Bengals, Vontaze Burfict agree to extension

The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms on a contract extension with weak side linebacker Vontaze Burfict, ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports. #Bengals and starting WLB Vontaze Burfict have agreed on a multi-year contract extension, per league source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 20, 2014 The extension, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, is for four-years and worth $20 million...
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12 Team Fantasy Football Mock Draft

There are still 9 days until my $300 league draft takes place, but I know where I will be selecting. I drew lucky #12, the final pick in the draft. I look at is as a positive for a couple different reasons. First, I will get 2 of the top 13 players in fantasy football. Second, last year's winner selected at #12.Last year I finished 3rd in this league with the 11th overall pick...
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Fantasy Football 2014 Preview: Ranking The Top 10 Wide Receivers

If you’re in a league that starts three wide receivers, this could be the most important position in your draft. The NFL has become increasingly pass-happy over the past several years, resulting in more receivers seeing more chances to put up viable fantasy numbers. Even if you start just two wideouts, snagging a reliable upper-echelon receiver in the early rounds will greatly...
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PHOTO: This great Pittsburgh Steelers meme burns Bengals fans bad

The Pittsburgh Steelers have historically dominated the Cincinnati Bengals, winning 54 of their 88 all-time regular season meetings. In recent years though the Bengals have had a resurgence, led by a dominant corps of wide receivers including A.J. Green. Over the last two seasons the teams have split the season series evenly, with the road team winning each game. Still the Bengals...
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What to Watch in the Chiefs-Bengals Pre-Season Game

This Thursday at 8pm EST the Chiefs will take on the Bengals at Arrowhead Stadium in the first week of the pre-season. In this post, I break down the big matchups, who and what I’m looking for, and who I think wins. As custom in the first pre-season game, the starters might play a drive or two. With that being said, I am interested in the following matchups. Battle #1: AJ Green...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Bengals need to show A.J. Green the money

A lot has been made of Andy Dalton’s new contract with the Cincinnati Bengals that he signed yesterday. Many fans and analysts don’t believe that Dalton deserves a contract of that magnitude, considering he’s never won a playoff game. I’ll go one further, I think all of that money should have gone to wide receiver A.J. Green, because he’s the main reason why the Bengals...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Lewis texts AJ Green, tells him to “get talks moving”

(Credit: Zimbio) Now that the Cincinnati Bengals have locked up quarterback Andy Dalton through 2020, the next question is when his favorite target AJ Green will receive a long-term deal. Via Peter King of MMQB.com, Bengals head coach texted the receiver, and directed him to tell his agent to get talks moving. Lewis should probably get that same message to Cincinnati’s front-office...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals will now look to extend A.J. Green; How much does he deserve?

After learning that Andy Dalton had agreed to terms on Sunday, per Peter King of TheMMQB.com, coach Marvin Lewis immediately texted wide receiver A.J. Green to set the wheels in motion for contract talks. I love that Lewis was hurrying to lock up his star wide out.  The Bengals exercised Green’s fifth-year option for 2015 in April, tying him to Cincinnati for […] The...
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Bengals Expected To Turn Their Attention To Signing WR A.J. Green

  According to Peter King of MMQB.com, Bengals HC Marvin Lewis texted WR A.J. Green right after learning about Andy Dalton‘s contract extension and told Green to have his agent start negotiations with the team. King adds that Lewis wants the team’s core locked up now. Green mentioned that he’s not particularly concern about his situation. “My body of work speaks for...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Lewis wants to the Bengals to sign A.J Green now

The Bengals locked up quarterback Andy Dalton to a six-year extension on Monday. According to Peter King of TheMMQB.com,  Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis wants A.J. Green to get a new deal right now. CINCINNATI-Marvin texted AJ Green Sun after learning Dalton signed. Told AJ to have his agent get talks going. Marvin wants core signed now. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) August 5...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensive tackle Geno Atkins leads the Cincinnati Bengals in Madden ratings

The highly anticipated Madden ratings have been released for select teams. The Cincinnati Bengals are one of the select teams. Overall, the Bengals secured an 86 rating. The top players include defensive tackle Geno Atkins (96), wide receiver A.J. Green (95), left end Carlos Dunlap (90), and cornerback Leon Hall (88). Here are the overall rankings for the entire team. Quarterback...
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Andy Dalton gets six-year deal from Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday morning that they have agreed to terms with quarterback Andy Dalton on a six-year contract extension through 2020. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Dalton’s extension is worth $115 million. From me and Adam Caplan: Cincinnati and Bengals QB Andy Dalton reached agreement on a 6-year, $115 million contract, per two sources. — Adam Schefter...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Training camp, drugs, and a whole lot more

Here are last week’s top stories from cover32 Cincinnati. Training Camp Recap: Week 1 Lewis ranked 17th best in NFL Fans beg Cincinnati Bengals not to give Andy Dalton an extension Is Green-Ellis on his way out of Cincinnati? Bengals cornerback suspended for PED violation AND Lewis says Andy Dalton will lead Cincinnati Bengals to Super bowl   You may also be interested in:Weekly...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Is This Bengals Star the NFL’s Most Underpaid Player?

