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A couple days ago I made the Cincinnati Bengals my Super Bowl Champs pick for 2013. And I’m not the only one embracing the Stripey Wotsits as your next NFL champs. Other league pundits are talking about this idea, if not agreeing with it.
Maybe the Cincinnati Bengals are the sexy 2013 NFL champs prediction. Like Sarah Jones level sexy.
NBC Sunday Night Football Analyst Cris Collinsworth about Super Bowl predictions and the Cincinnati Bengals. It’s been 25 years since his Super Bowl 23 Bengals team.
Cris Collinsworth: “Well, as you know, I watch them. I just got finished watching the tape against the Dallas Cowboys and preparing for our opening Sunday night game and they’ve got a lot of pieces.
I thought that Jermaine Gresham looked like a better football player now that they drafted Tyler Eifert. I’m a little concerned that Whitworth’s knee hasn’t kind of rounded into form yet.
I think Giovanni Bernard has given them an element on offense and of course A.J. is a spectacular player...
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The Cincinnati Bengals have added quarterback Greg McElroy to their practice squad after he received an injury settlement from the Jets. To sign with Bengals P-squad RT @nyjets: The Jets have released QB Greg McElroy with an injury settlement. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 2, 2013 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Bengals add Greg McElroy...
The Bengals have picked Josh Johnson as their backup quarterback, waiving John Skelton as they got down to the 53-man roster limit on Saturday.
They placed linebacker Emmanuel Lamur on injured reserve with an injured right shoulder, which he dislocated during the final preseason game against Indianapolis on Thursday night.
Reserve offensive tackle Dennis Roland also was released...
The NASCAR Nationwide Series will run the Great Clips/Grit Chips 300 on Saturday night from Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Kyle Busch won the pole for the event and will be joined on the front row by Austin Dillon.
Forty drivers will take the green flag at the 1.54 mile oval located in Hampton, GA. Atlanta Motor Speedway first opened in 1960 and has been holding Nationwide Series races...
Cincinnati Bengals defensive end DeQuin Evans has been suspended for the season's first eight games.
Evans violated the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances for a second time, the NFL announced Friday. Evans, 26, who served a four-game suspension in 2011, hasn't played yet in the regular season for Cincinnati.
He is eligible to return to the Bengals on Oct. 28...
An underlying theme throughout training camp and the preseason has been if the Bengals would be able to agree to an extension with Geno Atkins. With the regular season set to begin on Sunday in Chicago both sides have agreed to a deal according to a league source.
The five year $55 million deal would be second among defensive tackles in terms of average per year at $11 million per...
Great things come to those who wait, and Geno Atkins is a prime example of that saying. He waiting patiently and finally got the money he deserved.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported that Atkins and the Bengals have agreed to a five-year $55 million deal with $22 million of it coming to Atkins in the first six months.
Atkins was slated to earn only $1.4 million during the last...
Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins has agreed to a five-year, $55 million contract extension. SOURCE: Joe Reedy, Cincinnati EnquirerFantasy Spin:It's the second-largest contract for a defensive tackle in NFL history. The raise is a well-deserved one as Atkins (12.5 sacks in 2012) was half a sack away from tying Eddie Edwards' team record last season. He's been named...
Kyle Larson cannot get enough seat time behind the wheel of a race car.
And that's a good thing. The 21-year-old Earnhardt Ganassi racer -- who was officially introduced Friday as the driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet for 2014 -- will run for Sprint Cup points next year while continuing in the Nationwide Series with Turner Scott Motorsports.
Larson currently is eighth in...
Kyle Larson was introduced as the new driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Friday afternoon at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Larson is competing in his first full season in the Nationwide Series and has impressed many during this season. At age 21 Larson has many accolades[...]
Best defensive tackle in the league. Nice investment by the Bengals. Bengals DT Geno Atkins and Cincinnati agreed to a five-year, $55 million extension, per ESPn source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 2, 2013
Sometimes, fans and players are more akin than they care to realize.Although the life of Tom Brady bears very little similarity to that of your typical nine to five football fan, they’ve likely shared many of the same thoughts over the past few weeks. And no, that’s not a reference to Gisele Bundchen. Get your mind out of the gutter.The communal sentiments we’re concerned about...