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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 Dallas. The Cowboys won it with a field goal of their own as time ran out.
For Brown, it was a solid first step in trying to show the rest of the NFL that he's not finished.
''It's a positive note,'' Brown said. ''It just reassures you that you're not done playing yet. To be able to bang out a 52-yarder and to do it with confidence - it's all reassuring that I'm moving on the right path to getting back in the NFL.''
The 4-for-4 performance just might jump-start his career, even if it turns out to be his only game with Cincinnati.
The Bengals needed a kicker on short no...
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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...
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....
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...
The Cincinnati Bengals and Philadelphia Eagles will play against each other on Thursday night. Scheduled for kickoff at 8:20 PM EST this game can be seen on NFL Network.
So whats the spread in the Bengals and Eagles game? The Bengals are 4 point favorites against the Eagles. The over/under for this game is 45 points, according to our friends at sportsbetting.ag
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''This decides if...
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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