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Green-Ellis held to just 14 yards

Green-Ellis held to just 14 yards

In his Daily Read, Joe Reedy points out that the 14 yards on 9 carries by BenJarvus Green-Ellis were the least in a regular-season game by a starting Bengals back since Cedric Benson had 8 carries for 19 yards in a Week 14 loss at Pittsburgh in 2010.
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  • Zito would start Game 4; Lincecum still in 'pen

    Zito would start Game 4; Lincecum still in 'pen

    ESPN.com Oct 8, 2012
    Left-hander Barry Zito will start Game 4 for the San Francisco Giants if they can extend their NL division series against the Cincinnati Reds.
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  • Cincinnati sun could be an issue in Game 3

    Cincinnati sun could be an issue in Game 3

    MLB.com Oct 8, 2012
    Not only will the Reds be battling a Giants club fighting for its life in Game 3 of the National League Division Series on Tuesday, but they'll also facing another foe that could potentially cause a stir -- the bright Cincinnati sun.
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  • Cueto 'much better,' but return still uncertain

    Cueto 'much better,' but return still uncertain

    MLB.com Oct 8, 2012
    The status of Reds ace Johnny Cueto remained largely unchanged during Monday's National League Division Series off-day. General manager Walt Jocketty felt "cautiously optimistic" that Cueto could return soon.
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  • Ex-NFL cheerleader pleads guilty to student sex

    Ex-NFL cheerleader pleads guilty to student sex

    ESPN.com deadspin.com Oct 8, 2012
    A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader pleaded guilty Monday to having sex with her 17-year-old former student while she was a teacher at a northern Kentucky high school, a move that will allow her to avoid jail time.
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  • Playing well in Cincinnati, Vontaze Burfict thankful for Marvin…

    Playing well in Cincinnati, Vontaze Burfict thankful for Marvin Lewis

    profootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012
    Vontaze Burfict has turned out to be one of the pleasant surprises of this NFL season, an undrafted rookie who was widely regarded as a head case coming out of college but has now become a productive starter for the Bengals. And Burfict says Bengals hea…
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  • Notes: Lewis hints no add at RB; Tough year ends for Scott; Lew…

    Notes: Lewis hints no add at RB; Tough year ends for Scott; Lewis defends decision

    bengals.com Oct 8, 2012
    Cedric Peerman Updated: 6:15 p.m. With running back Bernard Scott now on season-ending injured reserve, the Bengals indicated they're prepared to go into Sunday's game in Cleveland (1 p.m.-Cincinna...
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  • Bengals could stick with three backs as Scott's season ends

    Bengals could stick with three backs as Scott's season ends

    Dontay Moch The Bengals put running back Bernard Scott on season-ending injured reserve Monday with what is believed to a torn ACL and replaced him on the roster with defensive end/SAM backer Donta...
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  • Defensive stand not enough

    Defensive stand not enough

    bengals.com Oct 8, 2012
    Michael Johnson The Bengals postgame locker room steamed with the frustration of leaving too many men on base and hissed with the anger of wasting a well-pitched game from its fast improving defens...
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  • Arroyo, Reds push Giants to brink

    Arroyo, Reds push Giants to brink

    Bronson Arroyo retired the first 14 hitters he faced and the Reds hammered the Giants 9-0 to take a 2-0 series lead back to Cincinnati. How bad was it? Tim Lincecum pitched in relief.
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  • Bengals fear torn ACL for Bernard Scott

    Bengals fear torn ACL for Bernard Scott

    profootballtalk.com Oct 8, 2012
    The Bengals not only lost their second game of the year on Sunday.  They also may have lost their No. 2 running back for the season. PFT has confirmed that the Bengals fear running back Bernard Scott has suffered a torn ACL. Per Zac Jackson of FOXSports…
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Arians, Colts keep beloved Pagano close to heart in stirring w…

    Oct 8
    There are a lot of stories in the naked city this morning -- the Brees ascension over the great Unitas, the 49ers playing like the '66 Packers, the air being let out of the Buffalo Counterfeit Bills, Eric Winston in a rage, Wes Welker with a needle, Chi…
  • Peter King: Arians, Colts keep beloved Pagano close to heart in stirring w…

    Oct 8
    There are a lot of stories in the naked city this morning -- the Brees ascension over the great Unitas, the 49ers playing like the '66 Packers, the air being let out of the Buffalo Counterfeit Bills, Eric Winston in a rage, Wes Welker with a needle, Chi…
  • Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…

    Oct 8
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
  • Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…

    Oct 8
    FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....