AJ Green heading for contract stalemate with Bengals?

At the beginning of the offseason, there were four top receivers seeking new contracts. Dez Bryant, Demaryius Thomas and Julio Jones have all agreed to contract extensions, leaving Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green as the sole remaining member of the quartet. With three comparable contracts on the books, there is no reason the Bengals and Green shouldn’t be able...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Good Reasons The Pittsburgh Steelers Will Miss The Playoffs

Since their loss to the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV, the Pittsburgh Steelers have both made and missed the playoffs twice. Yet, with their offense flying high towards the end of last season and the divisional competition appearing to have done little or less to improve their own squads, most experts are bullish on these Steelers at the very least making the playoffs, if not...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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5 days 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,...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

DeVante Parker will be worth the wait for Dolphins

“With the 14th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins select…” DeVante Parker, wide receiver Louisville University. When those words were uttered Miami Dolphin fans all over the world let out a sigh of relief. For the first time in the last decade, the Miami Dolphins had a true #1 wide receiver, or at least it had seemed. In 2014, DeVante Parker missed half the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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11 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...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Grimes calls Calvin Johnson the toughest WR to defend

Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes has plenty of experience defending the NFL’s best wide receivers, but one sticks out above the rest. Last season alone, he matched up with Calvin Johnson (Detroit Lions), Jordy Nelson (Green Bay Packers), Alshon Jeffery (Chicago Bears) and Demaryius Thomas (Denver Broncos). The year prior, Grimes was opposite Julio Jones (Atlanta Falcons...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Jones on Odell Beckham Jr.: “He’s no A.J.” Green

New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. exploded during his rookie season, but he and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones both agree that A.J. Green is a step above OBJ. According to Jordan Raanan of NJ Advance Media, Jones called the second-year wideout a good athlete and good player but opined: “He has a lot of work to do to be A.J.” Additionally, per Raanan...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Three must-have Cincinnati Bengals to add to your fantasy football squad

Fantasy Football. That wonderful land we visit every year and pretend like we can roll with the general managers of the big leagues. That means everybody has an opinion on who you should or shouldn’t draft. There are a few players that are guaranteed fantasy beasts, but for the most part it’s a wasteland of busts and nobodies. That’s the beauty of fantasy football though. When...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things to watch out for during the Cincinnati Bengals preseason

Preseason, most football fans have a love-hate relationship with it, but it signifies the fact that our beloved sport is back! It’s a time to ease players back from last year’s injuries, test new schemes, or evaluate rookies and free agent additions. It is normally pretty slow for the casual football fan, but for the likes of the football freaks like myself, I like nothing more...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Power ranking all 32 NFL receiver units

The NFL is becoming a pass-happy league, but some teams like the Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers are better prepared than others to focus on an aerial assault. But which of the three franchises boast the premier receiver units? And which teams could really use some help outside? Sorry, tight ends and pass-catching running backs, only receivers were considered...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The four greatest receiving seasons in Cincinnati Bengals history

Expectations for A.J. Green are through the roof this season. Coming off a 2014 year that saw his typical production slowed by injuries, the 27-year-old wide receiver out of the University of Georgia is anxious to show the world he’s back and better than ever. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: The biggest stories thus far in training camp Top 10: The best safeties in the NFL Bold Predictions...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Only 3 players have more receiving yards than A.J. Green in first four years

A.J. Green is one of the top wide receivers playing in the NFL right now. The Cincinnati Bengals and their fans are proud to have him on their team. He is an incredible athlete with an outstanding skill set that sets him apart from most other receivers in the game. Green is entering his fifth year as a professional football player and is expected to have another great season for...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Three forgotten WRs that could add depth to the Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals waived wide receiver James Wright, due to impending surgery on his injured knee, which will cause him to miss the entire season. This doesn’t appear to be a significant loss for Cincinnati’s offense, as Wright was expected to be the No.4 option behind A.J. Green, Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu. However, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson recently stated how he wants...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Has A.J. Green had a change of heart regarding contract?

Bengals receiver A.J. Green has previously expressed a willingness to play out the final year of his contract, but the recent signings of Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas may have changed his mind.A report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport on Sunday indicated that Green is now more open to working out a long-term deal on the heels of the dual five-year $70 million extensions signed...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Bengals, Bills, Colts, Ravens, & Steelers

Bengals Jason La Canfora expects the Bengals to have a long-term contract extension in place for WR A.J. Green before the start of the season. La Canfora adds that Green’s next deal will likely be in line with the contract extensions signed by Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas a few weeks ago. Bills Mike Rodak of ESPN.com ... The post AFC Notes: Bengals, Bills, Colts...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

A.J. Green: 'My time is coming' for contract extension

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is confident he'll be agreeing to a contract extension with the team in due time. Green, who's about to enter the final year of his rookie contract, spoke at his his former high school on Saturday, expressing optimism in the process. "All that contract stuff doesn't really bother me, because when you put in the body of work I've...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green: ‘My time is coming’ for new contract

Cincinnati Bengals receiver A.J. Green is ready for his big slice of the pie after watching Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas sign big new contracts this summer. Speaking with ABC News 4 Charleston, the All-Pro wideout expressed confidence that he and the Bengals will be able to work out an amicable deal for both sides: “My time is coming,” said Green (via Fox10tv.com). “I want...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals View Extension For WR A.J. Green As Their Top Priority This Year

Bengals WR A.J. Green told ABC 4 that his “time is coming” and he wants to remain in Cincinnati long-term. “My time is coming,” Green said of an extension with the Bengals, per Paul Dehner Jr. “I want to stay there and I think they are going to get something done.” Ian Rapoport reports that the ... The post Bengals View Extension For WR A.J. Green As Their...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The St. Louis Rams are still popular in Alaska for some reason

For the second year in a row, the Rams apparently the most popular jersey sold in the state of Alaska. Whattup Alaska?!? http://t.co/gsILkGTDrS pic.twitter.com/HjhvISBfVD — Brandon Bate (@NoPlanB_) July 22, 2015 I have no idea why that is, nor does anybody else it seems, but as I said last year, the Rams will take support from whomever wants to provide it. Hawaii, Nevada, Arkansas...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Top five position battles for the Indianapolis Colts headed into training camp

With training camp right around the corner for the Indianapolis Colts it is time to look at some of the top position battles that will be taking place in Anderson. These position battles are vital because they push players to reach their full potential. Without these player pushing each other, there is no improvement. Just like the saying goes “iron sharpens iron as one man sharpens...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Cincinnati Bengals receivers poised for big years, not named A.J. Green

The Cincinnati Bengals will rely on the running game for a big chunk of their yards this coming season, but that’s not to say they won’t get more than their fair share through the air as well. Andy Dalton is getting paid like one of the top quarterbacks in the league and it is time for him to start playing like one. Bengals fans have been patiently waiting to see some black and...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Colts, & Jaguars

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN has been told by members of the Bengals’ staff that the team has “no qualms” with re-signing WR A.J. Green to a long-term extension. However, Green is expected to wait until the end of the season to pick up extension discussions. Harvey has a “tough time” envisioning the Bengals giving ...The post AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Colts, & Jaguars...
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

A.J. Green texted Demaryius Thomas to thank him for signing his deal

Denver Broncos fans are happy to retain three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Demaryius Thomas after re-signing with the team this week, and A.J. Green happens to like the deal as well. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the NFC South in 2015 First and 10: The 10 top candidates to win MVP in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier outside linebackers QB Rankings...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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