28. Cincinnati Bengals (25)
To start off, there’s absolutely no excuse for A.J. Green to react the way he did after the wideout was ejected for fighting with Jalen Ramsey during Sunday’s loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. Even if Green had a valid reason to feel frustrated towards Ramsey, at the end of the day, the Cincinnati Bengals wideout needs to think about what’s best for his team, and realize the consequences from his ejection since the offense clearly could have used him.
Watching Cincinnati only put up seven points the entire game shows how much Green could have been used on offense, and if that wasn’t frustrating enough, there’s a good chance the wideout will end up being suspended as well. And when looking at how the Bengals were already fighting for their playoff lives, a suspension for Green would be absolutely devastating for Marvin Lewis and company.
At 3-5, Cincinnati now trails the Pittsburgh Steelers by three games when it comes to the AFC North standings. In other words, it would be an absolute long shot for the Bengals to win the division, and based off the first eight games, this team appears to be heading towards another year of coming up short of earning a playoff spot.