Andy Dalton’s Inconsistency Could Doom Bengals’ Playoff Run

December 4, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cincinnati Bengals sit at 8-4, well on their way to an AFC North championship and a third straight playoff appearance.
However, all is not well in the Queen City.
Much like the Indianapolis Colts, the Bengals appear to have sprung a leak at the worst possible time, exposing a flaw that could make their trip to the postseason a short one.
With the Colts, it's an offense thrown into disarray by the loss of wide receiver Reggie Wayne. In Cincinnati, the offense has been thrown for a loop by another second-half swoon by quarterback Andy Dalton.
It wasn't that long ago that Dalton was as hot as any passer in the National Football League, tearing up defenses across the league while guiding the Bengals to four straight wins from Week 5 to Week 8.
Since then, it's been a different story. Dalton's numbers have backslid considerably over the past four weeks, and the Bengals have won as many games as they've lost.
For his part, Dalton recently told Coley Harvey o...

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