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Why, Cincy, why?

Posted on: November 16, 2009 6:49 pm
 
Just when you think the Bengals moved past what was a sordid history of the three C's -- crooks, criminals and complainants -- here they are again close to signing the alleged woman-beating overrated has-been, Larry Johnson.

There's a chance the signing won't happen but it looks likely and here's a question for the Bengals. You're rolling, you're good, you're one of the best teams in football. You got away from your awful past by flossing and flushing. You've convinced the world you aren't the same old Bengals.

Why bring in this guy? Why, why, why?

The old Bengals were dead. The ones that between April 2006 and June 2007 saw 10 Bengals arrested for a variety of crimes, including domestic violence and resisting arrest. It was so bad that commissioner Roger Goodell used the Bengals as a platform to launch his law and order initiatives.

The Bengals have been able to put that past behind them until now.

Over the past six years -- just six years -- Johnson has been arrested four times on various asault charges against women.

Why the Bengals would ever do this is a total mystery and again demonstrates that some teams in the NFL have little respect for women.

So when Johnson again does something really stupid -- and he will -- the Bengals have no one to blame but themselves.

Good luck, Cincy.

You're going to need it.

 
Category: NFL
Tags: Bengals
 
Comments

Since: Aug 4, 2009
Posted on: November 17, 2009 12:02 am
 

Why, Cincy, why?

how many freakin chances do this guy needs, let someone who really wanna play get a chance, im tired of these guys been overpaid then acting like fools.



Since: Nov 25, 2006
Posted on: November 16, 2009 11:15 pm
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Since: Apr 15, 2009
Posted on: November 16, 2009 11:06 pm
 

Mike Freeman you moron.

Why would you not take a chance on him.  Kansas City sucks and has no O-line, LJ will flourish if given an opportunity in Cincinatti.  So what that some money hungry hoes accused him of ish and tried to get money from him.  What groupies wouldnt?  Give the man a chance and don't hold his past problems against him you tard.



Since: Mar 11, 2009
Posted on: November 16, 2009 11:01 pm
 

Why, Cincy, why?

Why? Because Benson is getting a little banged up and there's still a lot of football left this year.
Why? Because it is a no-risk situation, meaning if Johnson screws up once, he's gone.
Why? Because Johnson should be motivated to prove he still has something left (although, I don't think he does)



Since: May 26, 2009
Posted on: November 16, 2009 9:49 pm
 

Why, Cincy, why?

I don't know how Larry Johnson's penchant for hitting pretty ladies magically leads to the conclusion that the "NFL has little respect for women", but okay. The Bengals are only expressing interest, and they haven't signed the guy yet. Can't we just wait for something to happen before tearing Cincinnati's "acquisition" apart?



Since: Oct 25, 2008
Posted on: November 16, 2009 9:31 pm
 

Why, Cincy, why?

for once, i agree with this guy.  and this coming from a Bengals fan.



Since: Nov 16, 2009
Posted on: November 16, 2009 9:27 pm
 

Why, Cincy, why?

This is a no lose situation for  the Bengals.  He is a former Pro Bowler that can add depth for the playoff run at a bargain basement price.  If he does one single thing out of line, he will be gone and his career will be over.  It is that simple.  As for the "little respect for women", is KC not being included in that club as well?  It wasn't the assault charges that got him kicked out of KC, it was the homophobic comments.  If not for those and the criticisim of the coach, he would still be there.



Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: November 16, 2009 9:21 pm
 

Why, Cincy, why?

The answer: Mike Brown. The man is a penny pincher to the extreme. Cincy was full of criminals because Brown doesn't have to pay a lot for them. Either that, or maybe he's just pissed off that the Bengals are playing so well, so he wants to screw it up and put Marvin in his place.


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