Armageddon Approaches For Cincinnati Bengals

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Doug Tifft in NFL
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It is time to panic in Cincinnati. Go crazy. Start running around like chickens with your heads cut off. The city is going up in flames. Week 1 of the 2009 NFL season saw the Bengals lose on a miraculous “tip-drill touchdown,” a seemingly fitting way to end a season opener in which the Bengals showed flashes of promise against an ominous background. The Bengals offensive line gave Carson Palmer ample time to pick up 247 yards on 21 completions…against a vastly undersized and inferior Denver Bronco pass rush. The Bengals secondary held Brandon Marshall to only 27 yards receiving…in large part because quarterback Kyle Orton struggled to throw the ball further than 20 yards down the field. Rookie linebacker Rey Maualuga was ubiquitous throughout the second half, flyi ...

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