Pro Football Focus calls George Iloka 'secret superstar' for Bengals

Bengals safety George Iloka was rated as the Bengals' top defender by Pro Football Focus in 2014, but he's still the team's best kept secret. Iloka, also ranked as the NFL's 12th best safety by the advanced metrics site, has the potential to be a star in the making.From Pro Football Focus: Marvin Jones didn't get a chance to play after being selected as last year's 'secret superstar...
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OTA Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Eagles, Packers, & Titans

Bengals Bengals WR Marvin Jones (hamstring) returned to practice on Tuesday after being limited to just conditioning last week. (Coley Harvey) Second-year QB A.J. McCarron stood out during Tuesday’s 11-on-11 drills. (Coley Harvey) Bengals S George Iloka and DE Margus Hunt missed practice again. Paul Dehner Jr. wouldn’t be surprised if both players sat out all of OTAs. Chiefs...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Cowboys, Lions, & Patriots

Bengals WR Marvin Jones has been cleared from foot and ankle injuries to participate in OTAs, via WR James Wright has also been cleared to return from a PCL injury. TE Tyler Eifert (elbow, shoulder) and RT Andre Smith (triceps) are doubtful to participate this spring, but are expected to start the first day of training camp. There is ... The post NFL Notes: Bengals...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Three Biggest Additions for 2015

The Cincinnati Bengals are still trying to get over the hump of winning a playoff game. They have made the playoffs for the past four seasons but they have lost in the Wild Card round in each of these postseasons. Every offseason gives Cincinnati a chance to try and find the missing pieces that can propel them to a deep run in the playoffs. Here are the three biggest additions that...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals Avoid Receivers in NFL Draft

The Cincinnati Bengals went into the 2015 NFL Draft with specific needs. Strengthen the offensive and defensive lines, add some depth at linebacker, get a productive tight end and pick up a wide receiver to add to the already solid core group. Through the first six rounds, and eight Cincinnati picks, the Bengals have accomplished all of those goals except one: receiver. With some...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals' Marvin Jones fully recovered from ankle surgery

CINCINNATI (AP) Receiver Marvin Jones is fully recovered from ankle surgery as the Cincinnati Bengals open their offseason workouts. Jones says there's a little soreness in his right ankle, but he's able to do everything without restriction in the offseason. Jones has been running pass routes to get ready for the season. He missed all of last season with a broken left foot and bone...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: What Will 2015 Look Like for Marvin Jones?

Marvin Jones spent all of 2014 on the bench, as he was sidelined with injuries during the entire season. Despite his injury issues, Jones is expected to make a return for this upcoming season.The Cincinnati Bengals drafted Jones in the fifth round of the 2012 draft with the 166th overall pick. In his rookie season Jones played in 11 games, but could only come down with 18 receptions...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Position Review: Wide Receivers

The Cincinnati Bengals have a very underrated wide receiver crew. When we ask other football fans if they can name some of the Bengal's wide receivers, many have a hard time just naming the starters. A.J. Green is obvious, but players like Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones tend to go unnoticed. So who stands out in this crew of wide receivers? A.J Green is obviously the most known in...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals: 2014 Week 10 NFL Pick

Cleveland Browns (5-3) at Cincinnati Bengals (5-2-1) The Bengals have a solid record at 5-2-1, but they are 2-0-1 in games decided by a touchdown or less and they have a +7 point differential and their two losses came by a combined 53 points. They aren’t nearly as good as their record or as good as they’ve been in recent years, as a result of injuries to guys like AJ Green, Kevin...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Five matchups to Watch in Week 7

Here are some of the more intriguing matchups from Sunday’s slate of afternoon games. 1. Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham vs. Colts ILB D’Qwell Jackson Without A.J. Green and with Marvin Jones now on the IR, the Bengals are playing without Andy Dalton’s two best targets from last year. That means more work for Gresham, who had six catches last week. Jackson is a savvy veteran on...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals put Marvin Jones on injured list

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals placed receiver Marvin Jones on the injured reserve list on Tuesday and signed former Browns receiver Greg Little, who hasn't played since the preseason with Oakland. Jones had 10 touchdown catches last season. He broke his left foot during training camp, but was expected back early in the regular season. He returned to practice, but suffered an ankle...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals place Jones on IR, sign former Brown Little

CINCINNATI -- There will be no more drama over what's going on with the foot and ankle of Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones. The Bengals placed the third-year player in season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. Jones was the team's No. 2 receiver in 2013 with 712 yards and 10 touchdowns on 51 receptions and then set a franchise postseason record with 130 receiving yards but he never...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Time to Drop Knowshon Moreno and Marvin Jones from your Fantasy Roster

