AFC North Preview: Steelers have too much talent to lose

Over the next few weeks as part of our NFL preview series, we’ll be taking a good look at each division in the league. We started with the AFC East. Today, we evaluate the AFC North.Since the division was realigned in 2002, no team has won the AFC North three years in a row. The Steelers, Ravens and Bengals have all shared the top spot while the Browns have lingered behind.Pittsburgh...
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Russell, Bengals claim each other

The Bengals head into Saturday’s second pre-season game against KeiVarae Russell’s old Kansas City Chiefs Saturday (7 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12)  at Paul Brown Stadium and Russell is just one of...
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Hebert issued maximum fine for Week 8 hit on Fajardo

TORONTO — The Canadian Football League announced Tuesday that it has fined Montreal Alouettes linebacker Kyries Hebert for a hit on Toronto Argonauts quarterback Cody Fajardo in the fourth quarter of his club’s Week 8 win. The league also issued fines to a pair of Toronto Argonauts. Offensive lineman J’Micheal Deane was fined for a tourist hit on Montreal Alouettes linebacker...
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Bengals first-round pick John Ross finally practices

After sitting out offseason workouts and most of training camp, John Ross finally got to practice with the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday.As noted by Katherine Terrell of ESPN, “Ross got two snaps in the first team drill series. Fellow rookie Joe Mixon pitched in back to Ross on the reverse. Yes, he is fast.”Here’s some photographic proof: It’s a great sign that the Bengals...
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Early hits: Young Malone runs vet route for TD; Peerman back

Ever since they drafted Josh Malone, the Bengals eyed a roster spot for him. This is one of the seven reasons the Bengals want to keep seven wide receivers: Josh Malone, the Bengals rookie who was...
1 day ago

Bengals wading through deep roster

The ultra-athletic Jeff Driskel may make them keep three quarterbacks. The Bengals have to like what happened in the second half of last weekend’s 23-12 victory over Tampa Bay. They won the half,...
2 days ago

Notes from the Cincinnati Bengals preseason opener

The Cincinnati Bengals preseason kicked off on Friday night with a win. As the Bengals beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-12 at Paul Brown Stadium. Here are a few notes from the Bengals preseason debut. First, a few notes on some of the notable Bengal rookies in this game. William Jackson III had a good debut, giving good effort since he has a lot to prove. After being robbed of a...
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Cincinnati Bengals storylines going into preseason debut

The Cincinnati Bengals begin their preseason this Friday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With the clock inching closer to kickoff, here are a few storylines to pay attention to. Marvin Lewis’ health concerns Marvin Lewis’ health became news earlier this week. After the Bengals head coach was diagnosed with a Baker’s Cyst. The knee issue briefly sidelined Lewis for...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals turned down second-round pick for A.J. McCarron

The Cincinnati Bengals are pretty much in a make-or-break situation. Head coach Marvin Lewis enters the season as a lame-duck with no guarnatee beyond January. Meanwhile, starting quarterback Andy Dalton’s contract calls for an out with just a $2.4 million cap hit following the 2017 campaign.One of the most-talented teams in the AFC, Cincinnati needs to not only return to the playoffs...
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Marvin Lewis returns to Bengals after brief hiatus

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis was not on the sideline during practice on Tuesday. It led to speculation that he might be dealing with a serious health issue.And while Lewis was ultimately diagnosed with a cyst in the leg, there was a chance that his absense could have extended into the weekend.That’s no longer the case. Lewis returned to the Bengals Tuesday evening...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marvin Lewis diagnosed with Baker's cyst

Marvin Lewis missed Cincinnati Bengals practice on Tuesday due to what the team termed a “minor health issue.” According to NFL Network’s Stacey Dales, Lewis was diagnosed with a Baker's cyst. A Baker's cyst is swelling behind the knee joint.Dales had previously reported that Lewis was dealing with a blood clot in his ankle. The Bengals said in a statement that the issue wouldn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 NFL Season Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

2016 record: 6-9-1Key figuresPoint differential: +10Turnover ratio: +3The impressive string of playoff berths for Marvin Lewis, Andy Dalton and the Bengals came to a crumpled end in 2017. A combination of injuries and decided lack of clutch performances sent the team to a 6-9-1 record. Now, the Bengals are hoping to bounce back on the strength of keeping the band largely together...
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Bengals rookie Joe Mixon leaves practice after hurting foot

Joe Mixon gave the Cincinnati Bengals a scare on Thursday when he left team drills with a foot injury. Cincinnati Enquirer Bengals reporter Jim Owczarski shared the information about Mixon via Twitter: Mixon took his pads off after hurting his foot and didn’t practice any longer, but a good sign for the team is he returned to watch practice. Although he faced a lot of controversy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict puts cheap shot on Gio Bernard, sparks fight

You’d think that Vontaze Burfict would be saving his cheap shots for the regular season, but that’s not the case.The Bengals held a practice at training camp on Tuesday, and Burfict, for some reason, put a cheap shot on running back Giovani Bernard. Burfict dove right at Gio’s legs, and that didn’t go over well with his teammates.A brief skirmish erupted as a result. That...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Get Your Legs Strong and Powerful With the Cincinnati Bengals' Squat Routine

The Squat is one of the core lifts for the Cincinnati Bengals. And rightfully so. It's an essential compound movement that's essential for building lower-body strength and power. It's also a foundational movement pattern that every athlete should be able to perform. Chip Morton, head strength coach for the Bengals since 2003, prioritizes the Squat but he's cautious with his approach...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones suspended for Week 1 of upcoming season

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones has been suspended for the first game of the 2017 NFL season.The NFL announced on Friday that the suspension is a result of Jones violating the league’s personal conduct policy. Back in May, the 33-year-old pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing official business stemming from a January incident. A judge dismissed two other...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

The 'Safeties in numbers' quiz

Summertime is the calm before the storm as far as the NFL season is concerned, but over the last few years a new tradition has taken hold during this time: getting publicly upset over arbitrary ranking lists.The NFL Network has been putting out it's annual Top 100 list for seven years now, and like clockwork, you absolutely count on at least one NFL player taking the list makers...
July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Packers fans come to the rescue for CB Davon House after he misses flight

There may be no more frustrating feeling than being left stranded at the airport. But when you miss a flight and absolutely have to be somewhere, your options are few and far between. Fortunately for Green Bay Packers defensive back Davon House, there were Packers fans ready to answer the call when he missed his flight from Minneapolis to Green Bay.Rather than load up Uber or Lyft...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton claims A.J. Green is better than ever

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton happens to be an expert on wideout A.J. Green—so if he makes a bold statement about his No. 1 target, it’s best to pay close attention.Dalton did just that recently, bragging about Green’s form this offseason during an interview with the team’s official website:“I would say he’s better than he’s been,” Dalton reported after...
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May 31, 2017  |  Discuss

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