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To casual football fans, the Cincinnati Bengals are probably best known for missing the playoffs in 14 consecutive seasons, with nary a winning season in the mix.
It’s sometimes hard to recall that the Bengals actually played in two Super Bowls in the 1980s, and came close to winning both of them.
One of the biggest reasons the Bengals went through such a long postseason drought – from 1991 through 2004 – is due to bad (or unlucky) selections in the NFL Draft.
It’s not hard at all to come up with a list of top draft busts (with Akili Smith, David Klingler and KiJana Carter coming immediately to mind).
The fortunes of the franchise appear to have changed for the better in recent years – thanks in large part to good draft picks.
Here is a Top Ten list of the best draft picks in franchise history.
1. Anthony Munoz (1st round – 3rd overall, 1980, HOF)
The Bengals certainly did not miss with this first-round pick, as the USC product was arguably the best player at
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Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green told Bengals.com that he’s been very impressed with rookie Mohamed Sanu during OTA’s.
“Man, that guy is smooth,” said Green. “He works the middle really well. A lot of people have questioned his speed, but the guy has ‘football speed.’ It’s just like myself. A lot of people say that he didn’t run the...
Future Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Terrell Owens now has little hope of a return to the NFL after his latest departure from an indoor football league team. The Allen Wranglers released Owens because of “lack of effort both on and off the field.”
The Wranglers have an important away game this weekend, and Owens refused to suit up for the road game. In Owens’ original contract...
Wide receiver Terrell Owens has been released by the Allen Wranglers of the IFL, according to ESPN Dallas.
Owens refused to play in two upcoming road games, and also turned down an appearance at a childrens hospital, and his ownership stake in the Wranglers has been terminated. He chipped in 35 catches for 420 yards and 10 touchdowns over eight games, but the organization...
So much for the magical partnership between Terrell Owens and the Allen Wranglers. The Indoor Football League team released the receiver and pulled his ownership stake in the club because he violated his contract.
Team owner Jon Frankel reportedly said T.O. refused to play in two upcoming road games and also missed an appearance at a local childrens’ hospital.
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If anyone thought the sad saga of Terrell Owens as a halfwit player in a two-bit league was over when the Allen Wranglers unceremoniously cut the malcontent after he refused to play in two upcoming road games, and perhaps most egregious of all, didn’t show up for a scheduled appearance at a children’s hospital, well, [...]
Who does this?
Who gets released from their team for refusing to show up and play?
Terrell Eldorado Owens, that’s who.
Yup, that’s right. Terrell Owens has been cut from the Indoor Football League.
Not only did the Allen Rangers release him, they also put the lid on his stake in ownership.
Apparently, T.O. didn’t make himself available to join his team on the...
Last season, Terrell Owens tried, and failed miserably, to make an NFL comeback. Many thought that signing with the Allen Wranglers, an Indoor Football League team, for a six-figure salary that also included an ownership stake in the team was actually his career's rock bottom. If that was the case, that hold just got a little deeper.
Earlier today, the Allen Wranglers cut Owens...
Terrell Owens just keeps falling down the stairs to success. Terrell Owens was at one point a phenomenal athlete but now it seems that people can't get him away from them fast enough. Owens has been playing in the Indoor Football League hoping to bide his time until he could return to the NFL, but after being cut from his own team I doubt that anybody would even consider it...
Terrell Owens time in the Indoor Football League came to an abrupt
ending on Tuesday after the Allen Wraglers parted ways with the
veteran wide receiver.
The Cincinnati Bengals announced last week that rookie offensive guard Kevin Zeitler agreed to terms on a four-year deal. According to Aaron Wilson, Zeitler's four-year contract is worth $7.544 million with a $3.926 million signing bonus and a total guarantee of $6.124 million.