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Cincinnati Bengals Release Punter Shawn Powell; Sign Punter Zoltan Mesko & TE Kevin Brock
January 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
A 10-yard shank ultimately cost punter Shawn Powell his job on Tuesday as the Cincinnati Bengals officially announced his release. Instead, the team has opted to go with a punter with a bit more experience for the playoffs, signing Zoltan Mesko to replace him. Mesko, a four-year NFL veteran who was...

Cincinnati Bengals Waive FB Chris Pressley; Keep QB Zac Robinson on PUP
December 10th, 2013 at 4:55 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals announced on Tuesday that they have waived fullback Chris Pressley (knee) and will leave quarterback Zac Robinson (elbow) on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. Although Pressley returned to practice 21 days ago and was medically cleared, the team was required to either activate him to the 53-man...

Former Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Johnson to Spend 30 Days in Jail
June 10th, 2013 at 12:38 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals have long been known to employ players that have run-ins with the law. Former Bengals wideout Chad Johnson will spend 30 days in jail after violating probation. ***PHOTO1*** Formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, Johnson's plea for no jail time for violating probation in conjunction with a domestic dispute...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals Have not Bungled This Off Season
April 15th, 2012 at 7:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals' head coach Marvin Lewis saide back in February at the NFL Combine: "You win by developing your own players and not overpaying for a guy you're not sure how he's going to work out until six, eight, 10 games down the road and maybe not then," Lewis said. "That's...

Cincinnati Bengals Re-Sign TE Donald Lee
April 13th, 2012 at 1:27 PM
Tight End Donald Lee will be returning to the Cincinnati Bengals, the team announced today. Lee, who was an unrestricted free agent, returns for his second season with the team. Lee came over from the Green Bay Packers via free agency last season. He was brought in for his veteran presence...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Cornerback Terence Newman
April 11th, 2012 at 12:17 PM
***PHOTO1***ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Cincinnati Bengals have reached an agreement with free agent cornerback Terence Newman, formerly of the Dallas Cowboys. Newman and the Bengals have been working some time now on a deal that would make him a Bengal. Newman was drafted by then Dallas Cowboys' defensive...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Former Miami University Standout
April 7th, 2012 at 11:54 AM
***PHOTO1***The Bengals continued to reconstruct their interior offensive line, signing former Miami Redhawk guard, Jacob Bell.  Bell was originally drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fifth round of the 2004 draft. He played four seasons in Nashville, making 46 starts. He moved on to St. Louis in 2008 and started...

Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis: “I’m Jacked”
March 26th, 2012 at 10:15 AM
***PHOTO1***In the ten years Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis has been at the helm, you can count on one hand the number of times he's shown an extreme emotional reaction. So when Lewis told reporters at the annual NFL owners' meetings in Palm Beach, FL that "I'm jacked about...

Will Free Agency Change the AFC North Balance of Power?
March 25th, 2012 at 5:21 PM
Cincinnati Bengals fans might have been concerned a bit about losing two backup defensive linemen, but the concern elsewhere in the AFC North is palpable as salary cap constraints and age have changed the face of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens and may just alter the balance of power...

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 Re-Sign Pac Man Jones
March 22nd, 2012 at 10:26 PM
***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals got a little deeper at cornerback, re-signing Adam "Pac Man" Jones on Thursday. What was a looming deficiency has turned into one of the deeper positions on the roster with the moves made over the past week. Jones joined the Bengals in 2010 amid a host of off...

Cincinnati Bengals Have Hit Most of Their Targets in Free Agency
March 22nd, 2012 at 11:23 AM
Yesterday's signing of free agent running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis established an initial benchmark for the Cincinnati Bengals has they make moves this off season. Looking back on the team's needs, they have successfully addressed almost all of them, placing them in great position heading into next month's draft. ***PHOTO1*** With Cedric Benson...

Cincinnati Bengals Reach an Agreement with BenJarvus Green-Ellis
March 21st, 2012 at 3:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati has a new law firm. Multiple sources have reported that the Bengals and former New England running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis have come to terms on a three year deal. Green-Ellis visited Cincinnati this past weekend along with former Raiders running back Michael Bush, Though Bush was considered the front-runner, it...

Top 10 Cincinnati Bengals Free Agent Signings
March 21st, 2012 at 10:40 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals have not historically been major players in NFL free agency. Since full free agency in the NFL began in 1992, the Bengals have been known more for their busts (Antonio Bryant, Antwan Odom, etc) than hitting the jackpot. That doesn't mean the Bengals haven't found some talent...

Cincinnati Bengals’ Approach to Free Agency Shows Wisdom and Prudence
March 19th, 2012 at 12:13 PM
Fans of the Cincinnati Bengals were livid last week. Free agency had begun and the Bengals, with the second greatest amount of cap room in the NFL, were sitting idly as teams like Buffalo signed big name free agents like Mario Williams. Meanwhile, the team's own free agents, Frostee Rucker...

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 Get Their Cornerback with Jason Allen
March 17th, 2012 at 7:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** One of the Cincinnati Bengals major priorities this off season was to get another cornerback. That mission was accomplished when the team agreed to terms today with former Houston Texans corner Jason Allen. Allen was drafted with the 16th overall pick in 2006 out of Tennessee by the Miami Dolphins. Allen struggled...

Cincinnati Bengals Address Offensive Line by Signing Former Carolina Panther
March 17th, 2012 at 2:02 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals finally broke the seal on their 2012 free agency activity, agreeing to terms with guard Travelle Wharton, formerly of the Carolina Panthers. The move addresses a major weakness on the offensive line and comes on the heels of the departure of both Nate Livings and Mike McGlynn who...