1. Fullbacks & Tight Ends

    What’s there not to like about these grunts? Both are positions that ultimately require more physical brute than gifted skill, and, as the Bengals have demonstrated in the past ...

    B. Clifton Burke Written by B. Clifton Burke about over 5 years ago 146 reads 1 comments

  2. On Who's Replacing Housh

    While the verbose Chad Ochocinco continues to yammer away about anything and everything, he has managed one worthwhile quote about his new, much quieter teammate, Laveranues Coles."T.J.'s gone...

    B. Clifton Burke Written by B. Clifton Burke about over 5 years ago 52 reads 0 comments

  3. Andre Smith Is Not a Miracle Worker, But He'll Help

    Last year, offensive line coach Paul Alexander watched his long-time leader Willie Anderson mosey out of Georgetown College to give way to the franchise-tagged Stacy Andrews...

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  4. Cincinnati Bengals Voted Worst Dressed

    It’s interesting how, within the testosterone-charged arenas of professional sports, the fashions of team uniforms are so widely discussed...

    B. Clifton Burke Written by B. Clifton Burke about over 5 years ago 191 reads 5 comments

  5. A Letter to Steeler Nation

    Steeler Nation,First off, congratulations on winning your sixth Super Bowl Championship. I trust it still rests comfortably atop your collective mind. Secondly, I must say, I admire your obsession with your team...

    B. Clifton Burke Written by B. Clifton Burke about over 5 years ago 300 reads 9 comments

  6. Dhani Jones: A Potential Cut-Day Victim

    By the end of each and every training camp there is always at least one player who is cut that causes something of a stir. Typically this isn’t one of the team’s marquee players, but does sometimes come in the form of a starter or key backup..

    B. Clifton Burke Written by B. Clifton Burke about over 5 years ago 427 reads 7 comments

  7. Cincinnati Bengals: Another Year of Injuries, Another Lost Season.

    Now that the media windstorm of nonsense and ballyhoo has briefly calmed—with all the fuss centered around the expected return of the brash and attention-starved pariah, No...

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  8. Uncapped Scenario Spells Trouble for Bengals

    The gilded age of the salary-cap era that the NFL has enjoyed for the past 14 years, is expected to come to a close after this season...

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  9. Cincinnati Bengals: The Risky Business of Expectations

    From top to bottom, the NFL is the most competitive of the major sports. When the word expectations are brought up, smart analysts take a second before spouting off predictions and forecasts...

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  10. Eight Questions For Carson Palmer

    This offseason, we've heard Carson almost exclusively answer questions concerning his receiving corps. Reporters want to know about Chad Ochocinco and about the personal rehabilitation of Chris Henry...

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  11. AFC North: A Sunday Drive

    If the AFC North were a car, it would be an old Buick sedan; nothing flashy, but big enough to survive any accident. It’d be a little rusted and would have torn seat cushions...

    B. Clifton Burke Written by B. Clifton Burke about over 5 years ago 51 reads 2 comments

  12. A Last Chance at Magic for the Bengals

    For seven years the Bengals’ defense lagged behind and subsequently became each of their off-season's point of emphasis...

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  13. Cincinnati Bengals: Some Semblance of Logic

    The best off-season of the Marvin Lewis' Era continued when the team signed hard-hitting safety, Roy Williams, to a one-year deal...

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