Bengals RB Joe Mixon enjoyed a monstrous five-touchdown day against the Panthers
Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon himself scored more points than any other team during the early week 9 NFL games.
Mixon scored five total touchdowns in the first three quarters of the Bengals’ game with the Carolina Panthers, including three four hasty touchdowns and one receiving score. He finished with 211 combined yards on 26 total strokes.
In fantasy football, Mixon scored 53.10 PPR points from half a point – easily leading the league through the first series of games. What’s even funnier is this performance by Mixon will accounting for 34 percent of his entire 2022 season’s points.
The Bengals fought Mixon early and often against the Panthers. He scored quickly in the first quarter and then Cincinnati took advantage of Carolina’s offensive woes to give Mixon four more touchdowns in the second quarter, including Mixon’s only receiving score. He finished his scoring day with a 14-yard bum in the third to give the Bengals a 42-7 lead en route to fourth.