December 20, 2014

Focus On: Wide Receivers

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It’s one year later, and the question remains the same: who is the #2 receiver? That fact that we could list at least three names is evidence that there still isn’t one. This isn’t the only question facing the offense this off-season, but failing to find a good answer will continue the inconsistency in the [...]

Focus On: Linebackers

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This is the first in a series of articles looking through each of the position groups with an eye toward free agency. And why not begin with one of the lightning rods for this team?

Bengals Unrestricted Free Agents Review

Michael Johnson should be Cincinnati's number 1 free agent target

Well, we all would have liked the season to have extended a bit further than it did, but the positives to take away from the 2012 campaign are many.  First, the team broke down several long-standing barriers on the way to back-to-back playoff appearances.  Secondly, the young up-and-coming stars got another season of experience under [...]

Singing The Offensive Blues

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How often do you hear it said? “Quarterbacks get too much of the credit for wins and too much of the blame for losses.” No matter how often guy like Cris Collinsworth remind us, we are still eager to heap the praise and the criticism on one guy.

In Defense of Red

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Immediately following Cincinnati’s 19-13 loss to the Texans in Houston, the internet boards, chat rooms, blogs and radio shows were overwhelmed with irate fans beside themselves with frustration.  It quickly boiled over from the angry to the surreal.  I couldn’t believe some of the things I heard.    But as the Bengal Universe spun way [...]

Thank You Bengals and Who-Dey Weekly Fans

ESPN's Matthew Berry and I at the Podcast Awards at New Media Expo at the Rio Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

The Podcast Awards were announced at New Media Expo in Las Vegas Monday night January 7th.

The Marvin Lewis Era

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There is going to be plenty of debate over the coming off-season over whether Marvin truly is the man to take this franchise into the future and beyond merely making the playoffs. It is a debate worth having. If you belong to the anti-Marvin camp, you have plenty of ammunition to use as you make [...]

Baby Steps

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The unholy stinkfest played by the Bengals’ offense in Houston on Saturday has turned Bengals fans into a far less endearing version of Bob Wiley from one of my favorite comedies, What About Bob: neurotic and intensely needy.

Bengals-Texans Wild Card Inactives

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Here are the inactive lists for the Bengals and Texans with just over an hour until kick-off: Bengals:  CB Jason Allen, TE Richard Quinn, DT Devon Still, DT Brandon Thompson, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, RB Daniel “Boom” Herron, and S Chris Crocker Texans:  OT Antoine Caldwell, FB Tyler Clutts, CB Roc Carmichael, OL Andrew Gardner, CB [...]

Late Friday playoff thoughts

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Here are some of my thoughts as we wrap up Friday and look forward to the playoffs tomorrow.   The Bengals have a really good chance of winning this game.   Tune into channel 9 (wcpo) in Cincinnati this evening at 7:00pm to see yours truly sit down with the people from The List and [...]