While Seattle has been grinding its way to the last two Super Bowls, haven’t the 4-0 Bengals been quietly percolating the same formula as an understudy AFC version of what has transpired in the Great Northwest? The rugged Bengals defense tries to respond against one of the NFL's best this Sunday at sold-out Paul Brown Stadium.
One of the big topics for the Bengals heading into Sunday’s game against the Seahawks at sold-out Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 19) is defending Pro Bowl tight end Jimmy Graham. Graham, making the move from the Saints during fee agency back in March, is struggling to find his niche.
Bengals Hall-of-Famer Anthony Munoz hosts his annual youth leadership seminar Friday at Cincinnati’s Xavier University with the theme “Trending Now” delivered by a collection of speakers ranging from Cincinnati TV anchors Mike Dardis and Brad Johansen to University of Cincinnati president Sanata Ono.
With Week 5 upon us the fantasy owners not only must deal with injuries and depth chart moves, but now we are in full swing with the bye weeks as well. The only real “good” news about this week is there are only a few fantasy players on a bye (Adrian Peterson, Brandon Marshall, Eric Decker, Chris Ivory, and perhaps Greg Olsen) that you will need fill-ins for.
BENGALS QB ANDY DALTON VS. SEATTLE’S LEGION OF BOOM: Andy Dalton pits his 123 passer rating vs. a secondary holding passers to 73.5 since 2012 in Sunday's sellout (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) at Paul Brown Stadium.
Seattle head coach Pete Carroll called running back Marshawn Lynch day-to-day in his Wednesday afternoon conference call with the Cincinnati media, but everyone at Paul Brown Stadium thinks he’s playing in Sunday’s game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) at PBS . . .
The readers are already looking ahead to Sunday's 1 p.m. game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) at Paul Brown Stadium against defending NFC champ Seattle.
The Bengals are now 4-0 this season and atop the standings in the AFC North. What is more important to us though is the number of Bengals players that are at, or near, the top of their positional fantasy football rankings weekly.
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