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Bleeds Orange last won the day on December 31 2016

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  1. Damn, you invested several keystrokes in that failed attempt at humor...even searched out a GIF... Maybe I made a weak analogy, but the point was and still is, he is not irreplaceable. Find a way to win without him and his baggage, just as every other winning team has done.
  2. I respect what Jones has done on the field, but every team that ever won a Super Bowl, did so without Adam Jones on the roster. I agree that he needs to stay at this time, but I won't shed any tears when his time with the team is over.
  3. Regardless of how good he may or may not be, I just want them to get the stench of that 2015 playoff debacle behind them, and that means not suiting up the main culprit every week. Also look forward to Pacman being gone. I'm going to find it hard to root for this team until that happens. Any time I see either of them in a Bengals uniform, I'm reminded of one of, if not the, darkest day in the history of the franchise.
  4. Offensive lineman are boring. You won't find the jerseys of OL in Kohl's or Dick's. Taking a WR or RB with their Top Ten pick next year is the way to get the fan base excited.
  5. Although they are probably better than many of the 0-3 teams since 1980, the odds are just too long... http://www.oddsshark.com/nfl/its-over-nfls-0-3-teams No first-round playoff embarrassment this year, Bengals fans.
  6. Leg or not, he will miss. I don't think we can depend on him.
  7. Fat Randy I have a feeling that decision is going to haunt this franchise for several years, as Jake Elliott goes on to have a great career. Fat Randy will never hit a 61-yard game-winning field goal.
  8. it's 11:30pm and I'm too tired to read the article or digest any stats, but I will say that whenever a team seems hopeless, I'm reminded of the 1989 Pittsburgh Stealers. They were outscored 92-10 in their first two games but then ended up making the playoffs. (Man, I hate saying anything positive about that franchise. Let's focus on the fact that they were outscored 92-10.)
  9. A quarter of a century ago...

    Oh, that I don't know. I won't speak for USN, but he may have just been drawing parallels to what happened with the Bengals and Packers in Green Bay in Week 3 of 1992 to the upcoming matchup between the same two teams in the same city in Week 3 of 2017.
  10. A quarter of a century ago...

    The Bengals enter the game at 2-0 under rookie head coach David Shula, while the Packers come in at 0-2. The Packers were destroyed at Tampa Bay in Week 2 by a score of 31-3. To make things even better for the Bengals, Packers QB Don Majkowski is out, forcing Green Bay to use backup Brett Favre. Even though he was on the Falcons roster in 1991, Favre is basically a rookie making his first start. Shula looks to be following in the successful steps of his father. I think we have ourselves a coach here, folks. The Packers, on the other hand, look to be in a lot of trouble, at least until they get Majkowski back. My pick: Bengals 27, Packers 6 The otherwise sane members of Go Bengals start to go crazy after losing back to back games AT HOME to a mediocre team and one of the worst teams in the league, while not scoring a touchdown in either game. These ain't two ordinary losses we're talking about here.
  11. Meh. The Bengals let Bill Walsh slip away a few years ago and that worked out fine.
  12. I've been frustrated by looking at the empty club level for years. Why is it so empty at PBS but not at other stadiums that have club levels? As for overall attendance, I wonder if there isn't still a hangover from the playoff debacle of 2015. I know there is for me, personally. I held out hope for good things from 2011 until that game, but now I feel like there's no need to get emotionally or financially invested in this shit show. Even if they make the playoffs, we know it's not going to end well. No, this isn't as bad as the Lost Decade, but in an apples and oranges sort of way, it almost is. I just have no shits left to give for this franchise. That being said, I'll still drop in here and see what's going on with them from time to time.
  13. WOW - Season Opener

    I always love to see the Patriots lose. Second only to a Stealers loss, it's my favorite thing in sports, and I wish we could see it much more often in the months and years to come. It's funny now to go back and read the "Patriots will go undefeated" articles that have run all summer. But while it was nice, I can't help but be reminded of that time that Brady and the Patriots were washed up: https://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/was-this-the-end-for-tom-brady-and-the-new-england-patriots--dynasty--032958660.html http://grantland.com/the-triangle/new-england-patriots-kanas-city-chiefs-tom-brady/ http://www.weei.com/articles/column/uncomfortable-reality-fading-tom-brady
  14. Yeah, I found that same page to make part of a reply before I saw your post. It is pretty uncommon, but it seems to have gone in spurts. 9 times in 8 years 1985-91 and now 4 in past 7 seasons.

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