In The Trenches with Dave Lapham

In The Trenches with Dave Lapham

Dave Lapham brings his unique view from the worlds of football and broadcasting to his ”In The Trenches” podcast presented by First Star Logistics. Lapham, a 3rd Round selection of the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1974 NFL Draft, spent ten seasons with the Bengals before playing two years for the USFL New Jersey Generals and owner Donald Trump. After his playing career, Lapham became the Bengals color commentator, a position he’s held for over 30-years. Dave uses connections made in sports and broadcasting to bring an exciting and energetic podcast to the masses with ”In The Trenches” presented by First Star Logistics.


November 30, 2023 17 mins

Cincinnati Bengals defense coordinator Lou Anarumo joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham to discuss the Bengals' Week 12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers and to preview their MNF matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars. 

It was another tough performance for Lou Anarumo's defense letting the Steelers put up over 400 yards of offense and letting Kenny Pickett have his best game of the season. 

As always there were bright...

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No game is won or lost on one play, but the lack of a successful running attack didn't help Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Jake Browning in his first career start against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Browning was not great but played solidly in his first NFL start, passing for 227 yards on 19 of 26 passes with one touchdown. But it will be his biggest mistake, an interception on third down from the Steelers' 18 fans, along with Brownin...

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The Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers will have some offensive changes when they meet up Sunday afternoon at Paycor Stadium in an AFC North rivalry game.

Jake Browning takes over for the injured Joe Burrow for the Bengals, making his first NFL career start. At the same time, the Steelers will have an interim offensive coordinator, Eddie Faulkner, taking over for the fired Matt Canada.

The Bengals will be looking to snap a ...

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Sunday will be a significant test for the Cincinnati Bengals as they'll take the field against their AFC North rival, the Pittsburgh Steelers, without star quarterback Joe Burrow. Instead, there will be backup signal caller Jake Browning, a player Bengals quarterback Dan Pitcher feels is very prepared for his opportunity to step forward and lead the Bengals against the Steelers and the remaining schedule.

Coach Pitcher returned to ...

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Cincinnati Bengals defense coordinator Lou Anarumo joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham to discuss the Bengals' upcoming matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

With Joe Burrow being sidelined for the rest of the season, Lou and his defense will have to up their game, especially in their matchup this week. 

This week's game against the Steelers is a must-win if the Bengals have any hope of making the playoffs. With ...

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Things started off strong for the Cincinnati Bengals in their pursuit of winning their sixth game of the season and first in the AFC North when they took a 10-7 lead over the Baltimore Ravens with 5:49 left in the first half.

However, just seconds later, fans, coaches, and teammates quickly saw Burrow clutching his right hand/wrist, and soon, everyone would see the Bengals franchise quarterback grimace in pain and fail to be able t...

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Former Bengal Solomon Wilcots joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham to discuss the disappointing Week 10 loss to the Houston Texans and to preview the Bengal's upcoming TNF matchup against the Baltimore Ravens. 

The biggest question this week is can the Bengals bounce back after a tough home loss that drops them out of the AFC playoff picture. It will be their biggest test of the season, going on the road playing one o...

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Dave Lapham gives his Keys To Bengals Victory against the Baltimore Ravens for the second time this season. 

In Week Two, Joe Burrow was hobbled with his calf injury, and the Bengals got off to a slow start before finding the scoreboard in the second quarter, coming up short in the end 27-24.

Now, Burrow is healthy, but the Bengals overall will enter Thursday night's match-up possibly short-handed with injuries on both sides of the...

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After getting off to a fast start and a 7-0 lead on the game's first drive, the Cincinnati Bengals struggled to put together drives and points as Houston Texans rookie quarterback C.J. Stroud filled the air with several big plays throughout the game.

However, as we've learned about the NFL, games are not decided until the clock reaches zero, and that was the case in this one as Joe Burrow put two interceptions behind him and led th...

