Bengals WR AJ Green suffered a concussion last night

A.J. Green has entered the league’s concussion protocol, per Paul Dehner of The Cincinnati Enquirer, after sustaining a blow to the head from Steelers safety Mike Mitchell late in the fourth quarter of the Bengals’ 27-17 loss. The hit came less than a second after Green hauled in a 17-yard pass and was wrestled down […] The post Bengals WR AJ Green suffered a concussion last...
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WATCH: Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green Gets Blasted By Steelers Safety Mike Mitchell

If the Cincinnati Bengals are going to have any chance at all of being the Indianapolis Colts next week they are going to need all hands on deck. That especially means wide receiver A.J. Green. Heading in to Sunday's regular season finale against the Steelers he was already not operating at 100 percent.After taking this hit from Steelers safety Mike Mitchell that percentage got a...
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Bengals quickly move ahead to focusing on postseason

PITTSBURGH -- In the wake of a 27-17 loss to Pittsburgh that saw the Bengals fall short of capturing the AFC North title, head coach Marvin Lewis was in the mood to quickly move on. While Sunday's game at Heinz Field was for the division crown and a home playoff game, the stakes are much bigger from now on. With the loss, the Bengals dropped to the fifth seed and will travel to...
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Turnovers costly in Bengals loss to Steelers

PITTSBURGH -- There were a lot of factors that went the way of the Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field. They controlled the time of possession against the Steelers. They ran the ball well. They stopped the run. Yet they left the stadium with a 10-point loss because of their inability to hold onto the football. Three times the Bengals turned the ball over in their 27-17 loss to the...
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Green suffers concussion, status for Indy unknown

PITTSBURGH -- Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green suffered a serious injury for the second consecutive game, this time a concussion after being hit by Pittsburgh safety Mike Mitchell late in the fourth quarter on a play in which he was stripped of the ball by Steelers cornerback Antwon Blake following a 17-yard gain deep into Pittsburgh territory. Green was placed under the NFL's concussion...
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Wild Card preview: Ravens and Steelers duel again; welcome back, Dallas Cowboys

The field is now set for the first round of the NFL playoffs. Here is a primer of those four matchups: SATURDAY Arizona (11-5) at Carolina (7-8-1), 4:35 pm ET, ESPN It doesn't seem fair when a team that finished 3.5 games better than its first-round opponent must play on the road. But that's the case with this matchup because of a playoff system that rewards division winners with...
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Green, Jones ready to face Steelers

PITTSBURGH -- The wave of sickness that swept through the Bengals locker room this week will cost them cornerback Terence Newman for Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh but every other key player who was on Friday's injury report is suiting up for the AFC North title matchup. That includes wide receiver A.J. Green, who suffered a bruised right biceps in last Monday night's win against...
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Polamalu inactive for Steelers against Bengals

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to vie for their first AFC North title since 2010 without Troy Polamalu. The veteran safety is out Sunday night against Cincinnati with a knee injury. Polamalu hasn't played since injuring the knee in a 27-20 win over Atlanta on Dec. 14. Pittsburgh cornerback Ike Taylor is sitting out his third straight game with shoulder and forearm...
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Bengals WR A.J. Green May Be More Of A Decoy Than A Threat Against Steelers

As anyone who watched the last time the Pittsburgh Steelers met the Cincinnati Bengals, wide receiver A.J. Green had a big day against the defense going 11/224/1.  Fortunately, it didn’t translate into a Bengals win, as the Steelers defense made plays when needed, with two fumble recoveries and three sacks, and the offense did their […] Bengals WR A.J. Green May Be More Of...
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Three things to watch: Bengals at Steelers

While multiple teams around the rest of the NFL will be scoreboard watching and seeking help from others during the day, the Bengals and Steelers have no one to worry about but themselves Sunday night at Heinz Field. The rest of the league will be watching them as the regular season comes to a close and the AFC North division title is decided. Winner gets a home playoff game. Loser...
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Report: Bengals WR A.J. Green Will Likely Need A Pain-Killing Shot In Order To Play Sunday Night

After ending the week listed as probable on the injury report, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is expected to play Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Even so, there’s still some question as to just how effective he will be in the game after suffering a bruised biceps Monday night in the win over […] Report: Bengals WR A.J. Green Will Likely Need A Pain...
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DraftKings Week 17 Strategy: Expert Lineup Analysis

Week 17 Draft Kings X’s & O’s:  A Strategy Discussion Of Who To Put In Your Lineup Hi All, First of all, both Dan and I want to wish everyone a great Holiday Season and a very happy and healthy New Year! Now onto business, in a Week 16 that saw many of the big fantasy names put up below their average performance, I was able to win our 15th H2H contest by a 27 point margin...
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Preview: AFC North division title on the line as Pittsburgh Steelers host Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals @ Pittsburgh Steelers Heinz Field, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Sunday, December 28, 2014, 8:30 p.m. (ET) Key Matchup A.J. Green vs. the Steelers secondary. In Pittsburgh’s 42-21 victory over the Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium in Week 14, Green exposed the Steelers defensive backs to the tune of 11 catches for 224 yards and an 81-yard touchdown. Ike Taylor was victimized...
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Bengals Injury Report: WR A.J. Green Ends Week Listed As Probable

