Archive for the ‘Cincinnati Bengals’ Category

Chargers out to 14-3 lead in second quarter

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Chargers have a big game against the Chiefs on the horizon, but they don’t appear to be looking past the Bengals this Sunday. The Chargers needed six plays to go 75 yards for a touchdown on their first possession of the game and they needed 13 plays to travel the same distance for another score early in the third quarter. The Bengals did manage a field goal on their lone possession, so it is 14-3 Chargers.

Surging Chargers are not overlooking slumping Bengals

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

The Los Angeles Chargers are coming off a 16-point comeback victory at Pittsburgh and have a crucial AFC West showdown next week at Kansas City. Before Anthony Lynn's team can turn attention toward the Chiefs, there is the matter of taking care of the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The Chargers (9-3) are double-digit favorites against a Bengals squad that has dropped four straight and six of its last seven, but they are well aware of what can happen when they overlook an opponent.

Chargers want no slip-ups against Bengals

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Two teams going in drastically different directions meet Sunday when the fading Cincinnati Bengals visit Los Angeles to face the rapidly rising Chargers. The Chargers (9-3) could clinch a playoff berth with a win. Simply put, the Chargers help their chances to reach the playoffs for the first time since 2013 by collecting their ninth win in 10 games at the StubHub Center.

Jeff Driskel gets 2nd chance to get Bengals’ offense moving

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

Jeff Driskel's debut as the Bengals' starting quarterback went poorly all around. Driskel threw for a touchdown, but had an interception , four sacks and a fumble as Cincinnati lost to Denver 24-10 at Paul Brown Stadium. Driskel will make his second start Sunday in Los Angeles against the Chargers (9-3), who have won eight of their past nine games.

A.J. Green lands on injured reserve

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

The season is over for receiver A.J. Green, which means the season definitely is over for the Bengals. The team has placed the eighth-year receiver on Injured Reserve following a toe injury originally suffered in Week Eight, against the Buccaneers. Green’s roster spot will be filled by cornerback Davontae Harris, who has returned from the IR list.

A.J. Green in boot, no other update on status

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

After wide receiver A.J. Green hurt his toe again in Sunday’s loss to the Broncos, Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick suggested Green should consider shutting things down for the season with an eye toward the 2019 season. Green was resistant to the idea before making his return from three games on the sideline, but we haven’t heard anything from the wide receiver since he was hurt against Denver. Reporters in Cincinnati did see Green wearing a protective boot on Monday.

Mike McCarthy fired: The highs and lows of his 12-year Packers reign

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

The Green Bay Packers fired Mike McCarthy on Sunday and named Joe Philbin as the team's interim head coach. McCarthy leaves Green Bay just a few games shy of 13 seasons with the franchise but remains the longest-tenured head coach in Packers history and tied for third among the the longest-tenured current coaches in the league, behind the New England Patriots' Bill Belichick (18 seasons) and the Cincinnati Bengals' Marvin Lewis (15).

Lindsay leads Denver to 3rd straight win, 24-10 over Bengals

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

Nobody's overlooking 5-foot-8 Phillip Lindsay anymore, not with the way he's run the Broncos right back into playoff contention. The rookie rushed for a career-high 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday as Denver adapted to a windy afternoon and got its third straight victory, 24-10 over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Broncos (6-6) have emerged from their bye week and knocked off the Chargers, Steelers and Bengals to stay in contention in December.

Bengals’ season unravels more with 24-10 loss to Broncos

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

A.J. Green took a couple of steps, tried to cut and crumbled to the ground, grabbing his right foot. Rookie Phillip Lindsay rushed for a career-high 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday as Denver adapted to a windy afternoon and got its third straight victory, 24-10 over the Bengals. After a 4-1 start, Cincinnati (5-7) has dropped six of seven with a historically bad defense and a series of injuries that depleted the roster.

Bengals’ WR A.J. Green carted off the field with foot injury

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

UPDATE: Green is expected to undergo season-ending surgery on torn ligaments in his toe after leaving Sunday’s game, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green was carted off the field with a foot injury during Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos. This was Green’s first week back from a toe injury that has kept him out since Week 8, when the Bengals faced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.