Being the sixth and final seed in the NFL playoffs usually means you’re a sizable underdog. When it comes to the San Diego Chargers, that holds true a second weekend straight.
Make it 24 straight years since the Cincinnati Bengals have won a playoff game, and their loss to the underdog San Diego Chargers marked a disappointing end to yet another successful season. There was a lot of hope and promise, but now the focus is on who will stay and who will go.
The Cincinnati Bengals haven’t won a playoff game in 23 years and now one more year can be added onto that streak. The San Diego Chargers were able to continue their rejuvenated season by dominating the Bengals and eliminating Cincinnati from the playoffs.
The Cincinnati Bengals had an unexpectedly successful season with an AFC North crown and a trip to the playoffs. Now, they’re facing off with a San Diego Chargers team they beat just a few weeks ago, but they may be facing them without a number of players.
What seemed only like a pipe dream a few weeks ago became reality this past Sunday for the San Diego Chargers and their fans.
After laying dormant through the first half, Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins came roaring back in the third quarter only to be silenced by the Cincinnati Bengals in the game’s final stanza, falling 38-31 in the home opener at FedEx Field.
Although the Washington Redskins are looking ahead to this weekend’s home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, much of the talk in Ashburn centered around the performance of replacement officials in last Sunday’s loss to the St. Louis Rams.
The Redskins held an open locker room this morning before they start their first of three practices in preparation for the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.
With the NFL Draft just a day away, 106.7 The Fan’s Grant Paulsen makes three bold predictions about what the Redskins will do during the three-day event.