The Bengals are one of five teams who rank in the top 10 in scoring and points allowed. How impressive is that? The other four teams -- Denver, Houston, Atlanta and San Francisco -- have all clinched playoff spots this season.
Last season, the Bengals ranked 18th in scoring and ninth in points allowed. The Cincinnati defense moved up five spots in points allowed after holding the Eagles to 13 points last Thursday.
Here's a look at the NFL rankings after 15 weeks:
Offense: Overall (18th), run (11th), pass (17th) and scoring (9th).
Defense: Overall (6th), run (9th), pass (12th) and scoring (10th).
Offense: Overall (26th), run (25th), pass (19th) and scoring (24th).
Defense: Overall (22nd), run (19th), pass (25th) and scoring (15th).
Offense: Overall (21st), run (22nd), pass (14th) and scoring (12th).
Defense: Overall (26th), run (26th), pass (22nd) and scoring (13th).
Offense: Overall (19th), run (26th), pass (10th) and scoring (20th).
Defense: Overall (1st), run (4th), pass (1st) and scoring (eighth).