How Cincinnati Bengals create their trick-play offense - ESPN
The moment he found out he might be catching a touchdown pass in the Cincinnati Bengals' Week 3 matchup against the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Andy Dalton started giving his teammates a hard time. "Who's going to catch a touchdown first," he joked all week with the players who normally catch passes from him. "Me, or these other guys?"
The recent struggles by the New England Patriots sees them listed as a rare home underdog for this week against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Every week leading into the Patriots' next game, ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi and ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss preview the matchup. This week, it's Sunday night's home game against the Cincinnati Bengals (NBC, 8:30 p.m. ET)
Although Rob Gronkowski said he's been "good to go" on his surgically repaired right knee during New England's first four games, the tight end hasn't posed quite the same mismatch for opponents downfield. Gronkowski, who tore his ACL and MCL against the Browns last season and underwent surgery about nine months ago, has amassed 13 receptions for 147 yards and three touchdowns in the team's 2-2 start.
It appears that for the fourth consecutive game the Cincinnati Bengals will be without receiver Marvin Jones after he was listed as doubtful on the injury report the team provided on Friday.
When the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Patriots last October at Paul Brown Stadium, they did so by mixing physical defensive play with an offense that was just effective enough.
The toxicology report for Rob Bironas came back, and the former Titans kicker had a blood alcohol level of .218—the legal limit is .08—at the time of his fatal car crash