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Bobbie Williams Signs a Deal with the Baltimore Ravens
June 8th, 2012 at 3:45 PM
First it was Willie Anderson, then TJ Houshmandzadeh. Now another beloved Cincinnati Bengal has signed with the enemy, the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens announced they had agreed in principle to a two-year deal with G Bobbie Williams. Williams spent his last eight NFL seasons with the Bengals after being signed as a...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Guard Kevin Zeitler
May 25th, 2012 at 1:18 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals have come to terms with the second of their two first round picks, Wisconsin guard, Kevin Zeitler. Details regarding the contract are not known at this time, but it will no doubt be a four year deal per the new collective bargaining agreement. Zeitler has already been lining up...

Newly Signed Jacob Bell Abruptly Retires from NFL
May 9th, 2012 at 7:50 AM
***PHOTO1***Jacob Bell hadn't even had time to have his mail forwarded. The newly signed free agent guard only spent 32 days under contract with the Cincinnati Bengals before deciding to call it a career on Tuesday. Bell, a Miami University graduate, was signed during free agency after eight seasons as a...

Mock Draft: Cincinnati Bengals Take Stanford Guard at 17
April 20th, 2012 at 4:06 PM
All of the writers in the Sports Media 101 network completed a mock draft earlier this month with each beat writer drafting for his team. In the case of teams not yet covered with the network, we drafted some writers from other beats to make their picks. Here is a list...

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 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...

Cincinnati Bengals Draft Targets Performing Well at NFL Combine
February 26th, 2012 at 3:51 PM
Potential draft targets for the Cincinnati Bengals are performing quite well this weekend at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. While these isolated drills have to be taken for what they're worth, they show that the players the team has targeted because of their appearance on game film have a...

Jim McNally Returning to Cincinnati Bengals as Consultant
February 23rd, 2012 at 10:39 AM
Jim McNally is thought by many to be one of the greatest offensive line coaches in the history of the NFL. After 17 years away from Cincinnati, McNally will return this season as a consultant to the team. McNally began his NFL coaching career with the Bengals in 1980. Also that...

Cincinnati Bengals Free Agent Targets: Offensive Line
February 12th, 2012 at 4:27 PM
Cincinnati Bengals fans know only too well the struggles the team had along the offensive line this season, especially along the interior line. While Bobbie Williams was suspended, the team tried a variety of solutions, signing Mike McGlynn and trying rookie Clint Boling alongside Nate Livings. The same was true...

Cincinnati Bengals Need to Address Interior Line
January 15th, 2012 at 7:25 AM
The most obvious weak spot on the 2011 Cincinnati Bengals was on the interior line. The failures of the guards in particular have been well-documented here and elsewhere. If Cincinnati hopes to go beyond the Wild Card round, they will have to address this weakness this off season. The Bengals finished...

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...

Bobbie Williams Out for the Season, Maybe for Career
December 12th, 2011 at 1:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals announced they were placing guard Bobbie Williams on injured reserve after he suffered a broken ankle in Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans. The move puts an end to Williams' 2011 season and perhaps his career, at least as a Bengal. Williams has been a mainstay on 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...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals Offensive Woes not Black and White
September 26th, 2011 at 11:59 AM
While it's tempting to focus in one one scapegoat for the Cincinnati Bengals' offensive problems through three games, it wouldn't accurately describe what's been wrong up to this point for the 1-2 Bengals. There are two stark realities facing the team after their first three contests: On the positive side,...

Two Cincinnati Bengals Players Implicated in Marijuana Shipment
September 21st, 2011 at 8:55 PM
 ***PHOTO1***California Watch has reported today that two members of the Cincinnati Bengals have been implicated in a marijuana shipment emanating from Northern California. The website, which claims to be "founded by the Center for Investigative Reporting" reports that California narcotics agents tracked a shipment of "high grade" marijuana from Northern...

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...

For the Cincinnati Bengals, the Future Begins Today
September 11th, 2011 at 6:30 AM
It was 1969, Neil Armstrong had walked on the moon that summer and they were still cleaning up at Woodstock when the second year AFL Cincinnati Bengals started three rookies on offense, led by a quarterback named Greg Cook. Though Cook's career would be cut short by a shoulder injury,...

Cincinnati Bengals Add Brandon Tate; Cut Quan Cosby
September 4th, 2011 at 5:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals were busy trolling the waiver wire today, picking up three players and letting go three of their own. The biggest signing was former New England Patriot kick returner, Brandon Tate. Bengals fans will remember Tate from his return for a touchdown in week one of 2010. Quan...

Cincinnati Bengals Training Camp Update: Welcome to the NFL, Andy Dalton
August 3rd, 2011 at 6:34 AM
***PHOTO1*** Andy Dalton never saw this at TCU. Tuesday night, defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer unleashed the hounds, sending his defense on multiple blitz looks to confuse the rookie quarterback. It worked. Dalton looked perplexed against the Bengals defense that was showing him a variety of different blitz looks. Too often,...