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Bengals 20-16 win over the Bills shows growing confidence

We’re not in the business of outrageous statements, such as proclaiming Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills as “must win”. After all, the Bengals, with the Steelers losing horrifically to a dangerous Jacksonville Jaguars squad that’s thrashing AFC North teams, gained traction in the standings; after beating the Bills 20-16…

On NFL Protests and Donald Trump

Ever since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat (and then eventually took a knee) during the National Anthem last year, incendiary arguments have been waged; this is the the wrong stage; he’s applying a fundamental American right; he’s disrespecting the men and women in uniform; the arguments are…

New Ransomware Variant Requires Your Nudes

In layman’s terms, ransomeware takes commonly used extensions (such as .doc for Microsoft Word, .xls for Microsoft Excel) and encrypts files associated with those extensions, which prevents you from ever accessing those files again (unless you’re lucky and a developer resolves the encryption algorithm) Cybercriminals often provide a link to…

Bengals: Curious Case of Tyler Boyd

First, some background: NFL teams are allowed a maximum number (53) of players on their active roster during the regular season, but can only dress/play 46 for their active gameday roster. The undressed seven is typically a collection of injuries and backups, often dictated by their opponent’s style. For example,…

Forbes: Bengals value at $1.8 billion

Forbes recently updated their NFL valuations; a list that ranks the value of NFL teams, as well as revenue, operating income, and debt/value. Cincinnati ranks 30th in the NFL with a value of $1.8 billion. Comparatively speaking, the top five includes Dallas ($4.8 billion), New England ($3.7 billion), NY Giants…

Bengals: Learning Nothing After Two Games

You can break down the “Marvin Lewis era” into two distinct segments: The Carson Palmer era, the Andy Dalton era. Keep in mind that this distinction isn’t a mutual narrative regarding these quarterbacks; it’s a universally accepted breakdown that compartmentalizes two enunciated eras within an era. Got it? Good. The…

No easy fixes for the Bengals

This week has sucked. Bad. …yet, it didn’t start that way. There was optimism. Excitement. Chills. Even a little giddiness. Entering the regular season, Cincinnati boasted a legitimate trio of running backs, a talented mix of wide receivers receivers (young and old), a top-flight defense, and the promotion of two…