Arguably the Cincinnati Bengals’ best player, wide receiver A.J. Green is iffy for Sunday’s playoff game in Indianapolis against the Colts. He didn’t practice on Friday and hasn’t cleared the league’s concussion protocol after suffering the injury in Week 17 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. If Green can’t go, the pressure might double for the Bengals to win their first postseason contest since 1990.
The Pittsburgh Steelers played a gritty game against the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field, losing Le’Veon Bell to injury but claiming the AFC North with a 27-17 win.
The Pittsburgh Steelers (7-5) face the (8-3-1) Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday December 10, 2014, with the AFC North title in play.
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.
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.
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.
Giovani “Gio” Bernard is creating monster waves during training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals that may prove to be a “Haitian Hurricane” on the NFL field.
Dominated by linemen and defensive players, the draft lacked the name recognition and flair that skill position players bring. That doesn’t mean this year’s rookie quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, and tight ends won’t make an impact.