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Bengals Bites (10/16) - Burfict Not Dirty

The Colts don't think Vontaze Burfict is a dirty player. Is it Hoyer or Manziel ultimatum in Cleveland?

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Colts say they respect Burfict, don’t view him as dirty | ProFootballTalk
Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has developed a reputation as a dirty player and committed his dirtiest plays ever on Sunday, when he purposely twisted the ankles of Panthers players in pileups.

Hoyer disputes report that it’s him or Manziel in Cleveland | ProFootballTalk
When Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer was first asked about the report that Hoyer won't re-sign in Cleveland while Johnny Manziel remains on the roster, Hoyer's response reasonably could have been interpreted as a non-denial.

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Nico Johnson Off Chiefs Practice Squad - Arrowhead Addict
Nico Johnson is a Cincinnati Bengal. The Bengals announced the signing of Johnson off the Chiefs practice squad this afternoon. Johnson was a fourth-round draft pick of the Chiefs in 2013 and failed to make the 53-man roster out of training camp this past August.

Cincinnati Bengals without A.J. Green on Wednesday - ESPN
It came as little surprise, but the Cincinnati Bengals were once again without Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green when practice resumed Wednesday. The fourth-year wideout didn't even make it on the field during the open portion of the day's workout.

Cincinnati Bengals Vontaze Burfict Fined $25,000 - Business Insider

After several complaints that Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was twisting players' ankles after they were already tackled during the Panthers-Bengals tie on Sunday, the league is fining Burfict $25,000.

Bengals-Colts Preview | FOX Sports

After a hot start, the Cincinnati Bengals' season has not come off the rails. It has definitely hit a snag. The Indianapolis Colts are trending in the opposite direction.

First look: Bengals vs. Colts

A Bengals defense that has allowed 80 points and 936 yards in the last two games combined now faces the No. 1-ranked offense in the NFL in points and yards per game.

Watch The Final Out As The Royals Advance To The World Series

This Royals team is incredible. Just two weeks ago, they were down a run in the bottom of the 12th inning of the AL Wild Card play-in game against the A's. But a furious rally advanced them to the ALDS, where they swept the Angels 3–0, and tonight they just completed the 4–0 sweep of the Orioles. They become the first team to ever start the playoffs with eight wins and no losses, and are advancing to their first World Series (in their first playoff appearance) since 1985. After a long layoff—and a few days of heavy partying in Kansas City—they'll face either the Giants or Cardinals.