September 23, 2014

Focus On: Running Backs

BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Bart Scott

This is a position that must be addressed high in the draft. Excessive pressure is being put on Andy Dalton because the running game is often stagnant. The Bengals looked their best in the 3-games stretch where BJGE had consecutive 100-yard games. That needs to be the rule, not the noteworthy occurrence.

Five Keys: Week One Postmortem

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Yesterday I provided my five keys to an upset Bengals win in Baltimore.  Here’s how they did on each:  1.  Score First:  Didn’t Happen I opined that the best way to keep the crowd subdued was to get an early lead—even if only 3 points, and that going down by 2 scores or more would [...]

“O” The Improvements

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After finishing a meager 20th in overall offense in 2011, the Bengals have made a number of changes to their personnel in order to better implement Jay Gruden’s version of the West Coast Offense. There will be at least four new starters from last year, as well as new regular role players. And at every [...]

Run Game Improvements Trump Number Two Receiver Question

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  It seems that the most interesting and entertaining debate in Bengal circles revolves around the opening for a number two receiver.  The debate has been raging for weeks now, with fans making cases for vets like Brandon Tate and Armon Binns, or pushing the virtues of rookies Mohammed Sanu and Marvin Jones. It’ll make [...]

Bengals Finally Get Going

Bold, Exciting New-Generation Ford Fiesta Revealed at Auto China

Over the weekend, my frustration was beginning to mount as many teams made free agent moves while the Bengals sat idle. Well, the Bengals’ front office have finally found first gear and have begun to pile a few free agents into Mike Brown’s mighty Ford Fiesta. I wouldn’t call free agency a big win as [...]