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  • newBengals 2015 Training Camp Opens July 31
    Football season starts anew on Friday, July 31, when the Cincinnati Bengals open training camp and begin working toward a fifth straight playoff appearance.
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  • Seeking The Moment
    At some point Thursday, or maybe even it was Wednesday, Matt Burke expected to reach the summit.
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  • Hobson's Choice: D-line nostalgia from 2012-13
    The re-signing of Michael Johnson gives the Bengals virtually the same cast of characters they had in the Who Dey heyday of a few years ago.
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  • No surprise: P.B. still strong
    It's been 40 years since Paul Brown last coached a game. But his one and only strength coach, Kim Wood, shows how his old boss has never gone out of style.
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  • Timeout, courtesy of MJ
    Now a timeout from all the hate and the madness. Time for a few snaps of charity and a couple of downs of hope from Bengals right end Michael Johnson as he continues his rush to make a difference. So step right into the Michael D. Johnson Technology Center in his hometown of Selma, Ala.
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  • Numbers game marks the spot
    From 1 to slightly more than 1,000 in a numbers game gone wild as we offer Bengaldom a rash of digits to peruse for the upcoming season. Andy Dalton eyes Johnny Unitas, A.J. Green chases down Isaac Curtis, Leon Hall tries to jump over Leapin’ Lemar Parrish, and Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko (above) close in on the ironmen.
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  • Notes: Bengals looking to develop new QB Wenning; Pipeline to pros
    The Bengals signed former Ravens QB Keith Wenning Wednesday in an effort to find a young, developmental quarterback...William and Mary is an unlikely NFL pipeline, but the Bengals have two of the school's 10 NFL coaches and scouts on staff...
    - 13 days ago, 24 Jun 15, 12:14pm -
  • Hobson's Choice: QB corner
    Andy Dalton and AJ McCarron are on the minds of Bengaldom after spring workouts.
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  • Single-Game Tickets for Bengals' Home Games Go On Sale Saturday
    Single-game tickets for the Bengals’ home games in 2015 (including preseason) will be available beginning Sat., June 27.
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  • Pryor claimed by Cleveland after TwitterGate
    After TwitterGate exploded on the scene Monday, indications are the Bengals don’t feel like their plans have been compromised.
    - 15 days ago, 22 Jun 15, 4:46pm - - Bengals

  • newBengals DC Paul Guenther impressed by Steelers offense

    Bengals DC Paul Guenther impressed by Steelers offense

    The AFC North has generally been a strong defensive division over the years, but 2015 saw things go the other way. None of the four teams ranked higher than 18th in total defense and the Steelers won the division thanks to their potent offense putting up enough points to overcome a lagging defense. Bengals defensive…
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  • Bengals quietly shifting Onterio McCalebb from corner to receiver

    Bengals quietly shifting Onterio McCalebb from corner to receiver

    In college at Auburn, Onterio McCalebb played running back, becoming one of only two players in SEC history with more than 2,000 yards rushing, 500 yards receiving, and 1,000 yard returning kickoffs. And he wasn’t drafted. The Bengals signed him, with an eye toward making the 4.34-in-the-40 speedster into a cornerback. While he’s still listed…
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  • Mohamed Sanu shows Bengals he can hit a 60-yard field goal

    Mohamed Sanu shows Bengals he can hit a 60-yard field goal

    The Bengals haven’t limited wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to pass catching during his three years with the team. In addition to making 119 catches, Sanu has also run the ball 16 times for 82 yards and completed five passes (two for touchdowns) in five attempts as a quarterback on gadget plays. Based on a video that Sanu…
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  • Jeremy Hill focused on breaking more tackles this year

    Jeremy Hill focused on breaking more tackles this year

    After Bengals running back Jeremy Hill ran for 40 yards on 13 carries against the Buccaneers last season, he said there wasn’t a lot of running room available because the Bucs were playing eight men in the box. Offensive coordinator Hue Jackson didn’t care for Hill’s read on what happened to the running game that…
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  • Do the Browns intend to use Terrelle Pryor as a “slash-player”?

    Do the Browns intend to use Terrelle Pryor as a “slash-player”?

