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Wild-card matchups mix old and new in some intriguing battlesyahoo.com Dec 30, 2012Now that the wild-card round games are set, let's take a quick look at what next weekend will bring. SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 AFC: 4:30 PM ET Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans These two teams faced off in last year's playoffs, and the Bengals would probab…Upvote Share TweetJoe Reedy offers a key stat, a key play and notes from each quarter of the Bengals' 23-17 win against the Ravens on Sunday.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Dec 30, 2012The Texans take on the Bengals, the Ravens face the Colts, and the Broncos and Patriots earn byes in the wild-card round of the A.F.C.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012With tonight’s Cowboys-Redskins game set to crown the NFC East champion and finalize the postseason seedings, the NFL’s postseason schedule has been announced. For the second consecutive year, the playoffs will start with the Bengals at the Texans. ThUpvote Share TweetThe biggest concern for the Bengals is the status of running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis. He injured his hamstring during pre-game warm-ups and didn't play in the regular-season finale against Baltimore. "I don’t know how severe he is," coach Marvin LewiUpvote Share Tweet
Singular And SpecialCNNSI.com Dec 30, 2012In an MVP race that might be remembered as the deepest field ever, Adrian Peterson stood out in Week 17, says Don Banks, who looks at the problems in Houston and more.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 30, 2012Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 17 that offered a fitting and thrilling conclusion to 2012...Upvote Share Tweet
Notes: Bengals-Texans 4:30 Saturday; Injuries don't look major; Tez walks away to title; Brown grandMarvin Jones The Bengals matched the 1981 AFC champs with a 7-1 rush to the playoffs with Sunday's 23-17 win over the Ravens in the season finale at sold-out Paul Brown Stadium and now they're hopi...Upvote Share TweetMarvin Jones The Bengals matched the 1981 AFC champs with a 7-1 rush to the playoffs with Sunday's 23-17 win over the Ravens in the season finale at sold-out Paul Brown Stadium and now they're hopi...Upvote Share Tweet
Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Dec 30, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from every last person in the league-coaches, players, mascots-breaking out that one dance move they've been saving up all year, to a referee in New Orleans thinking he could pick his nose because no oneUpvote Share Tweet
Should Ravens, Bengals have rested QBs?ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012The Ravens pulled quarterback Joe Flacco before the end of the first quarter, and the Bengals sat quarterback Andy Dalton for the second half. Did they make the right decision not to play their quarterbacks for four quarters in a game that carried littl…Upvote Share TweetThe Ravens treated the regular-season finale like a garden-variety preseason game. Baltimore’s wild-card playoff game will be anything but. By losing to the Bengals on Sunday by the score of 23-17, the Ravens have locked in to the No. 4 seed. WhichUpvote Share Tweet
Newman only starter outExcept for questionable starting cornerback Terence Newman, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' inactive list looked like all his others and was yet another indication that he at least started out try...Upvote Share Tweet
Week 17: Vontaze Burfict highlightsDec 30Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict led the team with 18 total tackles, 10 solo, as the Bengals beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-17.
Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Bengals RecapDec 30Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Bengals' 23-17 win over the Ravens.
Bengals Rally Past RavensDec 30Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the Bengals' 23-17 win over the Ravens.
Bengals postgame press conferenceDec 30Bengals react following game with Ravens
Don Banks: No doubt about Peterson's MVP credentials any longer; more Snap…Dec 30Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a Week 17 that offered a fitting and thrilling conclusion to 2012...
2012 NFL playoffs -- NFC deep with gunners, runnersDec 30The NFC playoffs are deep with versatile young quarterbacks and powerful runners.