Sir Isaac enjoys Green defying gravity
After he was kind enough to watch all of A.J. Green's NFL-leading 12 catches from Sunday's Opening Day win over the Jets, Isaac Curtis pronounced what he already knew. The Bengals' greatest 20th century receiver talks about the Bengals' greatest 21st century receiver.
How The Numbers Beckon Senior Bengals To The Hall
They say numbers don't tell the whole story. Maybe they do in the Pro Football Hall of Fame cases for Ken Riley and Ken Anderson as the legendary Bengals seek a bust via the senior process for players retired more than 25 years. And with Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson this year's senior inductee, Isaac Curtis has a compelling case, too.
Curtis and Anderson hook up again
Isaac Curtis and Kenny Anderson are together again this weekend, the way it was and the way it will always be. They are the 19th most prolific scoring combo in the history of the NFL and after 50 years of Blakemania and Ocho and Carson Palmer's Heisman howitzer and A.J. Green's Randy Moss leap at the record books and Norman Julius Esiason, still No. 1 in Bengaldom with 51 TDs.
'75 comes alive as P.B. takes his bow
On the 40th anniversary of another 6-0 team that had weapons teeming out of those playbooks Paul Brown invented in the shadow of World War II, 1975 is a honking and crowded intersection of sports history where the past and the future dodged each other in a blur of transition. P.B. and his last team that laughed at conventional offenses were symbolic of that crossroads.
Earning Their Stripes: 10 Interesting Facts About The 1981 Bengals
Led by quarterback Ken Anderson, the 1981 Most Valuable Player, and Pro Football Hall of Famer Forrest Gregg on the sidelines, the 1981 Bengals enjoyed a magical run to the Super Bowl. Digging deeper into the numbers, here are 10 surprising facts about one of the greatest teams in Bengals history.
Paul Brown's Team Remembers What Don Shula Gave The Game
Bengals president Mike Brown realized on Monday that he had been following his friend Don Shula since he could remember and that's probably why he took his death with such "a jolt." "I don't like to say a coach is the greatest of all-time. I think you have to break them down by the eras they coached ... I think Don was the best of his group."
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Old School Scribe Podcast w/Isaac Curtis
Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson catches up with legendary wide receiver Isaac Curtis to talk about what it was like playing for Hall of Fame coach Paul Brown, watching A.J. Green in action and his connection with fellow receiver Cris Collinsworth.