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Former Steelers, Bengals LB James Harrison retires

PITTSBURGH (AP) Five-time Pro Bowl linebacker James Harrison announced his retirement on Saturday, saying his desire to play doesn't match the desire to stay home with his family. Harrison, the 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, wrote on his Facebook page he didn't want to miss another birthday or first day of school so he could continue his career. The 36-year-old was...
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Still, Manning among final cuts by Bengals

CINCINNATI -- The Bengals cut their roster to the NFL-limit of 53 players Saturday by making 18 moves, including waiving 2012 second-round draft pick Devon Still. The team also let go of veteran safety Danieal Manning, who was one of their few signings from outside of the organization during free agency. The Bengals open up the regular season next Sunday, Sept. 7, at Baltimore. ...
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Bengals put QB McCarron on injured list

CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Bengals put quarterback AJ McCarron on the injury list Saturday as they got down to the 53-man roster limit, making the fifth-round pick ineligible to practice for the first six weeks of the season. McCarron missed training camp and the preseason with a sore shoulder. The Bengals also terminated the contract of safety Danieal Manning and waived receiver...
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A.J. McCarron lands on Bengals NFI list

The Cincinnati Bengals have placed quarterback A.J. McCarron on the non-football injury list. McCarron, 23, had been limited since joining the Bengals as a fifth round draft choice in this years draft. Even if he was healthy the former Alabama signal caller faced an uphill battle in beating out Jason Campbell for the right to be Andy Dalton’s backup. Former Oakland Raiders fourth...
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Bengal cut former second-rounder Devon Still

In 2012, the Bengals used a second-round pick on defensive lineman Devon Still. In 2014, they release him. Per a league source, Still will be among the cuts down to 53 players.
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Bengals release Orson Charles

And another 2012 draft pick has been cut by the Bengals. Joining second-rounder Devon Still on the waiver wire is tight end/H-back/fullback Orson Charles, a fourth-round pick two years ago.
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BenJarvis Green-Ellis: The Law Firm is closed

After his dismissal from the Cincinnati Bengals, BenJarvis Green-Ellis isn’t sure what’s next? Green-Ellis is known for his hard running style but recently has declined since his first season with the Bengals when he averaged 3.9 yards per carry. In his second season with the Bengals, he only averaged 3.4 yards per carry, but the stats do not tell the whole story. He did not...
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NFL hits Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick with massive fine

If you missed Sunday’s preseason matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Arizona Cardinals you missed one hell of a hit by cornerback and gunner Dre Kirkpatrick. Cardinals return man Ted Ginn Jr. got cracked in the head a nanosecond after catching the ball on this punt. Check it out: I think Dre Kirkpatrick broke Ted Ginn last night… https://t.co/xfNXIlQ8c7 #Bengals #Cardinals...
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James Harrison is retiring from the NFL

After 12 seasons the end has come for linebacker James Harrison. Harrison was a may-stay of the Pittsburgh Steelers defense from 2004-2012 after joining as an undrafted free agent out of Kent State. He spent last season with the Cincinnati Bengals before hitting free agency. While Arizona brought him in for a visit, he did not receive a contract. Harrison finishes his career with...
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Bengals roster cuts; Follow them here

The Bengals released a few guys yesterday and are continuing the cuts today. @TomPelissero: #Bengals are waiving WR Colin Lockett, plan to re-sign him to practice squad. Bengals cuts: RB Benjarvis Green- Ellis DT LaKendrick Ross WR Colin Lockett The post Bengals roster cuts; Follow them here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Former Steelers Linebacker James Harrison Announces His Retirement

Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison just announced via social media today that he is retiring from the NFL. The 36-year-old was originally signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent, and most recently played for the Cincinnatti Bengals. He said in a statement on Facebook and Twitter: I have made the difficult […] Former Steelers Linebacker James...
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Ex-Steeler James Harrison Announces Retirement From NFL Via Facebook

In the middle of a day when NFL teams are faced with a number of tough decisions, free agent linebacker James Harrison made a difficult decision of his own. The 36-year-old announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday via a statement posted on Facebook, citing a desire to be closer to his family that outweighed his current passion for the game. Harrison earned a reputation...
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James Harrison announces he is retiring from NFL

Former Steelers and Bengals OLB James Harrison announced his retirement from the NFL Saturday. Post by James Harrison. Harrison, 36, was deemed expendable by Cincinnati after playing the first year of a two-year deal, registering 31 tackles, two sacks, one interception and a fumble recovery over the course of 15 games. Harrison graded out as the No. 9 outside linebacker in...
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Fantasy Stock Rises for Bengals Jeremy Hill with Green-Ellis Cut

