Bengals defense carries team to 17-13 win over Seahawks; 3-3 going into bye week

Ted Karras, Bengals center (64) in huddle 1st quarter of Seattle game 10 15 2023 (courtesy IMAGN, photo by Sam Greene of The Enquirer, USA Today Sports Syndication)

Ted Karras Bengals OC Postgame Locker Room Bengals 17 Seahawks 13 10 15 2023.mp3



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*In four trips inside the Bengals’ 20-yard line in the second half, the Seahawks offense managed just three points.

*Seattle QB Geno Smith harrassed all day when the game was on the line, had no touchdowns and two interceptions, including one in the red zone.

*The Bengals have won two in a row for the first time in 2023 and improved to 3-3 going into their bye week.

*Bengals stars QB Joe Burrow was 24 for 35 for 185 yards passing and WR Ja’Marr Chase had six catches for 80 yards.

*Highlight of the game was WR Andrei Iosivas’ touchdown reception was the first of his NFL career on his 24th birthday. Iosivas was a 2023 sixth-round Bengals draft pick out of Princeton of the Ivy League. He makes the Bengals WR corps even deeper.

*Bengals Inactive players for Week 6:

  • LB Akeem Davis-Gaither
  • LB Devin Harper
  • OL Trey Hill
  • OL D’Ante Smith
  • DL Jay Tufele


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