Found January 05, 2013 on BlackSportsOnline:
Texans: 19 Bengals: 13 A total repeat of last year’s AFC Wildcard game which pitted the Bengals vs Texans against each other, the Texans again, came out the victors. It was an ugly affair all game long, with the defense and special teams doing the brunt of the work throughout. The Bengals offense waltzed  into the game in a slightly comatose state with -6 passing yards. The game was Matt Schaub’s first, having been injured during last year’s go-around. The Texans defense headed by JJ Watt didn’t leave mercy on the Bengals from the very start, with Dalton being pressured early. There was just one field goal scored in the first quarter, and that was by the Texans. By the time the half came the score was just a pithy 9-7 Texans, with no offensive touchdowns being scored. It was clear though that the Texans managed to get some life back after the half, finally going deep in the endzone with Arian Foster running it in, making it 16-7 Texans. The theme of the night though continued to be ‘pressuring Andy Dalton’ as he proved to be erratic in his throws and threw a pick late in the 3rd quarter. By the time of the 4th quarter the game was still very much in reach for the Bengals who trailed just 19-10, but failed to capitalize on play after play. Bengals received a gift pass interference call with 4 minutes and change on the clock and drove into Texans territory but a missed 3rd and 11 followed by an attempt on 4th down spelled the end for the Bengals. Texans took time off the clock and won the game 19-13. Dalton threw for just 127 yards and completed 14/30 passes. Schaub fared well in his debut game with 29/38 completions and 261 yards thrown. The Texans will now take their talents to Foxboro to meet Mr. Brady.

Dalton, offense let Bengals down again in playoffs

The defense was playoff-worthy for most of the season. Andy Dalton and the offense fell apart in the biggest moments. And the Bengals ended what appeared to be a breakthrough season with a familiar heartbreak. Still no playoff victory in 22 years, the seventh-longest streak in NFL history. Dalton and the offense imploded again during a 19-13 loss in Houston on Saturday, the second...

Bengals look back at another playoff letdown

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Schaub takes center stage

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Now That’s A Giant Texas A&M Pizza, RG3′s Gimp Knee & Matt Schaub Name Fail

Do you see random sh$% while driving to work and think it needs to be seen by the masses? Does the guy who sits next to you at work look like a tool on a daily basis? Does your dog lick his balls in an odd fashion? Is your neighbor working on some sort of outer space vehicle behind his shed? We want your WTF photos. Email us: Filed under: Daily WTF

JJ Watt wags finger at Bengals after block

It seemed like the whole game all wrapped into the one play, yet the moment was so brief. J.J. Watt jumped into the air knocking down an Andy Dalton pass. The ball flew backwards and then the Texans defender shook his finger at the Bengals. Watt is either telling the Bengals not to try that junk again or telling their quarterback his total number of passing yards. H/T BigLeadSports

Matt Schaub’s first playoff start a success

In a quarterback-driven world, neither one that started in this battle out-shined the other.Andy Dalton threw for a hapless -6 yards in the first half. (Yes – that is a negative sign, not the en dash that I overuse). Matt Schaub misfired the ball and Leon Hall read the quarterback’s eyes like a comic strip and returned the ball for six points in the 2nd quarter.Both defenses...

Bengals lose to Texans 19-13, extend futility

Couldn't stop Arian Foster. Couldn't make that one big play when it was right at their fingertips. And, in an ending so sickeningly familiar, the Bengals couldn't break one of the NFL's longest streaks of playoff futility. Plenty of blame to go around for this one. Andy Dalton overthrew an open A.J. Green in the end zone in the closing minutes, and the Houston Texans...

Every Round of the Playoffs Predicted

Anyone can predict one round at a time, so I’m going all the way through I tell you why who has big games and the Super Bowl champ. Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans This will probably be the least exciting matchup of the weekend. Andy Dalton will be average as usual, A.J. Green will come [...]

Cincinnati Bengals: Wild Card Round Power Rankings (#10)

The Bengals have made the playoffs for the 2nd straight year, but like last year, they did it by winning the games they were supposed to and nothing else (well not technically nothing else this year, but close to it). The Bengals went 9-0 against non-playoff teams last season, but 0-7 against playoff teams, a number that grew to 0-8 when they lost to the Texans in the first round...

Texans Down Bengals, 19-13: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

THE GOOD: Houston's OffenseThe Texans scored just one touchdown in Saturday's game, but scored on five different possessions. That tells us that Houston moved the ball consistently all day, and stuck to its game plan: giving the ball to #23.  Arian Foster ran for 140 yards on 32 carries, and scored the only offensive touchdown in the game.  He also added eight grabs for...

AFC Wild Card: Bengals @ Texans Preview & Prediction

With the regular season going by seemingly faster than usual, we now turn our attention to the dark horse’s of the NFL; the wild card teams. First, we will focus on the AFC match up between the Cincinnati Bengals as the 6th seed in the conference as they go on the road to face the Houston Texans, as the 3rd seed. Cincinnati Bengals (6) @ Houston Texans (3) With the Texans squandering...

Turn On The Jets – Wild-Card Weekend NFL Picks

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