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Bengals Preview: New Staff, Same Stars

After three straight playoff appearances, the Bengals lost their offensive and defensive coordinators to head coaching jobs. But adjusting to a new staff is secondary to the development of their young players, specifically QB Andy Dalton

'I Kind of Cried a Little Bit'

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict on making the Pro Bowl, adjusting to a new coordinator and playing without Cincinnati’s key ingredient on D

Bengals Report: Ready to Take the Next Step

Now a big-money QB, Andy Dalton must finally deliver wins in the postseason. But simply getting there is no gimme in the tough AFC North

Just Like Geno

Pittsburgh’s Aaron Donald is similar in size and technique to NFL star Geno Atkins. But are the comparisons legit? The Bengals defensive tackle himself says they ‘definitely’ are, so expect Donald to benefit from the path Atkins blazed

Pressure Points: Feasting on the Atkins Diet

The Bengals returned to the field 11 days after losing their All-Pro defensive tackle to a torn ACL. Their pass rush only got better

Sean Lee Can See It Coming

The Cowboys’ middle linebacker, one of the season’s defensive standouts, beats quarterbacks through an uncanny anticipation that comes from film work and smart pre-snap reads. If Dallas is to save its season, he’ll be central to it all

Movie Night With Geno

We hit the film room with All-Pro defensive tackle Geno Atkins to see how the Cincinnati Bengals' studious superstar prepares each week to be the most disruptive interior force in football

Pressure Points: An Eagle Takes Off

Philly fledgling Fletcher Cox makes his mark with a breakout performance, plus the rest of the week in our exclusive pass-rushing analysis

Unmet Expectations

Neither Pittsburgh’s offensive line nor Cincinnati’s defensive front lived up to its billing in Week 1. In a prime-time showdown of the AFC North rivals, look for the Bengals to dominate the trenches—if only because the Steelers are reeling

Bengals Preview: Bursting Through the Ceiling

Cincy has the defense and the game-changing wideout—all it needs is Andy Dalton to elevate his game to win the AFC North crown and finally make some postseason noise