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It's rare to see a late-season nonconference matchup, especially among playoff contenders, to have some simmering subplots involving players and their former team. Such is the case today when the Bengals take on the Cowboys.
Share Tweet(AP) -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Ryan Ludwick is returning to the Cincinnati Reds for a two-year contract worth $15 million.Share TweetThe Cowboys organization took a big blow this morning as they prepared to make the trip to Cincinnati for Sunday’s 1:00 PM EST tilt with the Bengals. As the team was boarding their flight, they were informed that starting NT Josh Brent had been arrestShare TweetToday the Bengals moved to assure depth along the offensive line in the wake of their short rental of place kicker Josh Brown. In case you missed it, Brown was signed earlier in the week to kick for Mike Nugent for one or two games after Nugent tweaked
Reds to incorporate 'Los Rojos' jerseys in 2013Updated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetThe front of rotation ace Johnny Cueto's No. 47 jersey said "Los Rojos," as the club is planning a Spanish-language alternate look for 2013. Cueto is from the Dominican Republic.
Leake preparing to start, but role undecidedUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetReds starter Mike Leake heard that his team's signing of Jonathan Broxton to be the closer and moving Aroldis Chapman to the rotation would have repercussions.
Chapman bittersweet about move to rotationUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetAroldis Chapman certainly likes the idea of moving into the Reds rotation in 2013. But the left-hander will also miss being a closer.
ESPN experts predict Bengals-CowboysUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetIn the video, Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi make their predictions for the Cowboys at the Bengals. Here's what the other ESPN experts are predicting: Eric Allen: Cowboys Mike Golic: Bengals Merril Hoge: Bengals Ron Jaworski: Bengals Chris Mortensen: B…Source: ESPN.com
Playoff game for playoffsUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetIt's a weekend you most assuredly must keep up with the Joneses. Here come the 6-6 Jerry Jones Cowboys to Paul Brown Stadium this Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 19) in a win-or-else game to s...Source: bengals.com
Kirkpatrick out; Green, Gresham probable for BengalsUpdated Dec 8, 2012 Share TweetDre Kirkpatrick did not practice this week after suffering a concussion in the Bengals' victory against the Chargers and will not play Sunday against the Cowboys.Source: cincinnati.com
Cowboys Will Play SundayDec 8Bob Holtzman reports from Cincinnati, where the Cowboys plan to play the Bengals Sunday, following the death of teammate Jerry Brown.
Sources: Ryan Ludwick Back To RedsDec 8ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick breaks down the Reds' decision to bring back outfielder Ryan Ludwick.