Lets Talk Cincinnati Bengals

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  1. corytx8

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    Hey Guys, I want to be the first to say that, it is awesome waking up Monday to a Houston Texans victory in Guam. It is a great way to start my week off.

    Yesterday it was a great victory hands down. However, season isn't over yet and like to hear everyones thoughts about the Cinninnati Bengals. Lets discuss our next opponent here.
     
  2. HJam72

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    Tough game on the road against a good team that will be ticked about getting beaten badly by Pittsburgh yesterday. They also need the win more than we do, as this game is already a penciled-in loss (for many of us fans, that is; I'm sure Brian Cushing for one is still chomping at the bit though).

    They have to get ready for the second coming of that Pitt defense (as we are just as good), though, and Yates doesn't seem to be guaranteeing any of our opponents an easy victory.

    I have to assume Cinci wins this one, if only because they need it more, it's in Cinci, and winning it would have us expecting a 10 game winning streak and a 13-3 season (unlikely as Hell); but, here's to a 13-3 season! :fans:
     
  3. thunderkyss

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    We're not going to go undefeated the rest of the season. I think we know that. I think the team knows that. I think Kubiak & his whole staff knows that. I think Bob McNair & his lackeys (Rick Smith, I'm looking at you) know that.

    But we're going to win the next game.
     
  4. Trail.Blazr

    Trail.Blazr All Pro

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    I wouldn't be so surprised to see them win out. This team doesn't be willing to concede anything, base on what I've seen.

    I figured Atlanta to be our toughest opponent wit 5 remaining. Despite the officiator's best efforts to prevent it, Houston won.

    Granted, Bungholes is a road game, but they are very beatable by a good team, which Houston is.

    I'm actually more concerned with Cam Newton's visit to Houston, but .... 1 game at a time :-)
     
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    That's pretty much what I meant,

    We're not going undefeated, but we're going to win the next one.
     
  6. Thorn

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    The Bengays are fighting for their playoff lives, we're not in such a bad position. A home game for them and we're really REALLY banged up. Everyone, including a lot of folks on this board (me included) are expcecting the Texans to lose this one.

    Which is why they'll probably win and send blood pressures soaring throughout Cincinnati and Houston. After Leinart went down, I projected the Texans to win two, maybe three games the rest of the season, with Atlanta and the Bengones both being loses. Obviouisly I underestimated them.
     
  7. dinkatoid

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    Cinci has a great D, but they are also kinda banged up. Losing their top CB is really going to hurt them, though it won't be as big if we don't have AJ. Their pass rush all revolves around one guy, so if we can keep Dunlap contained, I think we will be ok.

    Their offense is efficient, but not great by any means. Dalton has been a solid game manager who can make the occasional big play, but it seems that a large amount of them are all towards AJ Green, who is not 100%. I think that if Joseph can nullify Green, we have a great chance to stop their O.

    Cedric Benson is an OK rb, but has not played as well this season as he had when he broke out 2 seasons ago. They have some other speedsters at WR, but nobody that really stands out to me. Their O line was struggling early, but it seems like they have picked it up a bit to be a fairly solid line as of late.
     
  8. Hervoyel

    Hervoyel The Right Track

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    Been worried about that one for a while now. He's the kind of QB that traditionally has given us fits.... only he can throw as well as run.

    One game at a time.
     


  9. Big Lou

    Big Lou Stop Clowning

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    The funny thing is that the consensus was that we would probably lose the ATL and CIN games even with Schaub, now we beat ATL with our 3rd string Rookie! I had a feeling yesterday that we would win, and after Houston won, I think anything is possible at this point!!!!

    I think CIN over performed a little early in the season and maybe this is the true form of CIN, I give it a 65% chance we beat them. If we can get after the Red Headed Step Child QB I think it could be a win.

    Was awesome to see 95% of the analysts wrong yesterday!!!!
     
  10. Thorn

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    95%??? There were analysts that picked to Texans to win yesterday? I didn't see any on ESPN or NFLN or Inside the NFL. I thought it was a lock across the board that the Texans were to lose yesterday. LOL
     
  11. Playoffs

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    Dalton-to-Green will be a phrase we'll be hearing for years to come.

    I can't express enough how impressed I am by Dalton. Green has been killing it without a confident grasp on the playbook, yet.
     
  12. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    Wasn't Dalton knocked out of the game yesterday? Dunno what happened but I saw he was on the sideline during highlights. Anyone?
     
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    All the CBS Sportsline and FoxSports talking heads picked us to lose too.
     
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    Phil Simms was straight facing Chris Collinsworth and Warren Sapp while they were laughing at him when he chose us on Inside The NFL.

    Terry Bradshaw and Jimmy Johnson both picked us on FOX.
     
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    From the CBS sportsline.com Bengals/Steelers recap...

    No injury to Dalton.
     
  16. redwhiteANDblue

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    I don't see what's so scary about this game. Bengals have looked trash against real teams. I thought the falcons game was a bit more tougher but still thought we would win. I see no excuse not to win this one and we should have that mentality.
     
  17. thunderkyss

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    I think that's the point.

    We might say it every week, it seems like we do anyway. But none of us are comfortable about what we "know" about our team. Just when you think you have them figured out, something else happens that wipes the board clean & forces you to go back to square one.

    Maybe halfway through the second Qtr, we all got comfortable "knowing" what we had in TJ Yates. Then we lose Andre (again). WTF......

    We've got the play-offs coming up & none of us wants this team to fall flat on its collective faces. If we are a real team, which we'll find out in Cincinnati (like we found out after Pittsburgh, then after NO, then @ Tennessee, @Jacksonville.... etc... )
     
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    LOL. Shannon Sharpe and Boomer picked us yesterday. Funny thing was, when Marino and Cowher looked at Shannon, he pointed to his championship belt.
     
  19. Norg

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    Tough road game in prob shitty weather TBO IDKnow whos going to win ........

    all i know is the Carolina game will be no cake walk either heck IMO every game from here on out will be tought even the colts IMO colts will play with mad pride when they face us on primetime they dont wanna go 0-16
     
  20. Thorn

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    I didn't watch the pre game on either FOX or CBS, I had it on NFLN. I almost never watch the pre-games on the regular channels. But I am glad to know that at least a few folks believed in the Texans.
     

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