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Bengals will rely on a rookie to pivot their offensive line

The Cincinnati Bengals have finally named their starting center. Many believed Mike Pollak would be named their starting center going into the 2014 NFL season.  Well that is not the case. According to Gil Brandt of NFL.com, the team has named Russell Bodine their starting center.  This is great for Bodine but might not be […] The post Bengals will rely on a rookie to pivot their...
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Former Bengals center retires at the age of 31

The Cincinnati Bengals have Mike Pollak starting this year as their starting center. He will replace former Starting Center Kyle Cook who has decided to retire today. The 31-year-old Cook spent all six of his NFL seasons as a Bengal, starting 66 games including all 16 last season. Cook was a former undrafted rookie out […] The post Former Bengals center retires at the age of 31...
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Former Bengals C Kyle Cook Is Retiring For The NFL

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that former Bengals C Kyle Cook is retiring from the NFL after six years in the league. The Bengals cut Cook loose back in March and there has been no reported interest in his services since then. Cook, 31, was an undrafted free agent out of Michigan State back in 2008. He signed on with the Vikings before joining the Bengals later on in the 2007...
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Bengals Injury Update: Geno Atkins, Andre Smith, Rex Burkhead

As the Cincinnati Bengals prepare to face the Arizona Cardinals in the team's third preseason game Sunday, the team could have a pair of stars back. Geno Atkins got the go-ahead to return to action Wednesday and it appears Andre Smith is not too far behind.Atkins tore his ACL against the Dolphins on Halloween night last year and missed the remainder of the season. After participating...
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Bengals, Burfict agree on multi-year extension

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Cincinnati Bengals have signed weakside linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a four-year, $20 million extension. As part fot he deal, Burfict will collect $7.6 million in 2014. He was entering the final year of his contract and was seen as a defensive priority after the team took care of quarterback Andy Dalton. #Bengals and starting WLB Vontaze...
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Making Sense of the Cincinnati Bengals’ Receivers After Marvin Jones’ Injury

The article below was written by: numberFire. Injuries are one of the most frustrating parts of life in the NFL. Any team can, at any moment, be robbed of a key cog in the machine due to unfortunate or freak injuries beyond the control of even the most careful training staff or coach. The front office and coaches in Cincinnati are currently dealing with this very issue after news...
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Bengals reportedly sign Vontaze Burfict to an extension

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a contract extension,  according to Adam Caplan of ESPN. #Bengals and starting WLB Vontaze Burfict have agreed on a multi-year contract extension, per league source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 20, 2014 Burfict has been a stud since going undrafted a few years ago due to character concerns from his days at...
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Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton moves up in 1-32 starting QB rankings

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Bengals Sign Vontaze Burfict To Four-Year, $20 Million Deal

The Cincinnati Bengals have reportedly signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a four-year, $20 million contract extension. LB Vontaze Burfict’s extension with Bengals is a four-year, $20 million deal, including $7.6 million this year. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 20, 2014 Photo Credit: CincinnatiBengals.com Burfict, 23, proved to be an outstanding undrafted gem from the...
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Bengals give Vontaze Burfict a nice extension

Who would have thought Vontaze Burfict would be getting a pay raise, after getting passed over by 31 teams? Burfict went against all odds and made an impact. Today the Bengals rewarded him for his maturity. @AdamSchefter: LB Vontaze Burfict’s extension with Bengals is a four-year, $20 million deal, including $7.6 million this year. The post Bengals give Vontaze Burfict a nice...
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Bengals, Burfict agree to contract extension

ESPN Adam Caplan, citing a league source, reports that the Cincinnati Bengals have reached an agreement with LB Vontaze Burfict on a multi-year contract extension. Burfict, 23, wound up going undrafted out of Arizona State back in 2012 due to numerous concerns, but he has quickly developed into the Bengals best linebacker, and surprisingly led the NFL tackles last season. Burfict...
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Before drafting you need to see Bengals RB Giovani Bernard’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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INCREDIBLE PHOTO: This Cincinnati Bengals fan isn’t messing around

Last week we reported that according to a marketing analysis, Cincinnati Bengals fans are not very confident heading into the 2014 season. In fact the survey found that they were just the 15th most confident fanbase in the NFL. If this next photo is to be believed, that number has to be just a little bit off, because this Bengals fan that was discovered at Saturday’s game isn...
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Bengals blast Jets for using ‘garbage’ blitz tactics

During Saturday's preseason contest, Rex Ryan threw the kitchen sink at the Bengals, dialing up a wide array of blitzes designed to harass the quarterback. You could say Gang Green's pass-rush was fierce. The Bengals think it was rubbish. "Notice he didn't bring that stuff when our starters were out there," Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander said...
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Polian thinks drafting Dalton would have saved his job

According to Judy Battista of NFL.com, former Colts GM Bill Polian told Bengals HC Marvin Lewis that he would not be working for ESPN had he drafted QB Andy Dalton in 2011. The comments are interesting, as Dalton has proved to be one of the most polarizing quarterbacks in the league.  He just signed a six-year deal worth up to $115 million, but he has his share of critics primarily...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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