Andy Dalton eager to step up and lead the Bengals

Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton knows he has to do more if he's going to get his team over the playoff hump. Now with four seasons under his belt -- and four quick playoff exits -- Dalton seems poised to assume a stronger role as a leader. With only three players with more seniority on the offense than Dalton -- Andrew Whitworth, Andre Smith, and Cedric Peerman -- the quarterback...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron to Andy Dalton: ‘Hopefully one day we’re both $100 million guys’

Andy Dalton is the starting quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals and is getting paid over $100 million to play under center. Bengals’ fans cringe at that statement. According to Dalton’s backup, A.J. McCarron, he sees himself just as worthy as the incumbent. The former Alabama quarterback told the Cincinnati Enquirer that while he believes Dalton is truly the quarterback...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals QB AJ McCarron Has big Dreams for Andy Dalton and Himself

Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback AJ McCarron is finally feeling healthy after suffering a shoulder injury that kept him out for most of his rookie season. Hoping for a shot at becoming the primary backup behind quarterback Andy Dalton, McCarron shared this about his health (via “I feel great. Body feels great and I feel like I’m slinging it better than...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Make or break year for Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton has led the Cincinnati Bengals to the playoffs in his first four seasons of the NFL, posting a regular season record of 40-23-1 but failing to win a game in the postseason. Most teams would be happy with making the playoffs four years in a row, but one year after signing a six year 96 million dollar contract, expectations have been raised. Dalton showed promise and progression...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hill: Time for Bengals to win in the postseason

Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill says the Bengals can no longer be content with simply making it to the postseason. “It’s been four years in a row, and if it doesn’t happen this year, then it’s probably never going to happen,” Hill said, per “That’s the mentality and the sense of urgency that we bring in every day. Something has to change...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Michael Bennett jabs Andy Dalton

Here is a video clip they'll be playing come Week 5 this season. Hopefully for Bengals fans, Andy Dalton will be the one with the last laugh. During an appearance on NFL Network, Seahawks defensive end was asked to provide rapid fire responses to pictures of players. When Andy Dalton was displayed, Bennett couldn't resists making fun of Dalton's penchant for throwing interceptions...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Terrelle Pryor's contract with Bengals worth $660,000

Terrelle Pryor's one-year deal with the Bengals is worth $660,000, the league minimum for veterans with three years of NFL experience, according to signed with Cincinnati after a tryout with the team last weekend. Pryor had Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson in his corner from their time together in Oakland back in 2011.With last year's backup to Andy Dalton...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Texans Cheerleaders Have Invaded Puerto Rico

  Been around BC the last 3 or 4 years? You know my stance on NFL cheerleader bikini calendar shoots. Some organizations are really good about sending the team cheerleaders to exotic locales. Some organizations are embarrassing (Colts, Texans). For those of you who are new, the Colts once sent their cheerleaders to the shores of Lake Michigan — on the Michigan side — for a...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron thinks he and Dalton could be “$100 million guys”

After the Bengals just signed quarterback Terrelle Pryor, another backup quarterback believes his job is safe. The Bengals current depth chart has AJ McCarron listed as the backup to starter Andy Dalton, however McCarron considers himself more than a backup, he considers himself a form of motivation for Dalton. Earlier today, AJ McCarron was asked what his goal for preseason was...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals add big-name QB who won’t play any other position

As I wrote about last week, the Cincinnati Bengals decided to bring in a quarterback that has been tossed around the league the last few years in order to compete for the backup job. The latest is that they have agreed to sign the fourth year quarterback, allowing him to compete against the two backups already on their depth chart. Bengals sign Pryor and three others from rookie...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2015: The best quarterbacks in the NFL today

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Quarterback Terrelle Pryor trying to catch on with Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) Terrelle Pryor is trying to extend his NFL career with the Cincinnati Bengals, who have a blurry situation at backup quarterback. Pryor is attending the Bengals' rookie minicamp this weekend on a tryout basis. Andy Dalton is the fifth-year starter, but the backup situation is unsettled. AJ McCarron missed all of his rookie season with a sore passing shoulder. The...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could a former Ohio State star be the favorite to backup Andy Dalton in 2015?

The Cincinnati Bengals decided to give a quarterback that has been passed around the league lately, a shot. They invited a quarterback that is real familiar with the state of Ohio and played his college ball just about two hours down the road in Columbus. Got any guesses? Former Ohio State star Terrelle Pryor was 1 of 8 tryout players invited to Bengals' weekend minicamp. pic.twitter...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Bengals Offense?

