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Monday offers Bengals another shot at primetime redemption

CINCINNATI -- The Bengals want no part of primetime. Not the games themselves, but rather the discussion that surrounds them anytime they are set to play in one of the NFL's marquee matchups. Whether they want to talk about it or not, the Bengals have not done much to produce confidence in them when the sun goes down and the big stadium lights illuminate the field for all to see...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars fan cancels Texans fans' flight to Jacksonville, fails in end

The Houston Texans took on the Jaguars in Jacksonville last Sunday. Two Texans fans almost didn't make it to the game, though, because of a Grinch-like Jags fan. A Texans fan named Carlos Lara surprised his girlfriend with a trip to see her favorite time in action in Jacksonville. He was so excited about the trip that he posted a picture of their boarding passes on a Facebook page...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Gonos Apologizes To Johnny Manziel For Fight

  It’s good to see Chris Gonos — the felon who approached Johnny Manziel at The 9 (where Johnny lives) — step up and apologize for causing a fight that caused national headlines and unneeded attention during John’s ascension to the starting job. Gonos dropped this apology late last night as Johnny prepares for the biggest game of his life against the hated Bengals and evil...
Via Busted Coverage
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Midget Quarterbacks

Webster, the foremost authority on word definitions, defines a midget as “something much smaller than usual.” Marvin Lewis, über classy head coach of the Cincinnati Bungles, defines a midget as Johnny Manziel. Apparently dudes who are six feet tall are midgets now. This is news to me. In honor of Mr. Lewis’s latest boneheaded comment, let’s discuss the top 5 midget quarterbacks who...
Via Bacon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel, Marvin Lewis and Guardians of the Galaxy… While We’re Waiting

Hey everyone, here’s my weekly entry for WWW. It’s a big sports weekend in Cleveland with Johnny Manziel making his first start on Sunday, but we’ve honestly talked about that enough. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I like to use this space for some different stuff from time to time. As long as it doesn’t go down a political path, I figure you guys are on board. ...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: Vontaze Burfict placed on IR, could need more surgery

The Cincinnati Bengals placed linebacker Vontaze Burfict on the IR Tuesday with a lingering knee injury. "LB Vontaze Burfict Bengals" by Navin75 - Flickr: LB Vontaze Burfict. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. Vontaze Burfict was placed on season-ending injured reserve after his knee had not fully healed following the October 29th surgery. According to head coach...
Via NFL Injury Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: Marvin Lewis’ Midget Comment ‘Absolutely Funny’

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel said that Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis calling him a midget was “absolutely funny,” in a statement to USA Today. Lewis was asked about preparing for Manziel, who will start for Cleveland against the Bengals this weekend, during a radio interview on Monday. “You’ll get a little bit more movement if Manziel’s the...
Via Thacover2
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel: Marvin Lewis’ Midget Comment ‘Absolutely Funny’

Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel said that Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis calling him a midget was “absolutely funny,” in a statement to USA Today. Lewis was asked about preparing for Manziel, who will start for Cleveland against the Bengals this weekend, during a radio interview on Monday. “You’ll get a little bit more movement if Manziel’s the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Jaguars, Raiders, Ravens, & Seahawks

Bengals HC Marvin Lewis mentioned that LB Vontaze Burfict (injured reserve) may need additional knee surgery. (Richard Skinner) Jaguars Impending free agent WR Cecil Shorts said that he’s “intrigued” by test the open market next, but would like to remain with the Jaguars moving forward. “Do I want to be here? Yeah. We’ll deal with that when the off-season comes, Shorts...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel responds to Marvin Lewis’ “midget” comment

(Credit: Bleacher Report) Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis referred to Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel as a “midget” at a press conference earlier this week. Although the comment was made in jest, Lewis has already apologized several times. Fox Cleveland took a funny jab back at Lewis by sending a little person to his next presser. With the game between the Browns and...
Via Down and Distance
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Doesn’t Expect to Grow 5 Inches by Sunday

Johnny Manziel Doesn’t Expect to Grow 5 Inches by Sunday The Cleveland Browns named rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel the starter for this Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Quickly addressing his height regarding some snarky comment that Bengals’ coach Marvin Lewis made, Manziel had this tell reporters today (via NFL.com). … The post Johnny Manziel Doesn’t...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TV station sends little person to Marvin Lewis press conference after he called Johnny Manziel ‘a midget’ (VIDEO)

In a move directly out of a Howard Stern playbook, days after Bengals coach Marvin Lewis called Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel “a midget,” a Cleveland television station sent a little person to Lewis’ midweek press conference. Cleveland’s FOX 8 assigned local media personality “Lil’ John” Rinaldi to Wednesday's presser to ask Lewis questions about the Browns...
Via The Other Paper
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel: No hard feelings about Lewis comment

