A.J. Green: Sky is the limit for Bengals' offense

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  • By Andie Hagemann NFL.com
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The Bengals' multi-threat offense rolled the Bills on Sunday, leading the team to a 34-21 victory, and matched the team's best start to a season in franchise history.

"That is about, you know, about as good as offense you can play in this league," Bills coach Rex Ryan said.

Due to the continuous coverage on wideout A.J. Green, quarterback Andy Dalton utilized the Bengals' receiving corps, spreading the ball around to seven different targets.

"We just stay true to our offense, man," Green said via The Cincinnati Enquirer. "We run our offense. We don't change for a lot of people. We have so many weapons. So if the first option is not open, the second or third or fourth option could be open.

"It's hard to double any one of us on offense," Green said. "We got to keep playing and keep getting better because the sky's the limit for this team."

Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson said after Green caught 10 passes for 227 yards and two touchdowns against the Ravens in Week 3, opposing defenses changed their typical schemes in order to contain Green.

"I think we are hard to defend, at the same time we don't want to lose our identity of who we have to be," Jackson said. "We still have to be that rugged, physical hit-you-in-the-face football team. I keep talking about the running game. The running game is what it is right now just because of who we are playing. I don't think people understand we are playing some very good defensive football teams."

Following the Bengals' Week 7 bye, the undefeated team is set for a clash with the Pittsburgh Steelers. We'll see if the Bengals continue to spread the wealth among the talent targets.

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