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Bengals Bites (11/15) - Perspective

The Devon Still and Leah story continues to captivate fans all across the country. The latest peak into their relationship is a sad one where she express the desire to spend more time with her daddy.

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Cincinnati Bengals' Devon Still posts emotional message to Instagram - Extra Mustard - SI.com
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still posted some emotional messages to social media on Friday morning, talking about the difficulties of being away from his daughter while she is fighting stage 4 nueroblastoma.

New Orleans Saints vs. Cincinnati Bengals, a statistical comparison | NOLA.com
The New Orleans Saints (4-5) will host the Cincinnati Bengals (5-3-1) this Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Both teams are coming off losses. The Bengals posted one of their worst performances of the season last Thursday against the Cleveland Browns.

Cincinnati Bengals stunned by how far defense has fallen
Linebacker Rey Maualuga knew the Bengals' defense had slipped against the run this season. He didn't realize it was in such a free-fall. "I don't even know where we're at," he said, guessing at their league ranking. "Twenty-something?"

Giovani Bernard, Vontaze Burfict injuries: Cincinnati Bengals players likely out Sunday - NFL - SI.com
Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard and linebacker Vontaze Burfict will likely not play on Sunday, according to the team's website.  Neither player has practiced this week, indicating they will be out for Cincinnati's game against the Saints.

Cincinnati Bengals hope Rey Maualuga's addition can help stop run - ESPN
Rey Maualuga hates talking about himself. He especially dislikes uttering his own name if it happens to be used in the same breath as any variation of the word "savior."

Prediction: Saints will beat the Bengals - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN

Two numbers have haunted Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton this week: 2.0 (as in his passer rating last Thursday versus the Browns) and 4.3 (as in his QBR versus the Browns).

Cincinnati Bengals officially without Giovani Bernard, Vontaze Burfict - ESPN

Neither has practiced, although it appears Bernard could possibly be a week away from returning to the offense after now missing three straight games with multiple injuries. All this week, Bernard has worked out off to the side, going through conditioning drills while the rest of the team practices. Burfict hasn't quite made it to that point after being out the past three weeks following arthroscopic knee surgery.

Cincinnati Bengals at a crossroads: How 2013 and 2014 compare - ESPN

Once again, the Cincinnati Bengals find themselves at a Week 11 crossroads. For the second time in as many seasons, their season could hinge on whatever happens in a game that is seven weeks shy of the end of the regular season. Could a win Sunday provide a spark of momentum like it did a year ago? Or might a loss send them down a slippery slope that could cause them to miss the playoffs for the first time in four seasons?

NFL sees sharp decline in hits on defenseless players | ProFootballTalk

Not everyone likes the NFL's emphasis on cracking down on hits on defenseless players. But like it or not, NFL players are changing the way they play to avoid getting fined and flagged.