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The Bengals have been one of the worst teams in the NFL through two games, getting blown out in Baltimore against an overrated Ravens team that has uncharacteristically surrendered 808 yards in 2 games and then barely beating the terrible Browns in Cincinnati. They rank 31st in the NFL in yards per play differential.
A lot of their issues have been on the defensive side of the ball. They rank dead last in the NFL in yards per play allowed, 31st in yards per carry allowed, and 29th in yards per attempt allowed despite not battling the toughest group of quarterbacks. Those two are a combined 34 of 77 for 325 yards, 1 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions in their other games. Part of that has to do with their competition’s competition. Both Weeden and Flacco have also faced Philadelphia, one of the league best defenses, but Cincinnati has really done a poor job in pass coverage this year.
The biggest issue defensively for the Bengals has been injuries. They are without two key cornerbacks, ...
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Mohamed Sanu, a former high school quarterback, showcased his throwing abilities on Sunday against the Redskins. On the first play of the game, Sanu lined up in the backfield, faked a run to BenJarvis Green-Ellis, and hit A.J. Green with an absolute perfect pass.On the ensuing possession for the Bengals, Andy Dalton threw a pick 6.Video The Big Lead
The Bengals came out firing from the get-go in Washington to get things going for their young offensive squad.
The first play of the game as setup in a wildcat with receiver Mohamed Sanu under center. He took the snap and bombed it downfield to AJ Green who had beat Safety DeJon Gomes and cornerback DeAngelo Hall for the opening touchdown.
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Andy Dalton had a ho-hum preseason and carried that into week one against the Ravens. That was so long ago. Since then Dalton has been on a tear and has made us experts look like dummies for passing on him.
In his last 2 games he has averaged 323/3 and despite making a bad interception in each game, the Bengals pass attack...
Despite pulling out their first win last weekend, the Cincinnati Bengals know they need to be better defensively going forward.
Having lost two key defensive starters during their Week 2 defeat, the Washington Redskins also appear to have a tough challenge ahead of them.
In what could be a high-scoring affair, the Bengals and Redskins square off Sunday as Robert Griffin III makes...
Andy Dalton completed 19 of 27 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to lead the Cincinnati Bengals to a 38-31 win over Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins.
The Bengals blew a 24-7 first-half lead, but two touchdown passes by Dalton in the fourth quarter made the difference.
A 6-yard throw to tight end Jermaine Gresham broke a 24-24 tie, then Dalton hit Andrew...
Bengals receiver A.J. Green caught a 71-yard touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage Sunday against Washington but he didn't slack off the rest of the day. The superstar finished with nine catches for 183 yards and a score.Fantasy Spin:Green was targeted plenty in the first two weeks but he only averaged 10.7 yards per catch on 12 receptions. Sunday balanced things out...
The Cincinnati Bengals went into their bag of tricks today to pull out a memorable Wildcat touchdown using rookie wide receiver Mohamed Sanu.
In the first quarter of their game against the Washington Redskins, Sanu connected with teammate A.J. Green on this 74-yard touchdown:
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Check out this amazing trick play from the Bengals vs. Redskins game. Cincinnati Bengals’ rookie wide receiver Mohamed Sanu threw a bomb — a 73-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver A.J. Green. It happened on the first play of the first drive.
Early on in the game, the Bengals decided to pull out a big time trick and have WR Sanu throw a bomb to AJ Green. Is it beating a dead horse to say Sanu throws it better than Tebow? Probably. S/O to @sbnation for the GIF.
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Fail to the Redskins! Here are my five keys to a Cincy win in the Capitol this Sunday:
1. Score Early/Get Ahead: The Bengals are on the road for the Redskins home opener. FedEx field is huge, and usually sold out. They will be loud and rocking as they get their highly-anticipated first look at RGIII. The Bengals would do well to get up on the skins by a touchdown...
DOH! So close. Bengals 38, Redskins 34.1. Cincinnati threw the winning touchdown on the first play from scrimmage on a trick play. With QB Andy Dalton lined up on the line and WR Mohamed Sanu lined up in the Wildcat, Washington somehow, mysteriously, inexcusably lost tract of AJ Green. Green met up with Sanu's deep pass about 60 yards downfield and ran unhindered across the...
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Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Redskins
Sunday: September 23rd
Robert Griffin III makes his home deput in the Redskins week 3 match up with the Bengals. This is about the only thing to be excited about after last weeks tank job in St. Louis, which was by all accounts and embarrassment to the organization and the entire fan base. Moving on...
LANDOVER, Md. -- The Cincinnati Bengals ruined Washington's home opener Sunday, scoring on the first snap on a 73-yard touchdown on a wide-receiver option and then fending off a Redskins comeback to win 38-31. Rookie quarterback Robert Griffin rallied the Redskins from a 24-10 deficit, leading drives of 80 and 86 yards to start the second half, but Bengals second-year quarterback...
If you’re one of those people that think that football games are won and lost by the defense then you should NOT watch this game because it couldn’t be farther from the truth. Let’s be honest here. The Bengals’ D sucks…the Redskins’ D sucks…Carson Palmer sucks but that’s neither her nor there. The truth is that this game game is all about offense. I know...