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Leftovers from the End of the Regular Season
January 2nd, 2012 at 10:04 AM
Yesterday's results sent the Cincinnati Bengals to the playoffs, but they also dictated a few other items that will impact the team in 2012. The Bengals made the playoffs, so their draft position is still dependent on how they fare in the post season. Their pick from the Oakland Raiders for...

Top 5 Cincinnati Bengals Stories of 2011
December 31st, 2011 at 10:24 AM
This year began with the Cincinnati Bengals finishing off their 4-12 season with a dispirited loss at Baltimore. Late in the day that Jan. 2 there wasn't much reason to hope that 2011 would be a year to celebrate.  A lot has happened to make Bengals' fans cheer, however, in 2011....

Want Free Cincinnati Bengals Tickets? Here’s Your Chance to Win Some
December 20th, 2011 at 11:14 AM
With the holiday season now upon us, Sports Media 101 and TiqIQ have decided to give back to the fans. Therefore, this week, we’ll be holding a holiday ticket grab bag giveaway where fans can win tickets to any of the following games:   ***PHOTO1***   -       New York Nets vs....

Mike Brown not to Blame for TJ Yates’ Parents Bad Seats
December 11th, 2011 at 10:33 PM
CBS Sports play by play announcer Marv Albert doesn't know his NFL policy. During the game, a shot of Houston Texans' quarterback TJ Yates parents was shown. They were seated in the second to last row in an upper corner of Paul Brown Stadium. With PBS not even close to...

NFL Needs to Reduce Amount of Subjectivity for Officials
December 10th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
The beauty of sports is that the "scoreboard doesn't lie." Perhaps one of the more appealing aspects of playing sports or cheering as a fan is the wonderful objectivity sports provide. Whether it's baseball, basketball, or football, there's something special about the consistency of home run, a basket or a...

AFC Playoff Picture: Cincinnati Bengals Still Control Their Destiny
December 5th, 2011 at 2:25 PM
***PHOTO1***If the playoffs began today, the Cincinnati Bengals would be in, even with their loss at Pittsburgh yesterday. Despite the media meme that the Bengals were "exposed" in Pittsburgh, they still control their own playoff destiny. That said, the Bengals have a tough row to hoe during the last quarter of...

Some Things Cincinnati Bengals Fans Can Be Thankful For
November 24th, 2011 at 7:15 AM
It's probably something we should do every day, but at least we have one day out of the year where we take some time to be thankful for all we have. As a lifelong fan of the Cincinnati Bengals, I thought I'd share with all of you some things we...

Cincinnati Bengals Draft Watch: Big Games for Ohio Teams
November 12th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
Cincinnati Bengals fans can get another good look at some running back prospects while watching important games for Ohio teams this Saturday. Boom Herron and Ohio State travel to meet Purdue at noon while Isaiah Pead and the Cincinnati Bearcats get Paul Brown Stadium warmed up when they host the...

Cincinnati Bengals Official: “We Got Rid of Our (expletive).”
October 27th, 2011 at 4:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** In an interview with Les Carpenter of Yahoo! Sports, an unnamed Cincinnati Bengals official said in reference to this past off season's roster purge, "We got rid of our [expletive]." Carpenter's piece was focused on the Bengals' newfound success in the absence  of Carson Palmer, Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens. The...

Cincinnati Bengals and Seattle Seahawks Share Interesting Playoff History
October 26th, 2011 at 8:22 AM
This season the New York Giants got into a bit of trouble with the NFL when several players feigned injury in order to slow down the opposing offense and get different personnel on the field. The Giants didn't originate that ploy. As the Cincinnati Bengals prepare to take on the...

National Media Beginning to Pay Cincinnati Bengals Respect
October 17th, 2011 at 11:08 AM
Heading into the 2011 season, no one in the national media gave the Cincinnati Bengals a chance at contending. After yesterday's 27-17 victory over the Indianapolis Colts moved the Bengals to 4-2, some members of the media are starting to reconsider their stance. Sports Illustrated columnist Don Banks wrote yesterday: "With the...

It’s OK to Believe Again, Cincinnati Bengals Fans
October 10th, 2011 at 12:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals fans have all seen this before: a team that gets off to an impressive start, only to have it implode before our very eyes, dashing our hopes once again. I wouldn't blame any Bengals fans for being gun-shy about this team. We're less than 365 days removed from...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...