Why Your Team Won’t Win The Super Bowl: Cincinnati Bengals Edition

June 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

No, I am not picking on just the Cincinnati Bengals! This just happens to be the first part of a series, "Why Your Team Won't Win The Super Bowl" that I am writing for all 32 of the NFL teams, yes, including my Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Cincinnati Bengals shocked the world in 2009, not only winning and sweeping the AFC North, but making a playoff push that many believed could take them to the Super Bowl.
The Cincinnati Bengals went, "Old School AFC Central," in 2009. Winning with a powerful running game, and a smothering defense.
Cedric Benson showed the world that the Chicago Bears made a mistake by letting him go. The days of Carson Palmer throwing the ball 30+ times per game seemed to be a thing of the past.
With the power running game, the Bengals were able to control the clock, and keep the defense off the field, and fresh.
That is the formula that both the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens normally took, and both abandoned it in ...

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