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Domata Peko and Cincinnati Bengals Agree to Two-Year Contract Extension
March 27th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals and defensive tackle Domata Peko have reportedly agreed to a two-year contract extension which would keep the fan favorite with the club through the 2016 season.  "Domata has been a significant and productive player for our defense for many years now, and we are excited to extend his time here...

Defensive Back R.J. Stanford Signs with Cincinnati Bengals
March 25th, 2014 at 12:05 AM
After staying silent for the first week and a half of free agency, the Cincinnati Bengals have made their second free agent signing. R.J. Stanford, who spent the past two seasons with the Miami Bengals, reportedly signed a deal with the club.  ***PHOTO1*** Drafted out of the University of Utah, he has...

Linebacker Vincent Ray Re-Signs with Cincinnati Bengals
March 16th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals announced earlier today that the team and Vincent Ray agreed to terms on a deal that will keep the linebacker around for at least two more seasons. ***PHOTO1*** Photo credit: MSN & Fox Sports Rey, like Andrew Hawkins, was able to sign an offer sheet with any other team which...

Cincinnati Bengals Re-Sign Taylor Mays and Mike Pollak; Release Kyle Cook
March 12th, 2014 at 6:54 PM
The first day of free agency in the National Football League (NFL) was nothing short of crazy. Several stars signed with new clubs while some are still looking for a new home but the Cincinnati Bengals continued to stay quiet as they re-signed safety Taylor Mays and guard Mike Pollak as...

Cincinnati Bengals’ Terence Newman Out 1-3 Weeks with Sprained MCL
December 9th, 2013 at 5:30 PM
Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Terence Newman may be forced to sit out the remainder of the regular season after suffering a sprained MCL in a 42-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, reports ESPN. At the very least, the sprain will cause Newman to miss Cincinnati's Week 15 game against the Pittsburgh...

Cincinnati Bengals and Their New Defense Poised for Greatness with Draft Luxury
April 25th, 2013 at 8:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** For over two decades, the Cincinnati Bengals have faced harsh organizational criticism, and have even been called one of the worst franchises in all of professional sports.  Whether it be for the "old-school" ways or frugality of owner Mike Brown and how he was able to acquire the entirety...

Pac Man Jones Sharing Costly Lessons with NFL Rookies
June 18th, 2012 at 3:50 PM
Cincinnati Bengals' cornerback Adam "Pac Man" Jones has learned the hard way about how not to handle one's self as a professional athlete. Last week, a Las Vegas jury found Jones liable for $11 million in damages to two employees of a strip club who were shot by members of Jones'...

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...

Rey Maualuga Beginning to See the Game Slow Down
June 7th, 2012 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Rey Maualuga was thrown into the fire last season. With the NFL lockout prohibiting OTAs, teams hit training camp cold without any off season workouts or preparation. For Maualuga, who was transitioning from outside linebacker to the middle, it made for a steep learning curve. Most thought that Maualuga would thrive being...

Cincinnati Bengals Linebackers Getting Thin with Off the Field Issues
May 21st, 2012 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network reported yesterday that Cincinnati Bengals' linebacker Dontay Moch is facing a four game suspension for violating the NFL's illegal substance policy. Moch seemed to confirm the report later with a Twitter message which admitted that he had made a mistake and that it was...

Cincinnati Bengals Get First Round Draft Choice Dre Kirkpatrick Under Contract
May 18th, 2012 at 11:02 AM
Cincinnati Bengals owner and general manager Mike Brown has to love the NFL's new collective bargaining agreement. The Bengals have been notorious over the years for haggling with draft picks well into training camp and beyond. With the new "slotted" system for draft picks, the Bengals now have one of...

Cincinnati Bengals Add Fullback, Linebacker from Weekend Tryouts
May 15th, 2012 at 10:14 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals hosted 19 players during this weekend's rookie mini-camp who were there during the five workouts to try out for one of the 90 slots on the Bengals' off season roster. Two of those players, fullback Jourdan Brooks and linebacker Emmanuel Lamur, impressed coaches enough to be offered...

Marvin Lewis Likes the Look of His Rookies on First Day of Mini-Camp
May 12th, 2012 at 7:31 AM
***PHOTO1***Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis liked his first look at the newest members of the Cincinnati Bengals who gathered for the first day of rookie mini-camp on Friday at Paul Brown Stadium. "We've taken some players who have been really well-coached and you can see that in the quality of...

Cincinnati Bengals Rookies Set to Begin Mini-Camp
May 11th, 2012 at 10:37 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** For the newest members of the Cincinnati Bengals, today marks the first step in the pursuit of their NFL dreams: rookie mini-camp. All of the Bengals' most recent draft choices along with undrafted free agents will be present at Paul Brown Stadium for their first workouts as members of the...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Several Undrafted Free Agents, Including Vontaze Burfict
April 30th, 2012 at 10:57 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals announced the signing of several undrafted college free agents the day after the conclusion of the 2012 NFL Draft. Among those signed are Colorado QB Tyler Hansen, West Virginia DE Julian Miller, UCLA S Tony Dye, Bowling Green OL Ben Bojicic, Indiana State WR Justin Hilton, Western Kentucky...

Fifth Round Picks Continue Trend of Getting Value for Cincinnati Bengals
April 28th, 2012 at 3:44 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals made the most of their three fifth round picks, getting quality depth for their secondary as well as a high-value wide receiver. With their first pick at 156 the Bengals selected Iowa cornerback, Shaun Prater. At first glance, I admit I was a bit puzzled that the Bengals...

Cincinnati Bengals Shore up Defensive Line, Wide Receiver in Rounds Two and Three
April 27th, 2012 at 11:26 PM
With three more picks in rounds two and three, the Cincinnati Bengals looked to add depth and fill a hole at wide receiver. Mission accomplished. The Bengals got great value with all three of their picks on Friday, picking up players that had been projected higher on most team's draft boards.  ***PHOTO1***  Their...

Cincinnati Bengals Select Alabama Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick
April 26th, 2012 at 9:56 PM
After a chaotic early part of the first round that saw trades flying everywhere, the Bengals stayed true to many mock drafts, taking cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick from the University of Alabama. At 6'2" he give the Bengals their most physical corner to match up against bigger wide receivers. The Bengals chose...

Mock Draft: Cincinnati Bengals Select Local Linebacker at 21
April 22nd, 2012 at 3:29 PM
With the 21st pick in the Sports Media 101 NFL mock draft, the Cincinnati Bengals selected linebacker, Luke Kuechly, from Boston College. This pick was a surprise to both us at Bengals 101 making the pick as well as to fans. Nobody anticipated Kuechly being available this late. Such is the...

Keith Rivers Traded to New York Giants
April 11th, 2012 at 2:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** As had been widely speculated, the Cincinnati Bengals traded LB Keith Rivers to the New York Giants. In exchange, the Giants will give the Bengals their fifth round draft pick in this year's NFL Draft. Rivers was drafted ninth overall in the 2008 draft out of USC, but never materialized into...