The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won an NFL playoff game since January 6, 1990. They beat the Houston Oilers—right there, that tells you it was a long time ago—by a 41-14 score in the wild-card round of the AFC playoffs. Since then, the Bengals have lost all five postseason contests they’ve played in. That needs to change this weekend.
On Tuesday, veteran running back Ben Tate was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a proactive insurance policy should team MVP Le’Veon Bell not be ready against Ravens.
The Minnesota Vikings have more confidence and optimism heading into this offseason than they did a year ago. They have two of the most important pieces in place in head coach Mike Zimmer and Teddy Bridgewater. Also, they improved in several areas from the past season. The Vikings have 12 free agents this offseason, but just one opening day starter.
New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
The Cleveland Browns had so much hype going into the season and they appeared to be proving themselves in the early and middle portions of the season. Then, the final month of the season arrived and it was a complete and total collapse. 2014 was a year full of controversy, suspensions, injuries, hype, and false hopes.
The quarterback apologized to his Browns teammates Monday for a season of distractions and vowed to change.
Perhaps fitting, Johnny Manziel’s final play was a 1-yard loss.
Along with being sacked, taunted, embarrassed and mistreated on Sunday by the Bengals, Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel got humbled in his first NFL start.
Johnny Manziel looked overmatched and overwhelmed for much of the game, as the Bengals wrecked his anticipated debut as an NFL starter with a 30-0 smashing of the Browns.
The bell has tolled for Brian Hoyer. And he never really had a chance. It’s showtime for Johnny Manziel. An entirely different show than the one to which he’s become so accustomed.
On Sunday, the NFL will get its first extended look at Johnny Manziel, who routinely turned broken plays into touchdowns at Texas A&M and will now try to rescue the Browns.
The playmaking, headline-making, love-him-or-hate-him sensation who has spent the majority of his rookie season as an orange-helmeted spectator, Johnny Manziel is now the Browns’ starting quarterback.