Some games stick out more than others on the 2021 Cincinnati Bengals schedule.
That’s just how it goes every year. A cross-conference game against Detroit in Week 6, for example, just isn’t all that important.
Divisional implications, litmus tests, critical stretches of the season and key storylines — those are the games that stick out now that the schedule has gone public.
These are the most important games on this year’s Bengals schedule.