Ed Reed

NFL's Week 5 has been anything but typical

NFL's Week 5 has been anything but typical

Typical Cincinnati Bengals.

Just when they've hit their stride, they do a face plant at home against Seattle, making their unblemished record look like a mirage.

But wait… the Bengals overcame a 17-point deficit in the fourth quarter Sunday and wound up winning in overtime, 27-24.

"We imploded in the third quarter, but we righted ourselves and started putting one play on top of another and kept going," said Coach Marvin Lewis, whose 5-0 Bengals are among the six remaining undefeated teams.

Cincinnati's winning field goal came on a ricochet off the upright. Far more often than not, that would have bounced the wrong way for the hard-luck Bengals,...