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Late Friday playoff thoughtswhodeyfans.com Jan 4, 2013Here are some of my thoughts as we wrap up Friday and look forward to the playoffs tomorrow. The Bengals have a really good chance of winning this game. Tune into channel 9 (wcpo) in Cincinnati this evening at 7:00pm to see yours truly sit down withShare Tweetyahoo.com Jan 4, 2013The Cincinnati Bengals will likely be without starting strong safety Chris Crocker for Saturday afternoon's Wild Card Playoffs game against the Houston Texans. Crocker did not practice on Thursday or Friday and is listed as "doubtful" on the i…Share TweetIf there is one player on the Cincinnati Bengals who would like a shot at redemption, it would be strong safety Chris Crocker. But that's unlikely to happen. Crocker is listed as doubtful for Saturday's wild-card game after he injured his right quadrice…Share Tweet
Bengals look to reshuffle Wild Cardbengals.com Jan 4, 2013After a week of simulating the conditions they'll find Saturday in Houston's Reliant Stadium, the Bengals are hopeful they can reshuffle the AFC Wild Card game (4:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5) t...Share Tweetbengals.com Jan 4, 2013After a week of simulating the conditions they'll find Saturday in Houston's Reliant Stadium, the Bengals are hopeful they can reshuffle the AFC Wild Card game (4:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5) t...Share TweetESPN.com Jan 4, 2013I picked both games correctly last Sunday for my first perfect week since Week 11. Way to end the regular season strong. But it's a new season with the playoffs (although these games will still count in my season record): Bengals 20, Texans 13: The Beng…Share Tweet
Middle Men: Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterba…CNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013Despite an influx of playoff rookies at quarterback, the story of Wild Card Weekend will be told by the men under center and those assigned to stop them, writes Peter King.Share Tweet
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundCNNSI.com Jan 4, 2013Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises:Share Tweet
Favorable history for AFC sixth seedESPN.com Jan 4, 2013If the Bengals beat the Texans on Saturday, would it really be considered an upset? Not based on the recent history of the sixth seed in the AFC. For the past four seasons, the sixth seed in the AFC has won three times in the wild-card round. In the 200…Share Tweet
NFL Kickoff OT: Wild Card WeekendJan 4NFL Live OT previews this weekends' NFL playoff games.
'Playbook': Can the Texans catch fire?Jan 4Can the Houston Texans overcome their recent struggles and gain momentum when they take on the Cincinnati Bengals? The "NFL Playbook" crew gives their answers.
'Playbook': Bengals vs. Texans previewJan 4Will J.J. Watt's MVP-like presence be enough to help lead the Houston Texans to a wild-card victory over the high-powered Cincinnati Bengals offense? The "NFL Playbook" crew breaks down the matchup.
Saturday Wild-Card PreviewJan 4Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi preview Saturday's wild-card matchups between Cincinnati-Houston and Minnesota-Green Bay.