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Bengals Bites (12/3) - Same Ugly Black And Gold

The Bengals make some roster moves and bring in a new face at tackle. Michigan fires their coach. It's giving time and once again Andre Johnson sets the bar.

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Cincinnati Bengals sign Eric Winston - ESPN
The Bengals, in dire need of help at right offensive tackle, signed veteran lineman and acting NFL Players Association president Eric Winston on Tuesday. Winston's addition comes one week after the Bengals placed starter Andre Smith on season-ending injured reserve after he tore his left triceps while trying to block Texans defensive end J.J. Watt during a pass Watt ended up knocking down at the line.

Cincinnati Bengals sign NFLPA president Eric Winston - NFL -
The Bengals have signed offensive tackle Eric Winston, the president of the NFL Players Association, the team announced Tuesday. ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio reports the deal is for one year.

Michigan Fires Inept Doofus Brady Hoke
Michigan man Brady Hoke, who bungled the health of quarterback Shane Morris then attempted to defer responsibility, is no longer a Michigan man. The school relieved him of his duties today.

Andre Johnson Bought A Buttload Of Toys For Kids Again
Texans receiver Andre Johnson has spent lots of money on toys for local kids in protective services' care for eight straight years. He also poses with the receipts for media. So, here's your annual photo of Andre Johnson holding some long-ass receipts.

Steelers lookahead: Cincinnati Bengals | TribLIVE
Is there a more successful quarterback that takes as much criticism as Andy Dalton? It's very unlikely.

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Tomlin Tuesday
Who’s ready for some AFC North road action? The Steelers are coming off of a loss at home to the New Orleans Saints and preparing for the final quarter of the season to go up against the AFC North division leading Cincinnati Bengals. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media in his usual Tuesday spot to review the previous game, update injury statuses, preview the upcoming game and answer questions.

Mike Tomlin feels Ben Roethlisberger can play better - ESPN

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has not built on the two-game stretch earlier this season in which he threw for a combined 862 yards and 12 touchdowns in wins over the Indianapolis Colts and Baltimore Ravens. Far from it. Roethlisberger has thrown just four touchdown passes while tossing five interceptions in the Steelers’ last three games. He had completed less than 50 percent of his passes last Sunday in a 35-32 loss to New Orleans before connecting on 13 of his final 16 throws after the Saints had all but put the game out of reach.

For the Steelers, it's on to Cincinnati - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers have both the risk of all but ending their season Sunday, as well as vaulting themselves back into contention for the AFC North title as well as a wild card spot. They can't worry about Week 13 anymore. It's on to Cincinnati.