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Josh Brown kicked the Cincinnati Bengals into the postseason, and the team's playoff fortunes could continue to ride on the veteran's right leg with Mike Nugent placed on injured reserve. Nugent has been out since Week 13 with a right calf strain. Brown was signed after the Bengals worked out several veteran kickers after Nugent's injury. Cornerback Chris Lewis, an undrafted rookie out of Tennessee-Chattanooga, was signed off the practice squad to take Nugent's roster spot.
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Source: The Sports Network
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Below is the week 16 offensive line breakdown for the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Cincinnati Bengals this past Sunday.
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Last week: 15 (+3)
Net points per drive: 0.44 (7th)
DVOA: 4.4% (13th)
Weighted DVOA: 14.2% (7th)
LT Andrew Whitworth: Did not allow a pressure on 48 pass block snaps
RT Andre Smith: Did not allow a pressure on 48 pass block snaps, run blocked for 1 yard on 1 attempt
WR AJ Green: Caught 10 passes for 116 yards on 18 attempts on 48 pass snaps, 6.0 YAC per catch, 2...
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The Ravens are trailing the Bengals midway through the third quarter. Cincinnati has had excellent field position aided by good punting by Kevin Huber.
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Josh Brown has kicked the Bengals into a 10-7 lead.