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Bengals confident after pounding AFC North rival Steelers

Nov. 29, 2021 14:49 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals have built an offense around star quarterback Joe Burrow and big-play receivers. However, it was a fierce ground game that powered the past two big wins. Running back Joe Mixon has had back-to-back 100-yard...

Mixon runs for career-high 165 yards, Bengals crush Steelers

Nov. 28, 2021 19:02 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals cornerback Mike Hilton, who played for the Steelers for his first four years, got his first pick-6 at any level of football against his former team late in the first half Sunday. Hilton's interception of Ben Roethlisberger put Cincinnati up...

Steelers search for answers after blowout by Bengals

Nov. 28, 2021 18:44 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 41-10 thrashing at the hands of the division rival Bengals has the Steelers in line to miss the playoffs for the third time in four years. It wasn't so much that Sunday's loss happened as how it happened. The Steelers (5-5-1) were beaten in the...

Slumping Steelers try to avoid series sweep against Bengals

Nov. 26, 2021 11:19 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin says every game against an AFC North opponent is an elimination game. That starts Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, who have already defeated the Steelers once this year. His urgency is...

Bengals halt skid with confidence-building win over Raiders

Nov. 22, 2021 12:37 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals lost the first game after the bye week in each of the past five seasons. That provided a little extra motivation for Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders. The Bengals (6-4) did enough things right and...

Bengals snap skid, topple slumping Raiders 32-13

Nov. 21, 2021 20:59 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon asked his teammates at Thursday’s practice what the plans were for a touchdown celebration in lieu of their first-ever trip to Las Vegas. “We was like, ‘we gotta do something like we gambling,'” Mixon...

Bengals, Raiders look to reverse recent slides

Nov. 18, 2021 15:30 PM EST

Just a few weeks ago the Cincinnati Bengals and Las Vegas Raiders found themselves in surprising spots, tied at the top of the AFC standings. The two perennial also-rans had both gotten off to 5-2 starts that offered promise that a long-awaited breakthrough could be in...

Prescott, Burrow among NFL's top comeback candidates in 2021

Nov. 11, 2021 19:33 PM EST

Those Dallas fans who didn't make an early beeline for the exits when the heavily favored Cowboys were getting crushed by the Broncos on Sunday were rewarded when Dak Prescott stuck around with them until the bitter end. Prescott engineered two touchdown drives, capped by...

Are up-and-down Bengals ready to make a playoff run?

Nov. 11, 2021 17:11 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — D.J. Reader knows maturity and resilience matter when it comes to winning games down the stretch in a long, arduous NFL season. The veteran defensive tackle — like every other Bengals player performing self-analysis during the team's off week — is...

Contending but stumbling, Bengals regroup for second half

Nov. 08, 2021 15:15 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The off week is coming at an opportune time for the Cincinnati Bengals, who followed a promising start to the 2021 season with two bumbling losses in a row. Who knows which version of the Bengals will show up next? The Bengals...