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Weekly Rewind: Bengals to workout Pryor, Cincinnati will not open the season at home

The offseason has rapidly taken off.  Big name freeagents are finding teams,  and draft boards show some players’ stock rising and others falling. Here is everything Cincinnati Bengals from the past we’ll,  just incase you need a recap. Cincinnati Bengals Chad Johnson spending next year in Canada.(READ) Bengals need to make a move on Andy Dalton.(READ) Bradley Roby may be...
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Cincinnati Bengals Plan of Attack for the 2014 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Houston Texans and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in Seattle.  The Bengals are up on this Good Friday. CINCINNATI...
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Bengals may play in London twice over next five seasons

It’s o secret that the NFL is trying to make itself even more global than it already is, but unlike the NBA and NHL — two vastly inferior leagues — the NFL doesn’t have a strong foothold in Europe and that’s something it’s be rapidly changing. The International Series in London has seen the NFL take teams to Wembley Stadium since 2007 and that first trip has grown into...
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Chad Johnson Signs With CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

It’s official Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson will return to the football field. Not in the NFL, instead with the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes. Johnson has signed a standard two-year agreement with the club.     The 36 year old was drafted in the second round of the 2001 NFL Draft to the Cincinnati Bengals were he spent the first 10 years of his NFL career. Good luck 85!
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The Cincinnati Bengals must decide on Andy Dalton

CINCINNATI – Right now, a great question faces Mike Brown and the Bengals front office: what is to be done with quarterback Andy Dalton’s future? The 26 year old is entering his fourth season in the league, and it will be his last in Cincinnati unless the two sides can come to agreement on a fair, equitable extension. For about $1 million per season, the Bengals have got the...
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Father of Bengals coach passes away

The father of Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis -- Marvin Lewis, Sr. -- has reportedly passed away at the age of 78. According to the team's website, the elder Lewis died at a hospital in the Pittsburgh area after a long illness. His son has been head coach of the head coach of the Bengals since 2003 and is the franchise's all-time winningest coach.
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Do the Bengals need to lock A.J. Green up long term right now?

The Bengals have until May 3 to exercise A.J. Green’s fifth-year option, ensuring that their star receiver will remain in Cincinnati for at least two more seasons. With roughly two weeks until the deadline, it’s a question of when, not if, this deal will get done. Everyone knows that Green is going to be in Cincinnati for two more years. That’s a no brainer. Now the Bengals...
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Chad Johnson signs with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

The former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver is going from french fries to French Canada after signing a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes yesterday, according to Marc Sessler of NFL.com. Johnson signed a contract for base pay in the CFL with no incentives so it looks like he wants to get on the field and show he still has it. The CFL to NFL path has been well traveled with...
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Bengals, A.J. Green not talking about a new contract yet

By May 3, the Bengals inevitably will exercise the fifth-year option on receiver A.J. Green’s contract. The bigger question is whether the Bengals will be extending Green’s contract by more than a year. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks on an extension for Green have not yet begun. The fourth overall pick in 2011, Green has a strong argument that he deserves...
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Report: Contract extension talks haven’t started between the Bengals and A.J. Green

The Cincinnati Bengals will most certainly exercise the fifth-year option on A.J. Green’s contract.  The only question now is when will they sign him to a long-term extension? According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the Bengals and Green haven’t started working on an extension yet. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks on an extension for Green have not yet begun. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Bengals not concerned about Green holding out

While there has been much talk about whether or not the Bengals will extend quarterback Andy Dalton's contract prior to this season, should they be concerned about star receiver A.J. Green holding out this summer? That is the question Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio posed to Marvin Lewis in a video that aired Thursday night. "No, there's no concern of that,"...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: Taylor Mays speaks on shoulder injury and return to football

The Cincinnati Bengals were serious playoff contenders in 2013, yet fell early in the beginning stages of the Super Bowl XLVIII quest.  Having holes in their roster due to injuries didn't help, but perhaps one of the biggest gap that Cincinnati missed was safety-turned-linebacker Taylor Mays.  Mays suffered a dislocated shoulder and torn labrum in an October 27th game versus...
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Montreal Alouettes officially sign Chad Johnson

