The hiring of Marvin Lewis marked the end of the Lost Decade. In the wake of an extended period of football futility, most of Lewis’ tenure as head coach has been spent trying to steady a team that has lurched and backfired and stalled like a stick-shift AMC Pacer with a 16-year-old behind the wheel.
The AFC North is always tough, and 2011 was no exception. All four teams were in the top 10 in overall defense. They made up half of the AFC playoff teams, going a combined 25-15 outside the division. Even the Browns were an almost respectable 4-6 outside the AFC North. 2012 should be similar. So [...]
The Bengals are ONE win away from the 2011 Playoffs! Who would have thought this team would be in this position back in August???? Why are they here? Rookies Andy Dalton and AJ Green have resurrected this franchise and given Cincinnati something we’ve been missing for years, hope. Don’t forget Who-Dey Weekly is now recorded [...]