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Bernard Scott Remains Out While Cedric Benson Carries the Load
August 10th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Running back Bernard Scott remains sidelined with tightness in his hamstrings he's experienced since the second day of camp. That's given plenty of time for the team to get a look at some of the free agents they invited to camp and to let Cedric Benson get back into...

Offense Sports New Look as Cincinnati Bengals Release First Depth Chart
August 8th, 2011 at 3:16 PM
***PHOTO1***Jerome Simpson, along with RB Cedric Benson are the only two skill position players who finished 2010 as starters and are still listed as such on the team's first depth chart of 2011. Marvin Lewis was quick to caution reporters not to read too much into the first chart, saying...

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...

Donte Whitner Used Cincinnati Bengals to Drive up Price
August 4th, 2011 at 5:36 PM
Free agent safety Donte Whitner tweeted "Who Dey" earlier today and had reportedly agreed to a two-year deal with the Bengals. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported and Whitner confirmed on Twitter (that is if we're to believe what Whitner tweets) that he's now headed to the San Francisco 49'ers. It's not clear where the...

Donte Whitner Signs a Two Year Deal with the Cincinnati Bengals
August 4th, 2011 at 2:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** After days of negotiation, former Bills and Ohio State safety Donte Whitner and the Cincinnati Bengals have come to terms on a two year deal. Whitner just tweeted, "Who Dey!" and Cincinnati Enquirer beat writer Joe Reedy confirmed the deal just moments ago. Whitner brings help to a position that saw...

Cincinnati Bengals Re-sign LB Brandon Johnson
August 3rd, 2011 at 6:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** The team was off today, but the front office remained busy, resigning unrestricted free agent linebacker Brandon Johnson to a one-year deal. As we've reported already this week, depth at linebacker had remained a chief concern for the Bengals with Keith Rivers out for an undetermined amount of time with...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign LB Manny Lawson to a One Year Deal
August 2nd, 2011 at 10:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Sunday, I shared my concern whether Mike Brown would spend the $49 million the Bengals had under the salary floor. Since then, the Bengals owner has been acting like Richard Pryor in "Brewster's Millions," as if he's in a race against time to spend the team's money. Say what...

Marvin Lewis Comments on Cincinnati Bengals Monday Practice
August 1st, 2011 at 6:38 PM
Chad Ochocinco's absence at Bengal training camp is noticeable... and that's not a bad thing according to head coach Marvin Lewis and safety Chris Crocker. Lewis spoke to the media after Monday's practice at Georgetown about a variety of observations, but standing out were his impressions of rookie wide receiver...

Weekend Update: Thunder and Lightning Greet Cincinnati Bengals as They Open Camp
August 1st, 2011 at 9:54 AM
As the players took the field for Saturday's first practice, ominous black clouds filled the skies over Georgetown College. Soon, the team was forced inside as bolts of lightning and torrential rains came from the skies. Is this a portent of the explosiveness of the Bengals new offensive talent, or...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Ex-Buckeye Nate Clements
July 30th, 2011 at 9:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals addressed one of their biggest needs Saturday, signing former 49'er and Ohio State cornerback Nate Clements, who was cut earlier by San Francisco. The Niners had hoped to clear up some cap space in order to pursue Nnamdi Ashomuga who eventually signed with Philadelphia. A native of Cleveland,...

Cincinnati Bengals Arrive in Georgetown, Shuffle the Roster
July 29th, 2011 at 3:42 PM
 Head coach Marvin Lewis arrived today in Georgetown for his team record ninth training camp. His arrival also saw some players departing as the Bengals made several roster moves on Friday.  ***PHOTO1***  DE Antwan Odom and CB Morgan Trent were both released Friday. Odom signed a free agent deal with the Bengals...

Adam Schefter: Houston Texans Ink Johnathan Joseph for Five Years
July 28th, 2011 at 8:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the Houston Texans have reached an agreement on a five-year deal with cornerback Johnathan Joseph. The deal would be a huge loss for the Bengals defense and likely trigger a series of moves involving cornerbacks in the free agent market. The Bengals selected Joseph out of...

Cedric Benson, Marvin White Give Bengals The Hat Trick in Arrests
July 18th, 2011 at 10:02 AM
We must be getting closer to real football because the Bengals are once again heading up the police blotter. In separate incidents this weekend, S Marvin White and free agent RB Cedric Benson were both arrested, running the Bengals total to three in the  last week.  Adding to PacMan Jones' resisting...

NFL Lockout Nears End: What Will The Bengals Do with Free Agents?
July 15th, 2011 at 1:32 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Multiple news outlets are reporting an agreement in principle between NFL owners and the NFLPA on economic issues with a few ancillary issues remaining to be sorted out. Plans are to announce the end of the lockout officially on July 21 at the league meetings in Atlanta. If events hold to...

The Bengals Cornerback Situation Just Got Hazy
July 11th, 2011 at 5:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's July in the Queen City, time for that blanket of haze to descend over the Riverfront as emissions and summer heat get trapped by the Ohio River and the seven hills that surround the city. Cincinnati's summertime visibility problems are nothing, however, compared to the fog that just settled...

Adam “Pacman” Jones Arrested by Cincinnati Police
July 10th, 2011 at 11:04 PM
Troubled Bengal cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has once again run afoul of the law... or has he? Documents filed in Hamilton County Court allege that Jones was arrested around 3 a.m. Sunday morning, shouting profanities and resisting arrest outside a Cincinnati night club. Jones, however, flatly denied the charges of...

Bengals Have Questions That Need Answers
July 1st, 2011 at 12:19 PM
July 4th weekend normally marks the beginning of "anticipation season" for the NFL. With the lockout still in place, however, our anticipation for the opening of training camp and the beginning of the season is in limbo pending a resolution. With no player negotiations or formal workouts permitted, the usual...