Fans attending this past weekend’s Bengals and Cowboys game at Paul Brown Stadium got a little surprise as a baby raccoon made an unannounced appearance. There are not a ton of details surrounding the little guy, but it baffles me how he made it up so high in the stands in the first place without anyone else noticing. One fan bit the bullet and grabbed the raccoon with his bare hands. Hopefully the fan was able to take the raccoon to safety.
That one may come back to haunt the Bengals. Up 19-10 in the 4th quarter at home to a team riddled with injuries and emotionally spent. A team with one of the worst run defenses in the league yet the Bengals abandoned the run game. Dropped catches, dropped INT’s, missed tackles, ugh it was just not the Bengals day Sunday. Even worse was that Pittsburgh and Baltimore both lost....
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Light rain had just ended when Josh Brown lined up for a 52-yard field goal try in the third quarter, the game on the line. For the last three months, he'd hoped for this test.
Made it with room to spare.
Brown connected on all four of his field goal tries for the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, including that 52-yarder in the third quarter of a 20-19 loss to...
While Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga is probable
to play tonight against the Philadelphia Eagles despite a shoulder injury,
cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick will miss another game as he continues to recover
from a concussion.
Maualuga was a full participant during Monday’s practice but
he was limited by his shoulder injury on Tuesday. However, the linebacker was
Bengals kicker Mike Nugent, who sat out Week 14 with a calf injury, is listed as doubtful for Week 15 at Philadelphia. If Nugent misses a second straight game, then Josh Brown will continue to kick in his absence.
Nugent has been kicking this week in practice, but it appears he might not have enough time to recover with the short turnaround. Source: CBSSports Attached Thumbnails
If you look at what the oddsmakers think about this game at any online sportsbook you notice the Bengals are favored to win by 4 points. Based on the path the Bengals and Eagles have taken this season it is an easy assumption to make that the Bengals should be favored.
But what do the Bengals need to do on the field to take care of the Eagles?
1. Pressure the QB – The Bengals...
Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson wasn't on the field during the start of Tuesday's practice, raising questions if he'll be ready against the Philadelphia Eagles during NFL Network's Thursday Night Football. Johnson appeared to have hurt his toe against the Dallas Cowboys, but gutted it out.
Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick was also out during practice, still dealing...
Thursday night Football Preview: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Philadelphia Eagles
We have come to the end of the road on the Thursday Night Football schedule for 2012, but this final game could turn out to be one of the most important. The semi finals of the fantasy football playoffs kick off with this game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Cincinnati Bengals. There are some big...
A midweek trip to Philadelphia should keep the Cincinnati Bengals from focusing on another Pennsylvania team for a few more days.
The Bengals (7-6) find themselves in a unique position where they're tied with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the last playoff spot in the AFC, but a loss to the Eagles (4-9) Thursday night wouldn't ruin their chances.
''This decides if...
The NFL Network’s (NFLN) next edition of Thursday Night Football pits the Cincinnati Bengals at the Philadelphia Eagles. The action begins at 6:00p.m. ET with Thursday Night Kickoff, hosted by Rich Eisen along with analysts Michael Irvin, Steve Marriucci, Marshall Faulk and Deion Sanders. Reporter Stacey Dales and Alex Flanagan provide pregame news reports from the locker rooms. From
The Bengals have gaping opportunities for exploitation by the Eagles in the Cincinnati secondary, and there are offensive line weaknesses to exploit, too--- if only the Birds' offense can be patient enough to expose and attack them.
Tonight will reveal to us who's zooming whom...
DT Geno Atkins ...
CINCINNATI (7-6) At PHILADELPHIA (4-9)
Thursday, 8:20 p.m., NFL Network
OPENING LINE -- Bengals by 3
RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Cincinnati 6-6-1; Philadelphia 3-9-1
SERIES RECORD -- Bengals lead 7-3-1
AP PRO32 RANKING -- Bengals No. 16, Eagles No. 27
LAST MEETING -- Bengals 13, Eagles 13 (tie), Nov. 16, 2008
LAST WEEK -- Bengals lost to Cowboys 20-19; Eagles beat Buccaneers 23-21
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