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Former Cleveland Browns Quarterback Jason Campbell Signs with Cincinnati Bengals
March 19th, 2014 at 9:53 PM
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Jason Campbell and the Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to a one-year deal Wednesday evening according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  ***PHOTO1*** While it may seem like a sporadic signing, remember that new offensive coordinator Hue Jackson has had history with Campbell. This would be the first time since Dalton's...

Cincinnati Would Be Smart to Open Paul Brown Stadium to Ohio State University
June 21st, 2012 at 11:17 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** Some Cincinnatians, most notably radio host Lance McAlister  are bristling over talks between the Cincinnati Bengals, the city and Ohio State University about the Buckeyes potentially traveling south to play their annual Spring game at Paul Brown Stadium. Others, like 1530 colleagues and University of Cincinnati (UC) graduate Mo Egger think it's...

Ochocinco Taking His Talents to South Beach
June 12th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Whatever happens to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, fans in South Florida won't have to wait long for more entertainment from a professional athlete in town. Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was released last week after just one season with the New England Patriots. On Monday, Ochocinco...

Welcome to the NFL, Shaun Prater
June 5th, 2012 at 7:33 AM
Cincinnati Bengals' rookie cornerback Shaun Prater made his first appearance in OTA workouts today and got a taste of what life is like in the NFL. Prater had the coverage on WR AJ Green on a deep route when Andy Dalton uncorked a ball that left no one doubting his arm...

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 Renew Television Agreement with WKRC-TV
April 17th, 2012 at 11:01 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals and WKRC-TV jointly announced an extension to their agreement for WKRC to air Bengals' preseason games along with a variety of in-season specials and shows. The agreement continues a long tradition of the local CBS affiliate airing the Bengals during the preseason. WKRC Vice President and General Manager Les...

Cincinnati Bengals Cheerleader Indicted on Sex Charges
March 30th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals have gotten a lot of negative press over the years for the unlawful behavior of their players. Now it turns out one of the team's cheerleaders is in major trouble with the law. Sarah Jones, team captain of the Ben-Gals cheerleading squad, was indicted by a Kenton County...

Peyton Manning Situation a Reminder to Players and Fans: Seize the Moment
March 7th, 2012 at 6:23 PM
***PHOTO1***It's obligatory, if unnecessary to announce the Cincinnati Bengals will have no interest in the recently released Peyton Manning. There. But the scenario which resulted in the Indianapolis Colts letting go the greatest player in the history of their franchise is a stark reminder to all players and fans. As...

Cincinnati Makes Forbes’ List for Top 10 Most Miserable Sports Cities
February 29th, 2012 at 10:40 AM
Cincinnati Bengals and Reds fans who have struggled through the decades-long drought of mediocrity and losing have long expressed their misery. Forbes magazine just confirmed it by naming Cincinnati one of their top 10 most miserable sports cities in the United States. Cincinnati makes the list for several compelling reasons. If...

Players Cincinnati Bengals Fans Love to Hate: the Anti-Valentine’s Day Team
February 14th, 2012 at 11:26 AM
Yes, it's Valentine's Day, and we're all supposed to focus on love and all that stuff. But this is a site dedicated to football! There's no room for candy hearts and warm wishes. With that in mind, Bengals 101 has put together a list of the most despised players ever...

Chad Ochocinco to “Get His Johnson Back”
February 10th, 2012 at 10:53 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** Flamboyant former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco is getting married soon, and in preparation, he's changing his surname back to the one he was born with, "Johnson." Ochocinco, who spent 10 tumultuous seasons in Cincinnati before moving on to New England this past season, is scheduled to wed the co-star...

New York Giants, Super Bowl Champions, Among Those Who Will Visit Jungle in 2012
February 6th, 2012 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1***  Cincinnati Bengals fans can now turn their full attention to the 2012 season with the Super Bowl out of the way. The New York Giants victory only serves to strengthen what is an incredibly strong slate of games to be played at Paul Brown Stadium next year. The Giants and Super...

Andy Dalton Finishes Second to Cam Newton in Rookie of the Year Balloting
February 5th, 2012 at 2:01 PM
Cincinnati Bengals fans undoubtedly thought Andy Dalton should be the NFL's Rookie of the Year. Unfortunately, only three of the 50 Associated Press writers agree with them as Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers took home the honors. Newton and Dalton's quarterbacking stats were almost identical in many areas. Dalton threw...

Chad Ochocinco Humbled Under the Biggest Spotlight
February 1st, 2012 at 10:05 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** For years the media dreamed what it would be like, the intersection of Chad Ochocinco, the Bengals' Baron of Bluster, and Super Bowl Media Day. Perhaps no player in NFL history had garnered more minutes of camera time per victory than number 85 in stripes. When it finally came to...

End of an Era: Cincinnati Bengals Will Hold Training Camp at Paul Brown Stadium
January 20th, 2012 at 1:49 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals confirmed what had been suspected, that they will no longer hold their preseason training camp at Georgetown College in Kentucky.  In a release from the team, owner Mike Brown said that new rules in the collective bargaining agreement reducing the number of practices made continuing the stay in...

Cincinnati Bengals Founder Paul Brown Paved the Way for the Integration of the NFL
January 16th, 2012 at 12:04 PM
As we celebrate the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., let's take a moment to celebrate Cincinnati Bengals founder and NFL Hall of Famer, Paul Brown as well. It was Brown's forward thinking as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns that paved the way for the reintegration of...

Andy Dalton Back from the Flu and Other Playoff Week Notes
January 5th, 2012 at 12:28 PM
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton missed yesterday's practice because of flu-like symptoms which ultimately resulted in him visiting the hospital because of gastric distress. Dalton returned to the practice field today and ruled himself ready to go for Saturday's playoff showdown in Houston. “I feel great. It was a tough day...