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Bengals' Hawkins happy back at practice

Bengals' Hawkins happy back at practice

cincinnati.com bengals.com Updated Oct 24, 2013
Andrew Hawkins returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since injuring his ankle at a training camp practice and being placed on the injured reserve-designated to return list.
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  • Returner, Receiver, Rusher. Anything Else You Need?

    Returner, Receiver, Rusher. Anything Else You Need?

    nytimes.com Oct 24, 2013
    Josh Cribbs, who played many roles in the Jets’ victory over the Patriots, is expected to get more chances to produce against the Bengals on Sunday.
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  • Marvelous Marv: Marvin Lewis Jones, traded for Chad Johnson and…

    Marvelous Marv: Marvin Lewis Jones, traded for Chad Johnson and s…

    bengals.com Oct 24, 2013
    Marvin Lewis Jones, traded for Chad Johnson and second only to A.J. Green in the seemingly endless line of Bengals receivers with three touchdown catches, is living up to the names.
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  • Burfict leads Bengals' defense statistically, emotionally

    Burfict leads Bengals' defense statistically, emotionally

    cincinnati.com Oct 24, 2013
    Defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer loves Vontaze Burfict's characteristics as a linebacker — emotional and edgy, intelligent and intense.
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  • Battle-tested Bengals line braces for Jets D

    Battle-tested Bengals line braces for Jets D

    ESPN.com Oct 24, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- The start of the regular season was still several months away, but Cincinnati Bengals right guard Kevin Zeitler began preparing anyway for one of the biggest challenges of his football-playing life. When he sat down early in the offseason …
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  • Bengals announce sellout for Jets

    Bengals announce sellout for Jets

    The Bengals announced Sunday's game against the Jets is sold out. There was concern as more than 2,000 tickets remained early in the week but those were sold and the game will be televised locally on Local12.
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  • Jets game a sellout: This Sunday's 4:05 p.m. game against the N…

    Jets game a sellout: This Sunday's 4:05 p.m. game against the New York…

    bengals.com Oct 24, 2013
    This Sunday's 4:05 p.m. game against the New York Jets is a sellout.
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  • Bengals Walkthrough: What About Gresham Edition?

    Bengals Walkthrough: What About Gresham Edition?

    cincinnati.com Oct 24, 2013
    Jermaine Gresham is second on the Bengals in catches (28) and receiving yards (274). He is coming off the Detroit game where he had four receptions for 64 yards, but the main story is his temper getting the best of him during the second quarter and leav…
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  • Ted Kremer — the Cincinnati Reds bat boy with Down syndrome — g…

    Ted Kremer — the Cincinnati Reds bat boy with Down syndrome — gets his own baseball card

    yahoo.com Oct 24, 2013
    Topps cards absolutely hit a metaphorical grand slam by including Ted Kremer in its 2013 update set, which was released earlier this week. Kremer, a 30-year-old man from the Cincinnati area who has Down syndrome, inspired anybody who heard about his tim…
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  • Lions getting healthier with Megatron, Reiff at practice

    Lions getting healthier with Megatron, Reiff at practice

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24, 2013
    The Lions are getting healthier as they prepare for Sunday’s game against the Cowboys. Detroit left tackle Riley Reiff, who suffered a hamstring injury during Sunday’s loss to the Bengals, was back on the practice field today. Reiff was limited, but bei…
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  • NFL Week 8 picks: Cowboys-Lions should be a scoring fest. Who w…

    NFL Week 8 picks: Cowboys-Lions should be a scoring fest. Who will …

    CNNSI.com Oct 24, 2013
    Cowboys-Lions should be a scoring fest. Who will emerge? Picking that and more Week 8 games.
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  • Doc: Dalton hits the classroom

    Doc: Dalton hits the classroom

    cincinnati.com Oct 24, 2013
    The key with Andy Dalton is getting comfortable with all his toys. That's where the extra classwork comes in. Recognizing coverages and exploiting them. Because there really is no way any defense can cover everything.
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  • Bengals scramble to avoid first NFL blackout of the year

    Bengals scramble to avoid first NFL blackout of the year

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24, 2013
    Through seven weeks and 107 total games, the NFL has had no local blackouts. The Bengals could be the first team with a local blackout on Sunday, when they host the Jets. The Bengals announced earlier this week that 2,000 non-premium tickets remained fo…
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  • Richard Sherman: I played through a concussion and it paid off

    Richard Sherman: I played through a concussion and it paid off

    profootballtalk.com Oct 24, 2013
    Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says he stayed on the field after the only concussion of his NFL career, and he’s glad he did. Sherman wrote in a guest column at TheMMQB.com that in his first NFL start, against the Bengals in Week Eight of the 2011 …
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  • Red Sox rolling with nine straight World Series wins

    Red Sox rolling with nine straight World Series wins

    MLB.com Oct 24, 2013
    The Boston Red Sox's nine-game World Series winning streak is tied with the Reds of 1975-76 and 1990 for the fourth best behind great Yankees teams of distinctly different eras. The Bombers hold the top three. The Red Sox haven't lost a World Series gam…
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  • Bengals-Jets game Sunday still shy of sellout

    Bengals-Jets game Sunday still shy of sellout

    cincinnati.com Oct 24, 2013
    Sunday represents an opportunity for the Bengals to start the season 4-0 at home for the first time since the Super Bowl year of 1988.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: NYJ-CIN 00:56

    Countdown Daily Prediction: NYJ-CIN

    Oct 24
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for the New York Jets at Cincinnati.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle with John Clayton 02:55

    Inside the Huddle with John Clayton

    Oct 24
    Inside the Huddle goes deep on Week 7: Eight QBs age 25 or younger have won games in the 4th quarter, there have been 102 100-yard receiver days in 107 games and defenses are beginning to limit the Broncos after catch yards.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Jets at Bengals 00:50

    Inside Edge: Jets at Bengals

    Oct 24
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers some stats to help you make a pick for the New York Jets at Cincinnati.

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    Oct 25
    The Utah Jazz, with less than a week to go before the league deadline, remain in talks with swingman Gordon Hayward on a contract extension, according to sources close to the process.
  • AFC East Up for Grabs

    Oct 24
    AFC East Up for Grabs
  • Don Banks: NFL Week 8 picks

    Oct 24
    Flexible scheduling all season long, anyone? After last Monday night's Vikings-Giants stinker, we have the potential for more of the same this week, with Panthers at Bucs Thursday night, Packers at Vikings Sunday night and Seahawks at Rams on Monday. Un…
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 8 -- John Clayton's First and 10

    Oct 24
    John Clayton's First and 10: Blowouts are highly probable in Week 8. Plus, Dez vs. Megatron, RG III's improving health and more.