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Looking back at the Bengals' loss to the Miami Dolphins

Looking back at the Bengals' loss to the Miami Dolphins

Dolphins 22, Bengals 20

Strategy: The Bengals want to be balanced offensively. They run a single-back offense and often use two tight ends to create mismatches. They use 2013 first-round pick Tyler Eifert all over the formation while Jermaine Gresham is usually a traditional in-line tight end. They have a rhythm passing game with quarterback Andy Dalton taking shorter drops to get the ball out quickly. The Bengals run a 4-3 base defense and keep opposing quarterbacks on their toes with a variety of looks, blitzing on one play and dropping seven men into zone coverage on the next.

Personnel: The Bengals boast a deep, talented...

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