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Baltimore Ravens expect A.J. Green to play Sunday

Baltimore Ravens expect A.J. Green to play Sunday

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- A.J. Green didn't practice Wednesday, and there's a good chance that the Cincinnati Bengals star receiver will be listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. But, in the mind Ravens cornerback Lardarius We…
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  • Vocal Guenther tackles slump, urges Tez to adjust style

    Vocal Guenther tackles slump, urges Tez to adjust style

    bengals.com 4 hours ago
    Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther got vocal in Monday's meeting. Paul Guenther, the Bengals’ first-year defensive coordinator, has officially gone off. He did it in Monday’s meeting whe...
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  • Slants and screens: Bengals progressing to no blackout; Suggs l…

    Slants and screens: Bengals progressing to no blackout; Suggs likes Dalton

    bengals.com 7 hours ago
    It looks like the Bengals are going to avoid a blackout for the first game of the three-game home stand that begins Sunday 1 p.m. at Paul Brown Stadium with the AFC North lead on the line against t...
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  • DC: Burfict's reckless style hurting Bengals

    DC: Burfict's reckless style hurting Bengals

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther says linebacker Vontaze Burfict must learn to tackle better to avoid injuries.
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  • Walden: Punishment for ref contact 'nonsense'

    Walden: Punishment for ref contact 'nonsense'

    ESPN.com 9 hours ago
    Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden referred to his ejection and NFL-mandated $27,562 fine for touching an official in Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals as "nonsense."
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  • Green rehabs; Tez , Thompson limited; Guenther urging face-up T…

    Green rehabs; Tez , Thompson limited; Guenther urging face-up Tez tackle; Kelly reaches out to Still

    bengals.com 12 hours ago
    A.J. Green didn’t practice Wednesday and instead worked on the rehab field, which still puts him in play for Sunday's 1 p.m. game against the Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium. Green did some running, as well as high-stepping and stretching.
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  • Bengals Huddle up: The NFL and The United Way hosted its annual…

    Bengals Huddle up: The NFL and The United Way hosted its annual Home…

    bengals.com 19 hours ago
    The NFL and The United Way hosted its annual Hometown Huddle Tuesday in the 32 cities and about 50 Bengals and 150 volunteers converged on the Marge Schott-Unnewehr Boys & Girls Club in Covington, Ky., across the river from Paul Brown Stadium.
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  • Bengals' A.J. Green: 'Still up in the air' if he'll play Week 8…

    Bengals' A.J. Green: 'Still up in the air' if he'll play Week 8 vs. Ravens

    The Cincinnati Bengals are in a bit of a free fall, having lost two of three games (and one tie), and there seems to be a connection with wide receiver A.J. Green having missed the past two contests. They didn't seem to miss him in a 37-37 tie against t…
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  • Hobson's Choice: a run of questions

    Hobson's Choice: a run of questions

    bengals.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Let's take the long view with Giovani Bernard. The Bengals top 3 downfield threats have been missing from the offense. The defense hasn't been playing well, and its leader playing hurt and inconsi...
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  • With three home games in 12 days, Bengals are facing blackouts

    With three home games in 12 days, Bengals are facing blackouts

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The Bengals, who have qualified for the playoffs in three straight years, have had trouble selling tickets this year. In the midst of an 0-2-1 slump, the Bengals face arguably their biggest box-office test of the season; they’ve got three home games in …
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Ravens

    The Film Don't Lie: Ravens

    ESPN.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    A weekly look at what the Baltimore Ravens must fix: Joe Flacco's blind side will be an area of major concern Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals if offensive tackle Eugene Monroe doesn't return for the Ravens. James Hurst, who has filled in for the i…
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  • Reggie Wayne expected to miss a game or two with elbow

    Reggie Wayne expected to miss a game or two with elbow

    profootballtalk.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    Apparently, the “adult beverage” wasn’t enough to take the edge off Reggie Wayne’s elbow. According to Mike Chappell of RTV6 in Indianapolis, the Colts wide receiver is expected to miss a game or two because of an elbow injury suffered early in Sunday’s…
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  • Hue Jackson says getting shut out falls on him

    Hue Jackson says getting shut out falls on him

    profootballtalk.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    The Bengals gained 135 yards on offense against the Colts last Sunday, the franchise’s lowest total in a game contested by the first string since the perfect storm that pitted a Bengals team quarterbacked by Akili Smith against the 2000 Ravens defense. …
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  • Video - Burfict's Style Hurting Team 02:42

    Burfict's Style Hurting Team

    Oct 22
    ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey discusses Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther's comments about Vontaze Burfict's headfirst style of tackling.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Ravens-Bengals 00:55

    NFL Live Prediction: Ravens-Bengals

    Oct 22
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Baltimore at Cincinnati.
  • Video - Will The Lions Look To Move Suh? 01:41

    Will The Lions Look To Move Suh?

    Oct 22
    Prim Siripipat and Ashley Fox talk about some players who may be moved before the NFL's trade deadline.
  • Video - Will The Lions Look To Trade Suh? 02:16

    Will The Lions Look To Trade Suh?

    Oct 21
    Prim Siripipat and Ashley Fox talk about some players who may be moved before the NFL's trade deadline.

Sports Columnists

  • Here Come the Architects

    Oct 22
    ARLINGTON, Va. — Let the debate begin over the historic first two Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributors selections, but make no mistake about the picks of former general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf. The Hall is opening the door wide for franchise…
  • Clayton's mailbag -- Big-name wide receiver trades carry risk

    Oct 21
    John Clayton's mailbag: Trading for a big-name receiver, such as Percy Harvin, comes with a risk.
  • The Week 7 Mailbag

    Oct 21
    Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…
  • Behind the HOF’s New Contributor Committee

    Oct 21
    A little inside football this morning. Tonight in Washington D.C., nine members of the new Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributor Selection Committee will gather at a hotel. On Wednesday, they will meet to select two candidates for the Hall’s Class of 20…