Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

Cincinnati Bengals Continue to Strengthen Defensive Line
March 24th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals' defensive line was a huge part of the success of Mike Zimmer's defense in 2011. The departure of Frostee Rucker and Jonathan Fanene via free agency threatened to break up the rotation of linemen that enabled Cincinnati to record 85 sacks last season, fifth best in the...

Cincinnati Bengals Busy on Friday Before Owners’ Meetings
March 23rd, 2012 at 3:30 PM
With NFL owners set to meet next week in Florida, the Cincinnati Bengals announced a few other moves that will strengthen the team on and off the field. The Bengals re-signed OT Anthony Collins, reached agreement with free agent DE Derrick Harvey and announced the hiring of two additional scouts. Getting...

Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Line Takes a Hit with Free Agency
March 15th, 2012 at 9:12 AM
***PHOTO1***  The 2011 Cincinnati Bengals relied on a defensive line rotation that kept fresh bodies on the field all game long, allowing them to keep constant pressure at the point of attack. That translated into a top 10 ranked defensive unit and a playoff berth. Yesterday, the Bengals lost two key...

Jerome Simpson, Cedric Benson Expected to Start Sunday
September 29th, 2011 at 8:10 PM
The long term status of Cincinnati Bengals' starters Jerome Simpson and Cedric Benson continues to be unclear, but as of Thursday, it appears that both will be in the starting lineup when the team takes on the Buffalo Bills at Paul Brown Stadium. It's been over a week now since authorities...

Jonathan Fanene Returns to the Practice Field, but as an Observer
August 17th, 2011 at 8:01 AM
New contract in hand, Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene returned to Georgetown on Tuesday night. He watched from the sidelines, however, with a number of teammates who were held out of Tuesday's session. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Marvin Lewis pulled no punches when asked about Fanene after practice.  "I guess as he was negotiating...