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Bengals Bites (8/11) - The Jets want revenge

Some of the New York Jets remember the sting from the beating the Bengals gave them last season. Plus a look at how the temper of race car driver Tony Stewart may have cost a guy his life.

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Jets DT Sheldon Richardson: Cincinnati Bengals owed blowout payback - ESPN

New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson remembers the butt-kicking quite well. He hopes his teammates do, too. "We owe them one. We owe them one big time," Richardson said Saturday, according to the Jets website, referring to last October's 49-9 Jets loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals and Jets meet Saturday at Paul Brown Stadium in both teams' second preseason game.

Video: Tony Stewart Runs Over Driver During Confrontation, Killing Him
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart ran over a competitor, 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr., during a confrontation at a sprint car race on Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. Ward was killed.

NFL | Bengals: Exhibition opener has good, bad play | The Columbus Dispatch

he Bengals' first-team offense was crisp behind a solid performance from a makeshift offensive line, and the first-team defense was staunch in the exhibition opener at Kansas City on Thursday. But there were enough mistakes by backups and special-teams members to keep coach Marvin Lewis and his staff busy making corrections this week.

Harbaughs don't like coverage of practice fights | ProFootballTalk

The NFL calls itself the ultimate reality show.  But plenty of the people in the NFL continue to prefer to select which portion of reality people actually notice and discuss.

Fantasy Football 2014 Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

Can the Cincinnati Bengals win a playoff game? Nope. Do fantasy owners care? Nope. The Bengals have pieces– pieces to make the playoffs, pieces to maybe even make the Super Bowl, but more importantly, pieces that are relevant in fantasy football leagues. For 2014, however, the Bengals have some different faces on the sidelines. Former running back coach, Hue Jackson is now handling the offensive responsibilities, while Mike Zimmer is coaching the defense in Minnesota this year. Cincinnati has two offensive studs, but then the rest is kind of a mixed bag for fantasy purposes.

Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson leaves Sunday's practice with leg injury -

Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson left practice Sunday with the help of a trainer after injuring his right leg on a pass defense during full-team drills against the San Francisco 49ers at the Under Armour Performance Center.

Injuries open door for linemen Hopkins, Bodine

What appeared to be a potentially disastrous situation for Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton last Thursday turned out to be a positive step for two rookie offensive linemen, one who is being given every chance to start and another who is trying to make the team as an undrafted free agent.

Armonty Bryant shines in Detroit

Armonty Bryant was a catalyst for the Cleveland Browns’ defensive success in Saturday night’s preseason-opener against the Detroit Lions. Last year’s seventh-round pick from East Central University in Oklahoma has taken tremendous strides in his game as a pass-rusher.

Steelers notebook: Rookie linebacker Jones displays big-play capability | TribLIVE

Howard Jones — many probably didn't know the name until Saturday night — passed his first NFL test by recovering two fumbles and returning one for a 28-yard touchdown when everyone else had given up on the play.