Thursday Night Preview: Week 9
Tonight’s game officially kicks off the second half of the NFL season, which signals do-or-die time for many teams. The Week 9 Thursday Night Football matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Miami Dolphins is a tale of two very different teams, headed in different directions. The Bengals come in with a 6-2 record, having won four straight and in first place in the AFC North, with the only winning record and are looking to keep the momentum going.
On the other side of the ball, the Dolphins started the season off hot, winning their first-three games, but have since struggled heavily, dropping four straight and desperate for a win to get back to .500 and stay afloat in the race for the AFC East. Here’s a look at a couple of key things to keep an eye on, that will likely be big factors in the outcome of this game.