// Cincinnati Bengals

Patriots Impress Early and Often to Begin 2010 Campaign

After a shaky pre-season, the Patriots got off to a rousing start, beating the Cincinnati Bengals in Foxboro 38-24. The game was highlighted by Wes Welker’s return, Tom Brady’s return following a car accident, and the regular season debut of the most prolific trio of teammates ever: Terrell Owens (dubbed Batman), Chad Ochocinco (dubbed Robin), […]

2010 NFL Predictions: AFC North

No one really knows what to expect from the Cincinnati Bengals or the Pittsburgh Steelers.  The former has a lot of potential and an equal number of question marks, and the latter is coming off its biggest disappointment in the decade amidst rape allegations and a slap-on-the-wrist suspension for its quarterback. At least we can rely on […]

Ochocinco Already Planning Celebrations for New England

Chad Ochocinco is at it again. He’s well-known for his antics, and now he’s already preparing for the season opener in New England. On his twitter account, Ochocinco tweeted, “If I am able to score Week 1 in New England, I will be taking the Minutemen rifle and firing as they do when the Pats […]

AFC North Fantasy Preview

Into the second week of August we go, where NFL teams will all finally see action this coming weekend to open their preseason slate of meaningless games. We got our first taste of football season with Sunday night’s Hall of Fame game, which featured the Dallas Cowboys topping the AFC North’s defending divisional champs, the […]

The Couch Potato Report: Touchdowns, Tiger, and the first TJ

People call this time of year “the dog days of summer.” Looking back at the last few weekends of televised sports, I’d have to agree… there have been some definite dogs in there. But finally, this weekend, the best televised sport of them all returns to the air waves. I speak of course, about football. […]

Wes Welker Returns to Practice: Too Soon?

When the Patriots took the field for OTAs on Wednesday, a familiar, but unexpected face took the field with them. Only four months removed from major surgery to repair his torn ACL and MCL, Wes Welker was just another Patriots player getting some reps in under the beating sun. Extent of Activity While he did […]

NFL Free Agency is Anyone’s Game

This has been some NFL offseason. Well, not quite for Patriots fans. I mean, solving the Vince Wilfork issue was a big accomplishment, as they got their man in the middle, but now need to look for some complementary pieces. They might have missed out on some big name players, but there are more fish […]

Adam “Pacman” Jones Works Out With Cincinnati

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the news that former Titans and Cowboys defensive back Adam “Pacman” Jones worked out with the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday. Jones played in nine games for the Cowboys in 2008, and was released following the season, not playing in 2009 due to various legal issues relating to violent altercations and alcohol. […]

NFL Power Rankings: Make Your Super Bowl Pick

All the hard work from the regular season has come down to this: the playoffs. Four teams will get a rest, while eight others will play do-or-die games in the Wild Card weekend. Right now, Sports of Boston’s top football minds have ranked the remaining 12 teams and who they will see in the Super […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 16

With just one week left before the playoffs are set, this is the final installment of the NFL’s weekly playoff hypotheticals. Plenty of surprises have taken place this past week (New Orleans and Indy BOTH lose on home turf?) and many are yet to take place (seven, count ‘em, seven) teams are still alive for […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 15

The pieces are starting to fall into place. Five of the eight divisions have been officially clinched. Once powerful contenders (Giants, Broncos, Steelers) and teams that once had high expectations (Titans, Falcons, Panthers) are faltering, while newcomers (Saints, Bengals) are making headlines. In the NFC, only the Giants are on the outside looking in, while […]

Bengals Receiver Chris Henry Dies in Accident

Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receiver Chris Henry died Thursday morning after falling from the back of a pickup truck Wednesday night. The incident occurred after Henry apparently had a domestic dispute with his fiancée. He was only 26. Henry was originally selected by the Bengals in the third round of the 2005 draft. He had a […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 14

Just three weeks left until the playoffs are set. Speaking of three, only three teams have guaranteed themselves a playoff spot. In the AFC alone, four teams are tied for the last wild card spot, and three teams are one game behind them. The Colts have already clinched home field advantage, and while the Saints […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 13

75% of the season is now over, but the playoff situation is still very much up in the air, with only the two unbeaten teams having secured spots so far. The Bengals dropped a spot, and the Pats showed why they’ll have a hard time advancing. We’re really seeing teams fight hard and fast for […]

If the Playoffs Started Today – NFL Week 12

Two unbeaten teams remain, looking to be on a collision course for the Super Bowl. And the Colts have become the first team to guarantee themselves a playoff spot. As always, the wildcard spots are still very much up for grabs and are the most interesting race; six teams in the AFC alone are not […]