Nate Ulrich

Bengals 23, Browns 20 — A stellar defense causes Brian Hoyer to fall just short of a 2-0 record as the starting quarterback of his hometown team.

Marla Ridenour

Bengals 34-24 — Browns may improve in Hoyer’s second game, but Bengals have too many weapons.

Ryan Lewis

Bengals 24, Browns 16 — The Bengals are coming off a big come-from-behind win against the Green Bay Packers, and Brian Hoyer will have a much tougher time moving the ball against a stingy Bengals defense than he did against the 0-3 Minnesota Vikings.