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Our series of Cincinnati Bengals training camp previews starts with a look at the offensive backfield;
At this time last year, Andy Dalton was an unknown commodity, Carson Palmer was insisting he was home in California for good and Cedric Benson was a free agent awaiting the end of the NFL lockout and a call to go work for some team.
A lot has changed totally. Some things have changed indirectly.
The Bengals are now Dalton's team, and expectations for his second year in offensive coordinator Jay Gruden's offense are high. Benson is again a free agent, but he and the Bengals appear to have parted ways for good. The Bengals have signed BenJarvus Green-Ellis after a successful run in New England and will have him both compete for and share carries with Bernard Scott.
Replacing Benson's 273 carries and 1,067 yards from last season won't be easy, but the Bengals envision Green-Ellis and Scott forming an inside-out combo. Dalton's experience combined with what the team...
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As NFL teams prepare for the start of the season they already have their eye on who could become available during the free agency period of 2013. While looking at the list of the top 25 free agents the Baltimore Ravens stand out with two top players on the list including quarterback Joe Flacco and Ed Reed.
Here is a list of the top 25 NFL free agents of 2013. NFL teams have your...
Our series of Cincinnati Bengals training camp previews continues with a look at the crowded wide receiver position;
The secret is out: A.J. Green is really good.
With 65 catches for 1,057 yards and 7 touchdowns in his rookie season, Green introduced himself to the AFC North and to the league as a whole as a player to watch for years to come.
Opposing defenses are among the group...
Today we tackle the Cincinnati Bengals cheerleaders & superfans. Like most of you, we are itching for football season to start. In the midst of the dog days of summer, many get sick of baseball and start turning their attention to football. Don’t blame you a bit. To help quench your thirst, BC is going on a 32 team, 32 day, 32 gallery tour of NFL cheerleaders & superfans...
After a surprising season in which the Cincinnati Bengals shocked the league, appearing in the playoffs when many predicted them to be competing for the first overall draft selection, the Bengals are a confounding team to project in 2012.
Granted, Andy Dalton and A.J. Green will continue to develop as a dynamic playmaking combination, but questions remain about Green’s supporting...
There are some people who still seem to think that there's a slim chance that free agent running back Cedric Benson could land back with the Bengals as an insurance policy. We don't agree with that sentiment, and Benson doesn't seem to either as he said his "thank you's" to the Cincinnati faithful this offseason (via Geoff Hobson back in March).
Houston Texans cornerback Johnathan Joseph recently sat down with Barry Byers of The Herald and told him how different things are with the Texans then they were with the Bengals.
“The first thing about Houston is it’s an organization run from a different perspective,” Joseph told Barry Byers of The Herald in a Sunday Q&A. “In Cincy, the team lives off...
Pro Football Focus has been releasing their "3 Years of ..." articles in the past few weeks, and it's always interesting to see a Bengals name pop up here and there at the bottom or top of some list. Andrew Whitworth ranked the third best offensive tackle in the league in pass blocking effeciency. Defensive ends Michael Johnson and Robert Geathers ranked among the...
Kyle Cook offered stability when he was promoted as the team's starting center, replacing the departed (and depressingly ineffective) Eric Ghiaciuc in 2009. As a result Cook helped the Cincinnati Bengals become a top-ten rushing offense, which, along with a top-five defense, swept the division...
This is the second edition of my new Sunday column, where I talk about the most interesting/controversial stories of the week and put my spin on them. Last week, I defended against the criticisms on Andy Dalton's arm strength, talked about the big differences between BenJarvus Green-Ellis and Cedric Benson, and covered the in-game stadium experiences that the NFL is hoping...
To get you fully prepared for the unofficial start of the 2012 NFL season, we're ranking every team from worst to first in the weeks leading up to the opening of training camps.
Every day, we'll be previewing two teams, one from each conference, analyzing them from top to bottom and giving you all you need to know to be an informed fan. What's the major storyline heading...
Pitt has had two Biletnikoff Award winners in its history--Antonio Bryant in 2000 and Larry Fitzgerald in 2003.