BEREA, Ohio - The long and short of it is that Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis just spoke before he thought when he called Johnny Manziel a midget. "My comment on the radio was stupid," Lewis said Wednesday, addressing the fact that he's addressed it multiple times since he said it Monday night. "It's an important football game regardless of that. I don't get to play. Johnny...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Lil’ Reporter Ask Marvin Lewis Height Questions at Bengals Presser (Video)

This was awesome on both ends, and kudos to Marvin Lewis for brushing it off, and simply answering the question. After referring to Johnny Manziel as a midget during a radio interview, Lewis apologized, and everyone assumed we had all moved on. That was until Fox 8 in Cleveland decided to broach the topic one more time during Lewis’ Wednesday news conference. Fox 8 assigned...
Via Thacover2
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Little People Reporter Ask Marvin Lewis Height Questions (Video)

This was awesome on both ends, and kudos to Marvin Lewis for brushing it off, and simply answering the question. After referring to Johnny Manziel as a midget during a radio interview, Lewis apologized, and everyone assumed we had all moved on. That was until Fox 8 in Cleveland decided to broach the topic one more time during Lewis’ Wednesday news conference. Fox 8 assigned...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis faces 4-foot-3 celeb on Manziel height

CINCINNATI (AP) With a 4-foot-3 local television celebrity in the audience to question him, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis apologized a third time for calling Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel ''a midget.'' Lewis referred to the 6-foot quarterback that way during a radio show on Monday night. Facing reporters directly Wednesday for the first time since the remark, Lewis said his comment...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Actual little person asks Marv Lewis about Manziel's height in response to midget comment

Two days after Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis remarked that Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was a "midget," Cleveland's Fox 8 sent their own Lil' John Rinaldi to a Bengals press conference where he queried the coach about Sunday's Browns-Bengals game. A 44-year employee of the station, according to a colleague, Lil' John pulled up a front row seat at the...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TV Station Sends Tiny Person to Marvin Lewis’ Press Conference

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is finding out that midget jokes don’t fly very well. Two days after calling Johnny Manziel the dreaded “M” word, Fox 8 in Cleveland sent Lil’ John Rinaldi (a local celebrity) to low-key troll Lewis’ Wednesday presser. Watch him question Lewis about the challenges the Bengals will face as they try to deal with Manziel’s mobility...
Via Busted Coverage
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Fox Cleveland sent Lil John Rinaldi to ask Marvin Lewis about his Johnny Manziel midget remark

God bless America. In what may simply be the weirdest and most wonderful controversy of the year, Marvin Lewis’ comments calling Johnny Manziel a “midget” aren’t going away anytime soon.  Fox Cleveland sent local media personality Little John Rinaldi to Cincinnati to ask Lewis about his comments from his perspective.  (Rinaldi is a long-time entertainer locally in Cleveland...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fox Cleveland sends midget to Marvin Lewis press conference

By now, everyone knows that Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis called Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel a midget. Midgets prefer the term “little person”, however. In a hilarious moment, Fox Cleveland sent a little person to Lewis’ press conference to have a little fun with him. Despite all the jest and theatrics surrounding Lewis’ comments, he has to get ready for Manziel Sunday...
Via Down and Distance
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland FOX Affiliate Sends Dwarf To Marvin Lewis’ Press Conference (Video)

Someone sitting front and center at Marvin Lewis’ press conference on Wednesday certainly spiced things up. The FOX affiliate in Cleveland sent local legend “Lil’ John” Rinaldi to Lewis’ weekly presser in quite possibly the greatest troll job of the NFL season. In case you aren’t up to speed on the latest controversy to rock the league — OK, maybe not — Lewis recently...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Media Trolls Marvin Lewis By Sending Little Person Reporter To Press Conference

Marvin Lewis found himself in some hot water with little people earlier this week over a disparaging comment made about Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who Lewis referred to as a “midget”: “You gotta go defend the offense. You don’t defend the player,” Lewis said before pausing and adding, “particularly a midget.” Lewis’ comment came Article found on...
Via Next Impulse Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lil’ Jon Rinaldi pesters Marvin Lewis about Johnny Manziel ‘midget’ remark (Video)

Marvin Lewis made a mistake earlier this week when we referred to Johnny Manziel as a “midget,” and the Cincinnati Bengals coach has since apologized for using poor judgment. That didn’t stop Fox 8’s Lil John Rinaldi from making Lewis pay for it during his scheduled press conference on Wednesday. Rinaldi, a little person, is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Homeless Protest, Great Cafe & College Magazine Adding in Some Diversity

Marvin Lewis apologizes for calling Manziel a midget, Real Life Jump Street and Finals Stressing you out? BJs in your PJs. Do you see random sh$% while driving to work and think it needs to be seen by the masses? We want your WTF photos. Email us: mail@bustedcoverage.com
Via Busted Coverage
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Lewis issues second apology

            A day after calling Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel a “midget” on a local radio show, Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis issued a second apology. “I’m aware that my comment on local radio last night was offensive to people of short stature and to their families and friends,” Lewis said in a...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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