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Crash kills former Bengals LB Howard

Crash kills former Bengals LB Howard

Reports indicate Thomas Howard's BMW was traveling in excess of 100 mph, contacted a big rig and rolled over the median before colliding with a car in oncoming traffic.
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  • Bengals' Johnson stands by criticism of fans

    Bengals' Johnson stands by criticism of fans

    One day after sending shock waves throughout the Queen City by telling booing Cincinnati Bengals fans to "leave," defensive end Michael Johnson stood by his comments Monday and said he didn't regret them.
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  • Reedy: Bye keeps Bengals' offense under scrutiny

    Reedy: Bye keeps Bengals' offense under scrutiny

    cincinnati.com Nov 18, 2013
    The Bengals head into a bye week with a healthy lead in the AFC North, but one of the bad things about the break is that the team's offense — which is already under the microscope — will receive even more scrutiny until the Dec. 1 game at San Diego.
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  • Thomas Howard's death stuns Bengals

    Thomas Howard's death stuns Bengals

    bengals.com Nov 18, 2013
    The Bengals digested the news Monday that popular former teammate Thomas Howard had been killed in a car accident in Oakland.
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  • Bengals flex muscles at home

    Bengals flex muscles at home

    bengals.com Nov 18, 2013
    The Bengals sense homefield advantage is a very real deal.
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  • Bengals' Hall, Atkins through surgeries

    Bengals' Hall, Atkins through surgeries

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- As the Cincinnati Bengals begin their bye week, they do so knowing that two of their fallen defensive players are officially on the mend and in the initial phases of their lengthy rehab processes. Coach Marvin Lewis said Monday that both c…
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  • Boos boil Bengal, but fans right to criticize

    Boos boil Bengal, but fans right to criticize

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- When the boos began to echo throughout Paul Brown Stadium early Sunday afternoon, several on the Cincinnati Bengals' 46-player sideline were bewildered -- stunned that such sounds were coming from the people who were their supposed support…
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  • PFT on NBCSN: Mohamed Sanu, Week 11 Sunday recap

    PFT on NBCSN: Mohamed Sanu, Week 11 Sunday recap

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2013
    The Bengals got off to a rough start against the Browns on Sunday, falling behind 13-0 before coming to life in the second quarter. Wide receiver Mohamed Sanu played a big part in the turnaround, throwing a pass on a trick play and later catching a touc…
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  • Bengals mourn Jack Donaldson, long-time assistant coach

    Bengals mourn Jack Donaldson, long-time assistant coach

    bengals.com Nov 18, 2013
    The Bengals lost one of their charter coaches over the weekend when Jack Donaldson, a Paul Brown disciple who worked on the club's first 10 coaching staffs, died in Cincinnati.
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  • Breaking down the punt-team breakdowns

    Breaking down the punt-team breakdowns

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    Breakdowns by the Cleveland Browns and good plays by the Cincinnati Bengals led to the crucial special teams mistakes that contributed significantly to the Browns' 21-point loss. “We had two major breakdowns there,” coach Rob Chudzinski said. One tipped…
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  • Monday notes: Lewis won't tolerate flags

    Monday notes: Lewis won't tolerate flags

    bengals.com Nov 18, 2013
    Marvin Lewis was apparently not happy with WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict and the media for Burfict's postgame comments about retaliation.
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  • Upon Further Review: Bengals Week 11

    Upon Further Review: Bengals Week 11

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- An examination of four hot issues from the Cincinnati Bengals' 41-20 win over the Browns: Rey shines again: While linebackers James Harrison and Vontaze Burfict dominated the postgame headlines because of their key turnovers, the third sta…
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  • Special delivery to top of the AFC North

    Special delivery to top of the AFC North

    bengals.com Nov 18, 2013
    The best measurement of depth is that roster dance called special teams and in Sunday's desperate second quarter with the AFC North on the line they delivered 17 of the franchise-record 31 points to ignite the 41-20 victory.
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Sports Columnists

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    Nov 18
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    Nov 18
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