September 16, 2014

Week Six Hit List

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Another disappointing Sunday has the Bengals down-right reeling.  After losing at home to the 1-3 Dolphins, (and a week of talk about how “angry” they were about it), the Bengals proceeded to go to Cleveland and lose to an 0-5 team (on an 11-game losing streak) by 10 points. And it was ugly. Not San [...]

Week Four Hit List

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  Believe it or not, 25% of the NFL regular season is already in the books, and at the quarter pole, your Bengals are an impressive 3-1.  After the utter carnage of the opener, the last three weeks have been welcomed.  Sunday’s 27-10 dismantling of the Jacksonville Jaguars looked a lot like maturation for these [...]

Week Three Hit List

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I hope you will forgive me as I know I’m a little late with this week’s hit list (by 3 days).  My “regular” job sometimes requires me to travel to far-off exotic lands where people speak in strange tongues and practice odd customs.  This week it was New Jersey.  Anyway, the Bengals won a very strange [...]

Week Two Hit List

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That breeze that blew through Bengaldom this week wasn’t a tornado, but a collective sigh of relief as the team managed to—just barely—beat an outmanned and outgunned Browns squad at PBS in the home opener.  The Bengals were able to win the game while allowing rookie Brandon Weeden to put up 322 yards passing, and [...]

Week One Hit List

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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 [...]