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More thinking and believing...

More thinking and believing...

bengals.com Updated Feb 7, 2013
Another edition of things I Think I Believe in honor of the Earl of Arbitration, Cincinnati sports talkmaster Lance McAlister, and Peter King of the World and Sports Illustrated.
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  • Rewriting History: Now that 2012 is wrapped, we have some persp…

    Rewriting History: Now that 2012 is wrapped, we have some perspectiv…

    CNNSI.com Feb 7, 2013
    Now that 2012 is wrapped, we have some perspective on last season's rookies. If teams could do the first round over again, who would they draft? Don Banks has the answer.
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  • Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round

    Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round

    CNNSI.com Feb 7, 2013
    With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…
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  • First look at free agency: Cincinnati Bengals

    First look at free agency: Cincinnati Bengals

    ESPN.com Feb 7, 2013
    Here's what the Cincinnati Bengals should do with their prime free agents. The NFL free-agency period begins March 12. SHOULD RE-SIGN DE Michael Johnson, OT Andre Smith, CB Terence Newman, CB Adam Jones, LB Thomas Howard, DT Pat Sims, DE Wallace Gilberr…
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  • Focus On: Safeties: This position has been more patchwork than …

    Focus On: Safeties: This position has been more patchwork than plan f…

    whodeyfans.com Feb 7, 2013
    This position has been more patchwork than plan for too long. It is time the Bengals take a quality safety high in the draft or snatch a guy the way the 49ers swooped in and stole Donte Whitner a couple of years ago. Reggie Nelson: signed through 2015 R…
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  • Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each other

    Feb 7
    To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
  • Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first round

    Feb 7
    With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…