Found January 04, 2012 on Houston Texans Examiner:
The 2011 NFL playoffs open on Saturday with the Cincinnati Bengals facing the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium.It's the Texans first trip to the playoffs and Houston's first since the 1993 season.The Bengals have...

Texans Have Playoff Experience to Lean On

  While listening to Gary Kubiak’s press conference from Monday,  one of the media members said the Houston Texans only have 7 players with playoff experience. To make sure we looked up the Texans roster and found out that the Texans have 11 players with game action in the playoffs and actually have 5 players who have played in the Super Bowl.   After Saturday, the Texans...

Gary Kubiak teleconference highlights

The Bengals locker room does not open until 1 p.m. but Texans head coach Gary Kubiak did do his teleconference this morning with the Cincinnati media. Among the highlights — T.J. Yates is expected to start at quarterback and WR Andre Johnson, who missed the first game due to a hamstring injury, could see 45-50 plays. General thoughts going into the week: “It’s exciting to get...

Chat Bengals playoffs with Joe Reedy

All three times during Marvin Lewis’ tenure, the Bengals are facing a team that they went up against sometime during the final five weeks of the regular season. This time it is Houston, who they lost to 20-19 on Dec. 11 at Paul Brown Stadium. Chat about the game, as well as the rest of the NFL playoff scene with Joe Reedy today at 11:30 a.m. Chat Bengals playoffs with Joe Reedy

PCFH: One Year Later

PCFH. Press Conference From Hell. January 4, 2011. One year ago today, I was angry. No, I was livid. Mike Brown strode to the microphone to announce that Marvin Lewis would return as head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals. I was in favor of that. But over the following 45 minutes or so after that, he said [...]

Bengals aim to make playoff appearance pay off

A year ago at this time, no one knew what the future of the Cincinnati Bengals was going to be.Marvin Lewis was renegotiating a contract extension after a 4-12 season and the franchise looked to be in transition with the tenures of Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens appearing to be at an end. No one knew though until a couple weeks later that quarterback Carson Palmer wanted out, too...

Wade Phillips gives defense a boost

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2011 NFL Coach of the Year

This year wasn’t easy when it came to deciding who should receive coach of the year. In a year coming out of a lockout and a shortened training camp, we were not disappointed when it came to the play on the field this season. It was hard to come to a decision on who was worth of being named coach of the year but after much consideration it came to me. Here are three coaches who...

Luv Ya Steel Blue Podcast: “Lycan the Playoffs”

  On this pre playoff edition of Luv Ya Steel Blue podcast, Mike, Aaron and Pat dive into this epic moment in Houston Texans history. With the Bengals coming to town, the Texans are on deck to make history with their ever playoff game.   The guys touch on Texans awards, the return of Andre and the success of T.J. Yates. It is also revealed the Antonio Smith is a new type of Ninja...

Playoff Head Coach Power Rankings

@font-face { }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 10pt; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } In the NFL Playoffs, head coaches can win games with outstanding game plans and preparation periods or cost themselves wins by icing up on game day. Read up on the head coaches of this year’s playoff field, as they rank from twelve through one. 12. Gary Kubiak:...

AFC Wildcard Preview: Bengals Rookies Will Have To Grow Up In A Hurry

The Houston Texans might be the Cinderella team of the AFC playoff bracket, but if this weekend was supposed to be the ball, the Bengals are the party crashers that just might stay all night. No matter how good AJ Green was supposed to be, no one expected the Bengals to be here. Not after kicking out their top three playmakers of 2010 and starting over with young, unproven replacements...

Bengals QB Dalton hospitalized with flu-like symptoms

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton spent part of Wednesday in hospital dealing with flu-like symptoms.Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said Dalton was near a "sink and toilet" for most of the night, but Lewis was hopeful the rookie QB would be able to return to practice Thursday afternoon.Dalton is expected to suit up for Saturday's AFC wild-card tilt with the...

Dalton visits hospital with flu, but expected to practice Thursday

As coach Marvin Lewis prepares his Cincinnati Bengals for Saturday's wild-card game against the Houston Texans, the health of rookie quarterback Andy Dalton remains a chief concern.
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