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Chad Johnson will be spending next year in Canada

Chad Johnson just keeps finding ways to stay in the news. IT’S OFFICIAL: @ochocinco puts pen to paper with @PoppJim. Bienvenue à #HuitCinq chez les #Alouettes! #CFL #LCF pic.twitter.com/yKkRlBwU7y — Montreal Alouettes (@MTLAlouettes) April 17, 2014 Johnson, 36, has been out of football since being cut by the Dolphins in 2012, but with “Ochocinco,” nothing should come as...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Do the Bengals need to lock A.J. Green up long term right now?

The Bengals have until May 3 to exercise A.J. Green’s fifth-year option, ensuring that their star receiver will remain in Cincinnati for at least two more seasons. With roughly two weeks until the deadline, it’s a question of when, not if, this deal will get done. Everyone knows that Green is going to be in Cincinnati for two more years. That’s a no brainer. Now the Bengals...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bengals, A.J. Green not talking about a new contract yet

By May 3, the Bengals inevitably will exercise the fifth-year option on receiver A.J. Green’s contract. The bigger question is whether the Bengals will be extending Green’s contract by more than a year. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks on an extension for Green have not yet begun. The fourth overall pick in 2011, Green has a strong argument that he deserves...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Contract extension talks haven’t started between the Bengals and A.J. Green

The Cincinnati Bengals will most certainly exercise the fifth-year option on A.J. Green’s contract.  The only question now is when will they sign him to a long-term extension? According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the Bengals and Green haven’t started working on an extension yet. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks on an extension for Green have not yet begun. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bengals not concerned about Green holding out

While there has been much talk about whether or not the Bengals will extend quarterback Andy Dalton's contract prior to this season, should they be concerned about star receiver A.J. Green holding out this summer? That is the question Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio posed to Marvin Lewis in a video that aired Thursday night. "No, there's no concern of that,"...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals Haven’t Started Extension Talks With WR A.J. Green

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that there are no talks regarding a long-term contract between the Cincinnati Bengals and WR A.J. Green.  The Bengals are almost certain to pick up Green’s fifth-year option in the coming weeks. Green, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and can begin negotiating a long...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why the Cincinnati Bengals should trade up in the first round

The Cincinnati Bengals have been a team that has been lucky enough in the past few years to have depth on their roster in almost every position, especially on offense. That being said, there is always room for improvement. After losing offensive tackle Anthony Collins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Bengals could afford to […] The post Why the Cincinnati Bengals should trade up...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Should Embrace Addition By Subtraction

Andrew Weber/USA TODAY Sports The Bengals haven’t make their presence felt very well in free agency.  They made a few moves, but they didn’t really add many names, and the only name they really lost was Anthony Collins, who was a back-up Offensive Tackle in Cincinnati. The Bengals should consider bracing addition by subtraction by releasing Running Back, Benjarvus Green...
Via TopSportsReport
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The Redskins Return To The Playoffs In 2014?

Without a doubt, the Redskins fell flat on their face last season. It was a big disappointment for a team entering with Superbowl aspirations. As a result of the tumultuous season, the fans witnessed a purging of several critical faces. Even I have to admit as a Redskins fan that it was painful to see a top caliber offensive from 2012 take such a step back the following season. There...
Via Football Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton is beginning to lose support inside the Bengals organization

For the first time in the three years, someone within the Bengals organization has finally come out and expressed a lack of support for Andy Dalton. In the next season or two, Dalton, A.J. Green and several other key contributors will be set for big-time contracts. Mike Brown, the Bengals owner, knows that tough decisions will be needed in order to maintain the core of their roster...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals to exercise 2015 team option on A.J. Green

There was some question if the Cincinnati Bengals would exercise their team option on wide receiver A.J. Green or if they’d attempt to hammer out a long term deal with the wide receiver this offseason. With just a month and a half before the May 3rd deadline to make a decision on Green’s 2015 team option, it appears the Bengals already know what they plan to do as they’ll...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Intend To Pick Up WR A.J. Green’s 2015 Option

  Bengals owner Mike Brown told reports on Sunday that they will pick up WR A.J. Green‘s fifth-year option this offseason. “Even though we haven’t tendered him yet our intention is to do that and put ourselves in position to turn to others such as [Andy] Dalton and we would like to turn to a couple more as well,“ Brown said, via the Cincinnati Enquirer. “We would like...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis signs 1-year extension

The Cincinnati Bengals announced Friday that they have extended head coach Marvin Lewis through the 2015 season. “Marvin has earned this commitment for the job he is doing,” said Bengals president Mike Brown in a news release. “We are one of only five teams to qualify for the playoffs the last three years, and our prospects are bright looking ahead. Marvin is driven to achieve...
Via Sports-Glory
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals release linebacker James Harrison

