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AJ Green on contract: 'All the receivers are getting bank'

A.J. Green hopes to see dollar signs in his future. With Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones inking his monster five-year $71.25 million deal on Saturday, it will soon be time for the Cincinnati Bengals to take care of Green. He commented on his current contract status as it relates to Jones’ new deal but didn’t seem overly excited about his chances of getting...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bengals QB Andy Dalton leaves after 1 series with sore neck

CINCINNATI (AP) Quarterback Andy Dalton scored on a keeper that completed Cincinnati's opening drive against the Chicago Bears on Saturday night, then left the game with a sore neck. Dalton had players piled on top of him after his 1-yard touchdown dive. He got up and spiked the ball, then came to the sideline. The Bengals announced that he had a neck injury. Dalton walked along...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Broncos, Jaguars, & Seahawks

Bengals Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports mentions that there have been no indications in recent days that the Bengals and WR A.J. Green are close to reaching an agreement on a long-term deal. Broncos Troy Renck of the Denver Post mentions that new G Evan Mathis was going through a full workout for the Broncos before tonight’s ... The post NFL Notes: Bengals,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Cincinnati Bengals Preseason Wrap: The Good, Bad & Ugly

Two games have been played by the Cincinnati Bengals in the preseason. In week one, they took down the Giants, 23-10. Tampa Bay promptly smothered the Bengals in week two, 25-11. Clearly, we'll need to see some more out of Cincinnati to know what to expect for 2015. There was some good in their inaugural game against the Giants. The bad, and especially ugly, came against the worst...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals position preview: Offensive Line

A top unit in the NFL with some of the biggest linemen in the league, the Cincinnati Bengals offensive line is as dominating and fierce as they come. Led by standout left tackle Andrew Whitworth, this group of athletes has been consistently rated in the top 10 of the league. With added depth and talent, the offensive line will be another top position in Cincinnati as the Bengals...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three positive takeaways from Cincinnati Bengals first preseason game

Friday August 14th at 7:30 pm was the first preseason game for the Cincinnati Bengals and the first real indication to Bengals fans that football is back. There have been a lot of questions and suspicions about how this team would perform come game time. I think a lot of those were answered in the game on Friday night against the New York Giants. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Contenders...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be Cut As Bengals Roster Shrinks To 75?

View image | “Well it’s time for the easiest part of the job……..The cuts” -Homer Simpson The old cliché it’s never easy to cut someone is as true to anyone as it is to Marvin Lewis. This is the hardest part of the job for Lewis and I know he will spend some time thinking about who his first cuts will be. I believe he has a few easy decisions but there...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Rookie To Watch | Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals Rookie to watch this season is the fourth pick they made in the 2015 Draft, third round LB Paul Dawson.  The Bengals used their first two picks on offensive lineman who they can stash and let heal/develop before asking them to take on starting jobs in 2016.  So that moves us down the line to this potential third round gem.  The Bengals top defensive player LB Vontaze...
Via DraftSeason
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Smith, Dennard, Fisher back at practice, DE Johnson getting closer

The Cincinnati Bengals welcomed back some injured playes at practice on Wednesday. Starting right tackle Andre Smith (foot), second-round pick Jake Fisher (shoulder) and reserve cornerbacks Darqueze Dennard (hamstring) and Brandon Ghee (hamstring) were all spotted at the beginning of the session, but it's unknown if they went through a full practice since it was closed to the media...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers make mockery of ‘winning with class’ in handling Brooks

By Jesse Reed The San Francisco 49ers made a huge mistake by keeping Ahmad Brooks on the roster throughout this offseason, despite his alleged involvement in a sexual assault case with former teammate Ray McDonald. Both men have been indicted in the same incident. McDonald has been charged with rape, while Brooks is being charged with misdemeanor sexual battery on the same woman...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday’s Tampa Bay Bucs vs Bengals game was DEJA VU and RETRO all over!

Simeon Rice made an appearance bringing the Bucs out of the gate! Rice is last Double digit sacker for Tampa Bay; that was 2006. Someone tell the Bucs Doctor Who doesnt begin its new season until September, because they took a page from the old Time Lord’s book and went all retro on us. No it wasn’t a Throwback game, although a lot of fans still want to throw the new uniforms...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals release Josh Johnson, making AJ McCarron backup QB

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals released quarterback Josh Johnson on Tuesday, making AJ McCarron the backup to Andy Dalton. McCarron impressed during a 25-11 preseason loss at Tampa Bay on Monday night, going 11 of 15 for 97 yards. He led an 80-yard touchdown drive. McCarron, a fifth-round pick from Alabama last year, missed his rookie season with a sore passing shoulder. He also...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Release QB Josh Johnson, Waive Two

