During HBO's miniseries Hard Knocks no player seemed to work harder for a roster spot than Cincinnati Bengals running back Brian Leonard. After Sunday's win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, he showed us why he deserves to suit up in the orange and black each Sunday. There was plenty on the line between the two teams on Sunday, considering the loser would fall two games behind the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North. After trailing 20-9 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Bengals rallied with two late touchdowns by Cedric Benson and Andre Caldwell to defeat the Steelers 23-20. Sunday's game was more than just another regular-season win for the Bengals; it was a statement game for a team showing they have what it takes to be contenders not only in the AFC North, but for the rest of the ...
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