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Saturday, January 9, 2010
Season on the brink for Bengals

By James Walker

CINCINNATI -- It’s not looking good for the Bengals.

After scoring the opening touchdown, Cincinnati has allowed 21 straight points to fall behind, 21-7. Paul Brown Stadium is very quiet, as fans wait for a spark from the Bengals.

New York has outplayed Cincinnati since the second quarter on both sides of the football. The Jets are winning the field-position battle and eventually turning it into points.

The Bengals have been good in the fourth quarter this season. But they will need to make a lot of plays against the NFL’s top-rated defense to have a chance.