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Taking a look around the web at the stories affecting the NFL and the Cincinnati Bengals

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Sam Wyche -- NFL tried to stop no-huddle in 1980s
The no-huddle offense has become a staple of the NFL in 2013 but Sam Wyche, who introduced the system to the league in the 1980s, has revealed that the NFL tried to put a stop to it when he was coaching the Cincinnati Bengals.

Bengals offense improving, still looking for points
Scoring 13 points doesn’t sound like an improved week on offense but it was for the Bengals on Sunday.

Jets 30 Falcons 28: Soaring Out of Atlanta - Gang Green Nation
The Jets are now 3-2. Gang Green stunned the Falcons tonight at the Georgia Dome 30-28 on a last second field goal. This was a very impressive showing by this team. The Jets generally controlled the game. Then they showed they could take a punch, putting together a game-winning drive after a devastating late Falcons touchdown. This might be a season-defining win. Join me below as we recap.

Falcons vs. Jets Recap: The Big Thud And A 30-28 Loss - The Falcoholic
The Atlanta Falcons were at home, against a Jets team with a middling offense and with a lot on the line. They came out and played a lousy football game for far too long, and only a furious rally...

Roddy White Injury: Receiver Leaves Jets Game With Hamstring Injury - The Falcoholic
The Falcons just lost another player to injury. Roddy White, who has been limited all year, has exited the game with a hamstring injury. Roddy White has a hamstring injury and his return is...

Certain squads on NFL teams seem nonessential.
Some NFL teams have services that appear to be nonessential. They may have even shut those services down. Week 5 raised the question, just how long can a contender survive without pass protection or a first-quarter offense? The answer: not very long.

Broncos-Jaguars a historic mismatch | The MMQB with Peter King
This Sunday’s game in Denver between the 0-5 Jaguars and the 5-0 Broncos is anticipated to be a mismatch of historic proportions. This week The MMQB is exploring what it's like for the Jaguars to be the NFL's biggest underdog ever, whether there’s hope for the season—and the future—in Jackso...

Broncos -28 over Jaguars is largest point spread in NFL history
When the Jaguars travel to Denver to face the Broncos on Sunday, they're facing unprecedented odds.

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick still has the top-selling NFL jersey, but Peyton Manning is right on his heels, according to sales on from April 1 through Sept. 30. Manning jumped three spots to No. 2, while J.J. Watt and Drew Brees climbed into the top 10, knocking out Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, who are now retired.

Report: Blaine Gabbert could be out for extended period of time
After injuring his hamstring Sunday, it might be a while before we see Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert.

Lions C Dominic Raiola accused of insulting Wisconsin marching band
Lions center Dominic Raiola is being accused of yelling inappropriate insults at the University of Wisconsin marching band before Sunday's game in Green Bay.

Texans coach Gary Kubiak: Matt Schaub still the starting quarterback
Despite Matt Schaub's struggles, Texans coach Gary Kubiak said on Sunday night that he plans to stick with this 32-year-old starting quarterback.

Steve Smith on Sunday ref Dan Ferrell: 'He was garbage'
Steve Smith called referee Dan Ferrell, who helped officiate the Panthers-Cardinals game Sunday, "garbage.' and said the Cards were 'molesting' him.

Report: Clay Matthews expected to miss one month with broken thumb
Packers linebacker Clay Matthews will reportedly miss at least a month after breaking his thumb against Detroit on Sunday.

Report: Michael Vick out with injury, Nick Foles could start in Week 6
Michael Vick's hamstring will reportedly keep him from starting against Tampa Bay in Week 6. Vick's injury means backup quarterback Nick Foles will make his seventh career start.

Pat Dye thinks Condi Rice shouldn't be on selection committee -
Former Auburn coach Pat Dye on Condoleezza Rice being named to the College Football Playoff selection committee: "All she knows about football is what somebody told her."