Bengals Bytes (9/14): Cincinnati finds respect , still looking for an identity

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 A.J. Green, Bengals Hold Off Ravens to Win 34-23 on Thursday Night Football | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights The Cincinnati Bengals parlayed an explosive first half into a 34-23 win over the Baltimore Ravens Cheap Carlos Dunlap Jersey in their home opener at Paul Brown Stadium on Thursday night.Analysis: Why Bengals win over Ravens was about respectThe Bengals finished with the same score, but found a very different way to win their second game in four days. What does this victory mean about the national perception of the Bengals going forward? What we learned from Bengals' victory over Ravens - NFL.comThe Cincinnati Bengals put in a dominant first-half performance before fending off a second-half surge by the Baltimore Ravens to take a 34-23 victory and sole possession of first place in the AFC North.Unbeaten Cincinnati Bengals still searching for true identity - Cincinnati Bengals Blog- ESPNAndy Dalton and the Bengals jumped out to an early 21-0 lead, but the offense had its share of struggles in a 34-23 victory over the Ravens. They have an extended break to figure out the kinks, but hey, 2-0 is better than 0-2.Late Woes Proof That Marvin Lewis' Bengals Still Not to Be Trusted as Contenders | Bleacher Report | Latest News , Videos and HighlightsThe good news is that after racing out to a 21-0 lead over theBaltimore Ravens, theCincinnati Bengals hung on for a 34-23 win that elevated them to 2-0 and first place in the AFC North. But was this game too close to being another primetime collapse?Billy Price hypes up Bengals crowd as he walks off after injury - NFL VideosBengals center Billy Price walks off the field after an injury to hype up the crowd. Cincinnati Bengals honor 1988 Super Bowl team Thursday nightBengals legendary left tackle Anthony Munoz reflects on rejoining his former Super Bowl teammates, and opens up about his desire to see the current Bengals in their own Super Bowl.Random Bytes Report: Kendricks signing 1-year deal with Seahawks | theScore.comThe former Browns linebacker won’t be sentenced until January for insider trading charges he plead guilty to earlier this month. For now, he’s joining Pete Carroll’s squad in Seattle. How Dallas Cowboys are wasting Dak Prescott's rookie deal, salary cap - NFL 2018Dallas has failed to build a competent team around Dak Prescott, and it's paying for it. Here's how the Cowboys got here, and what's next.Fantasy football -- Matthew Berry's 50 facts for Week 2 of 2018 NFL seasonAs usual , plenty of correct statements to help you set your Week 2 lineups, as well as the story of a fantasy player in a battle for his life.Panthers not altering plans despite Hurricane Florence - NFL.comRon Rivera told reporters the Panthers plan to practice in Charlotte on Friday despite Hurricane Florence. Keeping normal protocol would entail leaving for Atlanta on Saturday ahead of Sunday's tilt versus the Falcons.Le'Veon Bell disappointed teammates talked contract - NFL.comLe'Veon Bell recently told NFL Network's Maurice Jones-Drew he wants to see his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates succeed despite not being on the playing field with them.Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed lead first-time HOF candidates - NFL.comThe NFL unveiled its list of modern-era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2019. Highlighted on Thursday's list are four first-time candidates: tight end Tony Gonzalez, linebacker London Fletcher, corner Champ Bailey and safety Ed Reed.Yannick Ngakoue Is Coming for Your Quarterback | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and HighlightsIt's quiet on the club levelof TIAA Bank Field.Eeriequiet. Almost nobody is here on a summer day in Jacksonville, Florida , as a mountain of a man takes a seat at a vacant table and gazes out a window to the football field below... Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse — a survey of fans across the NFL. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100+ plugged in fans from each team. Bengals fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse.How confident are you in the direction of the team?Last week: 64 percent This week: 21 percentIt’s been a rough couple of weeks in the Queen City. Between the last-second loss to the Steelers and the debacle at Kansas City, fans have quickly lost faith in this team heading into the second half of the season.But as usual, winning can cure all ails, and beating the Buccaneers on Sunday would go a long way in restoring faith within the fanbase. How confident are you that Cincinnati makes the playoffs?This week: 64 percentAs little confidence as fans have in the direction of the Bengals, there’s still an expectation among many of them that Cincinnati will make it back to the playoffs. But it’s safe to say that just making the playoffs at this point doesn’t mean the franchise is moving in a good direction.After all , the Bengals have made the playoffs seven times under Marvin Lewis, yet still don’t have a playoff win. Another one-and-done trip this year won’t move the needle among Bengals fans. To feel good about the direction of this team, the Bengals need to have a breakthrough and actually win a postseason game. Will the Bengals win or lose in Week 8?Odds: Bengals are 4.5-point favoritesBucs Nation FanPulse: Bengals by 1Cincy Jungle FanPulse: Bengals by 6How do you see Sunday’s matchup between the Bengals and Bucs playing out? Let us know us know in the comments section.