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The Cincinnati Bengals will look for their fifth straight and sixth wins overall when they host the Houston Texans and rookie quarterback CJ Stroud on Sunday afternoon at Paycor Stadium.

The Texans enter the game on a high note after some last-second heroics from Stroud over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday. However, the Bengals continue to take their play to another level, knocking off the Buffalo Bills in front of a national ...

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Cincinnati Bengals tight ends coach James Casey joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham to discuss the awesome performance from his group and the Bengals' impressive Week 9 victory over the Buffalo Bills. 

The tight end position had its best game of the season in their SNF matchup against the Bills totaling 101 yards between the top three tight ends and scoring two touchdowns.

Irv Smith got the party started in the Jungl...

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Cincinnati local, former Buffalo Bill, and current Bills radio announcer Eric Wood joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham. Lap and Eric react to the Bengal's huge SNF victory over the Bills and how these teams look going into the second half of the NFL season. 

Joe Burrow continued his dominance with another strong performance out-performing Josh Allen for the second time in his career. 

Burrow finished the game with 34...

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Dave Lapham joined Dave Berk following another big win by the Cincinnati Bengals, who are now 5-3 on the season following their 24-18 victory over the Buffalo Bills in front of 66,965 highly energized fans dressed in orange and black.

Lapham talks about the rise of the Bengals' tight ends after many fans screamed for the Bengals' front office to make a move before the trade deadline. Tanner Hudson, who was moved to the active roste...

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Week nine of the NFL season is here, and the Cincinnati Bengals enter their eighth game of the season with an extra bounce in their step after knocking off the San Francisco 49ers on the road last Sunday in impressive fashion.

However, the opponent doesn't get easier as the 5-3 Buffalo Bills and quarterback Josh Allen come to Paycor Stadium for a Primetime Sunday Night match-up as the Bengals look for their fourth straight win and ...

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NBC NFL color analyst and former Cincinnati Bengal Cris Collinsworth joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham. Lap and CC talk about the Bengals huge win in Week 8 vs the San Fransico 49ers and preview their huge matchup in Week 9 against the Buffalo Bills. 

"The Bengals are back" has been the talk around the Bengals this week after their impressive win against the San Francisco 49ers, and Lap and CC agree. It's hard not ...

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Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle DJ Reader joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham. Lap and DJ talk about the Bengals huge win in Week 8 vs the San Fransico 49ers and their huge matchup in Week 9 against the Buffalo Bills. 

DJ and this Bengals defense had another great performance in Week 8, facing an elite offense in the 49ers and holding them to just 17 points. The Bengals held Christian McCaffery, the best running ...

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The Cincinnati Bengals enter Week 8 of the NFL season, coming off their bye week and looking to get their fourth win and hold a winning record for the first time this season.

Standing in their way is the once-hot team in the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers, who started the season with five straight victories but have suffered back-to-back losses to the Cleveland Browns and Minnesota Vikings, along with seeing injuries start to pile up...

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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Cam Taylor-Britt joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham. Lap and Cam talk about his stellar year so far and how he thinks he's just getting started. 

Cam has had a great start to his sophomore season tailing two huge interceptions in the Bengals past two wins. His interception against the Cardinals was his first career touchdown and it was a pivotal play that led the Bengals to their second...

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Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan returned to In The Trenches with Dave Lapham, presented by First Star Logistics, to talk about where the Bengals offensive attack is at as the Bengals looked to take advantage of their bye week before making a West Coast trip to battle the San Francisco 49ers.

Coach Callahan discusses the overall play of the Bengals offense as quarterback Joe Burrow continues to fight back fro...

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Cincinnati Bengals quarterbacks coach Dan Pitcher joins us today on In the Trenches with Dave Lapham to discuss Joe Burrow and the Bengals' impressive Week 6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks. 

Coach Pitcher out of all the coaches within the Bengals organization has the closest relationship with Joe Burrow. He knows better than anyone how Joe is feeling physically and mentally. Coach Pitcher has nothing but praise for his star QB, ...

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