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Bengals close out preseason with 27-10 win

Bengals close out preseason with 27-10 win

cincinnati.com bengals.com Updated Aug 29, 2013
The Bengals wrapped up the preseason with a 27-10 victory over Indianapolis on Thursday at Paul Brown Stadium.
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  • Lamur leaves early with shoulder injury

    Lamur leaves early with shoulder injury

    cincinnati.com Aug 29, 2013
    The No. 1 goal of the night for the Bengals in the final preseason game was to emerge healthy. Unfortunately for the team and Emmanuel Lamur, that didn't happen.
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  • Nats homer thrice in four-hit shutout of Marlins

    Nats homer thrice in four-hit shutout of Marlins

    MLB.com Aug 29, 2013
    The Nationals used the long ball, hitting three homers, and blanked the Marlins, 9-0, at Nationals Park on Thursday night. The Nats swept the three-game series and are now 6 1/2 games behind the Reds for the second and final National League Wild Card sp…
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  • Whitworth, Dunlap, Andre Smith out for finale

    Whitworth, Dunlap, Andre Smith out for finale

    bengals.com Aug 29, 2013
    The Bengals made it official 90 minutes before Thursday night's preseason finale against the Colts at Paul Brown Stadium and shelved left tackle Andrew Whitworth and left end Carlos Dunlap. That me...
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  • NFL reaches $765 million settlement in concussion lawsuit

    NFL reaches $765 million settlement in concussion lawsuit

    cincinnati.com Aug 29, 2013
    The NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to resolve concussion-related lawsuits with a $765 million settlement that would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research, a federal judge said Thursday.
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  • Bengals Walkthrough: Final preseason game edition

    Bengals Walkthrough: Final preseason game edition

    cincinnati.com Aug 29, 2013
    Bengals host the Colts in the final preseason game (thank goodness) at 7 p.m. at Paul Brown Stadium. Final cuts come Saturday and must be in by 6 p.m.
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  • Bengals' final preseason game is fight for livelihood

    Bengals' final preseason game is fight for livelihood

    cincinnati.com Aug 29, 2013
    On the excitement scale, the final preseason game barely registers a ripple, unless you are one of those guys on the bubble fighting for one of the final spots on the 53-man roster or the practice squad.
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  • Brandon Phillips Curses Out Cincinnati Enquirer Reporter

    Brandon Phillips Curses Out Cincinnati Enquirer Reporter

    deadspin.com Aug 29, 2013
    C. Trent Rosecrans, the Reds beat writer for the Cincinnati Enquirer, and Brandon Phillips seem to have a little beef going on. Rosecrans has been critical of Phillips's on-base percentage and Phillips apparently thinks Rosecrans is a motherfucker. Read…
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  • Phillips expresses displeasure with reporter

    Phillips expresses displeasure with reporter

    MLB.com Aug 29, 2013
    Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips launched into a pair obscenity-filled tirades against a Cincinnati newspaper reporter inside the team's clubhouse before Wednesday's game.
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  • Reds rout Cardinals to gain ground in NL Central

    Reds rout Cardinals to gain ground in NL Central

    MLB.com Aug 29, 2013
    The Reds opened up a huge early lead Wednesday, supported by Jay Bruce's five RBIs, and Homer Bailey protected it well on their way to a 10-0 win against the Cardinals. The victory avoided a three-game series sweep for Cincinnati, which inched to 3 1/2 …
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  • The Hunt for the NL Central

    The Hunt for the NL Central

    grantland.com Aug 29, 2013
    Three games into the biggest stretch of their season, the Cardinals have taken two out of three against the Reds, seizing first place in the NL Centra...
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  • Video - Bengals Cruise To Win 00:54

    Bengals Cruise To Win

    Aug 29
    Josh Johnson played well for the Bengals in his bid to win the backup quarterback job.
  • Video - Peerman 22-yard run 00:40

    Peerman 22-yard run

    Aug 29
    Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Peerman makes a nice cut to break free for a 22-yard gain late in the first quarter.
  • Video - Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones 3-yard TD catch 00:32

    Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones 3-yard TD catch

    Aug 29
    Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Josh Johnson lobs the ball up for wide receiver Marvin Jones who makes a nice grab for a 3-yard touchdown.

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    Aug 29
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