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Cincinnati Bengals Preseason Wrap: The Good, Bad & Ugly

Two games have been played by the Cincinnati Bengals in the preseason. In week one, they took down the Giants, 23-10. Tampa Bay promptly smothered the Bengals in week two, 25-11. Clearly, we'll need to see some more out of Cincinnati to know what to expect for 2015. There was some good in their inaugural game against the Giants. The bad, and especially ugly, came against the worst...
Via Football Nation
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals position preview: Offensive Line

A top unit in the NFL with some of the biggest linemen in the league, the Cincinnati Bengals offensive line is as dominating and fierce as they come. Led by standout left tackle Andrew Whitworth, this group of athletes has been consistently rated in the top 10 of the league. With added depth and talent, the offensive line will be another top position in Cincinnati as the Bengals...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three positive takeaways from Cincinnati Bengals first preseason game

Friday August 14th at 7:30 pm was the first preseason game for the Cincinnati Bengals and the first real indication to Bengals fans that football is back. There have been a lot of questions and suspicions about how this team would perform come game time. I think a lot of those were answered in the game on Friday night against the New York Giants. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Contenders...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Be Cut As Bengals Roster Shrinks To 75?

View image | gettyimages.com “Well it’s time for the easiest part of the job……..The cuts” -Homer Simpson The old cliché it’s never easy to cut someone is as true to anyone as it is to Marvin Lewis. This is the hardest part of the job for Lewis and I know he will spend some time thinking about who his first cuts will be. I believe he has a few easy decisions but there...
Via TopSportsReport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Rookie To Watch | Cincinnati Bengals

The Bengals Rookie to watch this season is the fourth pick they made in the 2015 Draft, third round LB Paul Dawson.  The Bengals used their first two picks on offensive lineman who they can stash and let heal/develop before asking them to take on starting jobs in 2016.  So that moves us down the line to this potential third round gem.  The Bengals top defensive player LB Vontaze...
Via DraftSeason
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Rookie Preseason Grades

Cedric Ogbuehi (No Grade)- The Texas A&M product is yet to go to work for Cincinnati. After a torn ACL in December, the offensive lineman won't get any football in for awhile. It's a wait and see approach for Ogbuehi. Jake Fisher (C)- Coming out of Oregon's high-tempo attack, Jake Fisher was the centerpiece on the Ducks' line. Fisher earned praise in the spring while attempting...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bengals cautious, but hopeful for Vontaze Burfict's return

The Cincinnati Bengals are taking it very slow with linebacker Vontaze Burfict as he recovers from offseason microfracture knee surgery.Burfict is chomping at the bit to get back on the practice field, according to defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, but the Bengals are taking a conservative approach. Plus, once Burfict takes the practice field, he's no longer eligible for the physically...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Hue Jackson on Monday's game film: 'I tried to throw it in trash'

After seeing Monday's abysmal performance from the sideline, Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson forced himself to hate-watch the game on film. Now that he's gotten it out of his system, he's "on to Chicago."Jackson sat through the first-team offense's three turnovers, three sacks and three points, and was in a rush to get it corrected in Wednesday's practice. "I tried to...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Smith, Dennard, Fisher back at practice, DE Johnson getting closer

The Cincinnati Bengals welcomed back some injured playes at practice on Wednesday. Starting right tackle Andre Smith (foot), second-round pick Jake Fisher (shoulder) and reserve cornerbacks Darqueze Dennard (hamstring) and Brandon Ghee (hamstring) were all spotted at the beginning of the session, but it's unknown if they went through a full practice since it was closed to the media...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers make mockery of ‘winning with class’ in handling Brooks

By Jesse Reed The San Francisco 49ers made a huge mistake by keeping Ahmad Brooks on the roster throughout this offseason, despite his alleged involvement in a sexual assault case with former teammate Ray McDonald. Both men have been indicted in the same incident. McDonald has been charged with rape, while Brooks is being charged with misdemeanor sexual battery on the same woman...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DeVante Parker will be worth the wait for Dolphins

“With the 14th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins select…” DeVante Parker, wide receiver Louisville University. When those words were uttered Miami Dolphin fans all over the world let out a sigh of relief. For the first time in the last decade, the Miami Dolphins had a true #1 wide receiver, or at least it had seemed. In 2014, DeVante Parker missed half the...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Success! Devon Still gives us an update on daughter Leah

You think Leah Still is going to stop smiling? No way. Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still gave the world an update on his daughter's condition on Wednesday. Leah Still underwent six days of cancer treatment and we got the good news. Take it away, Devon: Here is the full message: "Big s/o to my baby for beasting through her 6 days of treatment. Cancer messed with the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals-Buccaneers MNF Recap

There are many words that could sum up the Bengals’ Monday Night Football performance against Tampa Bay. Hideous, awful, garbage, etc. Cincinnati made Jameis Winston and company look like a top-ten NFL team on ESPN.The first team defense and offense were extremely lackluster. In fact their performance was extremely poor. The term “wrap-up” obviously did not apply to the Bengals...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saturday’s Tampa Bay Bucs vs Bengals game was DEJA VU and RETRO all over!

