The first half of the Cincinnati Bengals' season went about as well as anyone around the club could have imagined. The team has a 6-3 record with wins over the Packers, Patriots and Lions. They clearly were one of the NFL's top teams.
But now that the second half has officially begun for the Bengals (Thursday's 22-20 overtime loss at Miami was game No. 9), will they be able to return to the winning ways that defined the season's first two months? Or will they revert to their old losing ways?
Before the Bengals take on the Baltimore Ravens this weekend, we take a look at how they have fared so far in this position-by-position evaluation: