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Cincinnati Bengals 2013 Season Preview

HBO has had its fair share of critically-acclaimed shows hit the airwaves over the past few years and saw enough in the 2013 version of the Cincinnati Bengals to make the squad the feature of its "Hard Knocks" documentary for a second time.Only time will tell if the Bengals can live up the expectations of being the focus of the popular reality show, but president Mike Brown and head coach Marvin Lewis are hoping they have blended enough youth with experience to unseat the division-rival Baltimore Ravens as the kings of the AFC.Lewis, entering his 11th season as the sideline general of the Bengals, has led the franchise to the playoffs in three of the last four years after the franchise went just once between the 1991-2008 seasons. But while Cincinnati has made it a habit of reaching the postseason, it is still looking for its first playoff victory since 1990.That includes back-to-back first-round exits at the hands of the Houston Texans and the pressure will be on Lewis and quarterback...

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