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Bengals' offensive balance stemmed from physical early drive
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HOUSTON -- Late November has arrived, and for teams that call cities north of the Mason-Dixon Line home, that means one thing: "We've got to get our run going." Credit that quote to Cincinnati Bengals receiver A.J. Green who uttered it after S…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals stand their groundbengals.com 4 hours agoJeremy Hill is becoming the Bengals' fourth-quarter closer. HOUSTON _ A.J. Green knows exactly what a two-headed running game means. “It helps keep me in one-on-one,” said Green after Giovani Bern...Upvote Share Tweet
Houston has a problem as Bengals stars shinebengals.com 7 hours agoA.J. Green (18) had his way with the Texans defensive backs. HOUSTON _ For the second straight week the Bengals’ stars grabbed a hostile environment by the scruff of the neck Sunday and willed th...Upvote Share Tweet
So Watt: On Sunday against the Bengals, the overwhelming f…bengals.com 9 hours agoOn Sunday against the Bengals, the overwhelming favorite to win NFL Defensive Player of the Year didn’t have a sack, force a fumble, intercept a pass, or score a touchdown. More importantly, his team didn’t get a win.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 9 hours agoTexans quarterback Ryan Mallett played through a right pectoral injury Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, a source confirmed.Upvote Share Tweetbengals.com 14 hours agoHOUSTON _ Left tackle Andrew Whitworth put Sunday’s 22-13 victory over the Texans at NRG Stadium right there with the victories in Baltimore and Pittsburgh and other ghosts that have bedeviled the...Upvote Share Tweet
Andy Dalton signs game-worn Bengals jersey for dadESPN.com 15 hours agoHOUSTON -- Observed and heard in the locker room after the Cincinnati Bengals' 22-13 win against the Houston Texans: Jersey goes to dad: After exorcising one of his latest demons -- finally winning a game near his hometown -- Bengals quarterback Andy Da…Upvote Share TweetAndy Dalton threw for 233 yards and a touchdown and A.J. Green had 121 yards receiving to give the Cincinnati Bengals a 22-13 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday.Upvote Share TweetHOUSTON -- A few thoughts on the Cincinnati Bengals' 22-13 victory over the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium: What it means: Two years ago, the Bengals won seven of their last eight games to get into the playoffs. Last year, they went 4-1 in December to al…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals pulling away from Texans, 16-3profootballtalk.com 17 hours agoThe Bengals haven’t had much of what you’d call a flow today, but they’re building a commanding lead. They let Houston hang around in the first half, but just took advantage of a turnover to build a 16-3 lead early in the third quarter. The Texans had t…Upvote Share Tweet
Report Andre Smith suffers triceps tear, MRI tomorrowprofootballtalk.com 17 hours agoThe Bengals are off to a 9-0 lead on the Texans, but they may have suffered a significant loss. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, Bengals right tackle Andre Smith has suffered a “significant tear” to his triceps. He’ll have an MRI tomorrow to de…Upvote Share Tweet
Andre Smith done for the day with an arm injuryprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoThe Bengals were just getting used to having Andre Smith back in the lineup, now he’s gone again. The veteran right tackle has left with an arm injury, and won’t return. Smith was just getting back from an ankle problem, and has been replaced by Marshal…Upvote Share Tweetbengals.com 19 hours agoHOUSTON - The Bengals got a safety from a stingy defense that kept Texans quarterback Ryan Mallett out of the end zone and Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton finally had a nice homecoming in the first half when he staked his club to a 9-3 half-time lead hi…Upvote Share Tweet
Rookie diary: cracking the codebengals.com 23 hours agoJeremy Hill talks about sharing carries and carrying the load.Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals-Texans game carries significant playoff implicationsprofootballtalk.com 24 hours agoThere may be no game on today’s schedule that has a great chance of affecting both teams’ chances of making the playoffs than the Bengals-Texans game that will kick off in Houston at 1 p.m. Eastern. At the moment, the Bengals are in first place in the A…Upvote Share Tweet
Texas-sized matchup: The 6-3-1 Bengals are looking to step on history…bengals.com Nov 22 (yesterday)The 6-3-1 Bengals are looking to step on history’s toes Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) when they look eye-to-eye at their recent post-season angst at the 5-5 Texans. The Bengals.com Med...Upvote Share Tweet
Bill Bavasi to be named director of MLB Scouting BureauMLB.com Nov 22 (yesterday)Former Angels and Mariners GM Bill Bavasi is set to be named as the new director of the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau (MLBSB), leaving his job as vice president of scouting, player development and international operations for the Reds.Upvote Share Tweet
Game Balls: Cincinnati at HoustonNov 23Bengals reporter Coley Harvey's game ball goes to A.J. Green, who caught 12 passes. Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph gets the nod from Tania Ganguli with an interception return for a touchdown intended for Green.
Sunday Blitz: Bengals-Texans RecapNov 23Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Bengals' 22-13 win over the Texans.
Bengals Hold Off TexansNov 23The Bengals limited the Texans to 248 yards of total offense en route to a 22-13 win.
'Playbook': Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston TexansNov 21The "Playbook Primetime" crew previews the Cincinnati Bengals' Week 12 matchup against the Houston Texans.
Clayton's Last Call: Sorting out AFC raceNov 21The AFC playoff race continues to gain clarity, John Clayton writes. Plus, Seattle's D, Denver's simpler approach and more.
‘The Opportunity To Do Something Special’Nov 21Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Planes, Bills and SnowmobilesNov 21I have covered the NFL for 30 years, and I must say I have never heard an NFL executive say he hoped a snowmobile would come up big for his team in advance of a game with big playoff implications. That happened Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills quite po…
As Chicago Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not …Nov 20As the Bears prepare to face former coach Lovie Smith, it's tough not to second-guess their hiring of his successor, Marc Trestman, Michael Wilbon writes.