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Bengals still have some growing to do

Bengals still have some growing to do

HOUSTON -- The look on the faces of the Cincinnati Bengals' players entering the locker room Saturday night was telling. Andy Dalton, A.J. Green and Jermaine Gresham all had a look of disappointment and shock after a game in which they missed many oppor…
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  • Survive And Advance: Did the Texans right the ship after their …

    Survive And Advance: Did the Texans right the ship after their 19-13 w…

    CNNSI.com Jan 5, 2013
    Did the Texans right the ship after their 19-13 wild-card win over the Bengals? Austin Murphy says we'll know the answer next Sunday, when Houston re-visits New England.
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  • Reedy's Four Quarters breakdown

    Reedy's Four Quarters breakdown

    cincinnati.com Jan 5, 2013
    Joe Reedy offers a key stat, a key play and notes from each quarter of the Bengals' 19-13 playoff loss to the Texans in Houston on Saturday.
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  • Bengals need to ask themselves just what they have in Andy Dalt…

    Bengals need to ask themselves just what they have in Andy Dalton

    yahoo.com Jan 5, 2013
    In Cincinnati's 19-13 wild-card loss to the Houston Texans, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton's day was defined by one underthrow and one overthrow, and a whole lot of bad throws in-between. With 11:10 left in the first half and the ball on his own 38-yar…
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  • Quick hits: Obvious disappointment

    Quick hits: Obvious disappointment

    bengals.com Jan 5, 2013
    Leon Hall » Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis looked pretty grim after his playoff record dropped to 0-4. "We have to keep banging on the door until we break it down," Lewis said. "A lot of good guys...
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  • Quick hits: Obvious disappointment

    Quick hits: Obvious disappointment

    bengals.com Jan 5, 2013
    Leon Hall » Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis looked pretty grim after his playoff record dropped to 0-4. "We have to keep banging on the door until we break it down," Lewis said. "A lot of good guys...
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  • Arian Foster leads Texans to 19-13 win over the Bengals

    Arian Foster leads Texans to 19-13 win over the Bengals

    Pro Bowl running back Arian Foster accounted for 178 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown as the Houston Texans advanced to the divisional round of the AFC Playoffs with a 19-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals at Reliant Stadium on Saturday afternoon. T…
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  • Who Wants To Sex J.J. Watt? Bengals-Texans, In Three Gifs

    Who Wants To Sex J.J. Watt? Bengals-Texans, In Three Gifs

    deadspin.com Jan 5, 2013
    So, 23 years now, and a guaranteed extra 365 days (at least) on that 8,400 day playoff winless streak for the Bengals. Yikes! They sure do suck. Matt Schaub played just OK but still completed 29/38 passes, Arian Foster ran for 140 yards, and J.J. Watt c…
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  • Sunday is officially Lewis' final home game

    Sunday is officially Lewis' final home game

    ESPN.com Jan 5, 2013
    Baltimore fans will have to say goodbye to Ray Lewis on Sunday. With the Bengals losing at Houston, there is no chance for the Ravens to host another game in the postseason (the fourth-seeded Ravens would be the lowest remaining seed if they win). That …
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  • Leon Hall scores first touchdown of the playoffs on pick-six of…

    Leon Hall scores first touchdown of the playoffs on pick-six of Matt Schaub throw

    The Houston Texans had dominated the Cincinnati Bengals through the first quarter-and-a-half of their wild-card matchup, at least in yardage. Starting their second drive of the second quarter, the home team at Houston Reliant Stadium had well over 100 t…
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  • Watch today’s wild card games on NBCSports.com

    Watch today’s wild card games on NBCSports.com

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2013
    If you can’t get in front of a TV today or you want even more than the TV has to offer, you’re in luck: Both of today’s wild card playoff games will stream live as part of Wild Card Extra right here at NBCSports.com. Wild Card Extra features the liv
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  • Bengals rule Crocker inactive against Texans

    Bengals rule Crocker inactive against Texans

    Cincinnati strong safety Chris Crocker is inactive for the Bengals' AFC wild-card playoff game against Houston.
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  • Bengals-Texans Wild Card Inactives

    Bengals-Texans Wild Card Inactives

    Here are the inactive lists for the Bengals and Texans with just over an hour until kick-off: Bengals:  CB Jason Allen, TE Richard Quinn, DT Devon Still, DT Brandon Thompson, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, RB Daniel “Boom” Herron, and S Chris Crocker Texans:
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  • Barrett Ruud to start for Texans vs. Bengals

    Barrett Ruud to start for Texans vs. Bengals

    profootballtalk.com Jan 5, 2013
    After playing more on special teams than on defense during the regular season, inside linebacker Barrett Ruud will be a starter in the postseason. As we noted would likely be the case thanks to the Texans’ injuries at the position, the team has official
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  • Defense isn't enough as Bengals offense throttled in Wild Card …

    Defense isn't enough as Bengals offense throttled in Wild Card loss

    bengals.com Jan 5, 2013
    HOUSTON - The Bengals closed the regular season with a 7-1 finish that featured their best players playing the best when they needed them most, but in Saturday's AFC Wild Card game at Reliant Stad...
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  • The Bengals Really Could Break Their 8,400-Day Playoff Winless …

    The Bengals Really Could Break Their 8,400-Day Playoff Winless Streak Today

    deadspin.com Jan 5, 2013
    For a summer in college I interned for the sports department of the Columbus Dispatch, which sent me for a few days to cover Cincinnati Bengals training camp. The 1990s had just come to a close-a dismal era even by the Bengals' standards-and the beat
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  • Pregame quick hits: Old Bengals watching; Report says Eagles in…

    Pregame quick hits: Old Bengals watching; Report says Eagles interested in Gruden

    bengals.com Jan 5, 2013
    Kevin Walker makes the tackle on Bo Jackson that ended Jackson's career. Kevin Walker maintains there is no "Curse of Bo" and, in fact, he believes the Bengals have a great shot of winning Saturday...
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  • Pregame quick hits: Old Bengals watching; Report says Eagles in…

    Pregame quick hits: Old Bengals watching; Report says Eagles interested in Gruden

    Kevin Walker makes the tackle on Bo Jackson that ended Jackson's career. Kevin Walker maintains there is no "Curse of Bo" and, in fact, he believes the Bengals have a great shot of winning Saturday...
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  • Video - Bengals postgame press conference 03:43

    Bengals postgame press conference

    Jan 5
    Bengals react following game with Texans
  • Video - Bengals postgame press conference 03:43

    Bengals postgame press conference

    Jan 5
    Bengals react following game with Texans
  • Video - Countdown Daily Recap: Bengals-Texans 03:31

    Countdown Daily Recap: Bengals-Texans

    Jan 5
    Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Texans' 19-13 win over the Bengals
  • Video - Texans Trump Bengals On Wild-Card Weekend 00:52

    Texans Trump Bengals On Wild-Card Weekend

    Jan 5
    Arian Foster ran for 140 yards and a touchdown to propel the Texans past the Bengals.

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    Jan 5
    It's too late for Lakers take solace in their fourth-quarter surge against Clippers.