Dalton throws for 2 TDs, Bengals beat Eagles 32-14
05:02, Dec 10, 2016
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Only three wins heading into December?
Maybe Andy Dalton has figured it out.
And they have company that can commiserate this weekend.
Since a 31-17 victory against Cleveland on October 23, a game in which Dalton threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to raise his season passer rating to 100;7, the Bengals have gone 0-3-1 to all but extinguish their playoff hopes.
"We need a win", safety Malcolm Jenkins said.
Pederson at first said he thought his players didn't quit. I just felt that everything about this team right now is still right there for the taking.
WILL backer Vontaze Burfict had two interceptions for the first time in his career. We've got new guys in there.
Mathematically, each of them still has a chance. They're 4-1 at home but 1-6 on the road with five straight losses.
Over the course of 16 games from a season ago, he tallied 85 receptions for 997 yards after managing 67 receptions for 872 yards as a rookie.
"Obviously, again, it starts with me, and I've got to make sure that I'm doing it right and I'm holding myself accountable, and as you mentioned earlier with [owner] Jeffrey [Lurie] and [GM] Howie [Roseman], if they're holding me accountable and all that, that's where it starts, and then I relay that message to the assistants and on to the team". "We dug ourselves a hole and it was hard to come out of". That game is far from the reality of the former Eagle quarterback's year.
With a 26-0 deficit, Wentz threw his first interception. Why have Wentz operate under that system - with so many screens and checkdowns - if the goal is to build around a QB who can push the ball downfield?
ACC Championship: Opposing coaches almost worked together
Watson and Scott were consensus first-team all-conference picks previous year , and Gallman was on the coaches' first-team ballot. Q: If Virginia Tech's going to pull this off, what must happen? Now the Hokies get to face Clemson in the ACC Championship Game.
Just in case your interested, head coach Doug Pederson addressed the media one final time in preparation for this one.
What criteria they'll use to determine how long to keep him around is another matter entirely and anybody's guess. "He's still a very capable defensive lineman for us". He has only 1½ sacks. It was 29-0 through most of the three quarters as the Birds showed all the life of a graveyard.
"We've lost a lot of close games, and we've been tied, " rookie receiver Cody Core said.
Phi-Ertz 13 pass from Wentz (Sturgis kick), 2:30. With receiver Jordan Matthews and running back Ryan Mathews sidelined by injuries on Sunday, the onus was on Wentz.
IN YOUR FACE: The Ravens tried an unusual - and successful - strategy against Dalton during their 19-14 win on Sunday. And we're rushing with four, so you do the math.
LaFell said teams are playing more man-to-man defense on the Bengals since Green has been out, and with Eifert seeing a lot of double-teams, the receivers have needed to step up.
"I think if you start - I don't want to say panic - but if you start trying to re-scheme things and do things a little bit out of the norm of what you sort of have your game plans and your philosophy based around, you're going to give up something to get something". "We have to do whatever we can do not to let that happen".
The Bengals put together their best all-around game of the season on Sunday, beating the Eagles 32-14.
Dalton said he felt like he was more in-sync with his receivers after two full weeks adjusting in practice without A.J. Green, who injured his hamstring on the opening drive of a 16-12 loss to Buffalo on November 20.
Point spread: The Packers opened as 3.5-point favorites, and the total was 46.5 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark (line updates and matchup report). Green injured a hamstring on the opening series against the Buffalo Bills on November 20 and missed last Sunday's 19-14 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The home crowd won't take kindly to another miss of any sort. Fans booed and left early during a 16-12 loss to Buffalo on November 20.
At this point of the season, players know their backs are against the wall.
The former Auburn standout was one of the seven players designated as inactive for the Rams' game against the New Orleans Saints . Asked on Friday how he thinks New Orleans fans might receive him this weekend, the 58-year-old said: "It's not about that".
A loss to Virginia Tech would be the worst loss any of the teams who realistically have a shot at a playoff spot could have. And of course it'll be more fodder for those who say, well, the playoffs should be eight teams at least, not four.
