So long and farewell – gauging Marvin Lewis’s time in Cincinnati

I think, after everything, I’ll miss his chuckle. That unbridled, joyous chuckle he often erupted into during press conferences was like a big, warm comfort blanket, often followed by a big, beaming smile. Of course, not all press conferences could be chucklesome – recently they had become tetchy, stubborn, uncommunicative and, sometimes, perplexing. That chuckle […]

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Week 16 predictions: Bengals at Browns

Jamie Wroe @trequartbeasta The Bengals finally snapped their losing streak, but it wasn’t enough to avoid mathematical elimination. Now we become barbecue-pissers-in-chief, and can end two division rivals’ seasons in two consecutive weeks. It will be a sell out in the factory of sadness as Cleveland fans hope for an unlikely playoff berth. We can […]

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Week 15 predictions: Raiders at Bengals

Jamie Wroe @trequartbeasta The Bengals improved last week to just-about-competent and ran the Chargers unexpectedly close. The defense, so maligned, seemed to have finally adjusted. More of the same, please, against the worst team in the league. The Raiders have just beaten Pittsburgh, but I remain steadfast. We snap the streak here.Raiders 23 Bengals 34 […]

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