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Week ahead will be challenge for Bengals

Week ahead will be challenge for Bengals

cincinnati.com Updated Oct 25, 2013
Every team has to encounter it, but it doesn't make it any better — following up a Sunday game with a Thursday-nighter. For the Bengals, it is a double challenge this time. They have a 4 p.m. Sunday game and then have to go on the road four days later.
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  • Geno Smith's early strides impress Bengals

    Geno Smith's early strides impress Bengals

    ESPN.com Oct 25, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- Want to know how good New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has been this season? Just consider the following statistic. The four game-winning drives he has led so far this season make him just the fourth quarterback since the 1970 l…
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  • Bob Costas's disaster World Series--Reds-Rays--did not happen b…

    Bob Costas's disaster World Series--Reds-Rays--did not happen but the ratings are bad anyway: "This

    deadspin.com Oct 25, 2013
    Bob Costas's disaster World Series—Reds-Rays—did not happen but the ratings are bad anyway: "This year's Cardinals/Red Sox match-up is only the second World Series in history to earn a single-digit overnight for Games 1 and 2, joining last year's T…
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  • Jets-Bengals Preview

    Jets-Bengals Preview

    bengals.com Oct 25, 2013
    Go inside the Jets-Bengals matchup with a look at some key facts and figures for Sunday's game, including broadcast information, injury news, game notes, coaching history, weather information, a look inside the numbers, and a summary of the Game Day Ent…
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  • Bengals end week with Jones, Gilberry back

    Bengals end week with Jones, Gilberry back

    ESPN.com Oct 25, 2013
    CINCINNATI -- Dare we say it again? The Cincinnati Bengals have ended a third straight week of practices as healthy as they could be. Aside from, of course, Leon Hall's season-ending injury that occurred at Detroit last weekend and Devon Still's somewha…
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  • Lewis questionable on sked, but players probable

    Lewis questionable on sked, but players probable

    bengals.com Oct 25, 2013
    Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is shaking his head at the NFL schedule-makers as he looks at Thursday night's game in Miami.
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  • Notes: Solly recalls 4-0; Lewis questionable on sked, but playe…

    Notes: Solly recalls 4-0; Lewis questionable on sked, but players probable

    bengals.com Oct 25, 2013
    Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is shaking his head at the NFL schedule-makers as he looks at Thursday night's game in Miami.
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  • Jeff Garcia talks his desire to return to the NFL, Brett Farve …

    Jeff Garcia talks his desire to return to the NFL, Brett Farve and young QBs

    CNNSI.com Oct 25, 2013
    It's hard to be around the game and not want to play, especially when you still might offer something.
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  • Favre: 'God only knows the toll' concussions took

    Favre: 'God only knows the toll' concussions took

    cincinnati.com Oct 25, 2013
    Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre admitted uncertainty about how many of his accomplishments, not to mention other memories, he'll ultimately recall.
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  • Walkthrough: Dalton more accurate than you think

    Walkthrough: Dalton more accurate than you think

    cincinnati.com Oct 25, 2013
    Andy Dalton is now sixth in the NFL in accuracy rating at 75 percent, according to Pro Football Focus. Dalton ranks ninth in the league in accuracy of balls thrown 20-plus yards down the field.
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  • Jets defensive coordinator suggests prayer as way to stop A.J. …

    Jets defensive coordinator suggests prayer as way to stop A.J. Green

    profootballtalk.com Oct 25, 2013
    The Jets face the Bengals this weekend, which means they will have to try to come up with an answer to the question of how you stop Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green. Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman has likely been coming up with several option…
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  • Matchup of the Game: Hard Drive vs. Rex

    Matchup of the Game: Hard Drive vs. Rex

    bengals.com Oct 25, 2013
    Kyle Cook, the hard drive of the Bengals offensive line, got a game ball from the coaches two weeks ago in Buffalo for recognizing the complexities of the Bills' countless pre-snap looks and it is even more of the same Sunday against the Jets at Paul Br…
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  • Video - 'Playbook': New York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals 03:40

    'Playbook': New York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals

    Oct 25
    Is picking this winner as simple as looking at the week number? "NFL Playbook" looks deeper into the New York Jets vs Cincinnati Bengals matchup.
  • Video - Gang Green Report 03:29

    Gang Green Report

    Oct 25
    Rich Cimini looks ahead to the Jets' Week 8 matchup against the Bengals.

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    Oct 25
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    Oct 25
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    Oct 25
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    Oct 25
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