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Cowboys, Jets Advance
 Cowboys, Jets Advance 
nfl playoffs

Cowboys, Jets Advance

Tony Romo, Mark Sanchez make it look easy in wild-card games

(Newser) - Dallas won a laugher over Philadelphia, and the Jets took down Cincinnati on the road to advance in the playoffs. Tony Romo (2 TDs, 244 yards) and the Cowboys put up 27 points in the second quarter and cruised to a 34-14 win. Dallas Morning News coverage here . On the...

Fiancee: Chris Henry Jumped
 Fiancee: Chris Henry Jumped 

Fiancee: Chris Henry Jumped

Loleini Tonga says she couldn't stop truck, was driving slowly

(Newser) - Loleini Tonga spoke out for the first time since fiancé Chris Henry died Dec. 16, telling ESPN the Cincinnati Bengals’ player jumped out of the back of her pickup truck. “I wasn’t going fast. Maybe he was scared because he saw someone calling the police,” Tonga says,...

Chris Henry's Fianc&eacute;e: He Changed My Life
 Chris Henry's Fiancée: 
 He Changed My Life 
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Chris Henry's Fiancée: He Changed My Life

Family, teammates remember him at funeral

(Newser) - Chris Henry's friends and family bid him farewell today, less than a week after the 26-year-old NFL player died after falling out of a pickup truck. "People say I helped change his life," said his fiancée, Loleini Tonga. "No. He changed mine." Mourners clapped briefly...

Chris Henry 'Aggravated' Before Accident
 Chris Henry 'Aggravated' 
 Before Accident 

Chris Henry 'Aggravated' Before Accident

Player 'bickered' with Loleini Tonga; seen beating on truck window

(Newser) - Chris Henry was “annoyed” and “aggravated” the night before his accident, as he planned and paid for his upcoming wedding to Loleini Tonga. A North Carolina wedding planning rep tells TMZ that, as the two discussed photography packages, Henry “bickered” with Tonga, asking her, “How much...

SI Website Ad on Chris Henry Story Goes Too Far

Image of cracked windshield superimposed over truck accident victim

(Newser) - An unfortunate juxtaposition has the sports blogosphere abuzz: As Sports Illustrated was reporting the death of Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry this morning, the website's advertising apparatus was employing a special effect on behalf of Liberty Mutual's car insurance offerings. The effect? A shattered windshield. "The cracked windshield...

Chris Henry Made the Most of Second Chances

After years of ups and downs—mostly downs—Henry was on track

(Newser) - After years of drug- and alcohol-related incidents, five arrests, and multiple suspensions from football, Chris Henry’s life ended just when those troubles finally seemed to be over. Fianceé Loleini Tonga was the reason behind much of Henry’s recent happiness, Dashiell Bennett writes on Deadspin . Just hours before the...

Bengals' Chris Henry Dead
 Bengals' Chris Henry Dead 

Bengals' Chris Henry Dead

Injuries sustained in 'domestic dispute' prove fatal

(Newser) - Cincinnati wide receiver Chris Henry died at 6:36am this morning from injuries he sustained falling off the back of a pickup truck in what police described as a “domestic dispute.” Officers found Henry lying in the street near Interstate 85 outside of Charlotte just before noon yesterday,...

Bengals WR Chris Henry on Life Support
Bengals WR Chris Henry on Life Support

Bengals WR Chris Henry on Life Support

Troubled player fell out of pickup truck during 'domestic situation'

(Newser) - Chris Henry of the Cincinnati Bengals is on life support in a Charlotte, NC, hospital after suffering "life-threatening injuries" in a domestic dispute yesterday, Fox Sports reports. The 26-year-old wide receiver climbed into the back of a pickup truck being driven by his fiancée and, as "the...

Bears Shock Steelers, 17-14
 Bears Shock Steelers, 17-14 
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Bears Shock Steelers, 17-14

Jets' defense stifles Patriots; Saints clobber Eagles

(Newser) - The Chicago Bears stunned the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers today with a last-minute, 44-yard field goal, the Chicago Tribune reports, and won 17-14. In other NFL action:
  • The New York Jets kept New England out of their end zone in a taut, 16-9 win over the Patriots, ESPN reports.

Chad Ochocinco to Fly Twitter Fans to His Games

Bengal wide receiver, annoyed by ban, shows the love with tickets

(Newser) - Cincinnati Bengal Chad Ochocinco really likes Twitter, so he wasn't happy about the NFL's new policy banning tweets before, during, and after games. He tried to do an end run—vowing to use hand signals to pass messages to a tweeter in the stands, but the NFL banned having a...

