Palmer, Ochocinco seek some help

Additions of Coles, Andre Smith, emergence of Benson may help Bengals

Updated: July 6, 2009, 5:53 PM ET
By AJ Mass | ESPN.com

After a disappointing 2007 campaign for the Cincinnati Bengals, who went 7-9 despite having two Pro Bowl receivers on the roster, all eyes were focused on the defensive side of the ball for 2008. After all, that's where the problems were -- and in fact, the improvement from a very young unit was quite significant. Cincinnati jumped from 27th in the league in yards allowed to 12th, and yet, the team finished with only four wins.

So what went wrong?

Well, Carson ...

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