    Before he was claimed on waivers by the Browns, quarterback-turned-receiver Terrelle Pryor seemed to be wrestling with the transition, in one breath vowing to become a great receiver while in the next breath posting highlights of his practice performances as a quarterback with the Bengals. (To the chagrin of the Bengals.) When the Browns claimed Pryor,…
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  • Eric Winston: Don’t expect too much from Jake Fisher too soon

    Eric Winston: Don’t expect too much from Jake Fisher too soon

    The Bengals took offensive linemen with each of their first two picks in this year’s draft, although first-round pick Cedric Ogbuehi is likely to have a delayed start to his pro career after tearing his ACL in Texas A&M’s bowl game after last season. Second-round pick Jake Fisher has been much busier, however. Fisher saw…
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  • Researchers look at impact of Thursday games on NFL schedule

    Researchers look at impact of Thursday games on NFL schedule

    For all the variables that go into the NFL schedule, and all the work the league has done to make as many people happy as possible, invariably there are many who won’t be. But a team of researchers at the University of Buffalo believes it has found ways to make scheduling more equitable, and the…
    - 8 days ago, 29 Jun 15, 3:11am -
  • Bengals defensive coordinator thinks Johnny Manziel simply needs time

    Bengals defensive coordinator thinks Johnny Manziel simply needs time

    The man whose defense conclusively dismantled Manzielmania last season believes there’s still hope for the man known from time to time as Johnny Football. Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, whose team stifled Manziel in his first career start, thinks Manziel can improve. “Honestly, I think the kid needs more time,” Guenther said, via Jeremy Fowler…
    - 9 days ago, 28 Jun 15, 5:51pm -
  • Eric Winston says new CBA got rid of unnecessary offseason work

    Eric Winston says new CBA got rid of unnecessary offseason work

    One of the victories for the NFL Players Association when it negotiated the 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the owners was a reduction in offseason work: Players are now doing far less mandatory work, and even less voluntary work, at the team facilities than they did under the old CBA. To Bengals offensive tackle and…
    - 9 days ago, 28 Jun 15, 9:32am -
  • Bengals add another quarterback, sign Keith Wenning

    Bengals add another quarterback, sign Keith Wenning

    Since Terrelle Pryor isn’t a quarterback any more, the Bengals decided they needed another one. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Bengals have signed quarterback Keith Wenning. With rosters of 90, the Bengals will need a fourth one for training camp reps if nothing else, and Wenning can do that. A former sixth-round pick of…
    - 13 days ago, 24 Jun 15, 2:29pm - - Cincinnati Bengals

