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Bengal Bytes (9/26) Hue's offensive inspiration

Hewitt, the unsung hero of the Bengals rushing attack. Do the Bengals have Flacco's number? Other News from around the league.

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Notes: Guenther, Flacco tee it up; Sims out; Ravens rule out starting LT, DE

For whatever reason, and no one from the Bengals wants to get into it, quarterback Joe Flacco has struggled against Cincinnati more than he has any other team in the AFC North. Especially defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, who would rather talk about summer rounds of golf with Flacco.

Want more A.J. Green? Don't complain to Bengals coach Marvin Lewis - ESPN

One of the questions I've most received in the past two weeks from Cincinnati Bengals fans and fantasy owners alike goes a little something like this: why hasn't A.J. Green been more involved in the Bengals' offense, and when will they throw to him more?

Meet the Bengals' offensive line

Get to know another side of the Bengals' starting offensive linemen. One by one, the Bengals' five offensive linemen walked into a small room off the tunnel to the field at Paul Brown Stadium following a practice this week. Seeing five chairs lined up, each took their spot without a word said, instructions given or a question asked.

Bengals Tight End Tyler Eifert’s Long Road Back to the End Zone | The MMQB with Peter King

Sidelined by injuries last fall, Tyler Eifert has been feasting on Andy Dalton touchdown passes while igniting the Bengals to a 2-0 start. But nothing compares to his joy of eating steak like a civilized person again​

Bengals-Ravens: Predictions, three keys to victory

Paul's prediction, Jim's prediction and three keys to a Bengals' victory on Sunday in Baltimore. Emotion of the home opener for Baltimore will feed the Ravens' defense into looking more like the team that held Peyton Manning without a touchdown in Week 1 and not the group that gave up 37 to the Raiders.

Matchup of the Game: Hewitt drives down hill

Hewitt, who majored in science, technology, and society at Stanford and hopes one day to help make electric cars mainstream, is a lot like that 2010 Camaro he loves to drive. He may play and sound like a throwback, but he’s smart and sleek enough to fit into Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson’s cutting edge scheme as the most versatile player on one of the NFL’s most versatile offenses.

Two plays -

Walking through the two biggest plays of Sunday’s 24-19 victory over San Diego. It not only shows the cool and athleticism of WILL linebacker Vincent Rey, but it shows just how valuable it is to have a dominant defensive tackle such as Geno Atkins.

Hue Jackson's creativity sparked by time on Cincinnati Bengals defense - ESPN

A lot of people would. Given the various unique formations and misdirection plays the Bengals have run lately, it's clear creativity is a key part of Jackson's offensive system. According to the second-year coordinator, many of his change-of-pace ideas come from his time coaching on the Bengals' defense.

Behind Enemy Lines

Ravens QB Joe Flacco has to prove Bengals don't have his number - ESPN

Flacco has to find a way to beat the Cincinnati Bengals, who have caused him more trouble than any team in his career. The Bengals have roughed him up more than James Harrison and the Pittsburgh Steelers. They have frustrated him more often than Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. Marvin Lewis, the mastermind of the best defense in Ravens history 15 years ago, has gotten into the head of Flacco unlike any other team, and it's not even close.

Who will win Bengals-Ravens matchup? | NBC Sports

Mike Florio and Hines Ward discuss the shift in power along Baltimore's defense and debate whether or not the Ravens can come up with a win against the Bengals in Week 3.

NFL Week Three: Ravens Vs. Bengals By The Numbers

Since drafting Joe Flacco in 2008, the Ravens are 13-1 at home during September, but Baltimore has lost its last three games to the Bengals.

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Week 3 NFL predictions: Bet on Patriots, Packers, Seahawks, Steelers

NFL Nation reporters pick the outcomes of Sunday's and Monday's games, including Steelers-Rams, which features the return of Le'Veon Bell, the Cowboys try to stay afloat against the Falcons, and the Colts and Seahawks try to avoid a dreaded 0-3 start.

Drew Brees of New Orleans Saints out with rotator cuff injury

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will not play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers because of an injury to his right shoulder, coach Sean Payton announced Friday. "I haven't missed a game due to injury in 20 years, since my junior year of high school. I consider myself very fortunate for that," Brees told ESPN Insider Ed Werder. "[That's] another reason why this decision was so tough.

7 things you never knew about being a sports camera operator - Vox

Being a sports camera operator has a lot in common with being an athlete: It takes endurance, athletic knowledge, and teamwork. And while you're at work, millions of people are sitting on their couches, crumbs on their shirts, judging your every move.

San Diego Padres crowd grows by one infant fan during game

A woman who went to see the San Diego Padres on Thursday night left as a brand new madre after giving birth to a baby boy, the first birth during a game in Petco Park's 11-year history..