Republicans initially wanted the Durham ballots recounted by hand, although they later said a machine recount would be sufficient. If a recount isn't granted in the county, they've threatened to call for a statewide recount of the Governor's race.
Mike Tomlin has been working hard at fixing the multiple problems that he said were plaguing the Steelers a few weeks ago. NY finally found the end zone again with 24 seconds to play on Manning's 1-yard toss to Sterling Shepard .
To keep you on Facebook longer or at least using its chat app, Facebook has launched an Instant Games feature for Messenger . Games will also begin to show under Messenger's search field and Facebook's News Feed, allowing for cross-platform play.
Benchmark U.S. crude added 33 cents to $45.56 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. However, if the organization can reach an agreement, analysts see oil prices jumping to $50 a barrel or greater.
Clark said she thinks voters will recognize her government has been consistent on its approach to pipeline projects. With that, it looks like more smooth sailing for Clark as she prepares for another provincial election campaign.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to reduce restrictions on shale oil, which would further increase global supply. The refined price is more expensive than the crude price, but it does tend to move up or down in line with crude oil.
Still, a deal is not out of the question , and even a remote possibility that it will be backed is an exciting prospect. And the desert kingdom, which accounts for about a third of OPEC's output, normally prevails at ministerial meetings.
Penn State is going to sell out to stop Corey Clement, and how successful they are will go a long way to determining the game . Musso, Tindal, Dixon and returning starter Sojourn Shelton have combined for 16 of Wisconsin's FBS-leading 21 interceptions.
This is good news for those in Big Ten country, who hope it becomes the first conference to have multiple teams in the playoff. The College Football Playoff revenue distribution plan pays each conference $6 million for each team placed in the semifinals.
The Hoosiers came out sluggish in the second half but for the most part were able to maintain an eight- to 10-point lead. It took almost 10 minutes before the Tar Heels were able to engage their overpowering inside game for a low-post basket.
Stafford throws for 341 yards, Lions beat Saints 28-13
Drew Brees let a shotgun snap sail through his hands for a 22-yard loss on the New Orleans Saints' third play against Detroit . Somehow, they managed to come back and win seven of those games - an outcome that had a 0.0025 percent chance of happening.
Did the College Football Playoff pick the four best teams?
The Huskies had three wins against teams ranked in the final College Football Playoff top 20, Penn State had only two. What could provide more consistency, more objectivity while removing much of the subjectivity, is a bigger playoff.
Raiders score 29 straight points to rally past Bills
But being a student of the Bills recent sorry history I don't see that happening. "It's an exciting time in Oakland", Carr said. Malcolm Smith leads the Oakland Raiders with 72 tackles, Khalil Mack has 10 sacks and Reggie Nelson has three interceptions.
Panel's playoff picks came down to Washington vs. Penn State
This year, a healthy Barrett led Ohio State to a double-overtime win at home over MI to ultimately lock down the playoff spot. No semifinalist for the second time in three years because its champion, Oklahoma, was only No. 7 in the final rankings.
With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts
Earlier, police said that a fire raging in a field outside Moshav Rishpon, north of Tel Aviv, was attended to by firefighters. Netanyahu said he spoke with Rama Ben-Zvi, whose popular restaurant in the Jerusalem hills was destroyed by fire.
Surging Navy hosts defense-minded Temple in AAC title game
Victor heads to the Sugar Bowl, likely to eviscerate Gus Malzahn's Auburn squad which is likely playing in the Sugar Bowl. Sophomore Zach Abey, who began the season as a third-stringer and had never attempted a pass, came in for Worth.
Penn State ranked No
Led by dynamic quarterback Deshaun Watson, Clemson lost to Alabama in the national championship game last season in Arizona. The selection protocol does not require the committee to pick conference champions or the victor of head-to-head matchups.
35th Annual World AIDS Day
Now those living with the virus that causes AIDS are hopeful for a cure one day. The drug works a lot like birth control preventing pregnancy.
In College Football Playoff Ranking
The top 4 teams that will comprise the Playoff Semifinalists will be announced at noon on December 4. 3 p.m. or 7 p.m. The Sooners won last year's meeting, but Oklahoma State win in overtime the last time they played in Norman.