Bengals Look Like Bonafide Contenders

Posted: 7th December 2009 by David Campbell in NFL
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As a long season wears down, itÆs easy to nitpick at teamsùto find every little crack and magnify every mistake. ItÆs no different when it comes to the NFL Draft or presidential elections. After a while, itÆs easy to find reasons why a team can't win rather than why it can win. In the Bengals' case, they improved to 9-3 on the season with a 23-13 win over Detroit on Sunday. While theágame was hardly a blowout,áCincinnati was never truly threatened after the first quarter and dominated the Lions in all three phases of the game. What the nitpickers willáfocused onáis the continued struggles of quarterback Carson Palmer, who, other than a few times this season, hasn'tálooked like the gunslinger he was before his elbow injury.áThe defense also gave up two big passes to the LionsÆ C ...

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