Never mind going back to the House of Horrors Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) when the Bengals go to the Texans’ NRG Stadium. Never mind that. The Texans have the running game from Hades. This time the Bengals may get an edge from a coach who has come over from the other side.
Starting cornerback Terence Newman returned to practice Thursday under the University of Cincinnati bubble, so he may be able to go in Sunday's game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) in Houston.
Far too many people draft a team and forget about it until about halfway through the season, refusing to make any moves (trades or waiver wire) because they have faith in their guy.
Kevin Zeitler and J.J. Watt go way back. But when they meet Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12), Watt is an MVP candidate and Zeitler is emerging as a top NFL guard.
Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson knew he would be faced with this question sooner or later and with running back Giovani Bernard coming off what he calls a “tremendous,’ practice on Wednesday, it may as well be now.