The Bengals had just two players opt out of the 2020 season. While the COVID-19 pandemic is under much better control now compared to this time last year, players will still be given the option to opt out of the upcoming season.
The AFC North is one of the toughest divisions in football. Steelers linebacker Devin Bush is looking forward to the challenge. "It’s gon be fun af playing three Heisman QB’s twice a year," Bush tweeted on Wednesday. The third-year linebacker only appeared in five games last season due to a torn ACL.
The Bengals added 10 players to their roster in the 2021 NFL Draft. They also signed a solid group of undrafted free agents. Several Bengals rookies will have an opportunity to play a significant role on the team this season.
Here’s our first roster projection for the 2021 Bengals. A whole month stands between us and the Cincinnati Bengals kicking off training camp. It is during this yearly down time that we look ahead at a season’s worth of unknowns.
It all started over steaks; now Riley Reiff is one step closer to dominating defensive ends in a Bengals uniform. The Bengals' latest answer at right tackle strapped on the new stripes at media day, and fans got their first look at the Great Barrier Reiff in orange and black.
Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow said during the team’s offseason program that he hopes to be a “more explosive” thrower during his second NFL season and that he’s done work to strengthen his hips in order to increase the velocity of his passes.
The Bengals have partnered with some of their biggest fans for their Week 4 matchup against the Jaguars on Thursday Night Football. Joe Goodberry, Jake Liscow, Zim Who Dey, Malik Wright, Commissioner Yas and Ace Boogie will be coming to Cincinnati to watch the game. The great news is you can watch it with them!
Chad Johnson is one of the best players in Bengals' history. The two-time All-Pro helped rejuvenate the entire franchise in the early 2000's, topping the 1,000-yard mark in six-straight seasons (2002-07). Johnson's known for his outgoing personality and trash talk.
The Bengals added four defensive linemen in the 2021 NFL Draft, including nose tackle Tyler Shelvin. The 6-foot-3, 360-pounder is hoping to make an instant impact in the tough AFC North. The Bengals picked Shelvin in the fourth-round (122nd overall).
Casey last spent time with the Denver Broncos. The Cincinnati Bengals are still among the top teams in the league in terms of available cap space. The money is there if they want to snag one of the several impactful free agents still on the board.
The Bengals' offense is expected to take a big leap this season after adding multiple linemen and star wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase in the 2021 NFL Draft. Former Pro Bowl running back Maurice Jones-Drew thinks the 21-year-old wide-out could have an historic season for the Bengals. "I think Chase is the real deal.