  • newBengals' Depth At WR Called Into Question
    Following an injury-marred 2014, the Bengals had a need for wide receivers in this year's NFL draft. They waited until the seventh round to snag the only one they took. A Bengals cornerback is being moved to receiver to save his career. So, what's going on here?
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  • Bengals Need To Tackle 2014 Problem
    The Bengals are looking to improve their tackling after being the least efficient tackling team in the AFC North Division last season.
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  • 2015 Cincinnati Bengals Team Projections
    Senior Fantasy Football Expert Shawn Childs projects how each player on the Cincinnati Bengals will perform during the 2015 Fantasy Football season.
    - 2 days ago, 4 Jul 15, 11:14pm -
  • Dalton's Leash Is Longer Than You Think
    When it comes to reporting on polarizing Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, most of the national media is jumping to unfounded conclusions.
    - 3 days ago, 4 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • Bengals Have Fared Poorly Against 2015 Foes
    Cincinnati holds the all-time series lead in just five of 16 regular-season games in 2015. Bengals opponents hold the series lead in nine upcoming games.
    - 4 days ago, 3 Jul 15, 8:30pm -
  • Bengals Building From Within
    The Bengals rarely make a big splash in free-agency in part because they have carved out a solid history of getting what they need in the draft. When they have offered big free-agent dollars, the majority of it has been spent on keeping their own.
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  • Bengals RB Jeremy Hill looking to break more tackles
    Hot News for RB Jeremy Hill
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  • What Is Wrong With Wright?
    The Bengals have big plans for James Wright. But the wide receiver's contributions so far this spring have been small, and it's not certain why.
    - 6 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 10:00pm -
  • All Not Perfect With Burfict
    In a perfect world, the Bengals would have Vontaze Burfict. But the world isn't perfect, and the Bengals may not have Burfict up to speed for several more weeks.
    - 7 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 8:00pm -
  • Do NFL schedule-makers love the Bengals?
    The Washington Post is reporting interesting NFL schedule findings: A research paper presented at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference showed that the team which suffered the least from playing an opponent coming off a bye week or a Thursday night game was the Bengals.
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  • Fantasy Preview: Schedule (Rotoworld)
    Evan Silva breaks down every NFL team from a fantasy perspective heading into the 2015 season. Check out the weekly schedule.
    - 5 days ago, 2 Jul 15, 9:01pm -
  • California bill would classify pro sports cheerleaders employees (Reuters)
    A bill currently before California Governor Jerry Brown would make clear that cheerleaders for state-based professional sports teams are employees, following high-profile lawsuits alleging labor violations in the state and elsewhere around the country. The bill, which would add a section to the state's labor code specifying that cheerleaders are team employees, passed the state Senate by a margin of 26 to 6 on Monday after easily clearing the Assembly. "Everyone who works hard to provide a great game day experience deserves the same basic level of dignity and respect on the job, starting wit…
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  • Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage (The Associated Press)
    They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage. California legislation believed to be the first of its kind in the nation is set to change that. The bill sent to the governor this week would require cheerleaders to be paid at least minimum wage and overtime and sick leave if they work for professional sports teams based in California.
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  • Watch Steelers LB James Harrison bench press 500 pounds (Video) (Shutdown Corner)
    As evidenced by the two-year, $2.75 million extension James Harrison signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers in March, the 37-year-old linebacker is still a valuable contributor to a defense. [ Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football is back: Sign up for a league today! ] A video Harrison posted on his Instagram account Tuesday gives you a glimpse into how he can still play at a high level after 11 seasons as a pro. That’s two reps of 505 pounds that Harrison is bench pressing. That’s some impressive strength. Harrison spent the first 10 years of his career in Pittsburgh, earning two Super Bo…
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  • AFC Team-by-Team OTA Notes (Rotoworld)
    Adam Levitan uncovers notable nuggets coming out of offseason practices for each AFC club. Allen Robinson's stock is sizzling.
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  • NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)
    Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is seeking an upgraded contract and says he might hold out of training camp in an effort to get it. - - The Philadelphia Eagles announced the signing of unretired guard John Moffitt to a one-year contract. Moffitt, who abruptly retired from the NFL in 2013 at age 27, recently said he is planning to make a comeback after battling drug issues.
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  • Running Back Target Rankings (Rotoworld)
    Evan Silva takes a look at which teams targeted their running backs most last season, and how we might apply that to 2015.
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  • Tom Pleads His Case (Rotoworld)
    In this week's Bump and Run, Jesse Pantuosco looks at Tom Brady's appeal hearing and Terrelle Pryor's switch to wide receiver.
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  • Browns awarded Terrelle Pryor, will try him at receiver (The Associated Press)
    Terrelle Pryor believes he can be an NFL wide receiver. The Browns are giving him a chance to catch on with them. Pryor, who has made 10 pro starts at quarterback, was awarded on waivers to Cleveland on Monday and the Browns intend to give him a shot at making their roster as a wideout.
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  • Terrelle Pryor moves to receiver, upsets Bengals, gets picked up by Browns (Shutdown Corner)
    Terrelle Pryor had quite an interesting Monday. Pryor, the former Ohio State mega-recruit and Oakland Raiders quarterback who was trying to win a job with the Cincinnati Bengals, officially announced in a couple of tweets that he was moving to receiver. Pryor was cut by the Bengals last week. "Going to miss QB but I will make a great WR!" Pryor tweeted. You won't find those tweets on his timeline anymore because they included a major no-no: high-angle coaches video of full team drills from the Bengals' minicamp practices. Pryor has deleted the tweets. The videos were of him playing qua…
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  • newDevon Still continues to help cancer community

    Devon Still continues to help cancer community

    Devon Still knows about Neuroblastoma all too well and he's continuing to help others affected by the disease.Julian Ross was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma when he was six-years-old. Four years later, now 10-years-old, Julian's parents were told in February their son had two weeks to live. After four relapses the doctors felt there was nothing else they could do.More than 100 days later, all spent at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia it was Julian's wish to be able to die at home and be with his younger brother and four dogs. (If you've been following Devon and Leah Still'…
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  • newOnterio McCalebb moving to WR after playing CB

