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2022 NFL Power Rankings: Cincinnati Bengals

Throughout the 2022 NFL season, we will compile a consensus NFL Power Rankings that averages the rankings of all 32 NFL teams.

Below you will find a Week 18 roundup for the Cincinnati Bengals in our consensus 2022 NFL Power Rankings.

ESPN -- Rank: 6

The Bengals are scheduled to host the Ravens on Sunday (1 p.m. ET, CBS).

NFL.com -- Rank: 3

The Bengals deserve much praise for how they've handled everything connected to Damar Hamlin and the awful events of Monday night at Paycor Stadium. The team was immediately supportive of the Bills, and we've seen the same thing from a city pulling for Hamlin and his ongoing recovery. Cincy was on fire with passion to knock off the Bills on Monday night -- by Tuesday night, the skyline was bathed in Buffalo blue in a showing of unity. "It's bigger than football," Zac Taylor said in his first public comments on Wednesday. "I think Cincinnati and Buffalo are similar in that way and what the communities are about."

CBS Sports -- Rank: 5

They had their game with the Bills postponed Monday night, but they can still win the AFC North by beating the Ravens on Sunday.

USA Today -- Rank: 1

They entered Monday night as the AFC's hottest team, riding a seven-game winning streak. Cincinnati -- both the Bengals and city -- then rose to the occasion from a human standpoint while bearing witness to one of the scariest moments in NFL history. From a football perspective, questions abound -- though a win Sunday will clinch a second straight AFC North crown. Whether Cincy gets a shot at the conference's top seed is yet to be determined.

Yahoo! -- Rank: 6

From all accounts it seems the Bengals did everything right as an organization on Monday night, including players and coaches. The Bengals deserve a lot of credit.

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