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Cincinnati Bengals Waste Outstanding Defense, Lose to San Francisco 49ers 13-8
September 25th, 2011 at 4:27 PM
***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals wasted a stalwart defensive effort Sunday before an opening day crowd of 43,363 at Paul Brown Stadium, the second lowest in team history. Andy Dalton showed his youth, throwing two interceptions as the Bengals dropped a 13-8 decision to the San Francisco 49ers. For the first time this...

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...

San Francisco Media: “Relax Niners Fans…The Bengals are Next.”
September 21st, 2011 at 9:46 AM
Apparently Bruce Jenkins of the San Francisco Chronicle hasn't watched much football this season. That's not exactly a positive quality in a professional football reporter. Jenkins told San Francisco 49er fans who were up in arms over the team's overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys that they could lighten up a...

Cincinnati Bengals Fall Short in Comeback Attempt in Denver
September 18th, 2011 at 7:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Almost. Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals nearly made history, but came up just short in Denver Sunday, dropping a 24-22 decision to the Broncos. On Denver's first drive they dominated the line of scrimmage, giving Willis McGahee ample room to move while protecting Kyle Orton. McGahee eventually plowed in from...

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...

NFL Week Two: Bengals 101 Picks the Winners
September 16th, 2011 at 8:45 AM
Last week, Bengals 101 went 10-6. Not too shabby for the first week. Now that we've got our bearings after watching a week of football, let's see if we can improve that mark. Here's who we have winning this week: Bills over Raiders Lions over Chiefs Saints over Bears Colts over Browns Buccaneers over Vikings Packers...

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...

NFL Source Tells Cleveland Plain Dealer Winning Touchdown was Legal
September 12th, 2011 at 4:50 PM
Immediately following yesterday's 27-17 Cleveland Browns' loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland head coach Pat Shurmur questioned the legality of the play that put the Bengals in the lead. Shurmur claimed that the Bengals had substituted on the play and the Browns were not given ample opportunity to make their own...

There’s Something Different About These Cincinnati Bengals
September 12th, 2011 at 7:40 AM
 ***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals are supposed to be 0-1. That's what all the pundits thought going into Sunday's game (this one included). That's what it looked like, too when the Bengals trailed by four with just under five minutes remaining. Up until that point, the Bengals were reprising their Bungles role they've...

Cincinnati Bengals Surprise Cleveland Browns 27-17
September 11th, 2011 at 4:43 PM
On a day when both defenses played, well, the Cincinnati Bengals defense played better five minutes longer. The Bengal defense stopped Cleveland when they had to and took advantage of two late Cleveland defensive lapses to take home a 27-17 victory on Sunday. The 2011 season started well for the Bengals....

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...

NFL Week One: Bengals 101 Picks the Winners
September 7th, 2011 at 7:48 AM
After a tumultuous off season, the regular season is finally here. Bengals 101 will share our winning picks each week. We invite you to share yours in the comments section of this post. Each Tuesday, I'll post my record for the week and that of any readers who submitted picks....

Cincinnati Bengals Dominate First Half; Lose the Game 17-13
September 2nd, 2011 at 5:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis and his staff had to be thrilled at half time. They had just seen their team dominate the Indianapolis Colts over the first two quarters of Thursday's final preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. After the game, however, they were not as excited as...

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 Make a Statement with Convincing Performance Against Carolina Panthers
August 25th, 2011 at 10:56 PM
The new-look Cincinnati Bengals were under the gun Thursday night to bring something positive to a Paul Brown Stadium crown of just over 41,000 after two lackluster preseason performances on the road. They delivered. The Bengals shook off an early fumble that led to a touchdown and mauled the Carolina...

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...