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Should the Cincinnati Bengals Make a Play for Jabar Gaffney?
May 1st, 2012 at 1:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals drafted two wide receivers this weekend as well as a tight end who can split out in the slot. With the return of a healthy Jordan Shipley, the Bengals look to have one of the deepest receiving corps in the NFL. One thing is missing, however: experience. The...

Cincinnati Bengals Grab Buckeye Back Boom Herron with Final Pick
April 28th, 2012 at 4:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals' final pick in the 2012 NFL Draft is former Ohio State running back Daniel "Boom" Herron. Cincinnati had passed on picking a back in previous rounds, but didn't leave New York before adding another runner to the stable. Herron is another great value pick for the Bengals in...

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 Draft TE Orson Charles in Fourth Round
April 28th, 2012 at 1:28 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals continued their tendency to draft production over need by choosing Georgia tight end Orson Charles in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Though the Bengals have no glaring needs headed into today's final rounds, they are certainly looking to add depth at several positions. With Jermaine...

Cincinnati Bengals Shore up Defensive Line, Wide Receiver in Rounds Two and Three
April 27th, 2012 at 11:26 PM
With three more picks in rounds two and three, the Cincinnati Bengals looked to add depth and fill a hole at wide receiver. Mission accomplished. The Bengals got great value with all three of their picks on Friday, picking up players that had been projected higher on most team's draft boards.  ***PHOTO1***  Their...

Jerome Simpson Signs One Year Deal with Minnesota Vikings
April 24th, 2012 at 2:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** FOX Sports has reported that former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson has reached an agreement on a one year deal to play for the Minnesota Vikings. Bengals 101 had reported this morning that the NFL had issued a three game suspension for Simpson as a result of his arrest for...

Jerome Simpson Gets Three Game Suspension from NFL
April 24th, 2012 at 10:02 AM
***PHOTO1***Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson will serve a three game suspension handed down Wednesday by the National Football League.  The suspension is a result of Simpson's involvement in a marijuana bust at his Northern Kentucky home back in November. Simpson was sentenced in Kenton County court to serve 15 days...

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 Interested in Limas Sweed: Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ Wide Receiver
April 16th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
The Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy has reported that the Cincinnati Bengals held a workout for former Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver, Limas Sweed. Sweed was the Steelers' second round pick in the 2008 draft and the team viewed the 6'4" receiver out of Texas as the successor to Plaxico Burress. Sweed struggled,...

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 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 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...

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 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...

Why Michael Bush and the Cincinnati Bengals are a Perfect Match
March 2nd, 2012 at 10:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals are seriously considering drafting a running back to replace free agent Cedric Benson, so much so that we reported earlier this week that the team may be considering trading up in the draft for Alabama's Trent Richardson. That may not be necessary, however, with developments yesterday out...

Jerome Simpson Picked the Wrong Time to Commit a Felony
March 1st, 2012 at 2:29 PM
 ***PHOTO1***Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson pleaded guilty today to a felony charge in Kenton County (KY) circuit court. The formal charge was amended to "prohibited acts with a controlled substance" and carries with it a sentence of anywhere from one to five years in prison. For a variety of...

Cincinnati Bengals in Talks to Move up to Grab Trent Richardson
February 29th, 2012 at 3:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** With two first round draft picks, the Cincinnati Bengals are one of a handful of NFL teams in position to wheel and deal for better draft position. Nationalfootballauthority.com is reporting that the Bengals are in serious talks with the Arizona Cardinals to possibly trade up to the Cardinals' 13th pick,...

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’ Cedric Benson Just Punched His Ticket Out
February 22nd, 2012 at 11:06 AM
***PHOTO1***  It was highly unlikely the Cincinnati Bengals were going to re-sign running back Cedric Benson anyway, but his comments last night on Sirius Radio likely sealed the deal. Benson was critical of offensive coordinator Jay Gruden's scheme, saying the team had no "identity." "We had a chance to establish an identity and...