Re: As a Non-NFL Lover, why do the Bengals suck so much?
The Reds have made the playoffs 2 out of last 3 years, were dominant in the regular season this year in a way the Bengals haven't been since probably 1988, even with their star player going down for a significant stretch.
I'm hard on the Reds too, but MLB playoffs are a crapshoot, and they were fantastic over 162 games this year.
The Bengals aren't as young as they are made out to be. The defense is actually fairly old, look at the secondary.
They're currently 4-5, calling them really talented is a stretch. It looks like they'll be in the mix now after yesterday, and with the schedule coming up looking soft, but meh.
And I've given long thought to abandoning the Bengals, but that's just now how I work. I don't blame people who do jump ship though.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.