Aug 24, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

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Welcome to Stripe Hype, the Cincinnati Bengals news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Stripe Hype is dedicated to providing top-notch Bengals news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

Editorial Staff

David Petrocelli, Stripe Hype

Dave Petrocelli is originally from the Patriot territory in southern Rhode Island. Having to endure years of the struggling Bengals, he's now enjoying Cincinnati's new direction (and certainly enjoyed the Bengals win over the Patriots last year). As the Bengals seek to place themselves amongst the best organizations in the NFL, Stripe Hype seeks to do the same amongst NFL blogs. Please send any thoughts or questions to his twitter account or post your thoughts in the comments section. Interacting with fans is what it's all about, so reach out and connect with fellow fans via Stripe Hype.

Matthew Willson, editor

Born and Raised Bengals fan in Cincinnati, now residing near Pittsburgh, Pa. I am a proud Husband and Father. My family is the most important thing to me. Writing about sports is a life long dream. Please feel free to start discussions in comment section. You can also contact me through twitter @MattWillsonMNC. Thank You for visiting Stripehype.com.

Dustin Meritt, Staff Writer

I have been a Bengals fan for 25 years, and Boomer was my hero. I grew up playing and watching football and following the Bengals is my passion, just can't quit them. I spent 8 years in the Army, and now teach at an Elementary School. I have an amazing wife, an active 3 year old and a newborn baby. Life's a garden, dig it!

Norwood Jones, Staff Writer

One of the most nefarious ne'er do wells in Ohio River Valley, Mr. Jones is once again providing guerrilla editorials and insight on the Cincinnati Bengals just as he has for the past decade. An occasional realist and free-lance cynic, he looks forward to the pre-season, despises fantasy footballers and keeps a can of Monster Energy on hand to handle most situations. Question the reactionary, react to the revolutionary.... viva la gutter.

Brian Dugan, Staff Writer

Hey everyone, I'm Brian, a lifetime Bengals fan and all around NFL fan. I enjoy writing from a fans perspective and enjoy bringing all the perspectives from around the league. Feel free to interact with me on twitter @BrianDuganNFL and I will be more than happy to interact with you as well.

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