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Bengal Bytes (11/8): Hungry for more

Should the Patriots and Broncos start to worry about the Bengals? The Browns desperately need more from their young secondary. The CFL will start to stream their postseason on YouTube, everywhere but in the United States, and everything you need to know to get prepared for the rest of Week 9.

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Bill Belichick on the evolution of the West Coast offense, Paul Brown and his own offensive style
It’s only appropriate that on the day the NFL Network debuts its documentary on the legendary Paul Brown, Bill Belichick would offer up some perspective on how the game continues to reflect a lot of his influence, especially on the offensive side of the ball.

At halfway point, Marvin Lewis feels 'eight [wins] is not enough'
With the Cincinnati Bengals officially at the halfway point of their season, coach Marvin Lewis wants a repeat performance of the first eight games when the second half kicks off in nine days. As great as an 8-0 start is, and as proud of it as he is, Lewis still wants more.

Team not the only winner when Bengals go 8-0
It’s hard to put a dollar figure on the positive publicity showered on the Bengals during the Thursday Night Football win over the Cleveland Browns Nov. 5.   But having an NFL franchise with an 8-0 record pays off for the team, the city and local businesses.

Bengals adjust for success
An important change in the game Thursday night, which went a long way in the Cincinnati Bengals beating the Cleveland Browns 31-10 and improving to 8-0, was a halftime adjustment to keep Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel in the pocket. Easier said than done, but the Bengals managed it.

Should New England Patriots and Denver Broncos beware the Cincinnati Bengals?
Here we are nearly halfway though 2015 and, thanks largely to their defense, the Broncos are in fact living up to their end of the bargain. The only difference is that this season we have an interloper.

Behind Enemy Lines

Cleveland Browns need answers about young players in secondary
It may seem like grasping at straws in regards to the troubled 23-year-old drafted eighth overall in 2014. Anything from Gilbert at this point, though, is better than the nothing the team has been getting from him defensively. After returning from a training camp injury, Gilbert was active for the first time against Oakland in Week 3 and played zero of the team's 69 defensive snaps. The next week, he was on the field for eight of the team's 65 defensive snaps in San Diego. Gilbert didn't play another defensive snap until Thursady night's game in Cincinnati.

Browns’ Desmond Bryant: Bengals wanted it more, we must fight harder
Browns defensive lineman Desmond Bryant says the Bengals beat them on Thursday night because they wanted it more.

Titans cut Terrance West and Browns won't get 7th-round pick
The Titans cut former Browns running back Terrance West Saturday and don't owe the Browns the conditional seventh-round draft pick from the trade in September.

Random Bytes

NFL Week 9: Everything You Need to Know for Sunday's Games
We're officially entering the second half of the 2015 NFL season, and the playoff race is shaping up to be a terrific one. Will the 6-1 Green Bay Packers rebound from last week's loss to the Broncos? With the Buffalo Bills, New York Jets or Oakland Raiders continue to push toward a playoff spot? We'll find out Sunday as Week 9 continues to unfold.

CFL to stream all postseason games on YouTube in 150 countries (but not the USA)
The Internet football streaming phenomenon continues this month, but not with the NFL. On Friday, the CFL announced that all postseason games, including the Grey Cup, will stream at no charge via YouTube.

How LSU RB Leonard Fournette became one of the Tigers' most exceptional players
LSU running back Leonard Fournette is making history, but what will history make of him?

Jason Pierre-Paul set to return against Tampa Bay
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is set to make his return to the field for Week 9, after the defensive end had his right index finger amputated after lighting fireworks on the Fourth of July, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, as TMZ Sports first reported.