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Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis has helped the team get back into the AFC North race.
The return of running back DeMarco Murray could be the lift the Dallas Cowboys need to challenge for the NFC East title.
Cincinnati will try to win its fifth straight Sunday when the visiting Cowboys go for their fourth victory in five tries.
Held to 69 yards or fewer in six of the first nine games, Green-Ellis has run for 348 and two scores in the last three weeks, becoming the first Bengal with three consecutive 100-yard games since Corey Dillon in 1999.
Cincinnati (7-5) is averaging 179.3 yards on the ground during that stretch.
"It was his first time with a new line and a new system and terminology and all that stuff,'' offensive coordinator Jay Gruden said of Green-Ellis' early struggles. "A lot of the runs were the same he's used to, but still you've got to get used to your linemen and our aiming points and all that.
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The Bengals will rely on newly-signed Josh Brown for kicking duties this Sunday.
With reports surfacing this week that placekicker Mike “Don’t call me Ted” Nugent tweaked a calf muscle in practice this week, the Bengals reacted quickly with the signing of former Ram and Seahawk Josh Brown. According to the reports, including from one today from the mothership, the Bengals...
The Bengals have signed kicker Josh Brown to fill in for the injured Mike Nugent, who hurt his right calf and didn't practice Wednesday.
Brown played five seasons with Seattle and four with St. Louis. He kicked for the Jets in preseason and was released on Aug. 27.
Also on Thursday, the Bengals (7-5) waived center Jeff Faine, opening the way for Kyle Cook to return from an...
Fantasy Football News - The Cincinnati Bengals will have place kicker Mike Nugent inactive for this week’s game due to a calf injury. In turn, the Bengals signed Brown, beating out both Neil Rackers and Billy Cundiff.
FFLockerRoom Take - While this news is only about a kicker, the reality is many fantasy teams set their teams and forget to keep track of their kicker from week...
The Bengals have signed kicker Josh Brown to replace the injured Mike Nugent (calf) in Week 14 against the Cowboys.Fantasy Spin:Brown kicked for the Rams in 2011-12, making 21-of-28 field goals. While Dallas has allowed the ninth-most fantasy points to kickers this season, you can probably find a safer option than Brown Sunday.
Adam “Pacman-Jones has always represented every negative cliché that has been associated with the NFL.
He was the kid that wasted his elite talent. He was the kid got into legal trouble.
He became the man that wasted his money making-it-rain in the club. He’s been the free agent that nobody ever wanted because of his bad attitude.
We can go on and on and on. Yet somehow life...
Well it wasn’t pretty, but a win is a win and that’s all that matters at this time of year. The Bengals historically have not played well on the West Coast but to win in SD despite not having your best day on offense is a huge step for this team. Have to give it up to this defense though. They have allowed only 1 TD in the last 3 games, a fluke TD in garbage time vs the Raiders...
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Nick Lachey, a diehard Cincinnati Bengals Fan, was in San Diego for the Chargers-Bengals game. Naturally, there was an altercation between him and a Chargers fan in his vicinity. Lachey was removed from the Stadium, and it is being reported that the Chargers fan involved in the altercation will be filing a lawsuit. I doubt it will get anywhere though, because it will be their...
Cliff Harris returns a punt against the Cincinnati Bengals in 1973.
Though the Cincinnati Bengals became a franchise in 1968, the Dallas Cowboys did not face the new Cincinnati team until 1973. That was because the Bengals were part of the AFL until 1970, and the teams were in different conferences when the leagues merged in 1970.
The teams finally met on November 4, 1973 at Texas...
After getting whacked in the knee by my comrade DonnieRedboy yesterday (you’re still my bro, though!), I got to thinking about his comment that Dalton’s play in San Diego. He said: “The first thing that went wrong in SD was Dalton. He was not playing like the top caliber QB that he has been.” True, he did not look as sharp as he had in the previous three wins. That’s mainly...
Bengals receiver A.J. Green missed Friday's practice due to illness. Hopefully it's something that won't last more than 24 hours or weaken him too much.Fantasy Spin:Green is the best receiver in the league not named Calvin Johnson. He's caught 76 balls for 1107 yards and 10 touchdowns.