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Sep
8

STATEMENT GAME: Bengals send message to ‘Baltimore Bullies’

Take that, Steve Smith. The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver will get nothing but a big, fat, hairy “L” — and like it. The latest from Chick Ludwig in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Sep
1

Chick On Bengals’ Roster: Cuts Like A Knife….

In reaching the 53-man roster limit on Saturday, the Bengals had to make some difficult decisions. The two toughest cuts: Tailback BenJarvus Green-Ellis and defensive tackle Devon Still.

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Aug
27

Chick: Time To Take A Lap Around The Bengals Lineup

With one pre-season game remaining, here’s everything you need to know (but were afraid to ask) about Marvin, Mike, and Andy…the Queen City collection of footballers called ‘The Bengals”! The latest from Chick Ludwig in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Aug
7

Chick: Dalton’s Contract The Right Thing To Do…

Like most people, my jaw dropped and I freaked out when I saw initial reports that Dalton and the club reached agreement on a six-year, $115 million extension through 2020. But why not? What other choice, or option, do they have?

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Jul
24

Ready or Not, Here Come The 2014 Cincinnati Bengals.

The reward for fans — and the franchise — comes in the postseason. A playoff win or two or three … now that would be sweet. Super Sweet. Get the scoop in today’s Press Pros inside feature from the “Chickster”.

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Jul
6

Chick: Bengals Training Camp Runs July 24-Aug. 14

If your football itch is driving you crazy, here’s the “scratch” you’ve been waiting for…news on Bengals training camp, with dates, times, and ample opportunity to see things up close and personal. Get the scoop in today’s Press Pros inside feature from the “Chickster”.

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May
11

Bengals Draft Alabama QB McCarron; And Let The Controvery Begin

“Andy (Dalton) is our quarterback and we’re behind him 100 percent. It’s not about Andy. It’s about (staying true to) our (draft) board.” – Bengals Assistant Coach Hue Jackson

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May
10

Cody Latimer: From Jefferson Broncos To The Denver Broncos

Former Jefferson standout and state basketball champion Cody Latimer has seen his dream come true. He’s going to the NFL and the Denver Broncos to play with Peyton Manning.

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May
9

Chick On The Draft: Bengals Grab MSU’s Dennard With 24th Pick

The Bengals simply did what they had to do … get younger in the secondary where aging veteran cornerbacks Terence Newman, Leon Hall and Adam “Pacman” Jones are fighting Father Time.

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May
7

Chick: 10 Pre-Draft Questions As Bengals Embark On New Season

Itching to know more about Thursday’s draft and another Bengals campaign? Here are 10 pressing questions and answers as the Cincinnati Bengals prepare for the 2014 NFL Draft and NFL season.

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Apr
23

Chick: Bengals With Three Prime-Time Games This Season

For the third straight year, the Bengals have been awarded three national prime-time games, and for the third time in franchise history, two prime-time contests will be at home.

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Feb
20

Chick: Bengals Begin To Get “Drafty”….

With pick #24 in the May draft the Bengals need help for an aging secondary, or maybe, just maybe, a defensive end, offensive tackle, outside linebacker, safety or center. The club needs ‘em all. Seriously? Absolutely.

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Dec
8

Chick Ludwig: Buckeyes’ National Title Hopes Crushed…Everything Comes Up Roses For “Sparty”

There will be no berth in the BCS National Championship game for the Buckeyes. And they won’t be going to the Rose Bowl either. Michigan State will represent the Big Ten in Pasadena against the Pac-12 champion on Jan. 1.

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Dec
1

Chick: Rush Hour In San Diego….

Andy Dalton threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Green and the Bengals and Giovani Bernard ran the ball down San Diego’s throat during an old-fashioned slugfest for a 17-10 victory over the Chargers. Read more from Chick Ludwig on the Bengals impressive win on the left coast…today’s inside Press Pros feature.

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Nov
17

Chick: Bengals Win In Record-Setting Performance

Neither vicious wind nor driving rain nor eerie darkness of late afternoon could stop the Cincinnati Bengals from making their appointment with victory.

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Nov
11

Chick: (More) Bad News…In Baltimore

Not “Who Dey”, But “What The…?” The Bengals cranked out 364 yards of total offense to Baltimore’s 189, but Cincinnati self-destructed with nine penalties for 134 yards, two fourth-and-one failures, a missed 42-yard field goal by Mike Nugent and uncharacteristic punts of 28 and 16 yards by Kevin Huber. You do the math! Read more from Chick Ludwig in Monday’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
1

Chick: Bengals Go Thud In Miami…Lose In OT, 22-20

The Bengals lost their winning streak, and maybe a defensive star, with a disappointing showing against the Dolphins in Miami.

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Oct
13

Chick: Bengals Survive Another Journeyman Quarterback Scare

“We always find a way to make it hard, but a win’s a win and we’ll take it.” – Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. Read more on the suddenly 1st place Bengals and their overtime win over Buffalo Sundon in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Oct
4

Chick: Identity Crisis In The ‘Nati….

For instance: With all the talent they have the Bengals rank 22nd in the league in total offense…downright offensive!

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Sep
29

Chick: Any Given Sunday: Bengals ‘Trapped’ In Cleveland

The Cincinnati Bengals didn’t run onto the field at First Energy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday. They waltzed right into a trap!

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