Week two in the NFL has finally come to a close and there were some shifts in the AFC North standings. Two of the clubs that call the division home were able to win, while the other two were not able to hang on. It was an action-packed weekend of football, but there is another week ahead that will push these teams up and down the standings based off their outcome.
Two AFC North battles took place between Sunday and Monday this past week. They were both fights that saw close conclusions. None of the teams look special right now, but then again, neither do most teams in the league. A couple teams boosted their cause during the early portion of the year while others have begun to suffer setbacks.
Cincinnati Bengals (0-2) sit at the bottom after back-to-back division losses
Something is wrong with the Cincinnati Bengals right now. They have found a common cause for concern in recent history with slow starts. They were able to recover from that before, but they will struggle to gain ground this time around. Something is wrong with Joe Burrow and his calf injury seems to be coming back into the spotlight,
The Bengals lost back-to-back AFC North divisional games to start their schedule. That is a difficult way of starting off the year with high expectations. They have an extra day to prepare this week as they get ready to host the LA Rams on Monday Night Football. Many thought LA would be a terrible team this year, but they have been contesting ever game they have been with a solid offensive attack.