The Cincinnati Bengals have released their final injury report of the week and it shows that wide receiver A.J. Green (biceps) is listed as probable for the Sunday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Green, who practiced fully Friday, suffered a bruised biceps early in the Monday night win over the Denver Broncos. While he […] Bengals Injury Report: WR A.J. Green Ends...
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SCB Steelers Three-Point Stance; What We’re Looking for Against the Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals (10-4-1) at Pittsburgh Steelers (10-5), 830pm Sunday at Heinz Field TV: NBC, Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth Radio: WDVE, Steelers Nation Radio, Bill Hillgrove, Tunch Ilkin and Craig Wolfley Line: Bengals +3 AFC North: Cleveland at Baltimore, Ravens need a win and a loss by San Diego to make the playoffs. What’s at Stake? The winner Sunday night claims the...
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Dalton, Green return to practice but bug hitting Bengals locker room

CINCINNATI -- Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green and his bruised right biceps practiced Thursday on a limited basis, while quarterback Andy Dalton and tight end Jermaine Gresham returned to full practice but the sickness bug is still floating around the team's facility at Paul Brown Stadium. Dalton and Gresham did not practice on Wednesday as the Bengals began preparations for Sunday...
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Dalton sent home sick

CINCINNATI -- Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and three other players were sent home early from Paul Brown Stadium on Wednesday because of an illness, but head coach Marvin Lewis expressed no concern that they won't be ready for Sunday's AFC North title matchup at Pittsburgh. Safety Reggie Nelson, tight end Jermaine Gresham and cornerback Terence Newman were all out sick on Wednesday...
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Bengals Green, Huber named to Pro Bowl

CINCINNATI -- Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green has been named to his fourth straight Pro Bowl while punter Kevin Huber is going for the first time, the NFL announced Tuesday night. Green and Huber were chosen for the Jan. 25 game to be played in Glendale, Ariz., in voting done by fans, players and coaches. Each segment of voters counted one-third to the total tabulation. "It's a...
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NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Falcons, Redskins, Vikings

Bengals According to Albert Breer of NFL Media, “there’s optimism within the Bengals” that WR A.J. Green (bruised bicep) will be able to play against the Steelers. Browns Rookie QB Johnny Manziel admitted that he needs to take his opportunities “a lot more seriously.“ “I have to take this a lot more seriously. It’s a job for me now,” Manziel said, per Tom Reed...
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Gresham Has Big Night In Week 17

Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham was busy Monday night catching nine of 11 targets for 62 yards and a touchdown.Fantasy Spin:With A.J. Green hurting and the big pass rush from the Denver defense, Gresham became the team's primary target and came up big.
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Injury In 1st Quarter Destroys Green's Week 16 Value

Bengals receiver A.J. Green hurt his shoulder on a pick-six in the first quarter of Monday night's game against the Broncos and was never the same.Fantasy Spin:Green was targeted four times on the evening and didn't catch a pass. It was a title-killing result for fantasy owners.
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WATCH: Denver Broncos DB D.J. Ward May Have Injured Bengals WR A.J. Green on This Hit

Early in Monday night's Broncos-Bengals game Cincinnati wide receiver A.J. Green was looking to go across the middle, but Denver defensive back D.J. Ward had another idea in mind. Aqib Talib ended up intercepting the ball on the play and returning it for a touchdown.However, the real damage to the Bengals may have been on the hit to Green's arm/shoulder.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
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A.J. Green injures arm, undergoes X-rays

CINCINNATI -- Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green left Monday night's game against Denver to have X-rays taken on to his right arm. Green returned to the game but was visibly struggling with the injury and did not have a catch in the first half on three targets as the Bengals took a 20-7 lead to halftime. Quarterback Andy Dalton threw a slant pass to Green on the first play of the Bengals...
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Fantasy Football Playoffs MVPs - Wide Receivers

And they said rookie receivers have trouble adjusting to the NFL!  Odell Beckham Jr has now been the top scoring wide receiver in fantasy football for the last 2 weeks, and finished 5th in Week 14!  He has racked up 71 fantasy points, thanks to 31 receptions (42 targets) that led to 421 yards and 6 touchdowns!  He scored three TDs in Week 15, two this past Sunday and one in Week...
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Bengals heading back into withering spotlight

CINCINNATI (AP) Two big goals are still out there for the Cincinnati Bengals: Shine in prime time, win in the playoffs. The AFC North leaders have a chance to put a dent in the first one on Monday night when they host Denver (11-3), which has already clinched the AFC West. The Bengals (9-4-1) have been at their worst at night. Cincinnati is 18-41 all-time in prime time, including...
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