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5-0, 1st in AFC North
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Cincy remains in top 5

The last time the Bengals were 5-0, they went all the way to the Super Bowl. But is a perfect record enough to move them up the ranks? NFL Power Rankings: Week 6

Are Dalton, Taylor top 10 fantasy QBs? (1:18)
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5 reasons why Andy Dalton could win MVP

Scoff if you like. But the Cincinnati QB is one of three quarterbacks in NFL history to pass for more than 1,500 yards and have a TD-to-INT ratio better than 5-to-1 through their teams' first five games. The other two, Peyton Manning in 2013 and Aaron Rodgers in 2011, went on to win the MVP award. 4 more reasons

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Woody on Bengals, Eagles and Steelers

ESPN NFL analyst Damien Woody weighs in on the improved play of the Eagles, Mike Vick's performance against the Chargers, Peyton Manning's arm, if the Bengals are legit and more.

Bigger QB development: Dalton balling or Stafford getting benched? (2:03)
NFL Power Rankings: NFC East demanding respect (1:13)
Can the Steelers catch the Bengals? (1:46)
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Schatz: Ranking the NFL's top O-lines in 2015

Think offensive line play isn't important? Aaron Schatz's two best units so far this season are both undefeated, while Dallas' highly publicized front has experienced a major drop-off.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Steve Spurrier may be remembered for his college tenure, but he left an imprint on Cincinnati's NFL team. Current Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, and coordinators Hue Jackson and Paul Guenther were on Spurrier's staffs during his two-year stint in the NFL in Washington.

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What Seattle defense?

Tyler Eifert became the focal point of Cincy's passing game Sunday. The TE worked the Seattle defense all day scoring two TDs. Eifert finished with eight catches for 90 yards, including a diving catch late in the 4th quarter to keep the Bengals drive alive. NFL Week 5 winners & losers

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Bengals OC upset with Bennett's tackles of Dalton

Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson was displeased with the way Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett kept driving Andy Dalton into the turf during a runback after an interception.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

As effective as Andy Dalton was in the fourth quarter and overtime Sunday (13-for-15, 135 yards, 1 TD, 84.9 QBR), he did it with some adversity. OC Hue Jackson said Monday that three or four times late in the game he had trouble communicating with Dalton's headset. "I have to make sure those things get solved so that I don't unsettle him."

Early favorites for NFL MVP (2:22)
Is Andy Dalton the NFL MVP so far? (1:34)
Dalton's red-hot start (1:05)

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Recognize this, Bengals fans? Modeled by kicker Mike Nugent, this is the ball that clanged off the left upright Sunday, giving Cincinnati the overtime win and preserving its spotless record. Of the 12 balls used, it was "Kicker Ball No. 1."

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Bengals OT Andrew Whitworth: "It's nice be 5-0, but we haven't arrived."

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Bengals win... aided by Earth's rotation?

Mike Nugent's game-winning field goal for the Cincinnati Bengals in OT hit the left upright before bouncing in. Nugent can thank the Earth's rotation for the good fortune, according to famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Go on...


Le Batard: Sarkisian's future at USC

Dan & Stu discuss how USC should handle the Steve Sarkisian situation plus they cover the Bengals and Patriots wins in week 5 and Stu has his game notes.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

True to form, Marvin Lewis opens his Monday news conference by tempering some of the chatter around his team. Says Bengals are "real fortunate" to come out with Sunday's win. He cites a high frequency of explosive plays on defense and offensive run-game struggles as areas that still concern him.

Team Stats

Passing Yards297.25th
Rushing Yards124.210th
Points For29.64th
Points Against20.210th

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