August 1, 2014

Draft Strategy: Offensive Line

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The offensive line is not slated for an overhaul like the running backs or linebackers, and it isn’t in need of a significant addition like safety or receiver. But there is still a significant move to be made: re-signing Andre Smith. If the front office cannot get that deal done, then there will be another [...]

WDW Episode 76 – Injuries Mar Bengals Win

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We welcome Mr. Timm Bates back to the program this week. Timm was fortunate enough to get some good seats at last Friday night’s preseason opener vs the Jets and tells us a bit about his experience.

“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 [...]

What a Week!

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Ladies and gentlemen, the sixth seal has been broken.  The end is near.  Those goofy 2012 theories are in fact, correct.  Armageddon is upon us. Call it, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers:  Cincy Style.” Either that, or Marvin Lewis and Katie Blackburn have finally staged their long-planned coup of Bengal headquarters.  After over 20 years [...]

Bengals In the Fray: Add OG & DB

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The Bengals finally put their money where there proverbial mouth is yesterday, jumping into the free agent fray with both feet by bringing in two players at positions of need in guard Travelle Wharton and defensive back Jason Allen. Wharton, Carolina’s 3rd-round pick in the 2004 draft, has been a constant starter for the Panthers at [...]