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Cincinnati Bengals Blog:
The Bengals have named K Mike Nugent as their recipient of this year’s Ed Block Courage Award. The award honors players who demonstrate commitment to the values of sportsmanship and courage. Each NFL team selects one player as its representative. Nugent will be honored with other teams’ recipients at the annual awards banquet in Baltimore after the 2011 season.
Nugent’s tore the ACL last season in a November game at Indianapolis. He made a full recovery from the injury in time for the start of training camp in July. Through Week 14, he leads the NFL in field goal accuracy 92.6 percent on 25-of-27 field goals.
“Mike showed focus and tenacity as he rehabilitated his knee following his torn anterior cruciate injury on his kicking leg from 2010,” said Bengals trainer Paul Sparling, “The lockout added an additional degree of difficulty, which required him to be fully in charge of his recovery. In what had the potential to be a career-impacting injury, Mike showed courage and commitment, ...
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According to PlayoffStatus.com, a site I discovered with a simple Google search and whose methodology is uncertain, the Bengals have a 13% chance of making the playoffs. I have no idea how this number was reached, but it sounds about right. Yes, the Jets could lose two games or the season finale in Miami. Yes, Tennessee [...]
Right guard Bobbie Williams, who has been a staple of the Bengals’ offensive line since he signed with the team in 2004, was placed on injured reserve after he broke his right ankle during the first half of Sunday’s 20-19 loss to Houston.
In Williams eight seasons with the Bengals, this will mark the first time he will miss games due to a football-related injury. He missed three...
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What a gut punching way to end the game on Sunday as the Bengals drop yet another crucial game. For the first time this season the Bengals find themselves on the outside looking in at the playoffs. This week we welcomed in Cincinnati ESPN 1530 Homer’s Lindsay Patterson to break down the state of Bengaldom. [...]
Watching the Bengals slip from controlling the #6 seed for the playoffs to being one of the teams that are “in the hunt” and needing help has been a bitter pill. With one exception, they feasted on the teams in the bottom half of the league that made up the first half of the schedule. [...]
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CINCINNATI (AP) -- Tests found that Cincinnati Bengals guard Bobbie Williams broke his right ankle during a 20-19 loss to Houston on Sunday, leaving him out for the rest of the season.