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A.J. Green On The Fallacy Of The Trap Game: "We Lost To Freakin' Cleveland"
deadspin.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
The Bengals and Browns are a bitter, bitter rivalry. For Ohioans, it's almost as bad as soap vs. human skin-you just have to pick a side. It makes sense, then, that A.J. Green would be upset about losing to the Browns, but it would make sense regardlessShare Tweet
BoSox have agreement with backup catcher RossCNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012BOSTON (AP) -- A baseball official familiar with the deal says the Boston Red Sox have agreed with backup catcher David Ross on a two-year, $6.2 million contract.Share Tweetcincinnati.com Nov 12, 2012Several Cincinnati Bengals - including defensive back Nate Clements, running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, cornerback Leon Hall, defensive end Michael Johnson, cornerback Terence Newman, defensive tackle Domata Peko and offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth âShare Tweet
Notes: Bengals 1-0 in second half; Zimmer rushes to praise lineSafety Chris Crocker has seen it all. The 4-3-1 second half of '08. The division sweep of '09. The 10-game losing streak in '10. The Wildcard rookie run of '11. But he says it's too early to call ...Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012After Sunday’s 31-13 loss to the Bengals, Giants quarterback Eli Manning said that he didn’t think a tired arm was to blame for his recent struggles. With the bye week here, though, Manning is erring on the side of caution. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYoShare TweetJoe Reedy says it wasn't perfect, but it was the best the Bengals have looked in all three phases in a game in at least three years.Share Tweet
Lewis: Unscripted play key on Green's 56-yard touchdown catchcincinnati.com Nov 12, 2012The Bengals took an early 7-0 lead against the Giants on Sunday when quarterback Andy Dalton heaved a deep pass to a wide open A.J. Green.Share Tweetnytimes.com Nov 12, 2012The Bengals' win over the Giants started with a motion, a play-action fake and a busted coverage on A.J. Green, who had sparked a war of words when he said he saw "holes" in the Giants' secondary.Share TweetRELATED: Card Stunt Photo Gallery For a few moments prior to the Bengals matchup with the Giants on Veterans Day Sunday, Paul Brown Stadium was awash in red, white and blue instead of the usual or...Share TweetAndy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals: Through the first half of his second NFL season, Dalton wasn't quite the quarterback we'd seen surprise us in his 2011 rookie campaign. He'd thrown an interception in each of his first eight games, and really hit a w…Share Tweet
Week 10 LVPs: Giants defense can’t seem to stop anybody latelyyahoo.com Nov 12, 2012New York Giants defense: In a 31-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, a non-existent New York Giants pass rush and a Swiss cheese secondary allowed the first four-passing touchdown game of Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton's NFL career …Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012How to describe the NFL's first tie in four years? Bizarre. But through the odd plays, big mistakes and bad calls, one lesson in particular stands out, Peter King writes of Week 10.Share Tweet
49ers and Rams players fail the test when asked about overtime rulesyahoo.com Nov 12, 2012OK, Donovan McNabb -- you're off the hook. In November of 2008, the Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals played to a 13-13 tie, and McNabb, then the Eagles' quarterback, took a great deal of heat for not knowing the rules of overtime. "I've n…Share Tweet
More notes: Take a bow, Leon Hall; Sanu emergesMohamed Sanu Defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer gave cornerback Leon Hall the Cruz Control Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium and Hall responded by driving Zimmer's game plan to virtual perfection when he...Share Tweet
Wake-up: AFC North enjoys 'Rout Weekend'ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012I'm heading to catch my morning flight to Pittsburgh, where I'll be covering the Steelers-Chiefs on Monday night. The pressure is on the Steelers to continue "Rout Weekend" in the AFC North. The Ravens and Bengals won by a combined score of 86…Share Tweet
Big and Tall Dept. cuts Giants down to sizeCarlos Dunlap It was a Big and Tall Man's game all the way, symbolized by the ball 327-pound Bengals defensive tackle Pat Sims yanked from the rack during his first game in 350 days. Sims, a run sp...Share Tweet
GameDay: New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals highlightsNov 12Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton throws four touchdown passes as the Bengals knock off the New York Giants 31-13.
East Side -- Mike D'Antoni was right call for Los Angeles LakersNov 12Fans may not like it at first, but Mike D'Antoni is the coach Los Angeles Lakers need
Adande: Phil Jackson was Lakers' manNov 12Despite high price, Phil Jackson's history of success was worth it for L.A. Lakers
Peter King: Lots to like in Week 10, but one weird game stands above the r…Nov 12Tie Trivia as we wrap up another week in the playoff race to determine who'll square off in New Orleans:
Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elementsNov 12CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…