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Cincinnati Bengals undrafted free agent Vontaze Burfict is reportedly on the bubble for making the final 53-man roster according to Paul Dehner Jr., of CBS Sports. Burfict has been competing with Roddrick Muckelroy for the backup job behind Rey Maualuga.
Frankly, the fact that he’s even in the conversation is a big win for Burfict. He may be worth developing, but unless he has improved by leaps and bounds this offseason, he isn’t ready for the NFL. Since the Bengals consider themselves serious contenders in the AFC, it would come as a surprise if they used a roster spot on a rookie with significant development still needed.
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Cincinnati Bengals rookie cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick passed his physical and was activated from the physically unable to perform list. Kirkpatrick is recovering from a knee injury sustained during a July workout. Drafted 17th overall in the first round, the former ALabama consensus All-American selection signed a four-year, 8.6 million contract with a team option for a fifth year...
The Bengals have placed left guard Travelle Wharton and four others on the injured reserve list, ending their seasons.
Wharton severely damaged his right knee on Cincinnati's first series of the preseason opener against the Jets, forcing him to leave the field on a cart.
In addition, the Bengals put cornerback Brandon Ghee (wrist), cornerback Shaun Prater (knee), receiver/cornerback...
We welcome Mr. Number 1 Fan back to the program this week after spending a week with his family at the beach. Mickey was excited because despite being 12 hours from Cincinnati, he was still able to watch BOTH Bengals preseason games AND still catch the Reds vs the Cubs on WGN. The Bengals did get win number 2 of the preseason and the first team offense was finally able to muster...
Former Bengals running back Cedric Benson returned to his old stomping grounds with his new team, the Green Bay Packers, and had a great time seeing all of his old teammates again, and they did too. And we bet they miss him already. He also got to see for the first time, the visitor's locker room.
“It felt good,” Benson told the Cincinnati Inquirer.
Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was just 5-for-17 for 40 yards against Green Bay in what was likely his final tuneup before the season begins.Fantasy Spin:Dalton hasn't done much in preseason and to date none of the other Bengals' receivers have stepped up to help out A.J. Green. Dalton had a fine rookie season (3,398 yards, 20 TDs, 13 INTs) and we expect improvement in Year...
According to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Bengals rookie cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick will get on the field and play in his first NFL game during their final preseason game next week.
25. RT @cornetjg: @joereedy will Kirkpatrick get reps against GB?>No. Was ruled out on Sunday. Plan is for reps at Indy next Thursday
— Joe Reedy (@joereedy) August 23, 2012
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Manny Lawson suffered a groin injury during Thursday night’s preseason loss to the Packers. He ended up not returning to the game.
Manny Lawson has a groin injury and his return is doubtful.
— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) August 23, 2012
The Bengals have been hit pretty hard with injuries this preseason. Hopefully they’ll get some guys...
Chad Johnson and Evelyn Lozada’s domestic dispute rightfully threw a wrench in Johnson’s future NFL career.
Johnson’s alleged violence against Lozada shows how troubled the former Cincinnati Bengals star wide receiver is. His bad and potentially destructive choices would distract an NFL team and the positive community culture it wants to cultivate.
Johnson allegedly head-butted...
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If you’re anything like me, you’ve been trying to keep up with the case of the Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader…You know the one that was suing thedirty.com and then she got caught having sex with a minor…Yea, that one — Jones is being charged with using her position of authority to coerce a student into engaging in a sexual relationship...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Aaron Rodgers ran everywhere, including the end zone. Twice.
The MVP quarterback led Green Bay to a big first half Thursday night, running for 52 yards and two touchdowns during a 27-13 preseason victory that got the Packers' offense moving at full speed.
The Packers (No. 1 in the AP Pro32) wanted to look crisp coming off a drubbing by Cleveland. Rodgers...