Whatever you concentrate on Zac Taylor’s potential as a playcaller, it’s a must to give the person credit score for one factor: he’s been profitable at getting self-discipline from his gamers.
In the pinnacle coach’s three seasons in Cincinnati, the Bengals have 93 (2019), 83 (2020), and 40 (this 12 months) penalties. Their rating in the NFL has been fifth fewest penalties, ninth fewest, and, this 12 months, the fewest amount of penalties in the league.
The Bengals are the least penalized team in the NFL
— RJay (@RjayKarban) November 22, 2021
That’s fairly outstanding. Just as latest as 2018, the Bengals had the eighth most penalties (114). Now, don’t interpret this as a shot at Marvin Lewis. (Under the earlier head coach, the team had solely 88 penalties in 2016, the second highest complete in the league.) Rather, it’s about upending the roster after which placing collectively a squad that listens and works collectively.
Now the Bengals will face one of many dirtiest groups, nay, the dirtiest (and sneakiest) team in the league: the Pittsburgh Steelers. While the Steelers sit across the center of the NFL with 66 penalties, we all know that the quantity could be greater in the event that they wore totally different jerseys. And even one among their extra likelable gamers, Cam Hayward, randomly punched Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert in Pittsburgh’s final recreation.
Yes, the Bengals received the final matchup with their AFC North rivals simply, however can they overcome their soiled tips 3 times in a row (going again to the Ryan Finley recreation)? We preview Sunday’s recreation between the Steelers and Bengals in the video under:
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