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At this point last season, you would have been hard pressed to find anyone that believed the Bengals would be a respectable football team, much less a playoff contender.
Fast forward to today.
The Bengals are considered a legitimate threat to unseat the Ravens and the Steelers as the dominant teams in the AFC North, and the Bengals' hopes and dreams for 2012 hinge on a couple of young players that made their mark a season ago.
The Bengals were looking to replace troublesome quarterback Carson Palmer in last year's draft. With the 35th overall pick, they did just that by drafting Andy Dalton out of TCU. Andy Dalton was expected to struggle in his rookie season with what was considered a poor team at best, but he surprised everyone by leading his new team to the playoffs as the AFC's 6th seed.
The Bengals high level of success a season ago probably wouldn't have been possible without another high pick from the 2011 draft. A.J. Green was the 4th selection overall,...
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We welcome Mr. Timm Bates back to the program this week. Timm was fortunate enough to get some good seats at last Friday night’s preseason opener vs the Jets and tells us a bit about his experience.
In this week’s show:
Timm tells us about his Friday night at PBS
Timm says that Tim Tebow, NOT Mark Sanchez, is the better quarterback of the two
Injuries plagued the Bengals win...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham injured his right knee late in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night.
He was not expected to return to the game.
Gresham, a Pro Bowl alternate pick last year in his second season, caught a 25-yard pass from quarterback Andy Dalton to help set up a long field goal that gave...
ATLANTA-Even in defeat the Falcons first team offense continues to look nice in pre-season action. QB Matt Ryan continued to hit a variety of targets including his apparent main man Julio Jones.
Ryan went 18-of-21 for 174 yards and a touchdown as he took the Falcons to a halftime lead of 13-10.
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The loss of Travelle Wharton with a knee injury last week was evident on some plays, as blitz overloads forced Andy Dalton to run right in order to avoid the hit.
Dalton’s connection for a 50-yard touchdown to A.J. Green caught Asante Samuel napping, as Dalton hit Green in stride after beating the veteran corner by a good two or three steps.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cincinnati Bengals have waived wide receiver Jordan Shipley who’s benn working his way back from ACL surgery. If he clears waivers, the Bengals could end up placing him on season ending injured reserve.
Bengals today waived WR Jordan Shipley and K Thomas Weber.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 17, 2012
According to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis indicated that tight end Jermaine Gresham is fine after last night’s preseason game.
“Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said after the 24-19 win that tight end Jermane Gresham was fine. When Gresham walked off the field he said he was fine and thought he could play next week, but he doesn’t know...
In what we can only hope is a one-time experiment, FOX introduced the “Goose Cam” during tonight’s Falcons-Bengals pre-season broadcast, giving viewers a wildly unnecessary view of Tony Siragua, their portly and distracting sideline analyst:
Worst. Idea. Ever. (Image via SBNation.com)
Early in the game, Siragusa gave us a tour of his on-field rig, where he spends most of...
Brian Leonard of the Cincinnati Bengals facemasked this Atlanta Falcon’s player and than had the ball completely knocked out of his hands. This stuff drives coaches crazy.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and the Falcons' Matt Ryan each directed a pair of scoring drives before Cincinnati's reserves held on for a 24-19 preseason victory over Atlanta on Thursday night.
In a matchup of teams that lost in the wild-card round of the playoffs last season, Cincinnati (No. 14 in the AP Pro32) had the deeper roster.
The second- and...
Based on last years statistics, we looked at the average points per game each teams position scored and compared it to how each teams defense fared against opponents by position. We will break down the best and worst possible matchup and tell you which week they play each other so you can edit your roster accordingly.
Not to anyone’s surprise, the Green Bay Packers...