As Sunday's Browns vs. Bengals matchup approaches to start the regular season, let's take a look at Cincinnati's perspective on the game.
“Their O-line is really good. Nick Chubb is one of the best running backs in football. They got Deshaun (Watson), who obviously is one of the best quarterbacks in football. They just have great players all around. It’s always a challenge when you go up against those guys.” Bengals QB Joe Burrow on facing the Browns
“They're a really good team. They got Myles Garrett. They always got great pass rushers. They got great corners. They make plays on offense." Burrow on his recent struggles versus Cleveland
"The Brown family. Obviously, there's some history with the Bengals there. I feel like in our division every opponent is some kind of rivalry." Bengals WR Andrei Iosivas on history of Paul Brown founder of Browns
"It means a lot to me. I remember when it started up there and I remember ours when it started. They were our big rival until things began to fade some. Now they're well back in that same position right now. Our division is good. Every team is competitive. There's no one who is going to run away with it." Bengals President Mike Brown on the Ohio rivarly