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2009-04-08 13:51:00

Defensive tackle Tank Johnson has signed a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. Last season, the five-year NFL veteran struggled when he was made a nose tackle in the Dallas Cowboys' 3-4 defensive scheme and was not re-signed. In 16 games last season in a backup role he made 22 tackles with one sack. In the 3-4, nose tackle wasn't really his thing, Bengals' defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer told The Cincinnati Enquirer. Playing in a three technique gives him greater flexibility to...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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