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Bengals’ Joe Burrow can cement a place among the best young QBs in AFC title games

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor was almost in doubt about words when asked to describe quarterback Joe Burrow. Fortunately, tight-end CJ Uzomah had a few. One of them is not suitable for printing. “Excuse my French, but this f — ing guy is a beast,” Uzomah said Sunday. That was Uzomah’s first thought […]

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Chiefs, Rams open as title game favorites

The Kansas City Chiefs opened as touchdown favorites over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game, after a wild playoff weekend filled with dramatic disruption. The Chiefs survived the Buffalo Bills in a back-and-forth thriller Sunday night to earn a spot in the AFC Championship Game for a fourth season in a row. Caesars […]

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‘It’s us:’ Bengals reject underdog label after victory

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Cincinnati Bengals wanted to send a message after their dramatic playoff victory Saturday over the Titans. They are not underdogs anymore. Cincinnati emphatically delivered that message with a 19-16 victory over the top-seeded Titans. Rookie Evan McPherson’s 52-yard field goal, as time went on, sent the Bengals to their first AFC Championship […]

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AJ Brown makes an incredible one-handed TD catch as the Titans tie the Bengals

18:49 ET ben baby Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN Staff Writer Former college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas candidate Nougat Davenport Close ESPN Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for the Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney University NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Titans wide receiver AJ […]

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How the Bengalis’ rebuilt defenses are preparing to stop the Titans from driving back Derrick Henry

CINCINNATI – Of the many aspects that made the Cincinnati Bengals the NFL’s worst team in 2019, one stood out the most. Rush defense. In a season that featured two league wins, Cincinnati allowed more rushing yards than any team in the NFL. From that moment on, the Bengals restored the defense with a focus […]

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Bengal’s boss Hendrickson was allowed to play

CINCINNATI – The Bengals will have their best pass-rusher available for Saturday’s playoff game. Defensive player Trey Hendrickson successfully cleared the concussion protocol and will play against the Tennessee Titans in the teams’ AFC division-round playoff game, Bengals coach Zac Taylor said on Thursday. “He’s been in these moments before,” Taylor said in a teleconference […]

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Bengals OC: Focus 100% on the game, no interview

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan said it’s really easy to balance the preparations for Saturday’s playoff game against the Tennessee Titans and his upcoming interview for the Denver Broncos’ coaching position. “My focus is 100% on this game and on our players,” Callahan said. “There’s no other focus for me.” According to […]

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Why Bengals QB Joe Burrow has kept a chessboard by his closet this season

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow looked at the opponent, planned his next move and prepared to strike. The execution required lifting only one finger. With Bengals cornerback Chidobe Awuzie sitting across from him in the locker room, Burrow went engaged – a chess maneuver when repositioning their respective pieces to free a bishop […]

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Bold Burrow, Bengals move on from ‘a fantastic victory’

CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow did not share the same joy as the rest of the city after the franchise’s first playoff victory in 31 years for a fairly simple reason. For a guy who is used to playing for championships, winning an early playoff is the starting point. “I tried to downplay […]

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The Bengals lose DT Ogunjobi the rest of the post-season

CINCINNATI – The Bengals will be without one of their best defensive linemen for the rest of their playoff run. Starting defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi was placed on injured reserve on Monday, the team announced. Ogunjobi was carded off the field with a right foot injury in Cincinnati’s 26-19 wild-card playoff victory over the Las […]

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