View Full Version : Bengals' Defense Sees Slim Improvement, But The Losses Continue

11-06-2012, 02:28 PM

Excerpt: "Next up on the Giants schedule is a trip to Cincinnati where they will take on another AFC North member, the 3-5 Bengals, before finally enjoying their bye week. The Giants' loss to the Steelers dropped them to 6-3, and as Justin Tuck said Monday, 7-3 instead of 6-4 going into the bye is a significant difference.

The Bengals, losers of four straight, finally had their defense record an interception against the Broncos Sunday. Cornerback Terrence Newman picked Peyton Manning off twice in the third quarter and the Bengals consequently took a brief lead. But it wasn't enough in their 31-23 loss andKevin Kelly of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes the slim progress on defense won't be enough going forward (http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20121104/SPT02/121104009/Even-picks-Bengals-D-drops-ball?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Bengals).Cincinnati surprisingly made the playoffs last season, but after starting 3-1 it's gotten ugly. Paul Daugherty of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes that he's seen this movie before from the troubled franchise (http://cincinnati.com/blogs/daugherty/2012/11/05/the-morning-line-115-2/)." Read more...