Poll: What does Atlanta Falcons' win mean to Cincinnati Bengals? - ESPN
As I watched the Atlanta Falcons recover turnover after turnover and score touchdown after touchdown Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, I kept seeing Cincinnati Bengals fans chiming in on social media about how advantageous the blowout was for their team. Personally, I think they're right.
With five takeaways and no giveaways, the Cincinnati Bengals are tied for the second best ratio in the NFL. Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton said that was item one when he met with his guys this week. “I made them aware of a stat. …Year in and year out for probably the last 20 years, if you lead the league or if you’re in the top 10 in turnover ratio, you get into the playoffs,” Horton said. “Well they’re [second] in the league right now."
Bengals receiver A.J. Green said Friday his injured right big toe is feeling better and he hopes to play against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Coach Marvin Lewis also said that he expects Green to play Sunday. Green, who aggravated the injured toe against Atlanta last Sunday, participated fully in practice for the second straight day. He is listed as probable on the official injury report.
Marvin Jones declined to say Thursday whether he was still on target to return in two weeks from the broken foot that has had him sidelined since training camp, but he did acknowledge that he is making steady improvement. "I'm getting there," Jones said. "The progress is there and I'm happy about it."
There’s no wonder the Ravens were calling an emergency meeting this afternoon. An investigation by ESPN has uncovered a load of damning facts about the Ray Rice case, which display a level of missteps unimagined.
One of today's winners — other than obfuscation, which is at an all-time high — is Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon. As a result of the league's new substance abuse policy, Gordon's year-long suspension for an amount of marijuana which wouldn't have triggered a positive test the new guidelin...
Police say former NBA player and executive Rex Chapman is responsible for a string of thefts from an Arizona Apple Store totaling more than $14,000. Scottsdale cops say the former Kentucky Wildcat walked out of the store on at least seven occasions without paying for merchandise and then sold the goods at a nearby pawn shop. They noted that store employees were able to identify him due to the four years he spent playing for the Phoenix Suns.