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Week 3 Primer: Bengals at Panthers

Well, fellow Bengal fans, our beloved striped crusaders survived a brutal first two weeks of the season. Despite starting the season like the Bad News Bears on Ambien, the cats have clawed their way back to 1-1 with a dominating defensive effort and a “hold serve” performance against a division rival.  At 1-1, and just […]

Final Preseason Game Primer: Bengals at Colts

Tonight the Bengals face their final preseason foe, the familiar tilt with Indianapolis.  The team plays them yearly, most likely due to the very short travel distance between Cincy and Indy. It’s the last preseason game for both squads, so don’t look for starters to play more than a series or two.  The purpose for […]

Offensive Starters Solid as Bengals Fall to Bills

The Bengals offensive starters managed to quell concerns about the team’s ability to score points by putting up 2 touchdowns in 3 drives.  The other drive ended when a fourth-and-one at Buffalo’s 43 was stopped short. Of course, the offense clicked so well while running the no-huddle attack, an old friend from the happy offensive years […]

Preseason Week 4 Preview: Bengals at Bills

The Bengals will suit up tonight for their fourth preseason game from Ralph Wilson Stadium in Buffalo, NY versus the Bills.  Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 PM EST.  Normally, the fourth game of the preseason is the final one, and is mainly used to determine the bottom end of the roster.  With five games in […]

Bengals Look Much-Improved in Handling Broncos

The Bengals opened the 2010 home pre-season with an entertaining victory over the Denver Broncos at Paul Brown Stadium.  Marvin Lewis should be happy with the results.  The team was able to get plenty of tape on several players and escaped major injuries to players. As a bonus, they won the game, and looked pretty […]

Bengals-Broncos Preseason Preview

  The men in stripes will play their second game of the 2010 preseason Sunday at 7:00 PM at Paul Brown Stadium in a tilt with the Denver Broncos.  The game will be blacked out in the greater Cincinnati – Dayton areas, but will be televised live nationally on the NFL network. A tape-delayed broadcast […]

HOF Game Post-Mortem

Well, it wasn’t quite what we were looking for from the Bengals, even if it was only the first preseason game.  The 16-7 loss did nothing to dispense concerns regarding the areas the team needs to improve upon from 2009.  The passing offense continued to struggle, and the offensive line had difficulty containing the Cowboy […]

Hall of Fame Game Preview: Bengals vs. Cowboys

When:  Sunday, August 8, 2010, 8:00 PM Where:  Fawcett Stadium, Canton, OH. TV:  NBC in HD  The months of agony and baseball-only television are finally over.  Tomorrow night we get our first glimpses of that blessed entertainment known as NFL football. Under normal circumstances, the annual Hall of Fame Game kicks off the league’s pre-season […]