By Sam Henry The Cincinnati Bengals on Friday announced that they have cut running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis.  The veteran had been entering his 7th season in the NFL and his third year with the Bengals prior to being released.  Green-Ellis led the Bengals a season ago with 756 rushing yards and 7 rushing touchdowns. Green-Ellis has never been an every down back in the NFL, as...
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Saturday web roundup: Cincinnati Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals release RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis ► Green-Ellis is entering his seventh season in the NFL and this season would have been his third with the Bengals. He spent his first four seasons in the league ... With Green-Ellis gone, Hill's time begins ► Most around southwest Ohio had anticipated hearing of the running back's release since May, when the Cincinnati...
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Could BenJarvus Green-Ellis Come Back to New England?

#462807307 / gettyimages.com The Cincinnati Bengals are cutting ties with veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis prior to the mandatory roster cuts that take place tomorrow afternoon. The New England Patriots could and should potentially jump on the opportunity to re-sign Green-Ellis to a one-year minimum deal. The Patriots have resigned players who was released such as veteran...
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Bengals release RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals released running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis on Friday, a move that was anticipated after they drafted LSU's Jeremy Hill in the second round. Green-Ellis was Cincinnati's leading rusher each of the last two seasons. His role was reduced last year when Giovani Bernard was added to the backfield. Green-Ellis ran for 756 yards and a career-low 3.4...
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Cincinnati Bengals Cut RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

Cincinnati Bengals Cut RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis The Cincinnati Bengals have decided to stop practicing law as they have announced the release of running back, BenJarvus Green-Ellis. The Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Rushed for 1850 yds/13 TD in 2 yrs with CIN (ESPN/Media Reports) pic.twitter.com/m6rqaY4iRj — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) August … The post Cincinnati...
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Bengals release veteran RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The Cincinnati Bengals made a bit of noise this afternoon by releasing veteran running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis as they look to cut their roster down to 53 players. Green-Ellis was their starting running back each of the past two seasons.  Second-year back Gio Bernard will take over as the starting running back. Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB...
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Green-Ellis among four Bengals released

The Bengals today terminated the contract of HB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, releasing him to free agency. Green-Ellis joined the Bengals from New England as a free agent in 2012, and he led Cincinnati playoff teams in rushing yards each of the last two seasons. He is a seventh-year NFL player in 2014. "It's very difficult to release such a fine player and person as BenJarvus...
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Bengals Cut Ties With Running Back BenJarvus Green-Ellis

Bengals Cut Ties With Running Back BenJarvus Green-Ellis: This move has been speculated for a while, and a solid preseason from rookie Jeremy Hill sealed Ellis’ fate.FFLockerRoom Sports: Though his yards per carry (YPC) over the past few seasons have been anything but impressive, Ellis is a veteran presence and has done enough over the past couple seasons to earn looks from a...
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Green-Ellis among four Bengals released

The Bengals today terminated the contract of HB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, releasing him to free agency. Green-Ellis joined the Bengals from New England as a free agent in 2012, and he led Cincinnati playoff teams in rushing yards each of the last two seasons. He is a seventh-year NFL player in 2014. "It's very difficult to release such a fine player and person as BenJarvus...
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Bengals Release RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis

The youth movement is a go at the running back position in Cincinnati, and that means the law firm is no longer in business. Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Invested in that position the last 2 years. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 29, 2014 The Bengals have invested heavily in the position over the past two seasons, drafting...
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Bengals release the Law Firm; Begin chopping down to 53

Does your football team need a running back?  If you answered YES, there is a very good one available. According to Ian Rapoport the Cincinnati Bengals have released Benjarvis Green-Ellis aka the Lawfirm. Ian Rapoport @RapSheet · 11m Can’t say it’s a surprise, but the #Bengals have released RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis. Invested in that position the last 2 […] The post Bengals...
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Instagram of Cincinnati Bengals rookie QB A.J. McCarron’s fiancée is incredible

A.J. McCarron is a household name; that’s not debatable. After all he won multiple BCS National Championships at Alabama all while dating one of America’s favorite females in Katherine Webb. Blake Bortles was one of the big storylines of draft night, as the Jaguars shocked everyone by taking the former UCF star at No. 3 overall. His girlfriend, Lindsey Duke, might be a relative...
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