Predictions for the 2022 Cincinnati Bengals season in the best and…

Predictions for the 2022 Cincinnati Bengals season in the best and worst case scenarios

Here is the FanSided preview of the NFL in 2022. Time to peek into our crystal football and see what the Cincinnati Bengals’ season outlook looks like.
Nearly no one predicted the Cincinnati Bengals to be one of the final two teams standing when the season began the previous year. A Super Bowl berth was completely unexpected last year, but in Year 3 of the Joe Burrow Era, it is now expected.Just consider how swiftly things have changed.

The Bengals held the No. 1 pick in the draft just three years ago, and now they are mentioned with other AFC gladiators like the Chiefs and Titans, two clubs they defeated in the playoffs last year.

The question now is whether the Bengals can officially announce their entry into the NFL’s elite or if they’ll suffer to the dreaded Super Bowl hangover.

Review of the Cincinnati Bengals’ 2021 season

  • 10-7 record
  • 1st place in AFC North
  • Lost Super Bowl LVI to the Rams

The Bengals astonished the world by not only winning their division but also defeating the Raiders, Titans, and Chiefs to advance to the Super Bowl last year, despite coming off a four-win campaign and losing their starting quarterback midway through the campaign.

Before their triumph over the Raiders, they hadn’t won a playoff game in thirty years and hadn’t made it to the Super Bowl since the 1988 campaign.

They unfortunately lost to the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium, 23-20, failing to claim their first-ever Super Bowl victory.

Joe Burrow was sacked seven times, which contributed significantly to the defeat, but the quarterback has given the crowd hope that 2021 wasn’t an anomaly. Read More