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Joe Mixon's Latest Instagram Activity Suggests Bengals RB May Want Out of Cincinnati

PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 30:  Joe Mixon #28 of the Cincinnati Bengals carries the ball during the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on September 30, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
Cincinnati Bengals v Pittsburgh Steelers | Joe Sargent/Getty Images

As the Cincinnati Bengals continue to fall into a deeper and deeper hole as one of the NFL's worst teams, one of their star players may be trying to escape the sinking ship.

Running back Joe Mixon, whom most pundits touted as a foundational player for the Bengals before the season, posted a cryptic Instagram story to his account last night.

If Mixon's throwing up deuces on his Instagram, it's more than reasonable to interpret that as a sign of his discontent with the Bengals, right?

Through four games, Mixon has only rushed for 149 yards on 47 carries, averaging a measly 3.2 yards per carry. He also hasn't found the end zone yet on a rushing touchdown, as Andy Dalton stole the only real opportunity Mixon has had at the goal line this season.

Combine that with an 0-4 start to the season, and one can definitely understand why Mixon would entertain looking for a way out of Cincy.

At least Mixon can make these nasty blocks from the backfield. That's about the only thing he's been useful for out of the backfield throughout the first four games.