Posted November 14, 2012 on
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After gaining a much-needed boost of confidence, the Cincinnati Bengals have a prime chance to lift their playoff hopes.
The Bengals would appear to have a favorable schedule over the next few weeks, beginning with Sunday's visit to the beleaguered Kansas City Chiefs.
Just when it seemed that it might continue its historic trend of inconsistency, Cincinnati pulled off a decisive 31-13 win over defending champion New York last Sunday. Andy Dalton threw a career-high four touchdowns while helping his team end a four-game losing streak, and the Bengals' defense forced four turnovers and sacked Eli Manning four times.
"That was huge for us," defensive tackle Domata Peko said. "We really needed that win. It was important because they're world champions and when you can compete against a team like that, it shows us we can compete against anybody."
Cincinnati has made back-to-back playoff appearances only once in franchise history (1981-82) and will get ...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Bengals got a huge boost this weekend with a huge or shall we say, GIANT, win over the G-Men 31-13 Sunday at PBS. The tone was set early as Andy “Red” Dalton ended the game with an early strike to AJ Green to go up 7-0. Guess he had a pretty good idea about the size of those holes in the Giants secondary. Thank god we have the best WR in the game. Next up for the Bengals...
From the Cincinnati Bengals media relations department;
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton today was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL.
Dalton completed 21 of 30 passes for 199 yards, four TDs and 0 INTs (127.6 passer rating) in the Bengals 31-13 win vs. the N.Y. Giants on Sunday. It was the first game of his career with four TD passes.
Daltons scoring passes went...
Last week: 26 (+0)
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Cincinnati Bengals (4-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (1-8)
Almost every year, we have one team go from in the playoffs to 5 wins or fewer. Right now, every playoff team from last year has at least 4 wins. That means one of two things. We’re not going to have a team like that this year (only happened 1 other time in the last decade) or either Detroit, New Orleans, or Cincinnati is about...