It's being reported that apparently Mike Zimmer wasn't contacted by the University of Cincinnati. How do these things start? Not that it matters. Cincinnati hired Butch Jones, former head coach at Central Michigan -- same place that the Bearcats found Brian Kelly. Sticking it to a Michigan school? That's just deliciously evil.
Both John Madden and Anthony Munoz likes the Bengals chances... to make it to the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl?! Yes, the Super Bowl. Are we really thinking about the Super Bowl? I'll frackin' take it.
Dave writes there's that there's one easy step to fixing this offense. Stop the penalties. The Bengals committed three false starts, two encroachments and 12-men on the field against Minnesota. That's 30 yards worth of penalties on mental mistakes.
A local man will create the statue for the John Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award.
Bobbie Williams was named for the Ed Block Courage Award.
Thought of the day: The ability to throw the football so well for two undefeated teams in New Orleans and Indianapolis isn't a trend. It's the exception.
With Chicago, Oakland and Pittsburgh left on their schedule, Geoff Hobson believes that the Baltimore Ravens could run the table and win out.
James Walker wonders: "There is something to be said for sticking with what got the Bengals to 9-4. But what happens, like in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings, when a team just as physical won't let Cincinnati run it 30-35 times?" Walker also thinks that the lack of a deep ball could be costly for Cincinnati.
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