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If a receiver runs the wrong route, Andy Dalton isn't shy about taking him aside and correcting the problem.
The quarterback is more comfortable with his role as a leader entering his second season with the Cincinnati Bengals, taking more responsibility on his inexperienced shoulders. He was so concerned about learning the play book as a rookie last season that he left a lot of things up to his coaches and teammates.
There was a clear difference during the Bengals' three-day minicamp that ended Thursday.
''I think he's just more comfortable or confident,'' offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth said. ''He's not walking into a situation where who knows if the other starter's coming back, if he's going to have to play and all these other things he had to have in the back of his mind.
''Now he knows it's his team and we're rallying behind him and we'll go as far as he takes us. He has that feeling.''
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With all the talk about picking up a top-end quarterback in the first couple rounds, a player I’ve noticed that has been left out of the discussion is Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton.
Dalton surprised everyone last year by putting up 3,398 passing yards and 20 touchdowns in the 15 games that he started as a rookie. he is only the third rookie quarterback to ever surpass the...
Offense drives interest in the NFL, but I find myself more and more intrigued by the defense that this team is putting together. I’m not completely sold on all parts of it yet, but I am more comfortable with it than I was a month ago. Plus, the strength of the line should help cover some of the flaws in the secondary.
Let’s take another stab at how the defensive roster might...
The troubled Bengals cornerback has stayed out of the news of late, but his involvement in an incident at a strip club in 2007 will now cost him dearly.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has asked Pacman Jones to speak at the rookie symposium. He already has his message planned.
If one were to ever get a candid answer out of defensive coordinator, Mike Zimmer about Taylor Mays, you'd probably find out the the ol' ball coach loves the young safety. If you remember, stories circulated about Zimmer standing on the table for the team trade up in the second round to grab Mays in the 2010 draft. When they missed out on him, Zimmer made sure that Bengals...
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis offered an interesting perspective during Tuesday's press conference regarding tight end Jermaine Gresham. Lewis said:
"I think Jermaine (Gresham) going to the Pro Bowl last year was the best teaching, coaching experience we could ever have with him for him to mature. He's a different man -- very, very confident in himself...
According to NFL Insider Jason La Canfora with CBSSports.com, former Bengals defensive end Antwan Odom is generating some interest around the league, despite the fact he’s been out of the league since 2010, when he only took part in four games thanks to injuries and a four-game suspension. La Canfora writes:
Similarly, teams are eyeing Odom as a possible value play, though...
We’re talking Fantasy Football this week! Where do our beloved Bengals stack up this year in fantasy?
In this week’s show:
We discuss the injuries of Jordan Shipley and Leon Hall and how it affects the team
Marvin Lewis had an interesting quote today about the team’s “lack of experience”
Timm was really upset that Brandon Johnson signed with the Steelers
Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones was ordered by a Las Vegas court to pay $11.7 million in damages to three victims for his role in a 2007 strip club shooting, NFL.com reported. Jones was ordered to pay Tommy Urbanski $9.617 million for intentional infliction of emotional distress, $750,000 to Kathy Urbanski for loss of consortium and $1 million along...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Brandon Johnson.
The 29-year-old Johnson spent the last four seasons in Cincinnati, where he played 58 games -- including 12 starts -- recording a career-high 79 tackles in 2008. Johnson was originally drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2006 draft. Johnson gives the Steelers needed veteran...
The Steelers have signed former Bengals linebacker Brandon Johnson to the 90 man roster. Johnson is a good special teams player. He has never been much of a contributor on defense but has played in every game since he entered the NFL. He is tough guy though who goes all out. Something the Steelers love in their players.
Johnson will likely be battling for a roster spot with...