Posted May 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
Andy Dalton saw A.J. Green lined up on the outside and let it fly. The Bengals aren't wasting time on fixing one of their shortcomings. They're throwing long passes during their offseason team workouts this week, trying to get the long-distance connection that was missing in their biggest games last season. Dalton overthrew an open Green in the end zone on a long pass in the closing minutes of a 19-13 loss at Houston in the first round of the playoffs, a play that epitomized their problems. In the last five regular-season games, Green caught only two passes for more than 20 yards. Cincinnati's passing game became overly dependent upon the underneath completions, a strategy that didn't work so well.

Bengals sign RB Giovani Bernard

You've got to love the NFL's new collective bargaining agreement. Gone are the days of rookie holdouts over contracts. Get them signed and get them started with the team program, especially now that training camps have fewer practices and fewer reps available. The Bengals are now down to two unsigned picks out of their class of 10 as second-round running back Giovani Bernard...

Cincinnati Bengals Come To Terms With Draft Pick Giovani Bernard

The Cincinnati Bengals have inked their second round running back, Giovani Bernard, to a four-year deal. He is expected to get some playing time and will be in competition with the other backs on the roster to spell BenJarvus Green-Ellis throughout the season. The former UNC stud has solid upside potential. The post Cincinnati Bengals Come To Terms With Draft Pick Giovani Bernard...

Bengals' Leon Hall recovering from torn thumb ligament

Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Leon Hall will miss the beginning of OTAs due to a torn ligament in his thumb, according to Geoff Hobson of While the ailment will keep Hall out for a "bit," Hobson says that the corner is expected back at some point during OTAs. For this reason, it doesn't sound like the injury is a concern when it comes to Halls availability...

Competition opens for Bengals backup QB job

The Bengals have opened the competition for the backup quarterback job, one of the few notable spots that are open on the roster. The job opened when Bruce Gradkowski left for Pittsburgh after spending two seasons in Cincinnati backing up Andy Dalton. Rather than picking one guy to replace him, the Bengals have decided to hold a competition. They signed former Tampa Bay quarterback...

Safety spot up for grabs as Bengals open OTAs

CINCINNATI Remember those days back in school when teachers would assign work over the summer break? Despite how sure we all were that it was just a form of adult torture as they attempted to ruin our summers with reading and review, turns out they actually wanted us to be as ready as possible for that next school year. Welcome to the start of the Bengals organized team activities...

LT goes one-on-one with Bengals QB Andy Dalton

LaDainian Tomlinson goes one-on-one with Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. LT catches up with Dalton as he prepares for his third season in the NFL and gets his thoughts on his alma mater, TCU, in an exclusive interview for LaDainian Tomlinson: This is your second full offseason in the NFL. How have you been spending it so far? Andy Dalton: Getting...

Can The Bengals Really Overtake The Steelers And The Ravens In 2013?

By Jeremy Hritz The Cincinnati Bengals have been building through the draft, and it is beginning to pay handsomely, as they have accumulated a talented group of young players. And after the most recent draft with the additions of tight end Tyler Eifert and running back Giovani Bernard, the Bengals offense looks to have improved even more. Couple that with a young and aggressive...
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