The Bengals fell to the Cardinals 34-31 Sunday night, in a battle between two of the NFL’s best.
The loss marks just the latest in a string of prime time road game losses for Cincinnati (8-2), according to NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala. After its loss to Arizona (8-2) on Sunday Night Football, the Bengals are just 1-13 in its last 14 games.
Cincinnati appears to have a firm grasp on the AFC North lead, as the Bengals are two games up on the Steelers with six weeks left. But as Kinkhabwala notes, Cincinnati has two prime time road games left this season and their “crappy” record in those games might mean the team isn’t a lock to win the division.
The Bengals mercifully don’t play in a prime time road game next week, as they will host the Rams at 1 p.m. EST next Sunday on FOX.