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Reds take set from Cards, gain ground in racesWith Tony Cingrani returning to the mound on Thursday after missing two starts with a strained lower back, Dusty Baker questioned how much he would get from the left-hander. The answer, thanks in part to a strong offensive attack, turned out to be more …Share TweetAsk Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham if he feels he deserves an extension to his contract that runs out after next season. His answer might surprise you. Most players, when posed such an inquiry about whether a longer-term contract or more money shoul…Share Tweetbengals.com Sep 5, 2013On paper and in the national hype machine the Bengals are an unbeatable 13-3.Share TweetWhen it comes to the biggest worries facing the Bengals this season, it isn't the Ravens or the Steelers that have been the largest ones. It's an opponent not even on the schedule.Share Tweet
Bengals special teams: Returning to formA punt return is the NFL's equivalent of facing the obstacle course on 'Wipeout.' If you survive the first couple of challenges, there's always that tackle or trip out of nowhere between a good return and a touchdown.Share Tweet
Daugherty: Dalton's the last unknown for BengalsDespite all the game-within-the-game complexity, finding a winning formula in the NFL is an obvious task: Acquire a very good quarterback. Keep him healthy.Share Tweet
Bengals offensive preview: Looking to riseWe have a basic idea of what to expect from the Bengals defense, which has finished in the league's top 10 three of the past four years. The offense, however, remains an enigma.Share TweetESPN.com Sep 5, 2013CINCINNATI -- For Cincinnati Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth, the waiting game continues. Once again, the eight-year veteran was held out of a practice, working Thursday on conditioning drills instead of game preparation as he recovers from offseas…Share Tweetbengals.com Sep 5, 2013In one of those games that is simply going to be decided at the line of scrimmage, no questions asked, this matchup of sons of two of the tougher NFL players in the '80s and '90s is the marquee joust.Share Tweet
Bengals look to reverse opening-day trendESPN.com Sep 5, 2013Cincinnati cornerback Leon Hall remembers exactly how Bengals fans reacted one year ago next Tuesday when he and his teammates were blown out by Baltimore in their latest season opener. "It wasn't a very good reaction," he said. A 44-13 defeat…Share TweetCNNSI.com Sep 5, 2013Could an aggressive defense give the Saints an edge over the Falcons? That and more Week 1 picks.Share Tweet
Reds lay it down in extras, 'it' being a victoryWhat made the Reds' 5-4 loss to the Cardinals on Wednesday particularly vexing was Buntapalooza, a squaring-up spree that sprouted up in extras and absolutely killed the Reds' would-be rallies.Share TweetMatt Adams, who entered after Allen Craig's injury, homered twice in extra innings in the Cardinals' 5-4 win over the Reds on Wednesday to pull closer to the NL Central-leading Pirates.Share Tweet
Reds Run Suicide Squeeze With Two Outs In The 15th Inningdeadspin.com Sep 5, 2013Dusty Baker called for a suicide squeeze with two on and two out in the 15th inning and guess what? It didn't work. The Cardinals took the lead the following inning on a Matt Adams home run and defeated the Reds 5-4.Read more...Share Tweet
Preview: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Chicago BearsSep 5NFL Films previews the Week 1 matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Chicago Bears.
Countdown Daily Prediction: CIN-CHISep 5The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Cincinnati at Chicago
AFC North predictionsSep 5The "NFL AM" crew discusses which team will be able to take the AFC North crown away from the Baltimore Ravens.
Reds Power Past CardinalsSep 5Todd Frazier hit two home runs to lead the Reds past the Cardinals 6-2.