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Bengals Bites (8/18) - Predictions, Predictions

Apparently this is the week for season predictions, so here are several we found concerning the NFL and the Bengals. Who has the longest division title drought in each division?

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AFC North For The Record Predictions - Fanspeak NFL Blog
Football has returned and we are counting down the days until the regular season begins. Every fan wants to know how their favorite team will perform this season and, here at Fanspeak, we now have a simulator called For The Record, where you can project the record for a team and see what other fans are projecting. Using this record projection simulator, I will be going through every team before the season starts and taking a look at how their season could turn out.

NFL Wins: Over/Under - Against the Spread -
Jeff Baldwin and Jeremy Wardwell are picking against the spread this season and kick things off with their Over/Under selections, where they decide if 8.5 wins for the Bengals should be over or under.

Walkthrough: Preseason predictives

Preseason predictives

D-Line rotation spinning in style

The Bengals’ numbing line rotation that characterized their top ten defenses of 2012 and 2013 returned in style Friday night during the 23-10 victory over the Giants at Paul Brown Stadium.

RGIII: "I Feel Like I'm The Best Quarterback In The League"

I have absolutely nothing to say about this, other than that lots of very talented people in all fields manage to go about their jobs and do great work without believing they’re literally the best in the world at it, and also that football season doesn’t officially begin until Robert Griffin III declares his belief that he’s the NFL’s best QB before going out and losing 12 games, so here’s the quote:

Cardinals agree to terms with Chris Johnson | ProFootballTalk

After a long offseason out of work, Chris Johnson has finally found his new NFL home. Johnson has agreed to terms one a one-year contract with the Cardinals, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports.

Rex Ryan doesn't plan to let the Cleveland Browns 'bully' his team in joint practice

The Buffalo Bills and Cleveland Browns are holding joint practice sessions on Monday and Tuesday in Pittsford, N.Y. In the interest of safety, both teams will need to find a balance between getting physical with each other while not letting certain aggressive plays get out of hand.

Longest Division Title Droughts for Each Division | This Given Sunday

Sports fans in Cleveland are known for their suffering and for those younger than 60 years old, the Browns are the biggest reason why. Cleveland hasn’t claimed a division crown since it was a member of the 4-team AFC Central. Since, the Browns have reached the playoffs only twice and were defeated by the arch-rival Pittsburgh Steelers each time. Cleveland reached the AFC Championship in 1986, 1987 and 1989, but were defeated by the Denver Broncos each time with the first two coming in heartbreaking fashion.