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Bengals Bites: A Carson Palmer pick six sighting

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It was kind of nice having Carson Palmer throwing touchdown passes to Bengals players again. Burfict tweaks a hammy and the Browns still have quarterback issues.

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Cardinals' QB Carson Palmer struggles in first half vs. Cincinnati Bengals ArizonaSports.com
Carson Palmer looked like a Pro Bowl-caliber quarterback during limited action in the Cardinals' first two preseason games. He looked nothing of the sort in the first half Sunday night against his former team. Palmer committed the Cardinals' first turnover of the preseason, and it was an especially ugly and costly one. On the Cards' second drive, his pass intended for Larry Fitzgerald was easily picked off by cornerback Terence Newman, who returned it 54 yards for a touchdown.

NFL Recap - Cincinnati Bengals at Arizona Cardinals - Aug 24, 2014 - CBSSports.com Game Recap
A miscommunication between Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald left the ball right in Terence Newman's hands. And the Cincinnati cornerback made the most of it.

Cincinnati Bengals Owner Mike Brown Treated At Hospital | FOX Sports
Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown was treated at a hospital on Sunday for what the team called a ''minor medical situation.'' Brown, who turned 79 on Aug. 10, was in Phoenix with the team for its Sunday night preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. Instead of attending the game, he was expected to return to Cincinnati.

Observation Deck: Cincinnati Bengals - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
It took the Cincinnati Bengals three tries, but they finally walked away with a preseason win Sunday night when they knocked off the Cardinals 19-13 at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Forbes: Cleveland Browns worth more than Cincinnati Bengals - Dayton Business Journal

With National Football League season nearly upon us, Forbes has released its annual list of the most valuable NFL teams. Ohio’s two teams different fare too well, compared to the other 32 teams.

Pettine acknowledges Hoyer needs to get better | ProFootballTalk

Brian Hoyer had a mediocre performance in his first game after being named the Browns’ starting quarterback. Browns coach Mike Pettine acknowledged that Hoyer has to be better.

Vontaze Burfict calls it a night after hamstring injury | ProFootballTalk

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had an eventful week. He reportedly agreed to a new contract, although it hasn't been signed yet, and then was waylaid by a stomach virus that kept him out of practice.

the other paper: Colts' Coby Fleener fakes dunk over crossbar after TD (VIDEO)

After catching a 21-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Luck, Fleener walked up to the crossbar like he was going to dunk it. The referee then stared Fleener down, as if he was daring Fleener to slam it down. That's when Blue the Colts mascot trotted over to rein in Fleener and save him a hefty fine.