Bengals can't 'take the cheese' after 4-0 start

On offense, the Bengals scored touchdowns. On defense, they held the Chiefs to field goals. That was the recipe for a 36-21 win over Kansas City on Sunday that gave Cincinnati its first 4-0 start since 2005.Head coach Marvin Lewis call it "probably our best" game of the season, but he's already moving on to his team's next opponent -- the visiting Seattle Seahawks, who host Detroit...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Schedule 2015: Cincinnati Football Game Dates & Start Time

The Cincinnati Bengals have one goal in mind this season. They want to get to the playoffs and actually win a playoff game for once. This turns into a defining year for quarterback Andy Dalton and coach Marvin Lewis. If Cincinnati can’t take that next step, this offseason could turn into one that sees major turnover with the roster. The Bengals have a schedule to get the job done...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Winless Ravens feel 'urgency' in matchup with Bengals

BALTIMORE (AP) Under normal circumstances, the Baltimore Ravens would place a high priority on winning their home opener against the rival Cincinnati Bengals. Following its first 0-2 start under coach John Harbaugh, Baltimore realizes Sunday's AFC North matchup might end up being the most important game of the season. ''I think it definitely adds a little bit of urgency,'' quarterback...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from the Cincinnati Bengals week one victory

The Cincinnati Bengals started off the season with, simply put, a dominating win. There really isn’t a better way to start off with the national media being so down on this team. Cincy executed in every aspect of their game plan, with Hue Jackson calling every single formation and look he could dream up, showing what this offense is capable of. Not to mention the defense had an...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Playoff Preview/Predictions

Andy: So I have Indy, Denver, New England and Baltimore winning divisions in the AFC and Seattle, Green Bay, Carolina and Dallas winning in the NFC. I’ll give Arizona, Minnesota, Pittsburgh and Miami wild cards, with Marvin Lewis and Chip Kelly being two guys whose failures to make the playoffs will result in hotseats at the season’s end. I think there are probably three teams...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Bengals get over the hump this season?

To be honest the Cincinnati Bengals have one of the most talented teams in the NFL top to bottom at every position (except one) and they have been to the playoffs the last four seasons. They have been the model of consistency or mediocrity depending on how you look at it because they haven’t won when it counted most. On the flip side is every year they have had Andy Dalton the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Coaches on the hot seat heading into the 2015 NFL season

Every year, at least a few of the 32 men who hold NFL head coaching jobs starts to feel the heat. Just about any coach who doesn’t have a Super Bowl ring in his safe deposit box can feel some pressure after even one mediocre season. Here are four coaches who enter the 2015 season on the hot seat. Chuck Pagano The Colts seem to be climbing a ladder to the Super Bowl, reaching...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Lewis: 'Difficult decision' to put Burfict on PUP

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will miss the first six games of the season after landing on the physically-unable-to-perform list, a decision that head coach Marvin Lewis said came down to the wire.  "It was a really difficult decision and one, frankly, that could have broke either way," Lewis said via the Cincinnati Enquirer. "I think really what came down in the end is the...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things we learned about the Bengals this preseason

The Cincinnati Bengals enter the 2015 season wondering how they can get over the hump after four consecutive early-playoff exits. This could be a make-or-break year for head coach Marvin Lewis and quarterback Andy Dalton in Cincinnati as ownership and fans alike may look for changes without one or more playoff victories. With the regular season set to kick off on Thursday, here are...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC North Power Rankings: Where Do Bengals Rank?

View image | AFC North Ranking: 2 Click to See Full Rankings Seriously Marvin Lewis, WIN A PLAYOFF GAME. The Bengals have had one of the most talented rosters in the entire NFL for a while now and they always seem to choke when the lights are bright in the postseason. On the defensive side of the ball, their front 7 will improve with the return of Michael Johnson...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The families, relationships behind NFL transactions

It was Easter Sunday 2015 that stands out. It was the day I boarded a plane to fly back to Green Bay, the town I knew and loved so well, for the very last time. My heart sank as the plane landed. I went over and over in my mind what was next. It was the beginning of a new chapter in our lives. There was so much unknown, yet we had faith in what was to come. For nine years we called...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Three positive takeaways from Cincinnati Bengals first preseason game

Friday August 14th at 7:30 pm was the first preseason game for the Cincinnati Bengals and the first real indication to Bengals fans that football is back. There have been a lot of questions and suspicions about how this team would perform come game time. I think a lot of those were answered in the game on Friday night against the New York Giants. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Contenders...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Will Be Cut As Bengals Roster Shrinks To 75?

