clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Bengals Bites (11/20) - Texans Dreading A.J. Green

The Texans have struggled against the top receivers in the NFL. So they must be excited to see A.J. Green coming to town this weekend.

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Burned By Top Wide Receivers All Season, Texans Set To Face Bengals A.J. Green | CBS Houston
A.J. Green is a matchup problem every week. But on Sunday against the Houston Texans, the Cincinnati Bengals wideout may be a nightmare. This season, the Texans have allowed, on average, 10.2 catches per game and 94.4 yards per game to opposing No. 1 wide receivers, according to Football Outsiders. That ranks 30th in the NFL.

Predicting the Final Score of Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans | RantSports
The Cincinnati Bengals, fresh off a great Week 11 win over the New Orleans Saints, will travel down to Texas to take on the Houston Texans Sunday. This game will make a huge statement to Bengals fans of whether or not their team is on the path of consistent play towards the playoffs. Was last week just a fluke or will they continue to play up to their potential?

AJ McCarron feels like a kid again at first Cincinnati Bengals practice |
AJ McCarron's long wait ended on Wednesday when he practiced with the Cincinnati Bengals, and he reported he "felt like a kid playing the game again." A fifth-round draft choice out of Alabama in May, McCarron practiced with the full NFL team for the first time this season on Wednesday at the University of Cincinnati's indoor practice bubble.

Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals show NFL's unpredictability - ESPN
The wackiness and unpredictably of the NFL was never more evident than in Weeks 10 and 11. In week 10, the Cleveland Browns visited the Cincinnati Bengals and won handily, to the point that some were crying for Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton to be run out of the country. A week later Cincinnati goes to one of the toughest places to play -- New Orleans -- and wins handily, with Dalton throwing three TD passes. The Browns follow a big win with a loss at home to Houston.

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans preview, Week 12 - ESPN

The Cincinnati Bengals hold a special place in Houston Texans' lore. The Texans, who have been around since only 2002, have had some of their most memorable moments against the Cincinnati Bengals. Actually, the most memorable moment in franchise history was a pick-six by J.J. Watt in the 2011 playoffs that turned the game in Houston's favor. That was the Texans' first ever playoff win. In fact, the Bengals are the only team the Texans have beat in the playoffs, having done it in consecutive years (2011-12).

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard returned to practice Wednesday - NFL -

Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard returned to practice Wednesday, according to Coley Harvey of ESPN. Bernard missed the Bengals' last three games due to hip and shoulder injuries. The second-year pro last played in Week 8 against the Baltimore Ravens, when he rushed 16 times for 45 yards and one touchdown in a 27-24 win.

Cincinnati Bengals sign new radio deal - Cincinnati Business Courier

The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to extend their radio broadcast deal for five more years. The three Cincinnati radio stations that have been carrying Bengals games for the past five years will continue to broadcast the games through the 2019 season. WLW-AM (700), WCKY-AM (1530) and WEBN-FM (102.7), all part of iHeartMedia Cincinnati (formerly known as Clear Channel), have carried Bengals games since 2009. iHeartMedia/Clear Channel has held the radio broadcast rights since 2000.