The Carson Wentz Injury Is My Fault

I should have known better.

The Bengals hopes of making the playoffs are all but extinct, so I began looking for another team to root for until the season is over. There are certain teams that, under any circumstances, I can’t bring myself to root for, so the Steelers and Patriots were already eliminated from my potential fandom. However, there were some strong lookers in the NFC that made me turn my head a little bit.

I always liked Mike Zimmer, so the Vikings were in contention. I could also throw my attention at the LA Rams, in hopes that Whitworth could finally get a ring that Marvin never won him in Cincy. And then, there was the Eagles. Carson Wentz seems like a good dude, and the Monday night feature about him and a dying fan was a tear jerker.

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What Will Roger Goodell Buy With All of the Bengals-Steelers Fine Money?

 

Cincinnati.com – The Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers racked up $63,816 in lost dollars on Friday due to an infraction by Bengals safety George Iloka and the one-game suspension of Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster.

In the grand scheme of things and with the way the game went and the sports world reacted, this doesn’t seem like much money. You’d think game checks would be getting yanked left and right with the narrative we’ve heard all week long. Was this an ugly game for all parties involved? Yeah. Was this a black eye on the league that is “trying” to clean the game up? Probably. Does Roger Goodell have a massive boner trying to decide what he’s gonna buy with this $64k? Absofuckinglutely he does.

Before you get all pissy – yes, I know he doesn’t actually get to pocket the money. Or does he? I’m too lazy to look it up right now, so lets assume he does. What kind of car should he buy? Maybe he could buy a few friends since he probably doesn’t have any? Does he have kids? That would require sex and King Goodell has about as much sex appeal as Darren Rovell after a night of trying $6 gourmet sandwiches at minor league ballparks just so he can get some cheap retweets. So maybe no kids. Again, I don’t feel like looking it up. So instead of researching anything about Roger Goodell’s life, I decided to come up with a list of a few suggestions for Ol’ Rog.  Continue reading

Nati Boys #19: Are the Reds the Best Team in Baseball History?

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On today’s episode of the Nati Boys podcast, the guys look ahead to the OSU and UC football games this weekend, and look forward to the Bengals Thursday Night Football game against the Texans.  We have a couple Reds stats (nerd), and talk about the streaking Indians and Dodgers.  We wrap the show up with some Kobe talk, Durant talking trash about Under Armor shoes, and have a fantasy draft of shoes we’d rather wear than Under Armor.

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Nati Boys #18: Football Sucks

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The State of Ohio had a poor showing in football this weekend, much to the chagrin of the Nati Boys.  We briefly recap the Bearcats’, Bengals’ and Buckeyes’ woes and try to find some reasons to be positive about each of our teams.  Find out the latest reason why nobody likes Brian Kelly as we officially put him on the Hot Seat.  We discuss some of the biggest stories from Week 1 of the NFL season as well, including updates on Zeke Elliott’s pending suspension and on the Los Angeles Rams’ attendance issues.  We wrap things with a brief review of Lonzo Ball’s latest rap track and a “Would you rather…?” about athletic ability vs. musical talent.

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Nati Boys #17: Bengals Season Preview

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The NFL season is back, and it’s time for the Nati Boys to give you their predictions for the Cincinnati Bengals season, and for the Super Bowl.  We also talk a little baseball, with JD Martinez trying to imitate Scooter Gennett, BP moving out of Atlanta and onto the Angels, Bryan Price coming back next season for the Reds, and those cheating Red Sox.  We wrap up the episode with our fantasy draft of things that are more likely to happen than the Jets winning the Super Bowl.

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Nati Boys #16: Milliron Sports vs. Goliath

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The first weekend of college football is in the books, and the Nati Boys recap some of this past weekend’s action.  We have an update on the Lakers tampering case and the Ball family is back in the news once again.  We discuss some of the surprise cuts, or lack thereof, made by the Bengals this weekend as we prepare for Week 1 of the NFL season.  We honor Joey Votto with the coveted Nati Boys “Good Guy Award”.  Finally, we wrap up the episode with a fantasy draft of some of our favorite upsets from the sports world and beyond.

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Zeke Suspended 6 Games, Proving Once Again That Roger Goodell Has No Idea What He’s Doing

 

It’s hard to have any confidence in the NFL’s leadership when they are so wildly off-base with the bulk of their punishments.

NFL sees video proof of Ray Rice knocking out his fiancé in an elevator: 2 games

NFL hears kicker Josh Brown admit to physically abusing his wife: 1 game

NFL sees no charges filed against Zeke because of inaccuracies in the stories: 6 games

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Risk Vs. Reward: The Adam Jones Project 

Hey Adam can we chat? What the hell are you doing? Do you not get that you are ruining your life? I’ve given you chance after chance and even the product on the field has become questionable.

These are the only words that should be spoken by Bengals Owner Mike Brown. When is it time to move on from the controversial Adam “Pacman” Jones?

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