??AP Pro32 comments about Bengals??

Updated: October 9, 2012, 5:34 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Comments on the Cincinnati Bengals by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):

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CINCINNATI BENGALS (14)

Chris Berman (ESPN, 21) -- Maybe wanted Reds to have center stage in Cincy for themselves.

Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 20) -- That was a costly home hiccup against the Dolphins.

Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 12)

Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 12) -- Disappointing loss at home to Miami, but still a playoff bound team.

Bob Glauber (Newsday, 16) -- A three-game winning streak comes to a crashing halt at home with a listless performance by Andy Dalton's offense.

Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 13) -- Andy Dalton is the NFL's best fourth-quarter quarterback with a 127.7 passer rating, five TDs and only one interception.

Clark Judge (CBSSports.com, 12) -- Sorry, but I can't explain that loss to Miami, either. Talk about Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Ira Kaufman (Tampa Tribune, 12) -- With only one pick through five weeks, the Bengals are looking for some playmakers in the secondary.

Pat Kirwan (SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com, 16) -- Their history said beat the non-playoff teams and lose to the playoff teams -- now a non-playoff team caught them. They will rebound and climb back up the ladder.

John Lynch (Fox Sports, 17) -- A surprising loss to an improving Dolphins team.

Alex Marvez (Foxsports.com, 13) -- From Marvin Lewis' misguided kicking decisions in the fourth quarter to a poor game by quarterback Andy Dalton, the Bengals were outplayed and outcoached in a 17-13 home loss to Miami.

Dan Pompei (Chicago Tribune, 14) -- Good teams don't lose at home to the Dolphins. The Bengals need more offensive consistency.

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