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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 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 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...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals’ Manny Lawson Will Return in 2012
March 28th, 2012 at 10:27 AM
Cincinnati Bengals' linebacker Thomas Howard reported via his Twitter account late last night that his teammate and fellow linebacker Manny Lawson would be returning to the Bengals. Lawson signed a one year deal with the Bengals last off season and started at outside linebacker. His 52 tackles and one and a...

Rey Maualuga’s Situation Clouds Cincinnati Bengals’ Linebacking Corps
February 13th, 2012 at 11:17 AM
Cincinnati Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga's being charged with assault last week puts some question marks in the team's situation at linebacker as they address off season needs. If Maualuga is convicted, it will be his second incident in two years, meaning he would face some significant time away from the...

Cincinnati Bengals Linebacker Rey Maualuga Charged with Assault
February 10th, 2012 at 6:19 PM
Cincinnati Bengals middle linebacker Rey Maualuga was charged Friday with misdemeanor assault against a bar employee at a downtown Cincinnati nightclub. Sammy Laham, an employee of Luxe, told police that Maualuga punched him in the face, injuring him at 3:10 a.m. on Sunday morning. Maualuga will appear in court on Feb. 17,...

Keith Rivers Officially Out for the Season
November 29th, 2011 at 6:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals placed linebacker Keith Rivers on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list effectively ending his season for 2011. Rivers had been on the PUP list because of wrist surgery he underwent in July. The Bengals had a three week window in which to decide what to do with Rivers and...

Adam Jones Back on the Cincinnati Bengals 53-Man Roster
October 29th, 2011 at 8:45 AM
Before the Cincinnati Bengals took off for Seattle on Friday, they added CB Adam "Pacman" Jones to their 53 man roster. They were able to make the move without any accompanying roster cut due to Cedric Benson being suspended this week.  Jones has been recovering from a neck injury suffered a...

Cincinnati Bengals Back to Work After Bye Week
October 24th, 2011 at 1:03 PM
***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals returned to Paul Brown Stadium today after a week off and began preparations for their visit to Seattle Sunday to take on the Seahawks. The team will be looking to pick up where they left off as they enter next week riding a three game winning streak. The...

Rey Maualuga to Miss Sunday’s Game with a Sprained Ankle
October 14th, 2011 at 1:15 PM
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis announced LB Rey Maualuga will miss Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts with a sprained ankle. Dan Skuta will get the start in his place. Maualuga injured the ankle in the second half of last week's game in Jacksonville. He's been practicing all week, but...

Former Cincinnati Bengals Linebacker Dhani Jones Officially Announces Retirement
October 11th, 2011 at 4:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Dhani Jones officially announced his retirement from the NFL today in a video statement posted on his website. Jones played 11 seasons in the NFL, the last four in Cincinnati where he served as a veteran leader for Mike Zimmer's young defensive unit. Dhani Jones was drafted...

Mike Zimmer Praises Linebackers as Cincinnati Bengals Prepare for Detroit Lions
August 10th, 2011 at 9:42 PM
***PHOTO1***  Defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is excited about the play he's seen thus far from his linebacking corps. Led by second year MLB Rey Maualuga, the group is proving to be the strength of the defense so far in camp. "We brought in some smart linebackers. Thomas Howard is very athletic and...

Cincinnati Bengals Training Camp Update: Questions to Be Answered in Tonight’s Scrimmage
August 5th, 2011 at 10:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** Andy Dalton goes live tonight for the first time in his NFL career. We'll get a good look tonight at how the rookie quarterback performs under game conditions as the Bengals hold a "practice with scrimmage conditions" tonight at Georgetown College. With the lockout limiting participation, Marvin Lewis and his staff...