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Bengals Bites (11/25) - Losing Smith

The Bengals lose the services of right tackle Andre Smith for the remainder of the season. Scary news for the Chiefs, Eric Berry.

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Andre Smith injury: Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman will have season-ending arm surgery, per report - NFL -
Bengals right tackle Andre Smith has an arm injury that will require season-ending surgery, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Rapoport reports the injury is a tear of the triceps or biceps.  Smith had started nine of Cincinnati's 11 games this season. He missed the Bengals' Week 10 and Week 11 games with an ankle injury. Over the past three seasons, Smith started all but three of Cincinnati's games. Smith was the sixth pick in the 2009 draft.

Chiefs' Eric Berry Has Mass In His Chest, Will Get Tested For Lymphoma
Chiefs safety Eric Berry will miss the rest of the season after doctors discovered a mass in the right side of his chest. Berry reportedly complained of chest pain after Thursday's game against the Raiders. The team placed Berry on the non-football injury list, and he'll go to a specialist in Atlanta to be tested for lymphoma.

AFC playoff picture: Ravens can chart their own path | ProFootballTalk
In defeating the Saints 34-27 on Monday night, the Ravens completed a sweep of the NFC South and improved their record to 7-4. Now, the Ravens embark on a five-game stretch against AFC foes to close the regular season. And in many ways, the Ravens' playoff fate is now squarely in their hands.

Cincinnati Bengals Logo Pancakes for Breakfast Anyone?
Artist Nathan Shields took NFL logos to new highs as he created all 32 teams logos in pancake form. Yes, I said pancakes!  His website,, has a ton of awesome pancake art, enough to make you hungry. He has done everything from US Presidents to cartoon characters to holiday themes.

Multiple Idiots Interrupt Jets-Bills Game In Detroit
Tonight's relocated blowout in Detroit between the Jets and Bills came to a brief stop in the third quarter as a pair of Idiots ran onto the field while being chased by hapless security personnel.

Jeff Fisher unhappy with officiating in Rams’ loss | ProFootballTalk
After Sunday's close loss to the Chargers, Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he had trouble "dealing with the officiating crew." Fisher didn't elaborate on his complaints, but he seemed to be unhappy with a sequence of events that took place late in the game when Tavon Austin returned a punt 76 yards t...

Falcons coach admits mistakes in final minute | Pro32: Head to Head
In a rare admission for a coach, Atlanta's Mike Smith conceded Monday that his decisions in the final minute cost the Falcons a chance to beat the Cleveland Browns. Smith faced intense criticism after calling a timeout with 55 seconds left to set up low-percentage pass along the sideline to fourth receiver Devin Hester on third-and-2.