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After being picked by nearly every pundit on the planet (and much of the fan base) to go 0-16 on the low side to 4-12 on the high side last year, there is no doubt that the 2011 season was perceived as a resounding success in all circles. But with improved performance comes increased expectations. And that leaves me wondering as we come down the stretch: what constitutes “success” for this season in your eyes? Multiple Pro Bowl Selections. Only A.J. Green was made the team on his own. But the Bengals sent 3 more — Andy Dalton, Geno Atkins and Jermaine Gresham — as injury replacements. This year, Green and Atkins would seem to be near locks for the team. Several others could make a case for joining them. Clint Boling, Michael Johnson, Kevin Zeitler and Jermaine Gresham come to mind. But if the Bengals send several guys to Hawaii but end up 8-8 this year, how satisfying is thiat really? Back-to-Back Winning Season. This hasn’t happened since the 1981 (12-4) and strike-shortened 1982 ...
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