Podcast: Ranking the AFC North Units Heading Into the Bengals’ Offseason

Do the Cincinnati Bengals have the best offense in the AFC North heading into 2024? How similar or different are they to the Super Bowl 58 teams?

The Super Bowl is here, and the Cincinnati Bengals aren’t there. But there are notable similarities between them and the AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs and NFC champion San Francisco 49ers.

What are those areas, and where are the deficiencies that need to be addressed to better the Bengals’ chances of making a second Super Bowl in four seasons next year when the game moves to New Orleans?

PFN Bengals Podcast: Ranking the AFC North Units

In addition to looking at where the Bengals are similar and different to the Super Bowl teams, we drill down on early expectations for the AFC North division in 2024 on the most recent episode of The PFN Bengals Podcast.

We rank the division’s quarterbacks, offenses, defenses, special teams, and coaching staffs as currently constructed.

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There are plenty of questions left to answer before the odds to win the division are released. Which free agents are retained? Which are signed from other teams?

What is each team able to do in the draft?

How much space do the four teams have under the salary cap?

There is plenty to discuss.

Of course, we also get to the topic on everybody’s mind — Super Bowl 58 — with a breakdown of the matchup between the Chiefs and 49ers.

And with our weekly betting competition coming down to the wire, we’ve expanded our picks from two each to five, offering our thoughts on who we think will win, how many points will be scored, and plenty of prop bets to help you make Super Bowl Sunday profitable.

As the 2023 NFL season comes to a close, the 2024 NFL Draft is on the horizon. Pro Football Network has you covered with everything from team draft needs to the Top 100 prospects available. Plus, fire up PFN’s Mock Draft Simulator to put yourself in the general manager’s seat and make all the calls!

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