Found December 24, 2013 on Sports-Glory:

Led by another solid performance from Andy Dalton that included four touchdown passes and 366 yards, the Bengals rolled to a impressive 42-14 win over the Vikings on Sunday afternoon, and now head into the regular season finale against the Ravens primed for revenge with the division secured, and their first undefeated home record since 1988 on the line. Now 10-5 on the season and 7-0 in “The Jungle,” Cincinnati was once again dominant in front of the home crowd during Sunday’s win over Minnesota, and received touchdowns from five different players while firing on all cylinders, leaving many in the” River City ” wondering if 2013 is the year that their beloved Bengals will finally make a return to the Super Bowl after a 25-year absence. But before the Cincinnati faithful begin scrambling to reserve their hotel rooms in New York City, the Bengals have a date with the Ravens and an opportunity to avenge their Week-10, 20-17 overtime loss while notching a statement-making win over the defending world champions. In their first meeting, Baltimore’s defense picked-off Dalton three times on a day that he completed a season-low 47 percent of his passes and finished with a passer rating of just 52.3, compared to his season average of 91.0. Since losing to the Ravens however, Dalton has thrown only three interceptions while tossing 


Unassuming Dalton defying critics with late-season play

CINCINNATI -- Andy Dalton is unassuming. The Bengals third-year quarterback is rather stoic in his nature, truly living up to the clichés about never getting too high or too low after a certain play or game. You'll get a fist pump from Dalton every now and then but for the most part he just goes about his business of running offensive coordinator Jay Gruden's scheme. There...

Bengals are one game from being undefeated at home for the 1st time since 88, thanks to A.J. Green

The Cincinnati Bengals have been impressive this year, especially at home. A.J. Green has 27 career touchdowns, the most ever by a Bengals player in his first 3 NFL seasons. His 27th touchdown last week past Pete Johnson who had 26 back in the 70′s. The Bengals put themselves in position to go undefeated at home […]

Bengals' title means they've finally made it

More than just a home playoff game. More than some commemorative shirt or cap. The AFC North championship is especially gratifying to a Bengals team that has spent years trying to catch up. Now Baltimore and Pittsburgh and Cleveland are trying to catch them. The Bengals (10-5) clinched their first division title in four years on Sunday. A 42-14 win over Minnesota, combined with...

Bengals’ Tyler Eifert suffers neck stinger Sunday

Cincinnati Bengals rookie tight end, Tyler Eifert, left midway through the first quarter of the Bengals' 42-14 pasting of the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.Eifert, who left the field with his arm dangling by his side, with what was believed to be a wrist or elbow injury, turned out to be a neck stinger.Bengals' bloodhound, Joe Reedy, via his official twitter account:Eifert...

5 things to know after Bengals beat Vikings 42-14

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Andy Dalton gets another chance to show that he and the Bengals can be winners in the playoffs. It's been a long time since that's happened. Dalton threw four touchdown passes during a 42-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, the first step in a series of events that broke the Bengals' way and got them a division title. The Bengals (10-5...

Bengals DB George Iloka Has Have Interception Fall into His Lap--Literally

To make it in the NFL you have to have talent. You can't just be some schmuck of the street and expect to make it in the game. However, from time to time it doesn't hurt to have a little bit of luck too--a lot like Cincinnati Bengals defensive back George Iloka did here.Yeah, you hope to make it because you are good, but there is no stat for lucky interceptions in the record...

Bengals' defense among best without hurt stars

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer Tackle Geno Atkins hasn't played the last six games. Cornerback Leon Hall has missed the last eight. Cornerback Terence Newman has been gone for the last two. One of the NFL's top defenses has missed its biggest playmakers for most of the second half of the season and somehow managed to stay among the league's best heading...

Photo Gallery: Vikings-Bengals

Photos from the Vikings' 42-14 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Field in Cincinnati, Ohio

Andy Dalton Lights Up Vikings

Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton had a field day against the Vikings in Week 16, throwing for 366 yards and four touchdowns with zero turnovers.Fantasy Spin:The Vikings got virtually no pressure on Dalton and didn't hit him at all until the fourth quarter. Dalton now has a career-high 4,015 yards and 31 passing touchdowns this season.

Andy Dalton has big day as Bengals trample Vikings

getty images Andy Dalton had a big game in Week 16 against the Minnesota Vikings. Dalton trashed the secondary of the Vikings for tour touchdows and 366 yards in a 42-14 rout. Vikings corner Chris Cook was abused twice on touchdown passes to A.J. Green. It was a big day for Dalton who ended up getting rested late in the game. For all the talk about Dalton’s inabilities he has...

A.J. Green Dominates Vikings

Bengals WR A.J. Green had 97 yards and two touchdowns on seven catches Sunday against the Vikings.Fantasy Spin:Green just missed hitting the 100-yard bonus for the first time since Week 10 after getting it in five straight games up to that point. He's pulled down four scores over his last four games and 10 on the season.

Bengals blow out Vikings, clinch first division title since 2009

Three seasons in the NFL, three times in the playoffs. Andy Dalton has done something special during his just-getting-started career. Now he gets another chance to win one when it matters most. Dalton threw four touchdown passes on Sunday, and linebacker Vincent Rey returned an interception 25 yards for a score and the Bengals had another big day at home, beating the Minnesota...

Bengals beat Vikings 42-14, clinch playoff spot

Another big game at home got the Bengals back into the playoffs. Linebacker Vincent Rey returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown and Cincinnati's defense set up another fast start on Sunday, and Andy Dalton threw four touchdown passes and the Bengals pulled away to a 42-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. The Bengals (10-5) remained perfect at home and clinched...

Bengals rout Vikings, clinch playoff berth

For those who didn’t know the words to “The Bengal Growl”, they should be singing it in their sleep by now. The Bengals scored over 40 points for the fourth straight home game as they rolled to a 42-14 victory over the Vikings at Paul Brown Stadium. It is also Cincinnati’s eighth-straight win at home. With the Bengals' win and Buffalo's 19-0 win against Miami, the...

2014 Head Coaching Candidates

Jay Gruden Cincinnati OC, Age 47 in 2014 Gruden has done a fantastic job in Cincinnati getting the most out of Andy Dalton as their offensive coordinator, since taking over in 2011. He’s drawn the respect of the rest of the league and has been considered for head coaching jobs in the past, but has maintained a stance that he’s not ready to be an NFL head coach. Maybe this year...
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