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Morning Bites: Bengals Lose To The Browns

Taking a look around the web on the stories being written about the Bengals during their 17-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

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Jason Miller

Locker Room Buzz: Cincinnati Bengals - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
CLEVELAND -- Observed in the locker room after the Cincinnati Bengals' 17-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns. Embarrassing: This was the word used most

Daugherty: Bengals' loss to Browns proves 'Any Given Sunday'
Paul Daugherty writes: The Bengals' ugly loss in Cleveland was the sort of game that sends a shiver of fear up an organization’s spine.

Browns own third downs vs. Bengals | |
Third downs were supposed to be where the Bengals could bury the Browns on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. Entering the game, Cleveland ranked dead last in the NFL, converting just 33 percent of its third downs.

Cameron becoming Hoyer's go-to guy | |
On Wednesday, Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict commented when asked about the matchup with Cleveland's emerging tight end Jordan Cameron that Sunday would be a 'regular day for me. I don't even know who he is.'

The fix to Bengals' offensive woes? Dalton - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
CLEVELAND -- In the world of social media GMs and fantasy football owners, Andy Dalton was benched, traded and released thousands of times Sunday afte

Five things we learned from Browns-Bengals
Five things we learned from Browns-Bengals Sunday...

Quotes of Note: Offensive woes
Andy Dalton endured one of his worst days as a pro and there wasn’t much positive to talk about on that side of the ball. Here the reactions of the relevant parties to what went wrong, why it went wrong and where to go from here.

Hoyer picks his spots
It's hard to quibble with the Bengals defense Sunday in their 17-6 loss considering they went into it without arguably their best player (cornerback Leon Hall), another starting defensive back (safety Reggie Nelson), they were on the field for 71 plays just a week after they staved off the Packers on 81, and they held the Browns to 10 points for 55 minutes.

Offense stunned
To a man on an offense that was supposed to take that bold next step in 2013, the Bengals were stunned at how Sunday's 17-6 loss to the Browns unfolded at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Bengals-Browns Postgame Quotes
"It was a football game that, going into the mid-fourth quarter, we really felt like we were making plays and having an opportunity to turn it around, which we didn’t in the first half."

Bengals-Browns: Quarter-by-quarter | |
Our experts examine what went right and what went wrong during each of the four quarters for the Bengals in their 17-6 loss to the Browns on Sunday, as well as an observation and a key stat from each quarter.

Bengals offense comes up short
It's about as frustrated as anyone has seen cool two-time Bengals Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green.

Bengals' offense dormant in 17-6 loss to Browns
One week after beating the Packers, the Bengals failed to reach the end zone in Cleveland in Sunday's 17-6 loss to the Browns.

Bengals-Browns: Fifth Quarter | |
Joe Reedy offers his game ball, further review, five key numbers, Reedy's Read, quote of note and Who-Dey Haiku after the Bengals' loss in Cleveland.

Rapid Reaction: Browns 17, Bengals 6 - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
CLEVELAND -- A few thoughts on the Cleveland Browns' 17-6 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. What it means: The Browns' win means we all of a sudden ha

2013 NFL Grades, Week 4: Chiefs earn 'A' for NFC East domination -
Cincy has to figure out how to take the leash off this offense. The Bengals aren't scoring the way they should be given their weapons. Kudos to Joe Haden for shutting down A.J. Green. There have to be concerns about Andy Dalton at this point.

NFL Sunday’s 10 most attention-getting performances | For The Win
If Friday Night Lights’ Matt Saracen had an NFL equivalent, it would currently be the Browns quarterback, a local native turned undrafted rookie who has crafted quite the underdog story in his first two starts. While Brandon Weeden’s injury isn’t permanent, his removal from Cleveland’s lineup likely is after Hoyer’s impressive performance in the Browns’ 17-6 win over Cincinnati.

Seattle Seahawks send message to NFC; more NFL Week 4 Snaps
What a great put-the-game-away drive that was by Cleveland in the fourth quarter, a 12-play, 91-yard march that was capped by Brian Hoyer's 1-yard touchdown pass to Chris Ogbonnaya. Don't look now, but after their 17-6 beat-down of the Bengals, the Browns are tied for first-place in the AFC North, with fellow 2-2's Baltimore and Cincinnati. And Cleveland can grab sole possession of the top spot if it can defeat visiting Buffalo in the Week 5 Thursday Night game.