The New York Jets and Cincinnati Bengals were the recipients of close wins last week. Both AFC teams are enjoying winning records heading into week 8 of the NFL schedule this Sunday, and one will stretch their winning streak today when we watch New York Jets vs Cincinnati Bengals game online live free streaming NFL week 8 football on CBS this afternoon by following the links presented below.
The Jets have put their trust into Geno Smith and watch that translate into a 4-3 winning record including a huge win against the New England Patriots in overtime last week. Smith was solid in that game with 17-33 passing for 233 yards, including a touchdown pass and an interception. He also took off running for 32 yards and a second score and did just enough to secure his team the huge upset win against a division rival.
Smith and the Jets are making a habit of winning close games late. All of their four wins have come via game-winning drives either in the fourth quarter or overtime. That’s tough to do for a veteran quarterback, much less a rookie with tons of pressure on his shoulders. Yet Smith seems to get more comfortable as the game goes on and pressure has not affected his play in the least, regardless of the stakes or how much time is left on the clock.
What the Jets need to see out of Smith is a solid effort in every game and not just the New York wins. His quarterback rating is a dismal 51.6 percent in the losses including seven interceptions in just four games. While Smith has seven touchdown passes in the Jets wins, he has only one in the losses. This season has been the tale of two Smiths and there’s no telling which one will show up today when we watch the Jets vs Bengals online free streaming.
The Bengals also won on a last-minute field goal last week, notching their third straight victory of the season. At 5-2 the Bengals are on top of the AFC North with the Ravens and Browns each two games back. There’s a chance the Bengals can extend that lead to three based on the current matchups and you can bet that is on their mind when taking the field today.
Andy Dalton has been getting better as the season has wore on and he made need that magic touch against the Jets. New York’s defense has 24 sacks, third in the league, and only gives up 77.7 yards per game on the ground. The Bengals run game has been anemic and haven’t collected 100 yards in a game this season yet. Instead, look for Marvin Jones, Giovani Bernard, A.J. Green and Tyler Eifert to be primary targets through the air. The Jets can’t double them all, and each has a touchdown pass over the past two weeks.
The Jets vs Bengals game online free live stream will start with kick-off at 4:05pm EST / 1:05 PST. The game will be televised on CBS in high definition (HD) so check local listings for the channel. You can alternately watch the Jets vs Bengals game online via free live streaming football on CBS at the official CBS Sports website including in-depth analysis and additional coverage here, as well as CBS online stream access to other football games today. This should be a fantastic game between the Jets and Bengals, and my gut is saying the Bengals pull out a close win and shut down Geno Smith in the fourth quarter for a change.