Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.
Make it 24 straight years since the Cincinnati Bengals have won a playoff game, and their loss to the underdog San Diego Chargers marked a disappointing end to yet another successful season. There was a lot of hope and promise, but now the focus is on who will stay and who will go.
National insider for NFL Network and NFL.com Ian Rapoport joined The Fan Morning Show on Monday to break down the Steelers’ decision to bring back Todd Haley.
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won a playoff game in 23 years and now one more year can be added onto that streak. The San Diego Chargers were able to continue their rejuvenated season by dominating the Bengals and eliminating Cincinnati from the playoffs.
The Cincinnati Bengals had an unexpectedly successful season with an AFC North crown and a trip to the playoffs. Now, they’re facing off with a San Diego Chargers team they beat just a few weeks ago, but they may be facing them without a number of players.
What seemed only like a pipe dream a few weeks ago became reality this past Sunday for the San Diego Chargers and their fans.
While Mel Blount and Franco Harris visit Heinz Field as NFL Legends, the Pittsburgh Steelers will rely on improved play and tenacity to hand the Cincinnati Bengals a loss in the AFC North.
PITTSBURGH (AP) –Andy Dalton hit A.J. Green for a 21-yard pass in the final minutes to set up Josh Brown’s 43-yard field goal with 4 seconds left to lift the Bengals to a 13-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Cincinnati (9-6) clinched a second straight playoff berth after beating the Steelers (7-8) for the first time since 2009. Pittsburgh (7-8) was eliminated from postseason contention.
A playoff atmosphere has given the Pittsburgh Steelers a feeling of urgency in practice this week. While several Steelers players are listed as probable for Sunday’s game, it is the defensive backfield that is being watched closely.
Former Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman and current radio color analyst Dave Lapham joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to preview Sunday’s do-or-die showdown between the Bengals and the Steelers at Heinz Field.
The Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) will face the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7) in a game Sunday at Heinz Field that could determine the outcome of not only the AFC North divisional championship but also playoff potentials and positioning.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw one touchdown pass, and the Pittsburgh Steelers overcame their injury-depleted running game to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-17 on Sunday night.
Cincinnati Bengals radio color analyst and former player Dave Lapham joined The Fan Morning Show on Friday to preview Week 7′s Steelers-Bengals match-up.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) will enter Paul Brown Stadium to face the AFC North division Cincinnati Bengals (3-3) in their first divisional pairing of the 2012 NFL season prepared for a much-needed win.
Despite a slow 2-3 start for the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team is preparing for their AFC North matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals by asking active players to step up and making some roster changes to add depth to their lineup.