.Henry rushed for 62 yards on 20 carries with a 3-yard touchdown in the second quarter of the 19-16 loss [more]

Giants interviewing Lou Anarumo

Bengals defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo has come up with winning game plans the last two weeks and he’s moved himself into consideration for at least one head coaching job.Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Giants are interviewing Anarumo for their head coaching vacancy on Sunday morning. It’s the first time Anarumo’s name has [more]

NFL playoff schedule 2022: Bracket, dates, times, TV channel, scores for AFC, NFC Divisional round games

The 2021 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2022 postseason is underway. Six teams remain in the Divisional round entering today. Teams left in the NFL playoffs include: Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers.READ MORE: PFT’s NFL 2022 divisional round [more]

Ryan Tannehill: It’s gonna take long time to get over Saturday’s loss

The Titans finished the regular season as the top team in the AFC, but that didn’t help them on Saturday.Ryan Tannehill threw three interceptions, including one by Bengals linebacker Logan Wilson with less than 30 seconds left to play. The Bengals needed one play to get into field goal position after that pick and Evan [more]

Joe Burrow: Evan McPherson is unbelievable

The Bengals only managed one touchdown in Saturday’s game in Tennessee, but that proved to be enough to get the job done.Rookie kicker Evan McPherson had a lot to do with that. The fifth-round pick made all four field goals he tried during the 19-16 win, including the 52-yarder at the whistle that gave the [more]

Both No. 1 seeds lose in divisional round for first time since 2010

Saturday was a bad day for the top seeds in both conferences.The Titans and Packers both lost at home on last-second field goals by their opponents. Tennessee sacked Joe Burrow nine times, but their offense couldn’t convert a key fourth down and Ryan Tannehill threw three interceptions in a 19-16 loss. The Packers failed to [more]

Joe Burrow: I’m tired of the underdog narrative

The Bengals were not a popular pick for the AFC Championship Game before the start of the season, but that’s where they will be next Sunday.Evan McPherson‘s field goal at the whistle gave Cincinnati a 19-16 win over the top-seeded Titans and set them up for a trip to either Kansas City or Buffalo to [more]

Mike Vrabel on Ryan Tannehill’s performance: “It’s never gonna be about one person”

Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill threw three interceptions in Saturday’s loss to the Bengals. After the game, coach Mike Vrabel was asked about Tannehill’s performance.“Well I don’t think Ryan or myself of anybody did enough to win the game,” Vrabel told reporters after the 19-16 loss. “That’s how it goes. It’s never gonna be about one [more]

Zac Taylor: This is the expectation for the Bengals, we’re gonna find a way to win

Not many people were expecting the Bengals to be in the AFC Championship Game before this season, but head coach Zac Taylor says he and his players aren’t surprised.Taylor said after today’s win in Tennessee that the Bengals have always had confidence that they could play the way they played today.“This is the expectation for [more]

Bengals advance to AFC Championship Game with 19-16 win over Titans

For the first time since 1988, the Bengals are in the AFC Championship Game.Cincinnati used a last-second, 52-yard field goal to defeat the conference’s No. 1 seed Tennessee 19-16.The Bengals were ahead 16-6 after Joe Mixon’s 16-yard touchdown run with 9:34 left in the third quarter. But the Titans scored 10 straight points to tie [more]

Joe Burrow overcomes playoff-record nine sacks to advance

Joe Burrow is Joe Montana.Yes, it’s too early to compare achievements. It’s not too early to compare attitudes.Both were brash, in a way that wasn’t. Montana had, and Burrow has, a nonchalant confidence backed up by their abilities. On Saturday, Burrow stayed cool and calm through nine sacks — equalling a playoff record — to [more]

A.J. Brown’s 33-yard touchdown ties Bengals, Titans at 16 late in third quarter

The Titans aren’t out of it yet.Tennessee has scored 10 straight points to tie Cincinnati at 16 at the end of the third quarter.Kicker Randy Bullock made a 34-yard field goal with 1:36 left in the period to make the score 16-9. And on the Bengals’ ensuing drive, a Joe Burrow pass went off the [more]

Joe Mixon touchdown gives Bengals 16-6 lead

The Bengals got off to a hot start in the second half and now have a solid lead over the Titans.Though the club had just 7 yards rushing at halftime, Cincinnati came out running in the third quarter. And Joe Mixon capped a nine-play, 65-yard drive with a 16-yard touchdown run.Cincinnati converted a third-and-1 from [more]

Bengals lead Titans 9-6 at halftime

Neither the Bengals nor the Titans have generated much offense in the first half of Saturday’s divisional-round matchup, as Cincinnati leads Tennessee 9-6 at halftime.Bengals kicker Evan McPherson has hit three field goals of 38, 45, and 54 yards. The last one came with 1:35 left in the second quarter.Cincinnati’s run game has been non-existent, [more]

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