    Onterio McCalebb moving to WR after playing CB

    The former running back is probably better off playing at another offensive position after trying his hand on defense the last two seasons with the Bengals.Onterio McCalebb's NFL career got off to a rough start.Since going undrafted out of Auburn in 2013, the Bengals signed and have worked McCalebb as a cornerback, despite his playing running back in college. McCalebb's development has been slow as expected, though he did make his NFL debut last year at Baltimore by playing on special teams.Still, it's hard to keep a guy on the roster who is buried so deeply on the roster, which i…
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  • newBengals Bites (7/7) - Fit Not Fat

    Bengals Bites (7/7) - Fit Not Fat

    The Indianapolis Colts lineman set out to prove that they are more than just big bodies. Dre Kirkpatrick is poised to own the starting position this season. Onterio McCalebb is switching positions.Indianapolis Colts offensive linemen embody evolution of the position - ESPN The Magazine Body IssueI was always pretty pudgy ... probably a little pudgier than what you'd call "baby fat" [laughs]. When I first started playing football in seventh and eighth grade, there was a weight limit, and I always had to wear a "T" on my helmet because I was overweight; it meant I had to play in between t…
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  • newBengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther praises Ben Roethlisberger

    Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther praises Ben Roethlisberger

    "I've got a lot of respect for him. He's taken a lot of shots and keeps getting up. He keeps getting up," said Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther.Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther appreciates a veteran quarterback like Ben Roethlisberger -- the Pittsburgh Steelers' passer who keeps shuffling behind a mediocre offensive line with help from quality receivers and third-year running back, Le'Veon Bell. According to a story written by Jeremy Fowler with ESPN, Roethlisberger has been sacked 419 times "in 11 seasons, 132 more sacks than Peyton Manning in…
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  • newIs the AFC North the Strongest Division in the NFL?

    Is the AFC North the Strongest Division in the NFL?

    We look beyond our own biases to ask the question if the AFC North is the most competitive division in the NFL. One writer for CBS Sports makes the case.For quite some time, really since Marvin Lewis became the head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals, the AFC North division has become a perennial powerhouse in the league. While the same star quarterbacks seem to always arrive in the postseason, there seems to always be at least two teams from the AFC North to make the playoffs annually.CBS Sports' John Breech recently looked at the divisions around the league and ranked them based on ove…
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  • newNFL QB Rankings: Andy Dalton tops Colin Kaepernick in MMQB

    NFL QB Rankings: Andy Dalton tops Colin Kaepernick in MMQB

    Andy Dalton and Colin Kaepernick are forever linked because of the 2011 NFL Draft. With the 2015 NFL season inching closer, what better time than to do a power ranking of every starting QB?That's what Andy Benoit of the MMQB did, and he was actually somewhat friendly to Andy Dalton, unlike most. In Benoit's rankings, Dalton ranked 20th, but was ahead of some other notable QBs like 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater and Bucs QB and No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston.Of Dalton, Benoit said, "Outstanding before the snap but can be a total crapshoot after it." That pr…
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  • newUpdated Super Bowl 50 Odds with NFL training camps looming

    Updated Super Bowl 50 Odds with NFL training camps looming

    The Packers have overtaken the Seahawks for the best odds to win Super Bowl 50. With July 4th weekend in the books, we're just about three weeks away from the start of NFL training camps.We now have a good idea of what all 32 teams will look like going into camp. That's why Bovada's latest Super Bowl odds are the same for the most part at the top. But, the Bengals have taken a bit of a fall.The Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots are still at the top, but it's the Pack who are on top now with 6-1 odds. Seattle is now down from 5-1 odds in…
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  • newBengals' toughest 53-man roster decisions on offense

    Bengals' toughest 53-man roster decisions on offense

    We examine which offensive roster decisions will be the toughest for the Bengals to make this year. It seems like the Bengals typically have some of the best roster battles of any NFL team.When you have as much depth as they do, that should be the case, and this year will be no different. Our own Josh Kirkendall recently did a 53-man roster prediction for the Bengals. For the most part, I agree with his projections, so I'm basing this article off them.Here's a look at the four offensive players who figure to be right on the edge of the 53-man roster and whether or not they'll make it…
    - 23 hours ago, 6 Jul 15, 10:30am - - Hobsons Choice

