November 1, 2014

Sometimes You Gotta Win Ugly

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I stated last week that Sunday’s game in San Diego would be a good test of what this Bengals team really is. With the Chargers’ season on the line, Takeo Spikes said before the game that he was going to play like it was a postseason game. It seemed that many of his teammates adopted [...]

The Mark Of Success

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After being picked by nearly every pundit on the planet (and much of the fan base) to go 0-16 on the low side to 4-12 on the high side last year, there is no doubt that the 2011 season was perceived as a resounding success in all circles. But with improved performance comes increased expectations. [...]

Update: Sanu Requires Surgery

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Bengals fans have been heartened by many things over the last 3 weeks, but one of the most pleasant changes (aside from winning games) has been the ongoing development of WR Mohamed Sanu.  After scoring 4 touchdowns over the last 3 weeks, Sanu has emerged as the primary #2 receiver, and a huge target in [...]

Sanu’s Mysterious Injury

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With no accompanying details, Geoff Hobson and Joe Reedy both reported on Thursday that Mohamed Sanu suffered a “foot injury” during the day’s practice, limiting his participate. We have no idea at this point if the injury will prevent him from playing on Sunday or if it could even land him on IR. Hopefully neither [...]

San Diego Will Be A Great Test

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It is no big secret that the Bengals have historically had trouble winning on the West Coast. Many teams struggle when playing 3 time zones from home. That is why Sunday’s game in San Diego will be a great gauge to test the mettle of this team.

WDW Episode 91 – The Grass Isn’t Always Greener

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It only took one pass play for the tone to be set Sunday. Palmer’s first dropback, BOOM, Geno Atkins threw him to the ground. At that point we ALL knew what kind of day it was going to be for Mr. Quitter himself. Speaking of quitting, did you see that Palmer’s Raider teammate Rolando McClain [...]

Jason Babin A Bengal?

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When the news hit on Tuesday that the Eagles had released sack-master Jason Babin, the collective ears of the other 29 NFL fan bases perked up. From coast to coast, armchair GMs everywhere were completing their mental waiver claims and deciding who to cut to make room for him. To the Bengal contingent ready to [...]

Palmer’s homecoming not so sweet

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Bengals fans had this game circled on their calendar.  For some, this was the game when we could show Palmer what a dumb decision he made by choosing to sit out and eventually join the Raiders over staying in Cincinnati and playing.  For others, they wanted to boo the guy for the way he quit. [...]

Return of the quitter…

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!!  As Bengals fans, I think we’ve got a lot to be thankful for.  We’ve got a defense that seems to have a fire under their butt, a running game that is finally where we want it to be, a star receiver that has ball skills to match his humble personality and a [...]

WDW Episode 90 – Pummel Palmer

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The Bengals did what they were supposed to do. They went on the road and took out a Chiefs team that’s mired in misery. Don’t we know that pain Bengals fans? It’s just nice to know that fans of other teams outside of the Queen City have to experience this pain. Don’t look now but [...]