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Browns' hopes ride on Hoyer

Browns' hopes ride on Hoyer

cincinnati.com Updated Sep 27, 2013
Brian Hoyer thought he was pretty calm making his first start for the Browns last week. That might pale in comparison to how he feels running out onto the field at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday to face the Bengals.
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  • Bengals-Browns Preview

    Bengals-Browns Preview

    bengals.com Sep 27, 2013
    Go inside the Bengals-Browns matchup with a look at some key facts and figures for Sunday's game, including broadcast information, injury news, game notes, coaching history, weather information, and a look inside the numbers.
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  • Injuries will test depth of Bengals' secondary

    Injuries will test depth of Bengals' secondary

    Cornerback Leon Hall and safety Reggie Nelson both missed practice for the third consecutive day nursing hamstring injuries.
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  • Big brother is watching

    Big brother is watching

    bengals.com Sep 27, 2013
    Before Giovani Bernard, he of the emerging Bennie and The Jet backfield, there was Yvenson Bernard.
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  • Vontaze Burfict fined $31,000 for actions against Packers

    Vontaze Burfict fined $31,000 for actions against Packers

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013
    Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict shows up twice on this week’s list of fines confirmed by the NFL. Burfict has been fined a total of $31,000 for two infractions against the Packers in Cincinnati’s 34-30 victory. He was fined $21,000 for a hit to the h…
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  • In Chris Crocker, Bengals have a vet leader

    In Chris Crocker, Bengals have a vet leader

    ESPN.com Sep 27, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- Chris Crocker had barely been in the Cincinnati Bengals' locker room a month, and already he was barking orders at his new teammates as if he had been in the building his entire career. The year was 2008, and Cincinnati was going through a…
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  • Hall, Nelson miss practice, unlikely for Sunday

    Hall, Nelson miss practice, unlikely for Sunday

    Cornerback Leon Hall and safety Reggie Nelson both missed practice for the third consecutive day nursing hamstring injuries. They both occurred on the same play last week against Green Bay, when Terence Newman returned a fumble for a touchdown.
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  • Bengals Walkthrough: Containing Cameron Edition

    Bengals Walkthrough: Containing Cameron Edition

    cincinnati.com Sep 27, 2013
    No secret surrounding stopping the Browns means stopping tight end Jordan Cameron. He's quickly become a favorite of head coach Rob Chudzinski and quarterback Brian Hoyer.
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  • Adam “Pacman” Jones pays fine for disorderly conduct

    Adam “Pacman” Jones pays fine for disorderly conduct

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013
    Adam “Pacman” Jones, the oft-arrested Bengals cornerback, has paid a fine to resolve his latest arrest. According to the Associated Press, Jones paid $130 for the fine and court costs. He was arrested for disorderly conduct for an altercation with the p…
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  • Bengals' Marvin Lewis seeks consistency

    Bengals' Marvin Lewis seeks consistency

    ESPN.com Sep 27, 2013
    Although his team has jumped out to a 2-1 start and seems poised to keep its winning ways moving forward, Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is looking for more. Then again, what head football coach isn't three games into the start of a new season? W…
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  • Dreams become reality for La Salle grad Schaffer

    Dreams become reality for La Salle grad Schaffer

    cincinnati.com Sep 27, 2013
    Sept. 16, 2013, was a day J.K. Schaffer will never forget.
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  • Joe Thomas makes 100th straight start on Sunday

    Joe Thomas makes 100th straight start on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27, 2013
    It feels like it was only yesterday that Wisconsin tackle Joe Thomas opted for fishing with his father over attending the 2007 NFL draft. That day, the Browns reeled in the 312-pounder — and never looked back. Thomas makes his 100th career start on Sund…
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  • Browns links: 'Not scared' of A.J. Green

    Browns links: 'Not scared' of A.J. Green

    ESPN.com Sep 27, 2013
    A look at what's happening on the Cleveland Browns beat: Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is the most talented player in the AFC North and he's won his recent matchups with Joe Haden. But the Browns cornerback said he isn't worried about covering Green …
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  • Another Matchup of the Game: Blitz from the past

    Another Matchup of the Game: Blitz from the past

    bengals.com Sep 27, 2013
    Call it third generation West Coast offense vs. third generation Zone Blitz defense.
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  • Week 4 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 4 N.F.L. Matchups

    nytimes.com Sep 27, 2013
    Arizona has a veteran quarterback, Carson Palmer, to get the ball to wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. Tampa Bay has a revamped secondary that should hamper the Cardinals’ passing attack.
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