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  1. #31
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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?



    I fell for this last year. I convinced myself the Bengals were finally going to break out. And even though Dalton played better than I expected, they still didn't factor. I'll give the Bengals credit after they prove they deserve it. Can't rule it out, but won't rule it in until I see it.




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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Until the Bengals prove otherwise they're still the 3rd best team. Every year everyone expects something big of the Bengals they fail. How many times over the last decade have people said the Bengals are on the cusp - only to see them fall off?

    To be honest I'm one of those people - I keep expecting the Bengals to play better than they do. Maybe this will be the year, but I'm not really counting on it.




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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    The Bungles the best team in the AFC North... nope! The most exciting thing about the Bungles is not their playing ability; it is to see what they will mess up next (my guess is the two first round draft picks).
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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    The Bengals have a promising future...but we have said that before. They always blow it. Hall isn't going to be ready for the season, which sux for them now that cameron and flacco have the pieces to blow the top of their cover 2.




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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Quote Originally Posted by esmd View Post


    I think I'm going to write a blog about why the Ravens are the best team in the AFC North and better than the Bengals, then go register on a Bengals forum and hawk it with my first post. Should be a hoot.....


    Everyone should stop giving the link a click and upping the visits to the OP's site.

    Anyone notice that the OP hasn't been back since?
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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Quote Originally Posted by JustaslowZ06 View Post
    Honestly I'm more worried about the Bengals giving us a run at the division more so than the Steelers. They were 7th in defense last year with subpar secondary play. Add in a Kirkpatrick, or one of the other top DB's in the first and that just improved the postion.

    Their offense was mediocre, they lost Simpson but figure they add a Floyd, or Hill or whomever is on their board and you don't have much of a loss there. They added BGE in the running game and prob need to look at another in the draft.

    All in all it's going to fall on the Ginger's shoulders. Is he going to progress, or is he what he is? He didn't have the best grades coming out of the draft and everything was saying mediocre.
    People where saying this after 2005, and 2009 too, and look what happened in both cases. Honestly I can't see the Bunguls being any better than 8-8 in 2012, pretty much because of the schdule, and the fact that the Texans supplied all the good teams with the tape. The Steelers will battle it out with the Ravens as always, but I do think the Bengals have something good to build on. Sadly I can see them giving up a bunch of players they are developing anyway, because Mike Brown is cheap.




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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Quote Originally Posted by lovefootball View Post
    If they have a soft schedule, they will win.
    The Bengals play virtually the same schedule as the Ravens but face the Jets and Jags versus the Ravens facing NE and Houston.

    All AFC North teams play the NFC East and AFC West which mean the division winner may take it by winning 9 or 10 games if those teams play as expected. The QB's the Ravens are scheduled to face this year are Brady, Manning, E. Manning, Vick, Romo, RG III or Luck, Shaub, Palmer, the Rapist(2), Dalton(2), Rivers. The only 'breaks' are McCoy or Taneyhill (2) and Cassell. The Bengals face all of those QB's but get a break with Dirty Sanchez/Tebow and Gabbert/Henne instead of Brady Schaub.

    One things for sure the Ravens offense is going to have to score 28 or more in a lot of those games to win......but so will the Bengals.




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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ravens75 View Post
    The Bengals play virtually the same schedule as the Ravens but face the Jets and Jags versus the Ravens facing NE and Houston.

    All AFC North teams play the NFC East and AFC West which mean the division winner may take it by winning 9 or 10 games if those teams play as expected. The QB's the Ravens are scheduled to face this year are Brady, Manning, E. Manning, Vick, Romo, RG III or Luck, Shaub, Palmer, the Rapist(2), Dalton(2), Rivers. The only 'breaks' are McCoy or Taneyhill (2) and Cassell. The Bengals face all of those QB's but get a break with Dirty Sanchez/Tebow and Gabbert/Henne instead of Brady Schaub.

    One things for sure the Ravens offense is going to have to score 28 or more in a lot of those games to win......but so will the Bengals.
    How can you be sure that RG3 is going to set the world alight against our defense? He hasn't played one down in the NFL, I never make assumptions on players who haven't proven anything in the NFL. Also what teams there do you see putting more than 28 points on our defense? Brady managed 23, and they are probably the best offensive team in the league, along with the Packers.




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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Quote Originally Posted by MMFan23 View Post
    Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?
    what do you guys think?
    YES, followed by the Browns, then flip a coin for the other two teams... Bc




  10. Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Apparently some around the NFL media aren't feeling the Bengals are the best in the division either.

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    When I see a guy pimping what appears to be a blog entry without identifying the author, I just assume he's the author & gets paid for clicks. And that the blog entry will be the type of thing you could only get people to read that way. So I don't have to reward him with a click.

    Maybe that's cynical of me, but I remain suspicious. If some newbie came along and said "Hey, I think [insert unsupported random opinion], here's a link to my blog," maybe nobody would click it, but at least you have your dignity. Make it good and own it, with a tip of the cap to emdiggy, who does it right. He owns it, and his links have a track record of being worth clicking.

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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    Quote Originally Posted by leachisabeast View Post
    People where saying this after 2005, and 2009 too, and look what happened in both cases. Honestly I can't see the Bunguls being any better than 8-8 in 2012, pretty much because of the schdule, and the fact that the Texans supplied all the good teams with the tape. The Steelers will battle it out with the Ravens as always, but I do think the Bengals have something good to build on. Sadly I can see them giving up a bunch of players they are developing anyway, because Mike Brown is cheap.
    Very true, and I'll still stand by my guess that Cinnci will be in 2nd this year, or tied with Pitt for 2nd with a tiebreaker going in their favor. I could see both going 9-7 or 10-6 while we hit 11 or 12. Pitt just doesn't worry me anymore. Polamalu has slowed greatly and isn't the same, the outlet Ward is gone, Ben is constantly hobbled by all those hits finally taking their toll and they have the second oldest LB core in the NFL. Garbage corners and a OL that can stay a full season together. IMO they are or should be in full blown rebuild mode, which they've started by releasing alot of older guys.




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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

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    Re: Are the bengals the best team in the afc north?

    No but they ARE a good team




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