Cincinnati Bengals Await Stacked 2010 Schedule

July 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One of the keys to the success of the Cincinnati Bengals last season was their ability to fly under the radar. The team started the season 7-2 and essentially had the AFC North wrapped up by mid-November.
That won’t be the case this season. The Bengals’ secret is out, which means coach Marvin Lewis will have to find new ways to motivate his team. And coupled with a brutal schedule that includes five preseason games, Bengals.com editor Geoff Hobson predicts Lewis may also have to monitor his players’ snaps.
“[Coach Lewis] is looking at five preseason games, so I think he’s is going to taper them,” Hobson said. “They were a little worn out at the end of last season [due to injuries] and weren’t in top form. He knows the season is a long haul, so he’ll keep the guys fresh for the stretch run and I think emphasize winning a playoff game.”
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