View image | The NFL Draft is now over.  This means teams are just about finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to prepare their offseason programs. With the draft recently concluding, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate where each team stands in comparison to the other 31 NFL teams. After taking that...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton headlines a group to participate in a really cool event

Everybody knows what a stand-up guy Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton is. Well, he is at it again and this time he is joining the fight against hunger in the community. Thrilled to announce the 2015 @Bengals Taste of the NFL hosts – @andydalton14 @HoltmansDonuts — Freestore Foodbank (@FreestoreFB) May 6, 2015 AROUND COVER32...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did the Cincinnati Bengals just make Whitworth more upset with their latest pick? (video)

If one offensive tackle wasn’t enough to get the pot stirring in Cincinnati, they have just selected another one. OT Jake Fisher spent all of last year protecting a Heisman Trophy winner in Marcus Mariota. His skills and heart can’t be denied as Mayock said, “he plays through the whistle and finishes”. Watch him looking out for his quarterback, pancaking through the second...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals draft OT Cedric Ogbuehi with the No. 21 pick

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports The Cincinnati Bengals selected Texas A&M offensive lineman Cedric Ogbuehi with the 21st overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. He was expected to go in the first or second round pick, and the Bengals are getting a very good player. At 6-foot-5 and 306 pounds, he is a very solid size for a tackle and has excellent athleticism as well. He will...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

What is the Bengals Biggest Draft Need?

Today is the NFL Draft.  We at TopSportsReport wanted to give our readers one more informative read on the draft before it gets underway and you, the fan, can begin to enjoy.  This post is one where we brought together the opinions of many of our team-based writers and had them each discuss the top need for their team. In order for Andy Dalton, Geno Atkins and the Bengals to reach...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Schedule Analysis

On Tuesday Night, the NFL released the official schedule for the 2015 season. For the Bengals, their schedule looks like this:Week 1: September 13th, @ OAK 4:25 pmWeek 2: September 20th, v. SD 1:00 pmWeek 3: September 27th, @ BAL 1:00 pmWeek 4: October 4th, v. KC 1:00 pmWeek 5: October 11th, v. SEA 1:00 pmWeek 6: October 18th, @ BUF 1:00 pmWeek 7: BYE WEEKWeek 8: November 1st, @...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cincinnati Bengals make a curious decision with Marvin Lewis

The Cincinnati Bengals have lost in the first round of the playoffs each of the last four years. Many people blame Andy Dalton for that, but a certain camp blames Marvin Lewis. This move seems a bit curious. The #Bengals announced they signed coach Marvin Lewis to a one-year extension. So he avoids lame duck status — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 22, 2015 Hmm. Lewis’ contract...
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Andy Dalton Already On Hot Seat?

Franchise quarterbacks don’t grow on trees in the NFL. Case and point: 17 QBs have been drafted in the first round since 2009. Only five of them have managed to establish themselves as franchise quarterbacks or are clearly on the cusp of doing so (Andrew Luck, Matthew Stafford, Cam Newton, Ryan Tannehill and Teddy Bridgewater). Five of them are cemented as backups (Mark Sanchez...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Could 2015 be Andy Dalton’s last chance with Bengals?

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports Andy Dalton is a name that many NFL fans will be split on as far as whether or not he is a legitimate starting quarterback. He has yet to show that he can have success in the postseason, and he has had plenty of time and talent around him to win a few games in the playoffs. Could 2015 be his last chance with the Cincinnati Bengals if he doesn’t show...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cincinnati Bengals work out quarterback who’s a draft wild card

The Cincinnati Bengals are seemingly set at quarterback with Andy Dalton and A.J. McCarron. That’s what made this a bit of a surprise. Who else has worked out #UCLA QB Brett Hundley? The #Bengals and the #Eagles, along with the #Jets. Big draft wildcard here — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 9, 2015 CBS Sports projects Hundley as a mid-second round pick, so the Bengals will...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals sign WR Denarius Moore

Denarius Moore and Hue Jackson will be reunited after the Cincinatti Bengals and former Oakland Radiers wide receiver agreed on a one-year deal. NEWS: #Bengals sign unrestricted free agent WR Denarius Moore, previously with Oakland — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) April 6, 2015   Jackson was the Raiders  head coach when Moore was a rookie during the 2011 season. ...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Bengals Be Without Dalton and Lewis After 2015?

There’s an ongoing poll on concerning the futures of Andy Dalton and Marvin Lewis as members of the Cincinnati Bengals.I was checking out the poll and it got me thinking—should they really both be gone if the Bengals finish the same way they have the past four seasons? I’ve heard people complain about Dalton and Lewis separately but I had never heard much chatter...
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April 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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