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QUIZ: Name every prominent quarterback in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals

While there are obscure quarterbacks who threw passes for the Cincinnati Bengals, the QBs featured in this quiz were the ‘top passer’ for the team that year, according to the number of yards passing. We have identified 13 (with some repeats), how many of them can you name? Clue: Years active
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

This year’s first round could see five quarterbacks drafted

In 1999, the first round of the NFL draft saw five quarterbacks drafted: Tim Couch to the Browns, Donovan McNabb to the Eagles, Akili Smith to the Bengals, Daunte Culpepper to the Vikings and Cade McNown to the Bears. Since then, the first round of the draft has never seen more than four quarterbacks drafted.…
Via Pro Football Talk
April 27, 2016

2016 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns fallout after Titans-Rams trade

As discussed earlier, the Cleveland Browns were impacted dramatically by the Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans trade that gave the Rams the pick ahead of the Browns. Instead of getting their pick of quarterbacks, it appears one of the players will be gone at the sport’s most important position. Or, maybe the Browns saw the market set should they choose to trade down. There...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every Cincinnati Bengals starting quarterback since 1997

Since Boomer Esiason's retirement after the 1997 NFL season, the Bengals have started 10 different quarterbacks under center. How many can you name? Clue: Years active
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex Cincinnati QB Akili Smith One of the drafts biggest busts

In 1999 the Cincinnati Bengals were awarded the third pick in the NFL draft. Coming off a season where the team finished 3-13. The franchise desperately needed a player that could come in and get them out of the dark. That year the NFL Draft was loaded with potentially great quarterback prospects, and as we all know, a quarterback is the one player that has the ability to furnish...
Via cover32 - Bengals
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: 5 Unforgivable Draft Day Regrets

Raise your hands if you have owned (or still own) an Akili Smith football card. Lower your hands if you regret not selling them at its peak price, $12.50. That's enough exercise for today.Thanks--Football Card gods--you really had me there; I'd open up these "lucky packs" with glee, and became even more ecstatic when I revealed holographic pictures of these, ahem, "future greats...
Via Football Nation
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft 2014: Top 10 Potential Early Round Bust Picks

Tony Mandarich, Mike Mamula, Akili Smith, Cade McCown. Four players who looked the part, acted the part and collected millions in the NFL for doing one thing - nothing.We all know the NFL is a crap shoot when it comes to the NFL Draft and finding the right fir for your franchise. For every Andrew Luck, there are 30 Heath Shulers. There is no rhyme or reason for success of failure...
Via Football Nation
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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