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Bengals Win Despite Themselves, Down Toothless Panthers 20-7

Despite their best efforts to try and give the game away, the Bengals were able to squeak out a 20-7 decision today over the young and disheveled Carolina Panthers.  At times it seemed that the Bengals wanted to give Panthers rookie QB Jimmy Clausen every possible opportunity to win his first NFL start. Thankfully, the […]

Bengal’s D, Nugent’s Leg Boot Baltimore

In what could be described as pretty much a must-win game in week 2, the Bengals responded with a gritty and gutty 15-10 decision over the division rival Ravens at PBS. The victory marked their 8th consecutive division win, and the 6th of their last 8 versus the Ravens. Despite all the glitz and glamour […]

Some Updates…

Here are  a few nuggets of information filtering through the inter-google on cut-down day that may be of interest: Joe Reedy of says that WR’s Matt Jones and Dez Briscoe have been informed that they didn’t make the team.  I’m a bit surprised about Briscoe.  I thought the team could keep in over Andre […]

Bengals Gab Looks at Special Teams

   As the offseason activity dies down and we roll towards the promise of football again under the summer sun, let us look to the future! Bengals Gab will be looking at each of the individual position groups on the team over the next several days, providing readers with a grade on each and a […]

Moonlight a Raven

We can all join together in a collective sigh of relief. Kicker Shayne Graham mercifully signed with Baltimore today.  This, apparently despite the inexplicable urging of special teams coach Darrin Simmons to come back for an 8th season in stripes. What? I shudder at the thought. To be fair, Graham didn’t always stink up the joint.  […]

See Ya, Moonlight

                      In what’s sure to be received as welcomed news in most of Bengaldom, a report surfaced yesterday that the team has no intention of re-signing unrestricted free agent kicker Shayne Graham.  Graham was the team’s franchise player last year. While his overall percentages have […]

Reality: Graham Not Worth the Trouble

As the 2009 offseason began, the Bengals were faced with several pending free agents at key positions. With but one franchise player designation to hand out, the team needed to be as judicious as possible in making the call as to which player would be tagged. Franchising a player guarantees them a hefty salary and […]

Kicker Graham Inks a One-Year Deal

The Bengals today inked kicker Shayne Graham to a one-year contract. The team announced that Graham exercised his option to sign for one year at a salary equal to the average of the top five place kickers in the NFL in 2008. Graham became a free agent after last season and was designated the team’s […]