Category: ‘Bengals 101 Features’

Cincinnati Bengals Reputation for Signing “Thugs” No Longer Deserved
May 27th, 2012 at 4:11 PM
When undrafted free agent linebacker Brandon Joiner was sentenced to three years in prison last week, the old jokes about the Cincinnati Bengals and their reputation for having players who run afoul of the law resurfaced. You know the ones, about stripes on the helmets as well as the prison...

Cincinnati Bengals Celebrate Franchise’s 45th Birthday
May 24th, 2012 at 3:14 PM
It was May 24, 1967. Gas was 33 cents per gallon and you could get into a first-run movie for $1.25. Egyptian president Abdel Nasser had announced the closing of the Straits of Tiran to Israeli vessels, sparking what would be known as the "Six Day War." Meanwhile, in Cincinnati, OH this...

NFL May Want to Study Effects of Concussions on Carson Palmer’s Brain
May 16th, 2012 at 2:03 PM
 Cincinnati Bengals fans may have been concerned about the long term effects of the knee injury Carson Palmer suffered in 2005, but it is now apparent, based on comments made this week, that Carson Palmer may have taken one too many blows to the head. Palmer told CSN News Bay Area that...

Isaac Curtis to Announce Cincinnati Bengals Second Round Draft Pick
April 23rd, 2012 at 5:10 PM
The NFL will have retired legends announce their former team's second round draft picks. This year, the representative reading the Cincinnati Bengals' selection will be former wide receiver, Isaac Curtis. Last season, the honor went to the lone Bengals player in the Hall of Fame, Anthony Munoz.  Isaac Curtis played with the...

Cincinnati Bengals 2012 Schedule Has Opportunity for Fast Start
April 18th, 2012 at 10:59 AM
If the Cincinnati Bengals are going to have their first consecutive playoff appearances since 1981-1982, getting off to a fast start will be of prime importance. The NFL schedule makers have things set up for the Bengals to sprint out of the gate, but have a gauntlet of playoff teams...