Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Bengals look to take out anger on Browns
By Jamison Hensley
The Bengals are ticked off after falling short the past two weeks against the Steelers and Ravens. That's not good news for the Browns, according to the Bengals players.
"We feel like we flat out didn't beat two teams we should have and now we feel like the next team has to pay," Cincinnati left tackle Andrew Whitworth said, via The Cincinnati Enquirer. "Guys are angry and upset and want to go out and prove the team we are."
That "next team" is the Browns (4-6), who are two games behind Cincinnati (6-4) for third place in the AFC North. The last time the Bengals lost back-to-back games this season, they reeled off five straight wins.
"We have to take out our anger on them," Cincinnati nose tackle Domata Peko told the Bengals' team website. "We can't keep waiting until the fourth quarter to try and win the game."
Maybe I'm wrong, but shouldn't the Browns -- who allowed that easy 41-yard touchdown to A.J. Green in the season opener -- be the ones mad at the Bengals? Or maybe the Browns should be mad at themselves for not being ready.