The Cincinnati Bengals have decided to release veteran linebacker James Harrison, according to the Bengals’ team Twitter account. They were expected to look into releasing Harrison, and they will save some money with this move. It will be very interesting to see what teams show interest in signing him over the next few days. NEWS: #Bengals have released LB James Harrison pic.twitter...
Via Sports-Glory
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals to match Browns’ offer sheet for Andrew Hawkins

The Cleveland Browns were hoping to steal wide receiver Andrew Hawkins away from the Cincinnati Bengals, but that does not look like it is going to happen at this time. According to reports, the Bengals are currently planning to match the four-year, $12.2 million offer sheet that the Browns agreed with him on yesterday afternoon. Nothing has been finalized yet, but it’s looking...
Via Sports-Glory
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals need to make a strong push for Anquan Boldin

The Bengals have money to work with this offseason, and they need to use it. Having reached the playoffs three years in a row, Cincinnati is in prime position to make a big splash this offseason with their projected $30 million in cap space, eighth most in the NFL. With that money, the Bengals should be able to resign their top free agents, as well as bring in a few big names. When...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Cincinnati Bengals in top-5 of the NFL last four years in this category

When you think about it, with all their young talent, it makes sense the Cincinnati Bengals would be near the top of the NFL when it comes to most draft picks in the last four years. Still, the number is quite big. Most #NFL draft choices, team (2010-13): #Eagles (41), #Seahawks (39), #Bengals & #Vikings (37), #Packers, #Rams & #49ers (36) — Russell S. Baxter (@BaxFootballGuru...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Where’s A.J. Green among faces of the franchise in the NFL?

When people think about an NFL team, usually one person immediately jumps to mind. It’s the player, coach or owner who is most immediately identifiable with the club. It’s the person TV networks use in game promos, the team puts on the cover of the media guide and fans blame when things go awry. It’s the face of the franchise. And every team has one, for better or worse. Some...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals, Andy Dalton to work on extension

The Cincinnati Bengals were unable to make noise in the playoffs last season, and Andy Dalton once again faltered under the spotlight. Many analysts and fans don’t believe that Dalton has what it takes to be a legitimate franchise quarterback, but that doesn’t appear to be the way that the Bengals look at things. Head coach Marvin Lewis said that the Bengals will not consider...
Via Sports-Glory
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: AJ Green’s top performances, Marvin Lewis not an elite coach, Veteran qb to help Dalton…

You might have missed some recent news.  Here are some of Cover 32′s columns that will get you caught up on the Bengals and the NFL. Cincinnati Bengals -AJ Green’s best performances of 2013. (READ) -Marvin Lewis not among NFL Elite coaches. (READ) -Bengals need a veteran qb to help And Dalton. (READ) National Columns - The major NFL awards were handed out Saturday night, who...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Could any of these top-10 free agents in 2014 help the Cincinnati Bengals?

With Super Bowl XLVIII in the books, the 2013 season is officially in the rearview mirror. Thus, it’s time to look ahead to 2014. But before teams gather for training camp in July, play preseason games in August and tee it up for real in September, they have some roster building to do. While the NFL Draft in May will get most of the attention, free agency, which starts on March...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: AJ Green Performances of 2013

There is no question, Bengals wide receiver, AJ Green is one of the best in the business. Green is heading into his fourth NFL season, and has already totaled nearly 4,000 receiving yards. The first-round pick out of Georgia has produced more and more in each of his first three years, and doesn’t seem anywhere near his prime. 2013 was a great regular season for AJ Green, the best...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Could Hold Off On Signing WR A.J. Green To A Long-Term Deal

Mike Sando of ESPN.com (Insider required) expects the Bengals to allow WR A.J. Green to play out the final year of his rookie contract rather negotiate a long-term now that he’s eligible to do so this offseason. Beyond that, Sando can see them using their franchise tag at some point down the road given that the Bengals are no stranger to approaching free agents this way. It...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Adjustments for 2014

We are all well aware of the Cincinnati Bengals’ recent first round collapse. Many of you have had complaints, suggestions, and praise for the Bengals so far this off-season.Today we will talk about some key adjustments Cincinnati must make, to avoid falling in the first round again next season. 5. Pass protection- Quarterback Andy Dalton was sacked 29 times this season. Dalton...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati’s offseason started off disappointing

The Cincinnati Bengals were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round, for the third straight time. After a season where they showed great potential, the Bengals still failed to reach the second round. Many fans may consider that the biggest disappointment. Not quite the biggest though. Given that Cincinnati lost their offensive and defensive coordinators already this offseason...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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