Simeon Rice made an appearance bringing the Bucs out of the gate! Rice is last Double digit sacker for Tampa Bay; that was 2006. Someone tell the Bucs Doctor Who doesnt begin its new season until September, because they took a page from the old Time Lord’s book and went all retro on us. No it wasn’t a Throwback game, although a lot of fans still want to throw the new uniforms...
Via Buc Stop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals release Josh Johnson, making AJ McCarron backup QB

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals released quarterback Josh Johnson on Tuesday, making AJ McCarron the backup to Andy Dalton. McCarron impressed during a 25-11 preseason loss at Tampa Bay on Monday night, going 11 of 15 for 97 yards. He led an 80-yard touchdown drive. McCarron, a fifth-round pick from Alabama last year, missed his rookie season with a sore passing shoulder. He also...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals release Josh Johnson, making AJ McCarron backup QB

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals released quarterback Josh Johnson on Tuesday, making AJ McCarron the backup to Andy Dalton. McCarron impressed during a 25-11 preseason loss at Tampa Bay on Monday night, going 11 of 15 for 97 yards. He led an 80-yard touchdown drive. McCarron, a fifth-round pick from Alabama last year, missed his rookie season with a sore passing shoulder. He also...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals release Josh Johnson, making McCarron the backup QB

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals released quarterback Josh Johnson on Tuesday, making AJ McCarron the backup to Andy Dalton. McCarron impressed during a 25-11 preseason loss at Tampa Bay on Monday night, going 11 of 15 for 97 yards. He led an 80-yard touchdown drive. McCarron, a fifth-round pick from Alabama last year, missed his rookie season with a sore passing shoulder. He also sat...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals release QB Josh Johnson

The Bengals apparently saw enough of AJ McCarron in Monday night's preseason loss to Tampa Bay to believe they only need two quarterbacks on the depth chart.The team announced the release of backup Josh Johnson on Tuesday, one day after McCarron completed 11-of-15 passes for 97 yards in his preseason debut. Johnson did not play Monday night, but was 11 for 21 for 175 yards in the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Release QB Josh Johnson, Waive Two

The Cincinnati Bengals announced a few roster moves on Tuesday including the release of veteran QB Josh Johnson. Cincinnati also waived S Erick Dargan and DT Kalafitoni Pole. NEWS- #Bengals make the following roster moves: -Release QB Josh Johnson -Waive S Erick Dargan -Waive DT Kalafitoni Pole — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) August 25, 2015 Johnson, 29, is a former fifth...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalton struggles in Bengals preseason loss

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston is making strides as an NFL quarterback. Now he has a home victory to build on. Monday night's 25-11 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals may not count in the standings, but it was welcomed by a team trying to change the culture of a franchise that hadn't posted a win -- exhibition or regular season -- at Raymond James Stadium...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalton struggles in Bengals preseason loss

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay's Jameis Winston is making strides as an NFL quarterback. Now he has a home victory to build on. Monday night's 25-11 preseason victory over the Cincinnati Bengals may not count in the standings, but it was welcomed by a team trying to change the culture of a franchise that hadn't posted a win -- exhibition or regular season -- at Raymond James Stadium...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton's prime-time struggles continue, even in preseason

Andy Dalton's struggles in nationally-televised games lived on in the preseason Monday night with two interceptions in the Bengals' 25-11 loss in Tampa Bay. Dalton's pair of interceptions came in a span of 1:53 early in the second quarter, the first returned 24 yards for an interception by Alterraun Verner. To be fair, the pick six was entirely A.J. Green's fault as Dalton's perfectly...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tampa Bay Defense Stuffs Bengals RB Cedric Peerman For A Safety

With the ball at the one-yard line teams typically have one thought in mind--gotta get away from the goal line; need to create some breathing room. Some teams will take a gamble and try to bounce something outside or run a play action pass because the defense is going to load the box against the run. Some will just try to pound straight ahead no matter if the defense clearly knows...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cincinnati Bengals LB Chris Carter Beats Offensive Lineman Around Edge to Sack Mike Glennon

There wasn't much that looked good for the Cincinnati Bengals when they played the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday night. The offense was anemic. Andy Dalton played like 'Prime Time Andy' (two interceptions). The running game was no help, but there were times when the defense looked pretty solid.Chris Carter certainly did when he beat the offensive tackle around the edge and sacked Mike...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J.Green Helps Andy Dalton Look Like 'Prime Time Andy' Against Buccaneers

Most of the time Andy Dalton is a good quarterback. He can throw with the best of them, can lead his team, and can get the job done--as long as the game is not in prime time. For some odd reason it seems that whenever the Cincinnati Bengals play a game in prime time Dalton has a horrible game.Normally, Dalton does not need any help looking bad, but Monday night against the Buccaneers...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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