The Cincinnati Bengals announced a few roster moves on Tuesday including the release of veteran QB Josh Johnson. Cincinnati also waived S Erick Dargan and DT Kalafitoni Pole. NEWS- #Bengals make the following roster moves: -Release QB Josh Johnson -Waive S Erick Dargan -Waive DT Kalafitoni Pole — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) August 25, 2015 Johnson, 29, is a former fifth...
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WATCH: Tampa Bay Defense Stuffs Bengals RB Cedric Peerman For A Safety

With the ball at the one-yard line teams typically have one thought in mind--gotta get away from the goal line; need to create some breathing room. Some teams will take a gamble and try to bounce something outside or run a play action pass because the defense is going to load the box against the run. Some will just try to pound straight ahead no matter if the defense clearly knows...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cincinnati Bengals LB Chris Carter Beats Offensive Lineman Around Edge to Sack Mike Glennon

There wasn't much that looked good for the Cincinnati Bengals when they played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday night. The offense was anemic. Andy Dalton played like 'Prime Time Andy' (two interceptions). The running game was no help, but there were times when the defense looked pretty solid.Chris Carter certainly did when he beat the offensive tackle around the edge and sacked Mike...
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A.J.Green Helps Andy Dalton Look Like 'Prime Time Andy' Against Buccaneers

Most of the time Andy Dalton is a good quarterback. He can throw with the best of them, can lead his team, and can get the job done--as long as the game is not in prime time. For some odd reason it seems that whenever the Cincinnati Bengals play a game in prime time Dalton has a horrible game.Normally, Dalton does not need any help looking bad, but Monday night against the Buccaneers...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Cincinnati Bengals will win the NFC North

The battle for the AFC North, according to the “experts,” runs through the Steel City. Now the Steelers are poised to have a great year, with Big Ben looking strong and of course Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown coming off huge performances in 2014. That being said I think the fight for the North plays out a little differently than the big boy media has it concluding. Most of...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs-Bengals Preseason: What to watch for

The Buccaneers home preseason opener is Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. Much like last week’s game against the Vikings, the Bucs have several positions that are key to evaluate.  Here are some things to keep an eye on as Tampa Bay plays in front of a national audience on ESPN. Prince AliRookie guard Ali Marpet has gotten some extended looks in practice with the team’s...
Via The Bay Cave
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Cincinnati Bengals will finally get over their primetime woes this season

Ah… Cincinnati and primetime football. I think I could feel every Bengal fans heart hit the floor after reading those two words together. Primetime has not been very friendly to Cincy, to say the least. Since the Andy Dalton and A.J. Green era, they are an atrocious 3-9 when under the lights. Now, most would say that Dalton has been the biggest factor in these debacles, but that’s...
Via cover32
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sleeper Buzz: Marvin Jones ready to break out

Good things come to those who wait. Sometimes it just takes a little while for things to materialize. In the NFL–on most occasions–it’s hard to really get a read on things unless you cover that team on a day to day basis. Position battles, who’s impressing, who’s not–those things tend to find their way out eventually. But for fantasy football owners looking for an edge...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Leah Still gets her own special edition Wheaties box

Leah Still, the daughter of Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still, has received a tribute befitting how she has captivated the nation with her bravery and inspired the masses in the face of a serious illness: She got her own Wheaties box. Still on Tuesday posted a photograph to Instagram of a framed version of his five-year-old daughter star turn on the General Mills...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly acknowledges concern over DeMarco Murray’s workload

    The Dallas Cowboys let DeMarco Murray leave in free agency in part because they knew he was overworked last season, and they feared he would not be able to match his excellent production in the future. Chip Kelly convinced the Philadelphia Eagles to sign Murray to a big-money deal, indicating he believes the back will remain productive for the future. Still, the Eagles...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chip Kelly concerned over DeMarco Murray's 2014 workload

The Philadelphia Eagles landed the most coveted running back available during the offseason by signing DeMarco Murray to a five-year, $42 million contract. The team has been particularly cautious with the running back during organized team activities and training camp, mostly due to the fact that Murray had an extremely onerous workload while leading the Cowboys to the playoffs...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincy's backfield: The value of Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard

Our first Fantasy Football contests for Week 1 of the 2015 season are also here. To sign up for our $10 million contest click here and if the cost of that contest worries you to the point where your next car payment might not go through, you can sign up for our Week 1 play action. When it comes to finding a premium RB1 to lead your team, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better situation...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions wide receiver Broyles lives on $60K annual budget

There are far too many stories about professional athletes making millions, only to see that money disappear down the drain. Yet just because a few athletes are financially irresponsible doesn’t mean it’s the norm. Just look at Ryan Broyles. The Detroit Lions wide receiver is in the third year of a four-year contract worth $3.6 million with more than $1.42 million guaranteed...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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