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Bengal Bytes (11/26): Thankful for Bengals

The Bengals prepare for a trip over the pond. The Rams plan on starting Case Keenum if he passes the NFL concussion protocol. Tony Romo has a good history against unbeaten teams, and Mike Pettine hasn't given up on Johnny Manziel, even though he kind of has.

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Bengals notes: Pacman misses practice, Rams' QB controversy

St. Louis Rams at center of concussion controversy with Case Keenum, Adam Jones misses practice again for Bengals and Andy Dalton is using his feet

Carter promises warm London welcome; Adam Jones out; Shawn Williams works; Donald on Geno

Bengals linebacker Chris Carter played in London as a member of the Steelers back in 2013 and promises much enthusiasm to greet the Bengals at Wembley Stadium next season.

AFC North 2015: Which team looks the best down the stretch?

The AFC North is a two team race between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Pittsburgh Steelers. That doesn't mean that the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns won't intend to be party crashers.

FPI still high on Cincinnati Bengals despite consecutive losses

Despite back-to-back losses, the Cincinnati Bengals are not only still expected to go to the playoffs, but to advance to the AFC Championship game.

NFL cooperation helps Bengals prepare for London

The Cincinnati Bengals are headed to London in 2016, and the team has received support from other organizations around the NFL. "There’s nothing to hide from any team," said Luther Hippe, the director of travel for the Minnesota Vikings. His team played in London in 2013.

Bengals react to London trip

"I’m happy just for a one time thing, take the family and make it a fun experience for your family and your football team to go out there and play a game," said left tackle Andrew Whitworth, who will be in the midst of his 11th season at that point and making his first visit across the pond.

Cincinnati Bengals Week 12 Stock Report

At face value, the Cincinnati Bengals feature dwindling stock with the team now on a two-game skid. Analysis beyond simplistic results says otherwise, though, as a Sunday Night Football loss to the Arizona Cardinals by all of three points is perhaps more encouraging than a loss should be.

Behind Enemy Lines

Rams QB Case Keenum not cleared yet to play against Bengals

St. Louis Rams quarterback Case Keenum did not practice Tuesday while going through the NFL's concussion protocol and the NFL continued to investigate if the team bypassed league rules during Sunday's game.

St. Louis Rams clearly fine playing in London regardless of relocation

The NFL announced Wednesday that the St. Louis Rams would play a to-be-determined NFC East opponent in one of three games taking place in London, hosting the first-ever NFL game at Twickenham Stadium on Oct. 23, 2016. Soon after the announcement, many Rams fans on both sides of the St. Louis-Los Angeles ledger wondered what it means for the team's future?

Rams' Case Keenum will start Sunday if he clears concussion protocol

St. Louis Rams quarterback Case Keenum did not participate in the team's light practice Tuesday afternoon because of the concussion he suffered last week against the Baltimore Ravens. But coach Jeff Fisher offered hope that Keenum could be ready to participate in some capacity as soon as Wednesday.

Hochman: Thinking of Stedman Bailey, and his namesake

Sixteen days ago, Stedman Bailey tweeted Jeremiah 29:11. I admittedly didn't know Jeremiah 29:11, so I searched, late last night, after news broke that the Rams' Bailey had been shot, in the head.

Random Bytes

How Nikita Whitlock Went from Undersized Afterthought to Rare 2-Way NFL Player

When Nikita Whitlock signed as an undrafted free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2014, they made it clear he wouldn't make their roster as a defensive tackle, the only position he had ever known. Whitlock had just recorded nine sacks during his senior season at Wake Forest. He earned second-team All-ACC honors in 2011 and 2012 and received a first-team All-ACC nod in 2013, which came after a high school career when the Texas native was named the state's 5A Defensive Player of the Year in 2008.

Frank Gifford suffered from CTE, according to family

The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death.

With Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys have had success against unbeatens

The glow from Sunday’s win against the Miami Dolphins didn’t last very long for the Dallas Cowboys. In his postgame news conference, Tony Romo was asked if the Cowboys could climb out of the hole created by their seven-game losing streak in his absence.

Mike Pettine: This isn't a dead end for Johnny Manziel

Mike Pettine is sticking by his decision to bench Johnny Manziel. Speaking with reporters on Wednesday, the Cleveland Browns coach emphasized that trust was broken after a series of photos and videos showing Manziel allegedly partying during the team's bye week surfaced over the weekend.