After setting the team record for most receiving yards by a back, Giovani Bernard needs some Pro Bowl votes . . . The tag team of Vontaze Burfict and Rey Maualuga has certainly showed up on third-and-one . . . The Bengals offensive line faces what may be its biggest test of the season Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 19) against the Rams at Paul Brown Stadium after giving up 12 sacks in last four games . . .
It’s been 10 years since Carson Palmer led the Bengals to the 2005 AFC North title, ending Cincinnati’s 14-year playoff drought. To me, it feels like it’s been twice that long. That year the former Heisman Trophy winner led the NFL with 32 touchdown passes and set a Bengals’ record for single season passer rating […]
It was appropriate on “Salute To Service” night at Paul Brown Stadium that I felt like we were watching patriots. As in the New England Patriots. In their 31-10 win over Cleveland, the Bengals did not have a turnover, only committed two penalties, made great halftime adjustments, had their quarterback post a 139.8 passer rating, […]
In the Bengals’ 48-year history, they have never used their first pick in the draft on a safety. Never. That suggests that the Bengals don’t consider it a top priority in building the roster. But their safeties saved the day on Sunday in Pittsburgh. Cincinnati’s offense struggled. Twice, the Bengals drove into the red zone […]
Keyshawn Johnson’s biography, written after his rookie year, was named “Just Give Me the Damn Ball.” Before facing the Bengals last week, Buffalo’s Sammy Watkins griped that a lack of passes thrown in his direction was making him look bad. It got me thinking…has A.J. Green ever complained about not getting the ball enough? “No, […]
Three times in 48 years. That’s how rare 6-0 starts have been in Cincinnati Bengals history, but after equaling the franchise record for best start with a 34-21 win in Buffalo, the players and coaches were not exactly thumping their chests. “A miniscule part of history,” said Marvin Lewis. “We’ve got bigger things to do.” […]