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Bengals Bites: SNL Talks NFL Issues

Saturday Night Live opened with "Ray Lewis" and "Shannon Sharpe" talking current NFL issues with "Roger Goodell". The Bengals want to improve their running game. The best tackle in the OSU vs. UC game was made by a coach.

Jamie Sabau

W2W4: Cincinnati Bengals - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
As Bengals coaches spent this week self-scouting their team through film review and other assessments, a number of issues came to the surface that probably aren't readily apparent to the rest of us. This might be a 3-0 team, but like everyone at this early stage of the season, the Bengals have their share of fixes and tweaks to make. Chief among them offensively are figuring out ways to get running backs better production per carry.

Idiot On The Field At Ohio State Gets Blown Up By Coach
The Idiot was met forcefully by Ohio State strength coach Anthony Schlegel, who happened to play linebacker for the Buckeyes in his college days. Schlegel artfully slams the Idiot down to the ground before the Idiot is dragged off the field by security.

Ali, Brown reunite years after Ali’s legal fight - Nation - Ohio
Muhammad Ali was on the ropes for refusing induction into the Army, and Jim Brown wanted to help. But first, the NFL great wanted to hear the boxing champion’s reasons for not answering the call to military service during the Vietnam War.

SNL Cold Open Features "Ray Lewis" & "Shannon Sharpe" Talking NFL Issues
Saturday Night Live opened its 40th season tonight with the NFL, as Kenan Thompson and Jay Pharoah took on the personas of Ray Lewis and Shannon Sharpe, respectively, attempting to respond to recent scandals involving Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson.

Bengals: Marvin Lewis expects hot start to last | The Columbus Dispatch
"It’s a different group," Lewis said. "That (’06) group had made the playoffs for the first time in a long time the year before — first time in their careers ever making the playoffs. This is a different football team. This team knows the task at hand. When we got started, we knew where we needed to go each and every week."