Posted by GameSetMatch on 12th October 2009
Ladies and gentlemen, the NFL’s leading rusher:
Bengals running back Cedric Benson.
After Sunday’s historic 120-yard effort in the 17-14 win over the Ravens, Benson has 487 yards and a six-yard lead over Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson.
Numbers were also on the mind of Marvin Lewis, now the Bengals head coach, and architect of the Ravens’ fierce pride in their ability to stop the run at the turn of the century.
In the visitors locker room at M&T Bank Stadium, Lewis leered at public relations man Jack Brennan, pointed at Benson and asked, “How many did he get?” Told 120 yards, Lewis lit up and walked over to Benson to give him a high five.
“That’s what I’m talking about,” Lewis said. “That’s what I’m talking about.”
Click here to read the full article – By GEOFF HOBSON of bengals.com