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Cincinnati Bengals Aim to Extend Indianapolis Colts’ Misery
October 16th, 2011 at 7:10 AM
Veteran members of the Cincinnati Bengals know what it's like to endure a losing streak. But don't expect them to be in a sympathetic mood come Sunday afternoon when the 0-5 Indianapolis Colts come to Paul Brown Stadium. Instead, they'll be focused on winning their third consecutive game and continuing...

Cincinnati Bengals Face a Struggling, but Proud Indianapolis Colts Team
October 14th, 2011 at 7:10 AM
Nobody predicted the Cincinnati Bengals having a better record than the Indianapolis Colts when when the 2011 schedule came out. A lot has changed since then and even more since the Colts defeated Cincinnati last November.  The Bengals have remade their offense with new coordinator Jay Gruden along with draft picks Andy...

Small Victories Will Equal Big Win for the Cincinnati Bengals
October 9th, 2011 at 7:10 AM
Not many pundits thought the Cincinnati Bengals would win three games all year, yet they head into Jacksonville today to face the Jaguars looking for their third win in five times out. The Bengals need to win three battles within the game to come out victorious on the scoreboard today. Win...

Cincinnati Bengals Don’t Want to Overlook Jacksonville Jaguars at Home
October 7th, 2011 at 11:19 AM
The Jacksonvile Jaguars offense has been everything pundits thought the Cincinnati Bengals would be this season: pitiful. Facing the NFL's top defense this week won't be an easy task, but the Bengals would be wise not to overlook the Jags as they have proven themselves to be a handful at home. Like...

Cincinnati Bengals Need to Outscore the Buffalo Bills Today
October 2nd, 2011 at 7:00 AM
  The Cincinnati Bengals will be looking to derail the NFL’s top ranked offense today when they meet the Buffalo Bills at Paul Brown Stadium. Ultimately, however, it will be the Bengals’ offense that will win the game. Buffalo will score some points today. They’ve got tremendous weapons at all the skill...

Buffalo Bills High-Powered Offense Meets a Stiff Cincinnati Bengals Defense
September 30th, 2011 at 10:32 AM
The Buffalo Bills are putting up numbers not seen in upstate New York since the days of the "K-Gun" offense that sent the Bills to four Super Bowls in the nineties. With a win in Cincinnati Sunday, the Bills would start 4-0 for the first time since Jim Kelly and...

Cincinnati Bengals Look for Continued Improvement Agains San Francisco 49ers
September 25th, 2011 at 7:15 AM
Last week, the Cincinnati Bengals took the training wheels off the offense for Andy Dalton. When they meet the San Francisco 49ers today at Paul Brown Stadium, the rookie will be looking to win his first home game as the Bengals new signal caller. With the Broncos keeping Cedric Benson under...

San Francisco 49ers Bring Stingy Run Defense to PBS
September 23rd, 2011 at 10:08 AM
New San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is known for his offensive acumen, first as an NFL quarterback and then as head coach of the Stanford Cardinal. It's the 49er defense and special teams, however, that have allowed the Niners to enter Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals at 1-1. ***PHOTO1***The...

Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers Fates Intertwined
September 22nd, 2011 at 9:38 AM
Thirty years ago, the San Francisco 49ers played the Dallas Cowboys and the Cincinnati Bengals in successive games. The stakes were just a bit higher back in 1981, but the sequence repeats itself this Sunday as the Niners travel to Paul Brown Stadium to face the Bengals on the heels...

Cincinnati Bengals Look to Make History Today in Denver
September 18th, 2011 at 8:47 AM
It's been since 1975 that the Cincinnati Bengals have defeated the Denver Broncos in Denver. That's not the only piece of history the Bengals will be trying to rewrite as they take on the 0-1 Broncos today. Andy Dalton will be attempting to become the first quarterback since a certain...

Cincinnati Bengals Face a Depleted Denver Broncos Squad
September 16th, 2011 at 9:21 AM
Injuries are always a factor in any NFL season. Teams always have to be prepared to have the "next man up" in order to be successful. I don't think John Fox and the Denver Broncos were thinking it would be happening to this degree in week two, however. The Broncos...

For Denver Broncos Fans, Struggle is a New Experience
September 15th, 2011 at 8:16 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals will be looking to turn back the clock on Sunday. The last time the Bengals emerged from Denver victorious was 1975. Roger Crim remembers those days well. Now a successful businessman in Indianapolis, Roger grew up in Western Colorado and has followed the fortunes of the Denver Broncos...

For the Cincinnati Bengals, the Future Begins Today
September 11th, 2011 at 6:30 AM
It was 1969, Neil Armstrong had walked on the moon that summer and they were still cleaning up at Woodstock when the second year AFL Cincinnati Bengals started three rookies on offense, led by a quarterback named Greg Cook. Though Cook's career would be cut short by a shoulder injury,...

Cincinnati Bengals Week One Matchup: Cleveland Browns
September 9th, 2011 at 9:24 AM
The legal fights are over as is the annual speculation over who will do what on the field. It's time for the teams to play some football for keeps. It doesn't get much more meaningful than the semi-annual "Battle of Ohio" between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns. While the...

Indianapolis Colts Come to Cincinnati with Work Still to Do
August 31st, 2011 at 8:31 AM
It's game four of the preseason, typically the game where coaches are more concerned with getting their starters out without injury and getting one last look at those players competing for the final roster spot. Cincinnati Bengals fans have become accustomed to playing the Indianapolis Colts in this game, somewhat...

Cincinnati Bengals with Something to Prove Tonight Against Carolina Panthers
August 25th, 2011 at 3:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yes, it's only preseason. But after what has widely been perceived as a disastrous off season and being outscored 60-10 in their first two preseason games, the Cincinnati Bengals need an impressive showing at home tonight against the Carolina Panthers. The Bengal bandwagon is emptying faster than the parking lot...

Cam Newton and Carolina Panthers Invade the Jungle Thursday
August 24th, 2011 at 2:22 PM
It's week three of the preseason, the traditional "dress rehearsal" game for first teamers. Starters can expect to play at least a half, maybe more, as they get in their last action before the final week in which the focus is on not getting injured. For both the Cincinnati Bengals...

Keys to Success for Cincinnati Bengals Against New York Jets
August 21st, 2011 at 2:07 PM
It's the preseason. It's not about winning and losing, but getting ready for the regular season. This year's preseason is even more important for the Cincinnati Bengals as they enter 2011 with a new offense centered around young players and have had no offseason program in which to get familiar...

New York Jets Pose a Formidable Test for Young Cincinnati Bengals
August 19th, 2011 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1***  Last Thanksgiving, the New York Jets gave the Cincinnati Bengals a thrashing in New York 26-10. Much has changed on both sidelines as the two teams prepare to meet again this Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey. For the Bengals, the core of their offense has changed. Gone are Carson Palmer,...

Cincinnati Bengals Look to Take New Offense for a Test Drive in Detroit
August 12th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Cedric Benson toting the rock will be a familiar sight, but the rest of the Cincinnati Bengals offense will be brand new when the team takes the field in Detroit Friday night. Marvin Lewis and Jay Gruden get to take their new wheels out of the garage and see how it...