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PacMan: “I Will not Run My Mouth Again.”
January 18th, 2012 at 12:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Those were the words tweeted by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "PacMan" Jones after he pleaded guilty this morning in Hamilton County Municipal Court to charges of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Cincinnati nigh club back in July. Police were summoned to the club in early...

Cincinnati Bengals Free Agents: Defensive Impact Players
January 11th, 2012 at 3:49 PM
Yesterday, we broke down the Cincinnati Bengals' free agent picture, focusing on the offensive players who will be unrestricted free agents this off season. On the defensive side of the ball, eight players will have the opportunity to shop their services across the league. With a unit that finished the...

What the Cincinnati Bengals Must Do to Move Beyond Mediocrity
January 9th, 2012 at 11:24 AM
Yesterday, Bengals 101 examined what's going right with the Cincinnati Bengals franchise. As considerable as those things are, there are still several glaring problems with this team that need to be addressed in the off season if the Bengals are going to go beyond the level of "young upstarts." While this...

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 Place DT Pat Sims on Injured Reserve
December 7th, 2011 at 1:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals' depth on the defensive line took a hit when the team placed DT Pat Sims on injured reserve, putting an end to his season. Sims injured his ankle against the Cleveland Browns on Nov. 27 and was out last week against Pittsburgh. The move leaves Domata Peko and...

Several Cincinnati Bengals in Contention for Individual Honors
November 30th, 2011 at 12:05 PM
The 2011 Cincinnati Bengals have been the epitome of team play. From the deep rotations on the defensive line to the contributions of all three running backs, Cincinnati has discarded their old reputation as a collection of individuals and embraced the team concept. Because of that, there is a tendency,...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals Second Quarter Woes Need to Be Addressed
November 28th, 2011 at 8:14 AM
***PHOTO1***Even in the afterglow of the Cincinnati Bengals' comeback victory over the Cleveland Browns yesterday to put them at 7-4, a disturbing trend is starting to appear. It's a pattern that has already cost the Bengals this season and could ultimately spell their 2011 demise if not reversed. Last week, the...

Keep the Faith, Cincinnati Bengals Fans
November 14th, 2011 at 8:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yesterday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers is no reason to panic for fans of the Cincinnati Bengals. Yes, it was a disheartening loss to a bitter rival, but looking at the loss in context of the situation around it gives Bengals fans every reason to continue to support their team. 1....

Leon Hall Out for the Season with a Torn Achilles
November 13th, 2011 at 10:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals lost more than a football game Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. They also lost their best cover corner when Leon Hall tore his Achilles' tendon. Hall left the field just before halftime and didn't return. Further examination revealed the tear. It appeared that Hall may have injured himself...

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...

Tennessee Titans Hope to Get Running Game in Gear
November 3rd, 2011 at 7:15 AM
***PHOTO1***Chris Johnson had run for over 4600 yards prior to this season, placing him in some elite company along with Hall of Famers like Emmit Smith and Barry Sanders. The problem was that the low first round pick thought he wasn't getting paid like a future Hall of Famer, so he...

Morgan Trent Released and Other Cincinnati Bengals Updates
November 2nd, 2011 at 12:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** With Cedric Benson returning practice today from his suspension, the Cincinnati Bengals were forced to make a roster move. The team released third year cornerback Morgan Trent to make room. Trent appeared in 30 games during his two plus seasons in Cincinnati, picking up one sack and one interception. With Adam...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals Draft Watch: Potential 2012 Targets
October 22nd, 2011 at 11:59 AM
Yes, the Cincinnati Bengals are 4-2 and surprisingly in contention on this weekend of their bye, but that doesn't mean Bengals fans are devoid of football interest. Its' never too early to start scouting potential draftees, so Bengals 101 will begin highlighting matchups where Bengals fans can preview possible future...

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...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals Defense NFL’s Best After Four Weeks
October 3rd, 2011 at 5:57 PM
***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals defense leaped to the top of the NFL heap after their performance Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. Cincinnati was ranked third overall heading into that game, but leapfrogged into the top spot after holding down the Bills who came in as the number one overall offense. The number...