  • Bengals trade up to get center in fourth

    Bengals trade up to get center in fourth

    For just the third time in their history the Bengals traded up in the draft Saturday and they selected a center some believe can be a decade-long starter in the NFL when they tapped North Carolina’s Russell Bodine. The Bengals gave their first of two six-rounders to Seattle to move from No. 123 to No. […]
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  • Bengals waive 3 in rookie camp preps

    Bengals waive 3 in rookie camp preps

    Three players that came into the NFL last season as college free agents and spent some time on the Bengals practice squad were released Thursday as the Bengals make plans for next weekend’s rookie minicamp. Waived were Indiana State wide receiver Justin Hilton, Morgan State fullback Jourdan Brooks, and Arizona State tackle Dan Knapp.Filed under: […]
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  • Ode to Boston

    Ode to Boston

    The damndest thing is that a generation ago on Patriots Day I wrote a column for the Portland Press Herald about the nurse who ran the medical tent at the Boston Marathon. She was a local, born and bred in southern Maine before she headed to make a life in Massachusetts. I have no idea […]
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  • April 15 kicks off big week at PBS

    April 15 kicks off big week at PBS

    Monday is kicking off a big week at Paul Brown Stadium, the last full one before the April 25-27 draft. The Bengals begin their offseason workouts Monday and the first bevy of locker-room quotes since the players bagged their disappointment and belongings in the Jan. 7 Cleanout should start hitting cyberspace around 9:45 a.m. Among […]
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  • Allen released

    Allen released

    The Bengals have terminated the contract of cornerback Jason Allen, releasing him to free agency. Allen last season played his seventh NFL season and his first for the Bengals. He was limited by injuries and played in only four games for Cincinnati, with two tackles on defense and one on special teams.  Filed under: Hobson's […]
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  • Here come the backers

    Here come the backers

    Tuesday’s visit of Akeem Jordan underlines Cincinnati’s interest in veteran linebackers with the Bengals apparently searching for a SAM backer to go along with an assortment of draft prospects. With the draft just two weeks away, more free-agent backer visits figure to be on the way. The 6-1 Jordan, who has been listed anywhere from […]
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  • Bengals continue to kick tires with Jones visit

    Bengals continue to kick tires with Jones visit

    The Bengals continue to kick the tires on veteran running backs. After entertaining Beanie Wells last month, they took a look at Felix Jones on Monday, according to But as happened with Wells, there were no signs the Bengals were making a deal late Monday and the move could be for later in the […]
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  • Of QBs and The Process

    Of QBs and The Process

    There’s no question that the Bengals are going to scout the top quarterbacks in the April 25-27 draft. The question is, are they going to draft him on April 26 or April 27? They continue the process Friday, when Joe Reedy of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Bengals will work out Florida State quarterback E.J. […]
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  • Thank you notes

    Thank you notes

    Offseason workouts don’t start for another month but three Bengals are headed to Paul Brown Stadium on Thursday to work the phones at 2:30 p.m. to thank Bengals season-ticket holders for renewing. Defensive tackle Domata Peko and left tackle Andrew Whitworth, the team’s de facto captains, along with cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, one of last season’s […]
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  • Bengals in Orangeland

    Bengals in Orangeland

    Various reports Thursday night had Bengals offensive coordinators past and present on hand in Syracuse to watch Orange quarterback Ryan Nassib’s campus workout earlier in the day for NFL scouts. Ken Anderson, who also doubles as the Bengals all-time leading passer, was there as one of Nassib’s coaches. Gruden was there because the Bengals appear […]
    - 7 Mar 13, 8:10pm - - Heard It From Hoard

  • Dennard Hopes That Wait Is Over

    Dennard Hopes That Wait Is Over

    Last year while fellow 2014 first round draft picks Odell Beckham Jr., Mike Evans, and C.J. Mosley were playing starring roles as rookies, Darqueze Dennard mostly watched and waited. The 24th pick in last year’s draft made a significant contribution for Cincinnati on special teams, but only played 77 snaps on defense. For the sake […]
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  • A Work Of Art…By Sam

    A Work Of Art…By Sam

    I am not a big sports memorabilia collector, but last month at the annual Marvin Lewis Community Fund Golf Classic, there was an auction item that I was thrilled to purchase. Former Bengals coach Sam Wyche has created 150 unique works of art – at least for avid football fans. They are diagrams of plays […]
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  • Special Teams Will Be Key For Keo

