Well, who saw that coming? The Bengals took one on the chin, and then they took it on the chin once more in Baltimore as the Ravens put the smackdown on us 44-13.
Everyone is saying ‘Don’t panic…it’s only Week 1.’ ’Don’t worry…they’ll get better.’ ’It was only the first game.’ Well you know what, I am panicking. I am worrying. And I don’t care if it’s Week 1 or 17, if the Bengals are serious about ‘DNO’ (Destination New Orleans) then the defense has to get serious about [...]
So that sucked. There are 15 games to go, the season is far from over, the defense can (and should) improve, yada-yada-yada. It’s too early to panic—no loading lifeboats just yet. But last night’s 3rd quarter meltdown is troubling to say the least. Essentially the defense was looking like hot garbage all game, and the [...]
I knew it would come. I just didn’t expect it to happen this fast. Four months ago I was upbraided by a throng of BoneHeads (Cleveland’s version of a cheese head) for questioning the Browns’ receivers and the wisdom of dumping yet another QB. I was colorfully informed that the sum total of all of [...]
The waiting is finally over! Tonight the Bengals begin their 2012 journey on Monday Night Football from the very unfriendly confines of M&T Stadium in Baltimore. The Bengals couldn’t have (and probably wouldn’t have) asked for a more challenging way to open the season. Baltimore hasn’t lost a regular season home game since 2009, and [...]
It’s been awhile since I’ve written but that doesn’t mean that I have been thinking about ‘The Jungle’. My Raiders tickets are burning holes in my pockets and Monday night can’t get here soon enough. Even though it was two teams that I didn’t really care about, watching the season opener on Wednesday night filled [...]