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Bengals Bites (12/13) - Return To LA

No one knows what to expect from Johnny Manziels debut tomorrow. His scrambling ability is rough to cover in practice. The NFL is planning a move to LA soon.

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Teammates say Johnny Manziel is a “nightmare” in practice | ProFootballTalk
The Bengals might be a bit size-ist when it comes to the debut of Johnny Manziel as a starter Sunday, but his own teammates know he can create big problems. In practice, at least.

Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Five things to watch other than Johnny Manziel |
Instead, here are five other things to watch Sunday that could very well determine whether the Browns (7-6) or the Bengals (8-4-1) will have the momentum for a playoff push once the sun sinks behind FirstEnergy Stadium.

Nobody knows what to expect Sunday. And that makes Manziel's debut a whole bunch of fun. | FOX Sports
With the season hanging in the balance last week, Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine wasn't ready to hand the keys to hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel.  That looks like a mistake now, but with three games left, the Browns are still alive in the chase for their first playoff berth since 2002.

Cleveland Browns defense vs. Cincinnati Bengals RBs Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard - Sunday Showdown preview |
As eager as the Cleveland Browns want to get their hands on running back Jeremy Hill on Sunday, they know the Cincinnati Bengals have enough offensive threats to go around. The Browns will host the Bengals on Sunday. It's not only the Battle of Ohio and the first start of Johnny Manziel's career, but it's an easy Sunday Showdown matchup between the Browns defense and Cincinnati running backs Hill and Giovani Bernard.

Pass Rush Is Key To Cincinnati Bengals’ Win Over Cleveland Browns | RantSports
The Cincinnati Bengals take on the Cleveland Browns this Sunday in an AFC North showdown where both teams are desperate for a win. QB Johnny Manziel has been given the start this week for the Browns, and the Bengals will have to put pressure on him if they expect to win this game.

Adrian Peterson appeal denied | ProFootballTalk
Adrian Peterson will not be playing again this season. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello announced on Friday afternoon that Harold Henderson has denied Peterson's appeal of the suspension without pay through at least the end of the 2014 season that was handed down by the league in November.

NFL believes it’s 12-24 months away from a return to L.A. | ProFootballTalk
The Bills won't be moving to Los Angeles.  But someone will.  Fairly soon. As the 20th anniversary of the NFL's departure from Los Angeles, the NFL seems closer than ever to returning.