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Bracing for a Battle in the Cincinnati Bengals Backfield
May 4th, 2012 at 3:34 PM
Cincinnati Bengals' offensive coordinator Jay Gruden alluded to a desire to have a "running back by committee" system. With the number of viable choices now in his backfield, his committee could be listed as a separate department within the organization. After drafting Ohio State's Daniel Herron with their final pick last week,...

Cincinnati Bengals’ Cedric Benson Just Punched His Ticket Out
February 22nd, 2012 at 11:06 AM
***PHOTO1***  It was highly unlikely the Cincinnati Bengals were going to re-sign running back Cedric Benson anyway, but his comments last night on Sirius Radio likely sealed the deal. Benson was critical of offensive coordinator Jay Gruden's scheme, saying the team had no "identity." "We had a chance to establish an identity and...

Cincinnati Bengals Free Agent Targets: Running Backs
February 8th, 2012 at 1:37 PM
Having broken down the Cincinnati Bengals salary cap situation yesterday, let's turn our attention to some areas where the Bengals might be looking to upgrade. The Quarterback position is set with Andy Dalton and Bruce Gradkowski. Zac Robinson was on the practice squad and might remain with the team, but...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals AFC North Title Hopes Hinge on Victory in Baltimore
November 20th, 2011 at 7:15 AM
It's a pretty simple formula for the Cincinnati Bengals: win today against the Baltimore Ravens and move into a first place tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers with a 2-1 AFC North record and one more game to go against the Steelers. Lose and drop a game off the pace of...

Cincinnati Bengals Dominate Second Half in 24-17 Victory
November 6th, 2011 at 7:41 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals must have gotten sidetracked by the time change as their first half effort enabled the Tennessee Titans to jump out to a 10 point lead. They woke up at half time though and dominated the home team in the second half on the way to a 24-17...

Tennessee Titans in an Early Must-Win Situation Against Cincinnati Bengals
November 4th, 2011 at 9:40 AM
The Tennessee Titans sit precariously at 4-3, a half game behind the Houston Texans in the AFC South. But with the Texans favored at home against the struggling Cleveland Browns, their game this week against the Cincinnati Bengals has a "must-win" quality to it if the Titans don't want to...

Cincinnati Bengals Pluck Seattle Seahawks 34-12 in Seattle
October 30th, 2011 at 7:43 PM
Everything was stacked against the Cincinnati Bengals. They were a young team heading into a hostile stadium, coming off a bye week, facing inclement weather, without two of their main offensive weapons. The Bengals looked both history and adversity in the eye and never blinked, routing the Seattle Seahawks 34-12. The...

Cincinnati Bengals Backfield Ready to Step up Without Benson
October 25th, 2011 at 3:05 PM
***PHOTO1***Cedric Benson will serve his league-mandated one game suspension this Sunday when the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Seattle Seahawks. In his stead Bernard Scott, Brian Leonard and Cedric Peerman will have to carry the load. These three have all demonstrated themselves very capable, but it might affect offensive coordinator Jay...

Cincinnati Bengals Move to 3-2 with Another Nail-Biting Win
October 9th, 2011 at 4:26 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals moved to 3-2 with yet another come from behind win, this time on the road against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Andy Dalton rallied the Bengals from a 20-16 fourth quarter deficit to win 30-20. ***PHOTO1***  Once again, the Bengals won the toss and deferred, opting to put their defense on...

Cincinnati Bengals Offensive Woes not Black and White
September 26th, 2011 at 11:59 AM
While it's tempting to focus in one one scapegoat for the Cincinnati Bengals' offensive problems through three games, it wouldn't accurately describe what's been wrong up to this point for the 1-2 Bengals. There are two stark realities facing the team after their first three contests: On the positive side,...

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...

Bernard Scott Remains Out While Cedric Benson Carries the Load
August 10th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Running back Bernard Scott remains sidelined with tightness in his hamstrings he's experienced since the second day of camp. That's given plenty of time for the team to get a look at some of the free agents they invited to camp and to let Cedric Benson get back into...