Found November 06, 2012 on
Fox Sports Ohio:
New York Giants
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals are back on oh-so-familiar ground, caught in the deep slump that threatens their season at the midpoint.
Happens a lot in Cincinnati.
A 31-23 loss to Denver on Sunday left the Bengals (3-5) with a four-game losing streak. They've had a losing streak of at least four games in 16 of their last 22 seasons. Twice, they lost 10 in a row.
In five of those seasons, they've had a pair of losing streaks that went on for at least four games. Overall, it's their 21st losing streak of four games or more during those 22 seasons.
After going to the playoffs last season as a 9-7 wild card team, they're going to be hard-pressed to get back. They play the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants (6-3) on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium.
The Bengals knew their season could come down to how they did during a stretch of home games against the Steelers, Broncos and Giants. After blowing an early lead and losing 24-17 to Pittsburgh, they needed to beat the...
BEST OF MAXIM
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