Football Friday Preview: Bassett Bengals

Bassett BengalsHead coach: Jay Gilbert (11th year)Last year's record/playoff result: 3-7, did not qualifyStarters Back: 6 on offense, 5 on defenseKey Players (with position(s)): Devontae Wimbush, WR/DB, Desmond Hairston, OL/DL, Devontae Jordan, QB/RB/CBGame(s) to circle on the calendar: Nov. 7th - at Magna VistaClick this link to see Bassett's schedule: CLICK HERESummary: Last season the Bengals did not make it to the playoffs for the first time since 2004. Gilbert says they have new expectations to match their new season slogan, "NO EXCUSES!" With 11 starters returning the Bengals have a solid chance to get back on the postseason path. They need more defensive stops and a bit more scoring opportunities for an offense that needed more playmakers.