    Special Teams Will Be Key For Keo

    When the Bengals signed free agent safety Shiloh Keo five days after last year’s playoff loss in Indianapolis, the news didn’t get big headlines. After all, the four-year veteran didn’t play last season after being released by Houston following the fourth week of the season. “We brought him in for a workout about mid-season and […]
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  • Zeitler On Quest To Be The Best

    Zeitler On Quest To Be The Best

    Paul Alexander is in his 21st season on the Bengals coaching staff. Before that, the offensive line guru was an NFL assistant with the New York Jets and coached at the college level for Penn State, Michigan, and Central Michigan. In short, he’s worked with hundreds of guards, tackles, and centers. But he’s never coached […]
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  • Moore Hopes To Fill Piece In Bengals Puzzle

    Moore Hopes To Fill Piece In Bengals Puzzle

    Raise your hand if you expected the Bengals to select a wide receiver in one of the early rounds of last month’s NFL draft. I’ll admit that my hand is up and while Cincinnati did grab West Virginia speedster Mario Alford with their final pick, it’s worth noting that there’s another new receiver on the […]
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  • Will Williams Emerge In Third Season?

    Will Williams Emerge In Third Season?

    While the Bengals suffered a rash of injuries at two position groups last year – linebacker and wide receiver – their starting safeties were remarkably durable. According to, George Iloka only missed 12 of 1,222 defensive snaps, while Reggie Nelson missed a mere 25. That means the two of them were on the field […]
    - 42 days ago, 26 May 15, 1:18pm -
  • Battered Linebacker Group Helped Flowers Grow

    Battered Linebacker Group Helped Flowers Grow

    Last season, the Bengals starting linebacker trio of Vontaze Burfict, Rey Maualuga, and Emmanuel Lamur missed a combined 17 regular season games due to injury. If you’re looking for something positive that came from their absence, it meant that the team’s younger backups were able to get significant NFL experience. “Now those are some rose-colored […]
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  • Hawk Enjoying Fresh Start In 10th Year

    Hawk Enjoying Fresh Start In 10th Year

    A.J. Hawk is 31 years old, has nearly a decade of NFL experience, and has started 147 games including a Super Bowl win. “I like being ‘the old guy,’” he said with a laugh. “People say it like that’s a bad thing, but I don’t mind it at all. Physically I feel great, and mentally […]
    - 46 days ago, 22 May 15, 5:31am -
  • Healthy Hopkins Ready For Roster Battle

    Healthy Hopkins Ready For Roster Battle

    When the Bengals opened the preseason at Kansas City last year, center Russell Bodine was not the only rookie that started on the offensive line. Trey Hopkins lined up next to Bodine at left guard. “He was doing a good job at camp and all of the sudden I threw him in there with the […]
    - 55 days ago, 13 May 15, 9:57am -
  • Four Key Offseason Additions For Bengals

    Four Key Offseason Additions For Bengals

    After spending Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine, I am prepared to describe four key players that the Bengals anticipate adding to the roster next season. A sideline-to-sideline tackling machine at linebacker with a high football I.Q. Plays with an attitude. Prone to excessive penalties. Possible concussion concerns. A fluid receiver with the ability to […]
    - 20 Feb 15, 10:38am - - Bengals Blogs - Cincinnati Bengals

    • Mohamed Sanu performs Instagram feats of greatness
      A.J. Green is the best wide receiver on the Bengals roster. But let's not sleep on Mohamed Sanu as perhaps the team's best all-around athlete. He can catch, pass ... and kick.
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    • Marvin Jones, Tyler Eifert should lift Bengals' offense
      The Bengals have reason to be excited about their offense this season, and the return of Marvin Jones and Tyler Eifert are major reasons why.
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    • T.J. Houshmandzadeh: Bengals O better than '05 squad
      Bengals coaching intern T.J. Houshmandzadeh concedes this year's offense can surpass the 2005 version that set many franchise records. Can the Bengals hang with the Packers and Colts?
      - 17 days ago, 20 Jun 15, 1:35pm -
    • AJ McCarron can be starting-quality QB for Bengals
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    • Which Bengals’ RB Should Be Active on Game Days?
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