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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...

Turnovers Plague Young Cincinnati Bengals in Loss to the New York Jets
August 22nd, 2011 at 7:26 AM
When the Bengals break down the film of Sunday night's preseason loss to the New York Jets, Marvin Lewis and company will see some improvements made from last week's game with Detroit. Unfortunately, they'll also see plenty of places where the team didn't execute. The team turned the ball over...

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,...

Jay Gruden: “It Wasn’t a Total Debacle.”
August 13th, 2011 at 9:41 AM
Offensive coordinator Jay Gruden's assessment of the Cincinnati Bengals performance last night in Detroit is about as positive a spin as one can put on it. The Detroit Lions dominated Cincinnati in every phase of the game en route to a 34-3 victory at Ford Field. The night began well with...

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...

Scouting Report: Detroit Lions a Good Opening Test for Young Cincinnati Bengals
August 11th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1***Ndamukong Suh leads a resurgent Detroit Lions defensive line that has been labeled "The Detroit Disassembly Line." The Lions have paired Suh with this year's first round draft choice, Nick Fairly out of Auburn along with all-pro end Kyle VandenBosch to form one of the most daunting defensive lines in...

Cincinnati Bengals Announce 2011 Training Camp Schedule
July 28th, 2011 at 4:01 PM
***PHOTO1***  Will this be Marvin Lewis' expression during this year's training camp? Or will these young Bengals bring a smile to his face? If you're heading down to Georgetown, Kentucky to find out, the Bengals released this year's camp schedule to help you plan your trip. On Bengals.com, the organization posted...

Report: Cincinnati Bengals Interested in Working Out Vince Young
July 21st, 2011 at 1:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Fan site Yardbarker is reporting that a source within the Bengals organization is telling them the Bengals are interested in working out former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young. The source also reports that Young has passed his physical and would be available for a workout once the lockout is ended. With...

Cedric Benson, Marvin White Give Bengals The Hat Trick in Arrests
July 18th, 2011 at 10:02 AM
We must be getting closer to real football because the Bengals are once again heading up the police blotter. In separate incidents this weekend, S Marvin White and free agent RB Cedric Benson were both arrested, running the Bengals total to three in the  last week.  Adding to PacMan Jones' resisting...

1/3/82: Bengals Hold Off Bills for Franchise’s First Playoff Victory
July 9th, 2011 at 6:45 PM
***PHOTO1***  The Bengals first ever home playoff game turned into the franchise's first playoff victory as the Bengals held off the Buffalo Bills 28-21 at a soggy Riverfront Stadium. The Bills were marching to tie the game in the fourth quarter but couldn't convert on key opportunities. Buffalo  had converted a...

Week 16 1980: Thom Darden’s Cheapshot on Pat McInally
July 6th, 2011 at 4:09 PM
***PHOTO1***    Although this game would eventually be a Bengals loss, it ranks among my all-time favorites for several reasons.  This end of season classic rivalry contest between the Bengals and Browns was the first Bengals game I ever attended. My cousin and I had received tickets to the game as Christmas present....

Great Moments in Bengal History: 12/27/89 Bengals Drill Oilers
July 2nd, 2011 at 9:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Before Tony LaRussa gained the universal ire of Cincinnatians, there was one professional coach sure to get the home town fans' blood boiling. No, it wasn't Chuck Noll, Bill Walsh, Marty Schottenheimer, or even Bill Cowher, all of whom led hated rival teams into Riverfront Stadium. In the late 1980s, the...