I'd be willing to wager that soon after the New York Jets 37-0 drubbing of the Cincinnati Bengals, NBC executives began to panic. It's bad enough that this game lacked drama, flare, suspense, and bravado. It's even worse that these two teams are going to meet in the playoffs this Saturday afternoon. How is NBC going to promote a game that people outside of New York and Cincinnati will likely shun in fear of the exact same outcome? Well, for one thing, the Bengals will be the home team, and they'll be no Fireman Ed to lead the cheers. Maybe Cedric Benson will average better than the pitiful 1.8 yards per carry he did on Sunday night. Maybe the Bengals will gain more than seven yards of total offense in the first half. Maybe "Ochostinko" will stop talking smack on Twitter , and learn to be ...
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