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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...

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 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...

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 Release Safety Chris Crocker
April 6th, 2012 at 2:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals have released safety Chris Crocker. A starter since coming to Cincinnati in 2008, Crocker told the Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy that he was unsurprised by the move and that the team had lingering concerns over his durability. Crocker started every game last season for the Bengals, but played...

Reggie Nelson Decides to Stay a Cincinnati Bengal
March 18th, 2012 at 7:39 PM
***PHOTO1***  After a weekend visit to New York and a lengthy deliberation, S Reggie Nelson has decided to re-sign with the Cincinnati Bengals. It appeared that Nelson was destined for the Big Apple, but ESPN has reported he will stay a Bengal. Bengal fans have been accustomed to seeing high profile players...

Cincinnati Bengals Ink Restricted Free Agents; Reggie Nelson to Test the Waters
March 13th, 2012 at 11:08 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals announced the re-signing of several exclusive rights free agents yesterday, but could not get a deal done in time to prevent S Reggie Nelson from entering the free agent pool when it officially begins at 4 p.m. today. ***PHOTO1***The Bengals reached agreements with RB Cedric Peerman, DT Nick Hayden...

Cincinnati Bengals Ink Chris Pressley; Reggie Nelson Remains Top Priority
March 8th, 2012 at 11:16 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed fullback Chris Pressley to a two year extension as reported by the Enquirer's Joe Reedy. The deal locks up one of the Bengals' priority players for the 2012 off season, but one in particular remains a focus of critical need. ***PHOTO1***Safety Reggie Nelson remains on the...

Cincinnati Bengals Defensive Backfield Needs to Improve to Match Front Seven
January 22nd, 2012 at 7:39 AM
The youthful Cincinnati Bengals defense continued their improvement in 2011. Their consistent play was a major reason for the team's winning record and playoff berth. In a division defined by defenses, the Bengals must improve their secondary play if they are going to stay among the NFL's elite. With two...

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...

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...

The Cincinnati Bengals Have the Potential to Make a Run
September 19th, 2011 at 7:44 AM
Yesterday's narrow loss to the Denver Broncos was a bitter pill in many ways, but it proved one thing: Andy Dalton and this offense can move the football. Yes, they need to improve on their third down and red zone conversion, but the fears that without Carson, Chad and TO...

Cincinnati Bengals Cut Jordan Palmer, Tom Nelson, Four Others
August 27th, 2011 at 5:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Palmer family has left Paul Brown Stadium. In an expected move, the Bengals terminated the contract of Jordan Palmer, Carson's younger brother and erstwhile back up quarterback. Safety Tom Nelson, CB Fred Bennett, CB LeRoy Vann, WR Jamere Holland, and LB Stephen Franklin were also trimmed from the roster, getting...

Cincinnati Bengals Trade for Safety Taylor Mays
August 22nd, 2011 at 8:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals traded an undisclosed draft choice to the San Francisco 49'ers for safety Taylor Mays. The Bengals have been trying to shore up the safety position that struggled against both the pass and run last season. Both Chinedum Ndukwe and Roy Williams were allowed to leave via free agency...

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...

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...

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...