Time to Drop Knowshon Moreno and Marvin Jones from your Fantasy Roster Per ESPN’ Adam Schefter, Miami Dolphins running back, Knowshon Moreno is done for the season due to a torn ACL. Also according to Schefter, the Cincinnati Bengals have placed wide receiver Marvin Jones on the injured reserve (IR) … The post Time to Drop Knowshon Moreno and Marvin Jones from your Fantasy Roster...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Place WR Marvin Jones On Season-Ending I.R., Waive LB Khairi Fortt

The Cincinnati Bengals announced Tuesday that they have placed WR Marvin Jones on season-ending injured reserve and waived LB Khairi Fortt. Coley Harvey of ESPN reported earlier in the day that Jones is going to North Carolina to meet with a specialist regarding his right ankle injury, so it appears as though his injury was pretty severe. Cincinnati signed former Browns WR Greg Little...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bengals, Cowboys, Dolphins, Patriots, Redskins

49ers ILB Patrick Willis will have an MRI Tuesday on injured toe. (ESPN) Bengals WR Marvin Jones is going to North Carolina to meet with a specialist regarding his right ankle injury. (Coley Harvey) Cowboys Owner/GM Jerry Jones confirmed that RT Doug Free will be out 3-4 weeks with a foot fracture. (Todd Archer) Dolphins Dolphins are trying out tight end Jamie Childers...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Takeaways from Week 6

Quick rant: I’m all for the rejuvenation of the Dallas Cowboys. The NFL theater is more captivating when its flagship franchise is not a laughing stock. HOWEVER, I’m going post-play Vontaze Burfict on the next talking head who remarks, “Those who ripped Jerry Jones’ management style in the past have to give the man credit!" You mean the Jerry Jones that had to be physically...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Bills, Chargers, Giants, Panthers

Bengals The Bengals may consider surgery for WR Marvin Jones, who is dealing with an ankle injury.  (Geoff Hobson) Bills HC Doug Marrone told reporters after Sunday’s game that it was a tough call to make WR Mike Williams a healthy inactive for their Week 6 game. “I brought Mike in on Saturday and I told him I needed him to do this for the team,” Marrone said via Pro...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Report: A.J. Green, Marvin Jones, Rey Maualuga

The Cincinnati Bengals' injury report lists A.J. Green (Toe) as (Questionable), but will be inactive for Sunday's game. Marvin Jones (Ankle) will also be (Out) for today against the Carolina Panthers. Rey Maualuga (Shoulder) is listed as (Probable) and looks like he will be able to play. #454956508 / The Bengals' passing game will be short-handed today, with...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers at Cincinnati Bengals: 2014 Week 6 NFL Pick

Carolina Panthers (3-2) at Cincinnati Bengals (3-1) The Bengals got destroyed last week by the Patriots, who got destroyed the previous week by the Chiefs, and now they’re without AJ Green, after already being without Marvin Jones and Tyler Eifert. How will they be able to bounce back? Well, for one thing, they’re getting Vontaze Burfict and possibly Kevin Zeitler back from injury...
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October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Why It’s Time Hit the Waiver Wire for Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones

Why It’s Time Hit the Waiver Wire for Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones If Cincinnati Bengals wide receivers Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones are floating out on your waiver wires, get them now. Reports are just in that Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green exited practice today on a cart … The post Why It’s Time Hit the Waiver Wire for Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones appeared...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Burfict, Jones inactive for unbeaten Bengals

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Linebacker Vontaze Burfict and wide receiver Marvin Jones are inactive for the Cincinnati Bengals as they try to remain unbeaten. Burfict is missing his second straight game after suffering a concussion. Jones is out with a sore ankle and has been sidelined all season after breaking a bone in his left foot during training camp. Left guard Kevin Zeitler also...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

With receiver Jones on way back, Bengals improving

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals are in position to get a lot better in the one area where they're lacking on offense. Receiver Marvin Jones is close to rejoining the Bengals (3-0) as they get ready to play at New England (2-2) on Sunday night. Jones is one of Cincinnati's best options close to the goal line, one that they've missed a lot. Even though they're one of only two unbeaten...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals to get Marvin Jones, Vontaze Burfict back for Week 5

The Bengals are in position to get better in the one area where they're lacking on offense. Receiver Marvin Jones is back this week as the Bengals (3-0) get ready to play at New England (2-2) on Sunday night. Jones is one of Cincinnati's best options close to the goal line. He had 10 touchdown catches last season, becoming one of Andy Dalton's favorite targets with his ability to...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

I'll Take Marvin Jones For $3,500 And A Shot At A Million

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to and get in on the action. Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receiver Marvin Jones is expected to return this week from the foot injury which has kept him out this year. Jones...
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Arizona Cardinals have the best wide receivers in the NFL?

Facts are facts: the NFL is becoming more and more a passing league each season. The rules are changing so that defensive backs can’t grab and hold like they used to, and you can’t wipe out a receiver just for the sheer fun of it anymore without drawing a penalty. As the game evolves teams that have the most talented wide receivers are going to have an enormous edge on the field...
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September 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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