WHAT YOU SAID: What should the Cincinnati Bengals do to turn the season around?

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Posted at 11:40 AM, Oct 23, 2017

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Sunday brought yet another embarrassing Bengals loss to the archrival Steelers.

That makes eight losses in the last nine games against the guys from Pittsburgh. Somehow, they bring out the worst in the home team, but this season so far has been largely embarrassing.

Six games in, the Bengals hold an exasperating record of two wins and four losses.

But there's hope: They still have 10 games left. That's still plenty of time to turn it around.

They need help, however.

So we're asking Bengals fans of all stripes our What You Said question this week: What should the Bengals do to turn the season around?

There's no lack of targets. Andy Dalton threw two critical interceptions Sunday. The offensive line was more like a sieve -- it permitted four sacks in one quarter Sunday. The vaunted defense didn't show up in the first half. Coach Marvin Lewis made a questionable call when the game was still in the balance.

But we want to know what you think. You're the ones who have to come to terms with this week after week.

Don't suffer in silence.

Please share your opinions with us, and we'll publish some of the most interesting and representative in our What You Said feature later this week.

There are a few ways you can share your thoughts:

You can email Managing Editor for Opinion and Engagement David Holthaus at

You can go to our Facebook page, where you can leave comments on this story.

You can tell us on Twitter.

You can tell us right here.

You can scroll below to answer a poll.

You can share your written thoughts, a video file, an audio file or simply a tweet or Facebook comment.

There's just some basic ground rules:

  • Keep it clean.
  • Keep it civil.
  • Keep it real.

That's about it. We'll publish What You Said later this week.

You can also go to our Feedback Friday page and share your thoughts there on the issues of the day.