Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/8/13

CINCINNATI - DECEMBER 28: Head coach Marvin Lewis of the Cincinnati Bengals watches the action during the NFL game against the Kansas City Chiefs on December 28, 2008 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
The Cincinnati Bengals just suffered another play off loss. Of course Bengals fans are already calling for a GM, new coaches, and another QB. This team, however, is a team on the rise, as most serious football fans can see.Owner Mike Brown and head coach Marvin Lewis have effectively put together a very solid core of young, talented players. Andy Dalton has put up numbers that rival the best QBs in history during his first two years. Stats like being the only quarterback not named Dan Marino or Payton Manning to pass for more than 20 touchdowns each of his first two seasons.A.J. Green, also in his second season, is being touted all through the NFL as the next elite wide out. TE Jermaine Gresham has ranked among the league's best tight ends in every major category since entering the league just three years ago. Bringing in "The Law Firm" BenJarvis Green-Ellis, was an intelligent move, considering the nearly 1,100 yards he compiled during the season. Obviously, he couldn't have manage...
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