Category: ‘Game Previews’

St. Louis Rams Fans Suffering Through What was Supposed to Be Breakout Season
December 15th, 2011 at 11:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** This was to be the year for the St. Louis Rams' resurgence. Coming off a 7-9 2010 season with a core of young players led by quarterback Sam Bradford, the Rams were the consensus pick to emerge from a rather ordinary group of teams in the NFC West. It hasn't...

Cincinnati Bengals Blow Two Score Lead, Lose 20-19
December 11th, 2011 at 4:24 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals have spent all season disabusing their critics of the notion that they don't belong. For 57 minutes Sunday, they were well on their way to accomplishing that, holding a 19-13 lead against the AFC South leading Houston Texans. The Bengals then allowed the Texans to go 80...

The Season Comes Down to Today
December 11th, 2011 at 7:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis pulled no punches earlier this week, calling this the "biggest game" of his NFL career. For all that the surprising young Bengals have accomplished this year, today's game at Paul Brown Stadium will define their season.  A victory over the 9-3 Texans puts Cincinnati back...

Marvin Lewis Plays up Significance of Game Against Houston Texans
December 9th, 2011 at 4:16 PM
***PHOTO1***Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is not one known for hyperbole. In fact, getting him to say almost anything definitive in front of the press is like pulling teeth. So when Lewis told his audience at his daily presser that Sunday's game against the Houston Texans was "the biggest...

Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans the New Guard in AFC?
December 9th, 2011 at 7:17 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** The more things change, the more they stay the same. For all the bluster about Cam Newton and Tim Tebow, for all the attention being paid to the high flying Packers and Patriots offenses, NFL championships still come down to an age old formula: running the football and stopping the...