View image | “Well it’s time for the easiest part of the job……..The cuts” -Homer Simpson The old cliché it’s never easy to cut someone is as true to anyone as it is to Marvin Lewis. This is the hardest part of the job for Lewis and I know he will spend some time thinking about who his first cuts will be. I believe he has a few easy decisions but there...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Good Reasons The Cincinnati Bengals Will Miss The Playoffs

The Cincinnati Bengals have extended their season to the playoffs in five of the past six seasons. You'd think in all that time, Cincy would advance in the playoffs at least once. Well, they haven't. In fact, the Bengals haven't won a playoff game since 1990. Cincinnati's inability to win big games has plagued their fanbase for years. Under head coach Marvin Lewis, the Bengals are...
Via Football Nation
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

No major issues for the Bengals in week one of training camp

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rain forced the Bengals to move their practice from their outside fields to Paul Brown Stadium on Thursday, one of the few wrinkles they've had in their first week of training camp. There's been only one notable injury on a team that thinks it can contend for a fifth straight playoff spot so long as it stays healthy. "I'm pleased with the beginning of camp," coach...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals' Lewis: Win the Super Bowl, then 'walk away'

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is winless in six career postseason games, but he already has a plan in place if and when he can guide his team to a Super Bowl victory. "I want to hand [Bengals owner Mike Brown] the trophy, then just walk away," Lewis said via the Cincinnati Enquirer.  That doesn't mean Lewis expects it to happen this year, but he says he's ready to call it a career...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Marvin Lewis will leave the Cincinnati Bengals if they win the Super Bowl

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis has been under a ton of scrutiny in recent seasons. Unable to win a playoff game in four consecutive appearances, Lewis and the Bengals find themselves under a microscope heading into the 2015 season. Considering the vast amount of talent on this roster, the expectations have to be the Super Bowl. As one of the longest-tenured head coaches...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Bills, Buccaneers, & Patriots

Bengals On Thursday, Bengals HC Marvin Lewis said he would be happy to walk away from coaching if the Bengals win the Super Bowl. “I want to hand Mike the trophy, then just walk away,” Lewis said, via the Cincinnati Enquirer. Bills The Bills opened training camp with veteran QB Matt Cassell as their first-team quarterback. ... The post NFL Notes: Bengals, Bills, Buccaneers...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals Head Coach: I Will Retire If Team Wins Super Bowl 50

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis made a surprising statement about his future as the team prepares for the 2015 season.
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons the Cincinnati Bengals will be playing in January

24 seasons. One more time. 24 seasons, without a playoff win for the Bengals from the “Nasty Nati”. Apparently they have forgotten to bring that nasty along with them into the postseason. Just under the reign of Marvin Lewis alone they are 0-6 in all playoff appearances. Now I can go on and on about why or who these playoff disappointments could be blamed on though. So instead...
Via cover32
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

This sleeping giant will emerge for the Bengals in 2015

The Bengals enter the 2015 season desperately seeking a playoff win. The fates of head coach Marvin Lewis and quarterback Andy Dalton may depend on it. While Lewis and/or Dalton usually receive the lion's share of the blame for four straight one-and-done playoff exits, Lewis wasn't happy with his defense following last season's 26-10 loss in Indianapolis. The defense, which amassed...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Offseason Stories: The Cincinnati Bengals

Note: A big part of the Cleveland Browns’ chances in any season is the outlook on teams they play two times each in their own division. This week, we will be going over the Top 5 stories from each of the Browns’ divisional rivals (like the Steelers and Ravens) as we head closer to training camp and the 2015 NFL season. The Bengals went 10-5-1 in 2014 and they provided the Browns...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals HC Marvin Lewis looks way too creepy in this pic

Marvin Lewis has been with the Cincinnati Bengals since 2003 and has posted a win percentage of .526 for his career. In 12 seasons he has a record of 100-90-2. The only blemish being, his playoff woes. I don’t know what’s worse, this picture or the sorry postseason play. Yikes! AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Based on the odds of leading the NFL in INTs in 2015 Top 10 in 2015:...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

If He Succeeds, How Long Will Zimmer Coach in Minnesota?

The 2015 NFL season is one for which the Minnesota Vikings are hoping to start something special. Leading the way for the Vikings on their potential road to success is head coach Mike Zimmer.Zimmer enters his second season as Minnesota's head coach with a team that increasingly reflects the way in which he approaches the sport. In are the players that are willing to do whatever is...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Marvin Lewis Survive Another Championship-less Season in Cincinnati?

CINCINNATI, OH – SEPTEMBER 21, 2014: Head coach Marvin Lewis of the Cincinnati Bengals looks on during the game against the Tennessee Titans at Paul Brown Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Mandatory Credit: Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) There will be many questions surrounding the Cincinnati Bengals heading into the 2015/2016 season. Can Andy Dalton return...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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