The Cincinnati Bengals started the 2021 season off with a win.
That came on Sunday with the visiting Minnesota Vikings in town as Joe Burrow again took the field and didn’t skip much of a beat once he got going.
Along the way, Ja’Marr Chase looked good and so did an improved defense. The Bengals probably wish the game didn’t go to overtime and hinge on a rookie kicker’s leg, but it worked out.
Here’s a look at everything big worth knowing coming out of the season opener.