Episodes
James catches you up on injury news from Thursday's practice, then Jake joins and the guys break down the keys to beating Baltimore, from Joe Burrow taking a step forward against Wink Martindale to the defense finding a way to contain Lamar Jackson and the Ravens' offense that has been prolific in home games in 2021. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/22/21
Hakeem Adeniji and Khalid Kareem are making their way back from injured lists, and we talk with Locked On Ravens about the interesting matchups coming up as the Bengals visit Baltimore in Week 7. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/21/21
The All-22 is always instructuve, and Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata, Jake and James break down the notable themes against the Lions and project how those themes will play out against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/20/21
Revisiting Sunday's blowout for some takeaways and lessons learned, then Jake and James talk about Chris Evans and Trey Hill's potential ascension on the depth chart, take a tangent to discuss Whitney Mercilus as a midseason FA fit, and hit some Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase stats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/19/21
Ja'Marr Chase continues to be a sparkplug for the Cincinnati Bengals offense as he, Joe Mixon, and Chris Evans all had big days on offense while the defense thoroughly dominated the Detroit Lions from start to finish. Jake and James have you covered with postgame notes and takeaways after the Bengals' most convincing win of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/17/21
Jake and James update you on the injury concerns at right guard, Joe Mixon's DNP on Thursday, and the disastrous state of injuries for the already low-talent Lions before previewing the game. If the Bengals are a good football team, this should be a get-right week for all three phases. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/15/21
Injury news is generally positive for Joe Mixon and Joe Burrow on Wednesday, then Jake is joined by PFF's Seth Galina to expand on what will take the Bengals offense to the next level. We wrap up with James and Matt Dery's crossover Thursday, where you'll find out how Penei Sewell is doing in Detroit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/14/21
Trae Waynes heads to the injured reserve with his hamstring issue as his star-crossed career in Cincinnati continues. Jake and James are also joined by Mike Bengals_Sans Santagata to talk about the issues with the Bengals' empty scheme, the outside zone game, and what the Bengals can do to fix it. We also hit Chidobe Awuzie's strong start to his Bengals career, and some Lou Anarumo praise for a defense that is turning things around. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 10/13/21
Joe Burrow and Jessie Bates are OK according to Zac Taylor, but Jackson Carman and Samaje Perine will head to the COVID list and Trae Waynes pulled his hamstring again. We also discuss some re-watch notes where the protection undermined some of the offensive gameplan, and decisions at the end of regulation and in overtime may haunt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/11/21
We break down the Bengals' frustrating loss in Paul Brown Stadium where there were some good performances, but ultimately the team let a win slip through their fingers against a good Green Bay Packers team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/10/21
Injuries aren't trending in the right direction on Thursday's practice report, and Jake and James discuss the keys to the Cincinnati Bengals winning as home underdogs against the visiting Packers. The hint is in the title: Let Joe Cook! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/07/21
James gets you caught up on a ton of injury news from the Bengals' first practice of the week after their mini-bye from Thursday Night Football, then Jake is joined by Locked On Packers host Peter Bukowski to talk about the Packers-Bengals matchup, and where both teams will be tested in Week 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/06/21
In our midweek mailbag James and Jake discuss their event at the Blind Pig, the atmosphere at PBS for TNF, extending Jessie Bates as a piece of a great defense, and some comparisons between Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert, and A.J. Green and Ja'Marr Chase. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/05/21
Zac Taylor delivered a very encouraging injury update in his Monday press conference, and Mike "Bengals Sans" joins us with observations from All-22 film review Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/04/21
Jake and James break down areas for improvement for the Bengals, including first quarter offense, second down offense, and discuss Jackson Carman's second start. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/03/21
The Cincinnati Bengals move to 3-1 after a thrilling second half comeback against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The first half was rough, but the Bengals found their footing on both sides of the ball in the second half to clutch out the W. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 10/01/21
Jessie Bates and Tee Higgins are out and Chidobe Awuzie is doubtful, we talk about the potential impact of those injuries on the Bengals' Week 4 matchup against the Jaguars, talk keys to the game, and hear from Locked On Jaguars' Tony Wiggins on how Urban Meyer's team is progressing from its 0-3 start. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/29/21
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow had one of the best games of his young NFL career in Sunday's 24-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. James Rapien is joined by Mike Santagata aka Bengals Sans to break down Burrow's performance, plus they talk about Ja'Marr Chase, Jackson Carman's first start, an impressive defense and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/28/21
Injuries to Jessie Bates and Chidobe Awuzie have made the secondary thin, we get you notes from theJackson Carman rewatch, and discuss the trap game potential as heavy favorites in Week 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/28/21
Instant reaction to the Bengals' resounding victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, complete with effient offense, dominant trench play, takeaways, and even a little luck. Jake and James have you covered with a post-game breakdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/26/21
Jake and James break down the keys to victory for the Cincinnati Bengals road trip to Pittsburgh, and cover the key matchups on both sides of the ball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/24/21
T.J. Watt and Ben Roethlisberger on the injury report, but we all know they're going to play, plus Zac Taylor and Joe Burrow press conference notables, and Chris Carter from Locked On Steelers tells us how things are going for the Bengals archrivals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/23/21
Mike (bengals_sans) joins Jake and James as we break down the All 22 from Week 2 in Chicago. We hand out grades for each offensive lineman after film review, weigh in on how much Joe Burrow is still dealing with mental hurdles, and how well the defense has played at every level so far this year, specifically with this week's takeaway! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/22/21
Xavier Su'a-Filo might have an injury that propels Jackson Carman into the starting lineup, and Jake and James take your questions in the Monday Mailbag. We also take a look at the problems the Bengals are having on second downs compared to the rest of the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/20/21
The defense settled into a great football game after an opening-drive touchdown for the Bears, but Joe Burrow and the Bengals offense couldn't capitalize on their opportunities and turn it over 4 times in a row en route to a disappointing Week 2 loss. Jake and James get you an instant reaction as the Cincinnati Bengals fall to 1-1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 09/19/21