The salary structure in the NFL is imperfect because a player’s salary doesn’t always match his production. Often times a player’s only recourse to achieve fair value is to to hold out. We nearly saw that with Kansas City Chiefs star running back Jamaal Charles, who was severely underpaid before getting his well-deserved long-term contract in late July. Charles’ rich new...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals receiver AJ Green ranked 4th best in NFL, top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of WRs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s wide...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Chiefs, Dolphins, Jaguars, & Ravens

  Bengals Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports wouldn’t be surprised to see the Bengals get a long-term deal in place for WR A.J. Green before QB Andy Dalton. La Canfora also mentions that Cincinnati is working on an extension for LB Vontaze Burfict as well. Browns HC Mike Pettine said QB Johnny Manziel will receive some reps with the first-team offense. (Nate Ulrich) Chiefs S Eric...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis on his way out of Cincinnati?

Now that the Cincinnati Bengals have decided Giovani Bernard is their running back of the future, BenJarvus Green-Ellis may be the odd man out. Last season Green-Ellis saw his drole dramatically shrink. He was effective in third and short situations but his yards per carry dropped to a dismal 3.4. In May’s NFL Draft the Bengals selected LSU’s Jeremy Hill in the second round,...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals’ A.J. Green named 6th best fantasy WR option in 2014

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Playoffs and Superbowl prediction; Picks by Joey

Joey Muia of SteelNationGeneration has been on point over the past five years when it comes to picking the Super Bowl champion.  Over the past five years he has hit on one of each of the Super Bowl Teams.  Well Joey now works for us at NFL Draft Diamonds and we would like to give […] The post 2015 Playoffs and Superbowl prediction; Picks by Joey appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Watch: Andy Dalton Is Unstoppable At Pop-A-Shot

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton may not have the strongest or most accurate arm in the NFL, but when it comes to the pop-a-shot arcade game, “Red Rifle” looks absolutely unstoppable. Photo Credit: Bengals.com In an Instagram video posted by Bengals receiver Marvin Jones, Dalton fires on at least 16 consecutive shots. 612 Embed by embedinstagram.com In three NFL seasons...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Training camp previews + a whole lot more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Cincinnati Bengals this week. Training Camp Previews: Quarterback Wide receiver Running back Tight End   Other stories from cover32 – Cincinnati:  5 ways to kill the last offseason weekend Get to know Bengals offensive center T.J. Johnson 4 hopeful headlines: can A.J. Green...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Green believes Andy Dalton will get extension before season begins

We’ve heard this off-season that Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green only wants to catch passes from Andy Dalton, and now Green is speaking out on Dalton’s impending contract. With just this season left under his belt, Dalton will likely be playing this season for a new contract, but Green believes Dalton’s extension will come before […]
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Green Not Worried About Extension, Talks Up Andy Dalton

One player is among the best at his position in the NFL. The other is a mediocre quarterback that is prepared to begin what promises to be a make-or-break season with the Cincinnati Bengals.  It stands to reason that Cincinnati would look to lock up young wide receiver A.J. Green before quarterback Andy Dalton. But that’s just on the surface. Cincinnati picked up Green’s $10...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Green: Andy Dalton will get new deal before season

A.J. Green only wants to catch passes from Andy Dalton, and he's confident his wish is coming true. The Bengals' All-Pro receiver told the team's official website that Dalton will sign a long-term contract extension prior to the season. “I know they know he’s the guy…I feel like they’re going to get something done before the season starts," Green said....
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

A.J. Green throws support behind Andy Dalton, says team needs to play better

As the quarterback of the Cincinnati Bengals, Andy Dalton has received a large part of the blame for the teams inability to win a playoff game in recent years. Speaking to the teams official website wide receiver A.J. Green threw his support behind Dalton. “We came in together. That’s my guy. He helped me where I am. I helped him and we took the Bengals to a different level...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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