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Offense Stuffed Again as Bengals Fall to Jets 26-14

Brett Favre and the New York Jets were expected to have a cakewalk on Sunday vs the Bengals, and while it wasn’t that easy, the team was able to pull out a win nonetheless, beating Cincy 26-14. The Bengals jumped out 7-0 early on a fumble returned for a score from Chinedum Ndukwe, but then […]

Bengals Bungle Opener in Baltimore 17-10

If Sundays opener vs the Ravens was any indication of how the Bengals 2008 season is going to go, buckle in, it’s going to be a long and bumpy ride.  The Bengals were beat up and down by the Ravens defense, falling 17-10 with an offense that was as flat as year old Pepsi.  Carson […]

Bengals Release RB Johnson

In an unexpected move by the Cincinnati Bengals, the team has released running back Rudi Johnson, according to John Clayton of  The transaction comes as somewhat as a surprise as Johnson, despite having been injury-prone in recent years, came to Bengals camp in probably the best shape of his life. Despite that effort, Johnson’s […]

What Does the Future Hold for Rudi Johnson?

What exactly happened last night to running back Rudi Johnson is anyone’s guess. Johnson was supposed to be showcased from all reports by the Bengals who reportedly have him on the trading block. Instead of showcasing him, the team hid him deep on the bench, and even though he was dressed, he never made it […]

Fitzpatrick to Start; Johnson to be Showcased in Preseason Finale

The 1-2 Bengals will look to at least get some momentum tonight as they take on the Colts at the new Lucas Oil Stadium.  They will not have QB Carson Palmer, who will sit after suffering a broken nose in last weeks ugly loss to the Saints.  Backup Ryan Fitzpatrick will get the start tonight, […]

Bengals Visit Colts Tonight

The Bengals are playing their final preseason contest as they pay a visit to the Indianapolis Colts.  Carson Palmer and Chad Johnson will sit out the game.  Rudi Johnson and T.J. Houshmandzadeh should both see action.  Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

Rudi Not Surprised by Trade Rumors

Rudi Johnson says it’s just business, but he’s not surprised by the trade rumors surrounding him.  The running back returned to practice this week and is expected to play Thursday in Indy. reports that Johnson said the team has been trying to get rid of him for a long time.  Meanwhile, T.J. Houshmandzadeh is […]

08 a Put Up or Shut Up Year for Lewis and Bengals

One would think that the Bengals are entering a season of put up or shut up. They have a wealth of talent, from QB Carson Palmer, WR Chad Johnson and T.J. Houshmandzadeh, and running back Rudi Johnson and Kenny Watson. They have been under the direction of coach Marvin Lewis since 2003, yet have just […]