Is Cedric Benson a candidate for comeback player of the year? To be honest, I'd be surprised. I've always thought the aware went to a player that did something good in the league, then either through injury or terrible play, came back to resume the good play. In truth, it would seem that the past calendar year has been the first time that Benson has been effective in this league.
WDR counters my soap-box rant from Thursday -- when I asked that shouldn't we support the Cincinnati Bengals -- by differentiating the difference between supporting the players and supporting the owner.
It's not just that Leon Hall and Johnathan Joseph are playing so well, it's that everyone in the secondary is contributing, writes Geoff Hobson.
The Bengals have until 1 PM to sell, at last reported, 3,000 tickets in order for Sunday's game to be a sellout. Jacksonville and Oakland are blacked out in their own markets. The Bengals hope that they're not the third.
Jay Glazier likes the Bengals, calling them, when healthy, tough.
The more notable improvement this team has made this year has been their maturity.
Vic Carucci talks about how players and coaches find "solace" on the field after a tragedy.
Even with Nate Livings back and healthy, Evan Mathis is now the official starting left guard.
In the past, when quarterbacks threw for 300 yards, it wasn't always for wins. Typically, the more a quarterback threw, the more likely it was his team was losing. Winning teams tend to milk the clock by rushing. However, this year, "300-yard passers are winning at a 74 percent clip."
Palmer's breakdown on the final drive of the fourth quarter and overtime since beating Green Bay.