Graham Powell asks, “So, how ’bout them Bungles? You flashing back to the glory days of 1996 yet?”
What the Bengals need is a new owner who isn’t a complete moron when it comes to football. It’s been said that Bengals owner Mike Brown is a nice guy who knows football, but wants to win his way.
The problem is his way hasn’t worked since 1991, when the ghost of his father, the legendary Paul Brown, still hung over Riverfront Stadium.
Baltimore stole the original Browns, and the current franchise is nothing to write home about. I only rooted for the Steelers because the Browns didn’t exist for four years of the Bengals’ Lost Decade. And I sure as hell ain’t rooting for the Ravens.
Right now, Mike Brown needs to turn the team over to daughter Katie Blackburn, who likely would hire a general manager and let Coach Marvin Lewis do what he needs to do to win. Mike needs to be a good Cincinnatian and retire to Hilton Head Island, or a good former Clevelander and move to Winterhaven, FL.
I firmly believe Marvin Lewis will coach a team to the Superbowl. I also firmly believe that team will be located in Baltimore, Cleveland, New York, possibly Los Angeles. It won’t be on the banks of the Ohio.
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