Ocho Cinco: NFL Can't Stop Me Tweeting

(Newser) - A defiant Chad Ocho Cinco has vowed to do an end-run around NFL regulations and go ahead with plans to give fans in-game Twitter updates, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. "Damn NFL and these rules. I am going by my own set of rules," the Bengals receiver tweeted after...

Giants Upend Tumbling Cowboys
 Giants Upend 
 Tumbling Cowboys 

Giants Upend Tumbling Cowboys

Tennessee lands 19-16 overtime win against Packers

(Newser) - Tony Romo's injured pinkie spelled doom for the Dallas Cowboys again as the New York Giants pummeled them 35-14 today, the Newark Star-Ledger reports. In other games:
  • The Tennessee Titans continued their unbeaten streak by outlasting the Green Bay Packers 19-16 in overtime, USA Today reports.
  • The Atlanta Falcons held

NFL Blocks 'Ocho Cinco' Jersey Name Change

Bengals' 85 must stick with old name unless he pays for souvenir shirts

(Newser) - Chad Ocho Cinco's jersey is going to continue to read plain old "C. Johnson" for the rest of the 2008 season, reports AP. The Cincinnati Bengals receiver legally changed his name before the season to the Spanish words for his shirt number. But the NFL has ruled that Ocho...

Bengals Star Legally Switches Name to Spanish '85'

Johnson officially 'Ocho Cinco'

(Newser) - Irascible NFLer Chad Johnson has legally changed his name to Chad Javon Ocho Cinco, a Spanish reference to his jersey number 85, reports the Cincinnati Enquirer. Johnson took the name two years ago and was fined $5,000 for putting it on the back of his uniform in 2006. “...

Lions Mail it In, Get Whipped by Green Bay

Dolphins' loss to Cincy ends sorry season; Eagles beat Bills

(Newser) - Green Bay played reserves for most of today's game against the Detroit Lions, a team the Packers have beaten every year at home since 1991. Brett Favre played long enough to throw a pair of TD passes in the 34-13 win. Detroit, reportedly planning to fire offensive coordinator Mike Martz,...

Browns Playoff Hopes Take a Hit at Cincy

Bengals defense, weather slows Cleveland offense

(Newser) - Cincinnati gave Cleveland a different look in their second matchup of the season: they showed up on defense, reports AP, picking off Browns quarterback Derek Anderson four times and hanging on for a 19-14 win. The Bengals scored twice in 39 seconds in the second quarter. Backup Kenny Watson rushed...

49ers 3rd String Stymies Bengals
49ers 3rd String Stymies Bengals

49ers 3rd String Stymies Bengals

Shaun Hill shines in first NFL start, leading SF to its 4th victory

(Newser) - Cincinnati may have thought last night's game was in the bag: San Francisco sat in the dregs of the NFC, boasted one of the weakest offenses, and was starting its third-string quarterback. But Shaun Hill made the first start of his six NFL seasons count, going 21-for-28 to accumulate 197...

Tomlinson, Chargers Jolt Tennessee in OT

Cincinnati silences the Rams, Broncos put a hurtin' on the Chiefs

(Newser) - San Diego, propelled by a 14-point fourth quarter rally, defeated Tennessee with a TD run in overtime by reigning MVP LaDainian Tomlinson, reports the Tennessean. The Titans' defense dominated the first three quarters but couldn't contain L.T. when it counted as he ended with 146 yards rushing. The Titans,...

Steelers Pound Bengals in Wet, Wild 24-10 Win

Saints, Browns each drop in their divisions with costly losses

(Newser) - Despite offering up four turnovers, Pittsburgh held Cincinnati to a touchdown and a field goal in last night's 24-10 triumph. Hines Ward's two touchdown catches put him at the top of the Steelers' all-time list, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger managed not to get sacked, reports the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. In less...

35-14 Win Over Bills Has Jags Aiming at Indy

Bengals, Chargers, and Browns crush opponents as well

(Newser) - After a solid 35-14 defeat of Buffalo, the Jaguars are setting their sights at next week's matchup with Indianapolis, the team standing between Jacksonville and the AFC South title. The Jags outpaced the Bills 416 yards to 286 last night, despite a faltering 26-yard effort from Maurice Jones-Drew. In other...

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