News

Print
RSS

Update: Lewis eyes tie with Wyche; No local TV; Dhani retires

Posted Oct 11, 2011


Marvin Lewis

Updated: 7:10 p.m.

With the Colts coming to town for Sunday's 1 p.m. game at Paul Brown Stadium, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is looking to tie Sam Wyche for the most wins in franchise history at 64. Wyche worked 132 games and finished 64-68 in an eight-year run including the postseason. Lewis stands at 63-71-1 heading into his 136th game during his ninth season.

Lewis is looking for his first win over the Colts in five games and the Bengals are trying to end a seven-game losing streak against Indianapolis that stretches back to 1998 and Peyton Manning's rookie year.

Also in their weekly news release, the Bengals announced their third PBS game this season won't be sold out and it won't appear on local television.

As of early Tuesday afternoon, it also looked like running back Cedric Benson is going to be available for Sunday's game that can be heard on the Triplecast of 700 WLW, 1530 ESPN, and 102.7 WEBN. An NFL spokesman said he didn't think a decision was going to be announced Tuesday.

Also Tuesday, Dhani Jones announced his retirement via Twitter. Jones, 33, the former Bengals middle linebacker who led the team in tackles the three previous seasons, emerged as a valuable team leader in defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer's defense and had 113 tackles and 3.5 sacks for the 2009 AFC North champs.

NFL Network's Steve Wyche got an "I'm not going to say anything about that" Tuesday from Bengals president Mike Brown at an owners meeting when he asked about trading Carson Palmer before next week's trading deadline.

Translation: Don't hold your breath.  

 

Recent Articles

  • Hobson's Choice: Combine-ing efforts

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Feb 17, 2017

    How much will health and wellness impact the draft, Bengaldom wonders. From all reports running back Giovani Bernard is having a terrific rehab from an ACL tear.

  • Where there is a Will, there is a Hall

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Feb 15, 2017

    If Ken Anderson is the no-brainer as the Bengals’ best senior Pro Football Hall of Fame candidate (followed closely by Ken Riley), then Willie Anderson as the best right tackle of his time takes his rightful claim as the club’s best modern day Hall of Fame candidate.

  • Bengals give CB Benwikere fresh start

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Feb 14, 2017

  • Bengals Host Event for Local Athletic Officials

    Posted Feb 14, 2017

    The InSideOut Initiative, in partnership with the Bengals, the NFL Foundation and the Ohio High School Athletic Association, hosted an event for local school athletic officials at Paul Brown Stadium on Tuesday.

  • Happy Birthday case

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Feb 14, 2017

    Ken Anderson, the Bengals all-time leading passer, turns 68 later this week on Wednesday and in what has become an annual rite of the Ides of February we honor his birthday building his case for the Pro Football Hall of Fame with ten stats. Some you’ve seen. Some you haven’t. They come 10 days after Kurt Warner became the 26th quarterback voted into the Hall of Fame.

Photos