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Cincinnati Bengals Must Score First Road Playoff Victory to Advance
January 7th, 2012 at 7:01 AM
If the Cincinnati Bengals are to continue their improbable playoff run this season they will have to do something never before done in the history of the franchise: win a playoff game on the road. Dating back to 1970 when the Bengals dropped a 17-0 decision in Baltimore to the Colts,...

Houston Texans Fans Have Been Waiting a Long Time for This Moment
January 6th, 2012 at 10:14 AM
It was Jan. 16, 1994. The Houston Oilers were AFC Central Division champs, the second seeded team in the AFC and winners of 11 straight games after owner Bud Adams had given a "Super Bowl or bust" ultimatum to head coach Jack Pardee, his staff and the team.  The Oilers came...

Houston Texans Laboring as They Enter Their First Playoff Game
January 4th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Dec. 11, 2011, the Houston Texans drove 80 yards in the games final two minutes to steal a 20-19 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. The victory clinched the AFC South title for the Texans, the first in the history of the franchise. At the time,...

For Andy Dalton, First NFL Playoff Appearance Comes on Familiar Ground
January 3rd, 2012 at 7:16 AM
***PHOTO1*** For all the attention surrounding Tim Tebow and his ability to write storybook endings, Andy Dalton has shown more than a little bit of "Disney" in his right arm as well. The Cincinnati Bengals' rookie quarterback is preparing this week for his first NFL playoff game, one that will take...

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...

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...

Houston Texans Overcome Injuries to Dominate AFC South
December 7th, 2011 at 8:05 AM
***PHOTO1***The Houston Texans started the season with guarded expectations. On paper all the pieces for a franchise-first playoff run seemed to be in place. Then came the injuries. Arian Foster went down in preseason with a hamstring problem and missed the first two weeks. Andre Johnson's hamstring kept him out...