Buffalo Bills: 5 keys to beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 9

AFC Divisional Playoffs - Cincinnati Bengals v Buffalo Bills
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5.) Win the turnover battle

This should already be an easy thing to suggest, but the Bengals’ defense has only had one game where they did not force a turnover. In five of their games, they have had 2 or more takeaways on defense.

The unit plays great situational football and have helped the Bengals to a three-game winning streak. One thing to keep in mind is that the Bengals have also turned the ball over at least once in every game since Week 2. 

The Bills’ offense has turned the ball over in six out of their eight games, including four games with 2 or more turnovers. However, the Buffalo defense has taken the ball away in all except two games this season, including four games where they had 2 or more takeaways.

This is the type of game that could come down to whoever wins the turnover battle. The Bills’ defense will have to play great situational football and attack the ball each drive.