The Bengals' first possession of 2017 was a preview of things to come for their offense. Andy Dalton threw four interceptions and lost a fumble as Baltimore (9-6) had its way at Paul Brown Stadium in a 20-0 victory to open the season. In many ways, it seems like a lifetime ago as the Bengals […]
With Week 17 of the NFL season upon us, the annual Black Monday flurry of coaching firings will commence after this weekend. NFL executives are bracing for an unusually busy season in the coaching market, with at least a quarter of the league’s 32 head-coaching jobs expected to open. There’s already four jobs that are […]
The "NFL Playbook" crew discusses the matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Baltimore Ravens in Week 17.
The NFL tried to create the most balanced and competitively-relevant schedule for Sunday’s regular-season finale. Ravens coach John Harbaugh, for instance, isn’t pleased that his team’s home game against the Bengals has been moved from 1:00 p.m. ET to 4:25 p.m. ET. “I don’t think the NFL did us any favors by moving it back,” […]
Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh isn't pleased with the NFL's decision to move kickoff for Sunday's pivotal game against the Cincinnati Bengals to 4:25 p.m. ET, especially if it affects the size of the crowd at M&T Bank Stadium.? "I don't think the NFL did us any favors by moving it back," Harbaugh said Tuesday. […]
Matthew Stafford made a right-hand turn out of the visitors' locker room and headed into the gloomy night with yet another long offseason soon to follow. With everything on the line, the Lions came up short again. Stafford and the Lions couldn't take advantage of a down-and-out team to stay in playoff contention Sunday.
CINCINNATI (AP) — With everything on the line, Matthew Stafford and the Lions fell apart. There will be no playoff victory for another year. Stafford and the Lions needed a win on Sunday to stay in contention. They couldn't take advantage of a down-and
The Lions looked unprepared for a must-win game today in Cincinnati, and as a result they’re not going to the playoffs. Now the only question is whether Jim Caldwell has coached himself out of a job. The Bengals, with nothing to play for, out-played the Lions in the second half and came back from an […]
The Detroit Lions, who could have put the Cowboys all but out of the playoffs by beating two bad teams to finish the season, inexplicably lost to the Cincinnati Bengals in an early game Sunday. The Philadelphia Eagles were expected to win on Monday, clinch a No. 1 seed and bench some starters against the […]
CINCINNATI (AP) Marvin Lewis knew what everybody was wondering: Is this his farewell to Cincinnati?
The Bengals seem to already have their eyes set on a coach to take Marvin Lewis’ spot
Reaching the postseason was an annual thing when receiver Marvin Jones Jr. played four seasons with the Bengals. The Lions (8-6) seem to have everything in their favor. The Bengals (5-9) are gutted by injuries and running on fumes, getting blown out 67-14 in the past two games.