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Brian Banks finally plays in an NFL game

Brian Banks finally plays in an NFL game

profootballtalk.com Updated Aug 8, 2013
Brian Banks has reached another level in the realization of his dream. After signing earlier in the offseason with the Falcons, the man whose football career was derailed more than a decade ago by false accusations of rape has played in an NFL preseason…
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  • Observation deck: Bengals-Falcons

    Observation deck: Bengals-Falcons

    ESPN.com Aug 8, 2013
    Here are some observations from the Cincinnati Bengals' 34-10 preseason win at the Atlanta Falcons: Judging by the first two series by the first-team offense, the Bengals are going to use two tight ends as their primary formation. It makes sense because…
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  • Bengals pull rank on Falcons

    Bengals pull rank on Falcons

    bengals.com Aug 8, 2013
    It didn't matter which defensive unit or special teams group was in there as the Bengals flexed their top-ranked muscles in Thursday night's preseason opener here at the Georgia Dome in a 34-10 win. The 24-point margin of victory was the largest in a pr…
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  • Bengals Joshing Falcons

    Bengals Joshing Falcons

    bengals.com Aug 8, 2013
    ATLANTA — It didn't matter which defensive unit was in there as the Bengals flexed their NFL top six muscles in the first half of Thursday night's preseason opener here are the Georgia Dome as the...
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  • Nothing imminent for Bengals, Atkins

    Nothing imminent for Bengals, Atkins

    Yes, the Bengals and defensive tackle Geno Atkins have been talking about extending a rookie deal that expires after the coming season. No, a deal isn’t on the brink of happening. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, nothing is imminent between…
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  • Pregame hits: This trip south has had the feel of a family reun…

    Pregame hits: This trip south has had the feel of a family reun…

    bengals.com Aug 8, 2013
    This trip south has had the feel of a family reunion rather than a preseason skirmish.
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  • Reedy: 5 players to watch tonight

    Reedy: 5 players to watch tonight

    cincinnati.com Aug 8, 2013
    At the beginning of camp, Paul gave his list of the five players with the most to win or lose. With the preseason starting tonight, I figured it was a good time to revisit that list/
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  • Bengals cruise to 34-10 win

    Bengals cruise to 34-10 win

    cincinnati.com Aug 8, 2013
    Even though preseason games are mostly meaningless, the Bengals' 24-point win in Atlanta was their largest margin of victory in a preseason opener.
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  • Doc: NFL preseason and other crimes against fandom

    Doc: NFL preseason and other crimes against fandom

    cincinnati.com Aug 8, 2013
    The Bengals open the fake football season in Atlanta tonight, where fans will pay full boat to watch their top players perform for five minutes.
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  • Notes: McCalebb tries to turn corner

    Notes: McCalebb tries to turn corner

    bengals.com Aug 8, 2013
    Circle No. 39 in stripes for your viewing of Thursday's preseason opener in the Georgia Dome.
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  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher returns punt for 71-yard TD 00:33

    Cincinnati Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher returns punt for 71-yard TD

    Aug 8
    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher returns a punt 71 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter of Thursday's preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher returns punt for 71-yard TD 00:33

    Cincinnati Bengals WR Dane Sanzenbacher returns punt for 71-yard TD

    Aug 8
    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher returns a punt 71 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter of Thursday's preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard runs it in for 1-yard TD 00:18

    Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard runs it in for 1-yard TD

    Aug 8
    Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Giovani Bernard scores his first NFL touchdown from a yard out at the end of the first half against the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals QB John Skelton to Dane Sanzenbacher for 36-yard TD 00:21

    Cincinnati Bengals QB John Skelton to Dane Sanzenbacher for 36-yard TD

    Aug 8
    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher scores his second touchdown of the night after catching this 36-yard pass from QB John Skelton.

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    Aug 8
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