Benzinger backing and calling! And the 1990 world championship series belongs to the Cincinnati Reds!
I'm not going to predict a Bengals win just yet. Our run defense isnt as sturdy as the Jaguars, so Willie Parker will be a factor, and we are dealing with a lot of injuries. The only thing we really have going into this game is our history in Pittsburgh and that the Steelers are playing a short week, but since they lost to Jacksonville on Monday Night, they could come out with a fire lit under them.
The key to the game will be the Bengals offense. They HAVE to control the TOP. The Steelers aren't a quick strike offense. THey have their "gadget" plays, but for the most part they are a methodical offense.
The way you beat that is to get an early lead and run the ball.
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Steelers are a two-point favorite, for what that's worth.
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How will the injuries that the Bengals incurred last week have an effect?
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They're losing Jackson and Braham, but TJ and Levi will be back.
That's a plus, but a team needs to be as close to 100% as possible to beat those guys on their own turf.
The Steelers are Klingons, and they scare me.
I hate 'em, but they scare me.
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I bet Troy P has the same injury that shelved Madieu for the majority of last year.
I've also suffered a few hard defeats at Cleveland Browns stadium, including the infamous Gus Frerotte "Left-Handed Pass" game.
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