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Report card: Reedy gives Bengals B's, C'scincinnati.com Updated Dec 31, 2012Joe Reedy hands out grades following the Bengals' 23-17 win against the Ravens in Sunday's regular-season finale.Upvote Share Tweet
Peek at 2013: For now, the Bengals have the 21st pick in the Ap…For now, the Bengals have the 21st pick in the April 25-27 NFL Draft. But that can go lower if they win Saturday's Wild Card game (4:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) in Houston. Their 10-6 record ...Upvote Share Tweet
What I’ve Learned About The 2012 Bengalswhodeyfans.com Updated Dec 31, 2012This season is easily divided into two chapters, split at the bye week. The first was awful and better left forgotten, marred by ineffectiveness and missed opportunities. Fortunately, the second chapter has featured what would seem to be a completely di…Upvote Share Tweet
Not the same game this timewhodeyfans.com Updated Dec 31, 2012Last year the Bengals were happy to make the playoffs. This year they want to make a splash in the post season. On the surface it looks the same. The Bengals face the Houston Texans in Houston in the first playoff game on wildcard weekend. That is where…Upvote Share TweetMusings, observations and the occasional insight as we take in the furiously fast firing fest that was Black Monday in the NFL...Upvote Share Tweet
Burfict up for Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the WeekVOTE HERE: Burfict for Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Week Burfict Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been named by the NFL as one of five nominees for Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Week. ...Upvote Share Tweetcincinnati.com Updated Dec 31, 2012Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden is among coaches the Philadelphia Eagles are expected to pursue, CBSSports.com NFL insider Jason La Canfora is reporting via Twitter.Upvote Share Tweet
My thoughts on Wild-Card WeekendUneventful Week 17? Nope. There were still playoff spots to be won, and history to be chased. And that was just one man. Peter King breaks down the wrap of the regular season.Upvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expected Week 17What a regular season. What a year. What a Sunday.Upvote Share Tweet
Wake-up call: Time for the next stepESPN.com Updated Dec 31, 2012The 2012 regular season is officially in the books after an ugly and (yawn) boring finish Sunday. So, what's next? Half of the division is heading to the playoffs. The Bengals (10-6) play at the Texans (12-4) on Saturday, and the Ravens (10-6) host the …Upvote Share TweetCarlos Dunlap celebrates with fans after his 14-yard interception return for a touchdown. Just like his team during this December stretch run, Bengals left end Carlos Dunlap had enough energy to sc...Upvote Share TweetBENGALS Head Coach Marvin Lewis Initial comments ... “I’m glad that’s over. That’s a difficult situation to be in. I thought our guys handled it about as well as you could handle it. It’s a tough s...Upvote Share Tweet
I Suck at Football, Week 17: I Need a Hundred Black Coffeesgrantland.com Updated Dec 31, 2012The glamorous life of a jet-setting sports columnist, just like you pictured it: I spent the night before the Bengals' big wild-card-slot-clinching vi...Upvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 17Dec 31Antonio Pierce answers your facebook questions
Houston Texans RB Arian Foster faces stiff Cincinnati Bengals defenseDec 31Will the Houston Texans be able to get back on track in their wild-card matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals? Our experts explain why the Bengals' defense could cause trouble for the Texans.
Don Banks: Rollercoaster ride had run its course for Bears' Smith; more Sn…Dec 31Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take in the furiously fast firing fest that was Black Monday in the NFL...
Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expected Week 17Dec 31What a regular season. What a year. What a Sunday.
John Clayton's mailbag: Chuck the tuck ruleDec 31The tuck rule came up three times in the final week of the regular season. It's time to get rid of it.