The Montreal Alouettes have reportedly signed former NFL star receiver Chad Johnson. IT’S OFFICIAL: @ochocinco puts pen to paper with @PoppJim. Bienvenue à #HuitCinq chez les #Alouettes! #CFL #LCF pic.twitter.com/yKkRlBwU7y — Montreal Alouettes (@MTLAlouettes) April 17, 2014 [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available] Johnson (formerly known as Ochocinco...
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The Cincinnati Bengals are playing in one of the 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Bengals Worked Out Free Agent P Zolton Mesko

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Cincinnati Bengals tried out former veteran punter Zoltan Mesko on Wednesday. However, they elected to sign T.J. Conley instead. Mesko, 28, recently worked out for the Redskins as well, but they too wound up signing a different punter. He spent the first three years of his career with the Patriots before bouncing around...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Mock Draft 1.0 Round 1: See who the Bengals selected?

Draft season is officially in full effect. Players have began to slide up and down draft boards, as some pro-days have warranted much excitement and others,  many questions. Mock drafts have flooded the media. And Cover32 gives you our Mock Draft 1.0 round one. (READ) Version 1.0  may paint a different picture as to how the draft could possibly unfold. The Cincinnati Bengals,  as...
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Bradley Roby is the Cincinnati Bengals’ best first round option

With the NFL Draft less than a month away, there has been frequent speculation about which player each team will choose with their first pick. The Cincinnati Bengals will make their first selection 24th overall on May 8th. There seems to be an understanding in the football world, that Cincinnati will start with upgrading a position on the defensive side of the ball. The biggest question...
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Why the Cincinnati Bengals’ season opener won’t be at home

CINCINNATI – With the entire 2014 NFL schedule rumored to be released next week, it is almost assured that the Bengals will open on the road for the fifth consecutive year, which will tie for the longest active streak of opening the season on the road. Only the Atlanta Falcons could find themselves in an identical situation if the league decides to send them on the road for Week...
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Cornerback Leon Hall cleared for offseason drills

Cornerback Leon Hall has been cleared to participate in offseason drills following a second torn Achilles that placed him on the Bengals Injured Reserve back in October. Hall, a former first-round pick for Cincinnati is searching for the success that he had during the 2009 season which earned him a second Team All-NFL honor with six interceptions, 24 pass deflections, two forced...
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Power Rankings: Cincinnati Bengals have had worst offseason in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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NFL Draft Rooting Guide: Which Prospects Have the Best Backstories?

The path to success in the NFL is never easy—it takes countless hours of back-breaking work. Prospects also deal with school, family matters and the back-and-forth life that young adults experience as they grow up. Each player has a different story, and some players have overcome greater odds than their peers. Certain prospects weren’t supposed […] 
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Bengals Cornerback Leon Hall Cleared For All Football Drills With Rehabilitation

The Bengals cornerback suffered his second Achilles injury in three seasons midway through 2013, but appears to be on the fast track to recovery once again. Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Leon Hall isn't a guy that you want to count down and out. After he sustained a devastating Achilles injury in the middle of the 2011 season, many wondered if he would be able to come back and...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns add fullback to the fray

The Cleveland Browns on Monday signed fullback Chris Pressley. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. Pressley a 5-10, 249-pound veteran, enters his sixth NFL season out of Wisconsin. Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by Cincinnati in 2009, Pressley has appeared in 43 games with 20 starts with the Bengals and Buccaneers. In addition to serving as lead blocker...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals sign defensive end Sam Montgomery

The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with defensive lineman Sam Montgomery, and the 2013 third-round draft pick of the Houston Texans will join his third NFL team.The Texans used the 95th overall pick on Montgomery, but he never appeared in a game and was released in October after a report surfaced surrounding his alleged marijuana use before a road game. The Oakland Raiders...
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Browns adding former Bengal fullback Chris Pressley?

If Chris Pressley can return to form from a knee injury that cost him the 2013 season, he could be in for a treat in Cleveland. This town loves them some fullbacks. According to Nate Ulrich of Ohio.com (who by the way, does a really good job covering Browns news for the Beacon Journal) the Browns have signed the free agent fullback. Pressley was cut by the Bengals back in December...
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