Red Sox Nation wrote:
I kinda wanted to hear what Chad Johnson had to say about the loss. We covered him well that game.
Well, before their Sunday's game, in a conference call with the media on Wednesday, Chad Johnson challenged Head Coach Bill Belichick to try stopping him with single coverage! what a statement, rofl! Johnson also said he plans to knock Harrison's helmet off.
Anyway, they lost. Period. And with that, here are some of the comments made by the Bengals :
CJ: "Everyone needs to look in the mirror," "Maybe we're not as good as we think we are. Something's got to change. Now what are we going to do to change it?" (No chicken dance this time
Marvin Lewis: "We've been flying along pretty good," "We got hit in the face. And they kept coming. "
"No excuses about it. We got beat, but we've got a lot of football left to play."
T.J. Houshmandzadeh: "They knew they couldn't stop us, but you need the team as a whole to succeed," "There aren't any (defensive backs) on that team that can cover us. That's why they played the coverages they did. They did a good job of mixing it up."
Maybe Palmer might just need to look at the final score (38-13)
again to believe they were beaten solidly. He was overly confident that they would win. The Pats' running attacks and their great solid defense killed the Bengals. It was a blowout loss for the Bengals and a great team victory for the Pats!