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Cincinnati Bengals and Head Coach Marvin Lewis Agree to One-Year Extension
March 15th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals and head coach Marvin Lewis agreed to a one-year extension to remain as head coach on Friday. His previous deal, which was signed in 2010, was set to expire following the end of the 2014 season "Marvin has earned this commitment for the job he is doing," Bengals...

What’s Behind the Lack of a Contract Extension for Marvin Lewis?
June 15th, 2012 at 11:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis is headed into the final year of a contract extension he signed in 2010. While it's extremely rare for NFL coaches to head into a season with a "lame duck" status, keep in mind these are the Cincinnati Bengals we're talking about here. Rarely...

Cincinnati Bengals Depth at Linebacker a Cause for Concern
June 14th, 2012 at 10:21 AM
Yesterday's signing of Brandon Johnson by the Pittsburgh Steelers and the announcement that Dontay Moch will be suspended for the first four games of the season officially moved the Bengals worries about their linebacking corps from "a little worried" to "genuinely concerned." Johnson has been an undervalued piece of Mike Zimmer's...

Article Raises Questions About Andy Dalton’s Future with the Cincinnati Bengals
May 22nd, 2012 at 7:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** An article published by Pro Football Talk seems to suggest that some in the Cincinnati Bengals organization have questions about the "upside" of quarterback Andy Dalton. The article centers around an interview with NFL Films producer Greg Cosell. Cosell offered up this quote as a guest on a podcast for Yahoo! Sports: “I...

Cincinnati Bengals Have not Bungled This Off Season
April 15th, 2012 at 7:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis saide back in February at the NFL Combine: "You win by developing your own players and not overpaying for a guy you're not sure how he's going to work out until six, eight, 10 games down the road and maybe not then," Lewis said. "That's...

Character Counts: Why the Cincinnati Bengals Should Stay Away from Janoris Jenkins
April 11th, 2012 at 11:42 AM
***PHOTO1***That the Cincinnati Bengals have been among the leaders in the NFL in players arrested over the past decade is hardly news (insert your joke about the stripes on their uniforms). We have seen in recent years, however, a concerted effort on the part of Mike Brown and Marvin Lewis...

Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis: “I’m Jacked”
March 26th, 2012 at 10:15 AM
***PHOTO1***In the ten years Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis has been at the helm, you can count on one hand the number of times he's shown an extreme emotional reaction. So when Lewis told reporters at the annual NFL owners' meetings in Palm Beach, FL that "I'm jacked about...

Marvin Lewis Speaks at the NFL Combine
February 24th, 2012 at 8:20 PM
***PHOTO1***Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis spoke to the media at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis addressing a variety of subjects, including his own future with the club. Lewis was asked about his pending "lame duck" status with the club as he currently is heading into the 2012 season with...

Jim McNally Returning to Cincinnati Bengals as Consultant
February 23rd, 2012 at 10:39 AM
Jim McNally is thought by many to be one of the greatest offensive line coaches in the history of the NFL. After 17 years away from Cincinnati, McNally will return this season as a consultant to the team. McNally began his NFL coaching career with the Bengals in 1980. Also that...

Bringing Back Hue Jackson a Brilliant Move for Cincinnati Bengals
February 18th, 2012 at 10:46 AM
***PHOTO1***Hue Jackson helped broker the Carson Palmer trade to Oakland which helped the Cincinnati Bengals rid themselves of one major headache and acquire multiple draft picks to help strengthen their young roster. Now, thanks in part to new Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie who fired Jackson as Raiders head coach, Jackson...

The Cincinnati Bengals One of the More Progressive Organizations in the NFL
February 16th, 2012 at 5:12 PM
Mark Twain once famously quipped that he hoped to be in Cincinnati when the world ended because it would get their seven years later. Not much has changed in the last century since Twain spoke those words; Cincinnati is still reticent to embrace change and her favorite son in that...

Cincinnati Bengals Name Mark Carrier New Defensive Backs Coach
February 13th, 2012 at 1:10 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals named former New York Jets assistant Mark Carrier as their new defensive backs coach. Carrier replaces the departed Kevin Coyle who took the job of defensive coordinator with the Miami Dolphins. Carrier brings an impressive pedigree as both a player and coach. He was the sixth overall pick...

Kevin Coyle Taking His Talents to South Beach
January 26th, 2012 at 6:43 PM
Cincinnati Bengals' secondary coach Kevin Coyle is leaving the team to become the new defensive coordinator for the Miami Dolphins. Coyle will join the staff of new head coach Joe Philbin who was recently hired to replace the departed Tony Sparano. Coyle will inherit a talented young corps of defenders that...

Mike Zimmer Leading Candidate for Miami Dolphins?
January 14th, 2012 at 2:59 PM
The NFL Network's Albert Breer is reporting that in the wake of Jeff Fisher taking the St. Louis Rams' head coaching position, Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has moved to the top of their list. Zimmer interviewed with Miami last week and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have requested permission to...

Jay Gruden Staying Put, Getting Extension?
January 12th, 2012 at 10:17 AM
Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden announced yesterday that he was not entertaining any offers to become a head coach and would be returning to the Cincinnati sideline next season. This announcement comes on the heels of a request from the St. Louis Rams to interview Gruden for their vacant...

Reflections on 2011: Four Reasons Why 2012 Looks Extremely Promising for the Cincinnati Bengals
January 8th, 2012 at 7:15 AM
***PHOTO1***With the improbable 2011-12 Cincinnati Bengals season in the books thanks to a rather ignominious exit yesterday at the hands of the Houston Texans, it's time for a little reflection on the team's 17 games. The season started under storm clouds in Georgetown and ended in a disappointing fashion, but...

Cincinnati Bengals Set to Play Biggest Game in Franchise History
December 29th, 2011 at 7:15 AM
***PHOTO1***  Headline hyperbole? Perhaps, but a good argument can be made that Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens in Paul Brown Stadium is the biggest game in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals franchise. It's not just that a playoff berth is on the line. It's not likely, but there are ways...

Cincinnati Bengals Mid-season Report Card Yields High Marks
November 9th, 2011 at 7:09 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals have reached the "mid-term" with surprisingly good marks. To this point, they've been like that kid in class all the teachers had just assumed would fail based on the past, but somehow starts getting A's and B's. All the teachers look on in surprise wondering just what...

Mike Brown Early Leader for NFL Executive of the Year?
October 19th, 2011 at 11:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** According to SI.com's Peter King, Mike Brown's ability to get the Oakland Raiders to agree to a "borderline swindle" in the trade for Carson Palmer makes Brown a candidate for NFL Executive of the Year. King tweeted that remark following the announcement of the trade and repeated those sentiments when...

Cincinnati Bengals First Quarter Report Card
October 6th, 2011 at 9:21 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals are a quarter of the way through the 2011 regular season, so it's time to evaluate their progress thus far. While not quite ready for the honor roll, the team has pleasantly surprised thus far, going 2-2 and shutting down some critics who thought this team might...