brief Hits: Burrow, Bengals Have remaining be aware; O-Line Opus; Eli's Coming: 'we're the huge canine And We're no longer executed Yet' -

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. _ If anything else, Joe Burrow knows the calendar and he broke into a wide smile Sunday after main the Bengals via a swirling snow bathe into subsequent week's 2d straight AFC title video game in Kansas metropolis after the Bengals' dominant 27-10 Divisional win over the stunned bills and their mourning-hush enthusiasts at Highmark Stadium.

"It become spectacular," referred to Joey Frost, when asked about his first snow online game. "It felt like soccer in Dece---I bet its January, very nearly February. That was enjoyable."

definitely, which you could add "The January Man," to Burrow's checklist of nicknames after he prolonged his streak of wins in December and January to 13. His dozen wins put him on an inventory of simply six different quarterbacks within the tremendous Bowl era. The Bayou legend showed his cold-weather Ohio DNA on his first 9 passes. as the snow swirled, he acquired hotter. He hit all nine, two for touchdowns for one zero five yards to six diverse receivers because the Bengals knocked the bills flat, 14-0, in the first 9:31.

"Snow would not have an effect on the ball too plenty," talked about Burrow after his bloody-efficient one hundred and one.9 passer rating consisting of no turnovers, those two touchdowns and 23 of 36 passing for 242 yards. "It may get a bit wet, but it surely's no longer rain or wind or anything else like that. We're confident in practically any climate that there is."

confidence is a good area to beginning defining this team. Head teach Zac Taylor is now three-0 in AFC road playoff games after a close Bengals' checklist postseason efficiency of 412 yards, 172 coming in the sudden re-emergence of the run online game. And with the defense stifling bills quarterback Josh Allen on 325 yards like he's by no means been stuffed earlier than within the playoffs, the Bengals took specific indulge in shocking the experts with as complete a victory as they've had within the three seasons of Burrow Ball. (The Bengals' postseason record is 439 yards in the 2013 Wild Card loss to the Chargers.)

"We got here into their domestic box, they put up 10 freaking aspects and we acquired 27 and we're on to KC and that's all that concerns," referred to nostril handle DJ Reader. "that you may count us out, which you could count number round. Bengals ain't this, Bengals ain't that. We simply keep showing up and maintain playing on Sunday."

O-LINE OPUS: The Bengals re-configured offensive line, with three injured starters down, got here up with some of the superb chapters in Bengals history. With sophomore Jackson Carman making his first NFL birth at left address ("I barely felt the rest from over there"-Burrow), right handle Hakeem Adeniji making his third start of the season and correct preserve Max Scharping making his second Bengals delivery, Burrow obtained sacked once, working lower back Joe Mixon jetted to his first 100-yard online game in view that Nov. 6 and there have been no preserving calls and simply two false starts up front within the mighty Highmark sound laptop.

"pass blocking. Run blocking. that is as complete a game they've had year," Burrow referred to.

Carman hosted his family unit and old high faculty coach for his 23rd birthday.

"i'm going to have fun it with my boys," Carman talked about. "anytime you could run the ball like that, that helps every person."

Plus, middle Ted Karras played in ache for the final three quarters or so when he twisted his knee. He emerged from clinical tent with a knee brace, clicked it on and enjoyed this win immensely as a result of his remaining two seasons ended right here disastrously. He says he'll be satisfactory, however he admitted as he walked off the field at halftime he felt like "Peg Leg Pete."

"to hurry for over a hundred and seventy yards in this ambiance, to address the noise the style they did, to give protection to Joe the way they did, i thought our offensive line become spectacular," observed head educate Zac Taylor referred to of the offensive line. "and that's a credit score to Duke (Tobin) and the manner he's attacked the draft and attacked the entire roster management to get the right guys in right here in order to endure instances like this, (offensive line coaches) Derek Frazier, Frank Pollack, (and) Justin Hill, our running backs educate, they did an excellent job getting these guys able and they performed when they necessary to."

ELI'S APPLE: The Bengals are furious the manner they have been handled by means of the league, believing there may still have as a minimum been a coin flip for the domestic container for this one and cornerback Eli Apple referred to it all smoking a cigar.

"Naaah," stated Apple as he smirked when requested in the event that they used it for motivation. They misplaced some huge cash, so i really like that … we are the large canine and we're now not done yet."

Zac Taylor could not disguise his sarcasm when asked about the tickets with a purpose to ought to be refunded for that neutral web page AFC title game in Atlanta between the Chiefs and bills.

"We retain screwing up the plans," stated Taylor, who also stated the phantom coin toss. "Sorry."

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