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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 Announce Final Cuts for Regular Season Roster
September 3rd, 2011 at 4:40 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals trimmed their roster down to the 53 man NFL maximum Saturday. Although no major surprises are among those cut, the Bengals opted to let go backup quarterback Dan LeFevour and go into the season with just two quarterbacks.  Also let go on the offense were RB Jay Finley,FB Fui...

Cincinnati Bengals Dominate First Half; Lose the Game 17-13
September 2nd, 2011 at 5:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis and his staff had to be thrilled at half time. They had just seen their team dominate the Indianapolis Colts over the first two quarters of Thursday's final preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. After the game, however, they were not as excited as...

What to Watch for: Roster Spots on the Line Tonight
September 1st, 2011 at 9:21 AM
When the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Indianapolis Colts tonight, most Bengal players will be merely taking some final practice snaps in preparation for next week's season opener in Cleveland. For several, however, their performance in tonight's game could determine their futures as players in the NFL. While the Bengals...

Cincinnati Bengals Extend Andrew Whitworth’s Contract
August 31st, 2011 at 4:36 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals shored up an integral piece of their offensive line, signing left tackle Andrew Whitworth to an extension that will keep him in Cincinnati through the 2015 season. WKRC-TV's Brad Johansen reports that the deal is worth an additional $20 million to Whitworth who is slated to earn a base...

Cedric Benson Will Spend His Bye Week in Jail
August 30th, 2011 at 10:10 AM
Update: The Enquirer's Joe Reedy reports Wednesday morning that Benson began serving his sentence yesterday. He will miss Thursday's preseason game against Indianapolis, but will be back ready to practice for week one at Cleveland. ***PHOTO1*** A Texas judge sentenced Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson to 20 days in jail Monday...

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...

Four Myths About the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011
August 23rd, 2011 at 1:12 PM
Perhaps no team in the NFL is the butt of more jokes than the Cincinnati Bengals. Using Mike Ditka's standard of "you are what your record says you are" as a standard, it's certainly justified in many ways to assume the worst about this franchise. Add in a team coming...

Turnovers Plague Young Cincinnati Bengals in Loss to the New York Jets
August 22nd, 2011 at 7:26 AM
When the Bengals break down the film of Sunday night's preseason loss to the New York Jets, Marvin Lewis and company will see some improvements made from last week's game with Detroit. Unfortunately, they'll also see plenty of places where the team didn't execute. The team turned the ball over...

Keys to Success for Cincinnati Bengals Against New York Jets
August 21st, 2011 at 2:07 PM
It's the preseason. It's not about winning and losing, but getting ready for the regular season. This year's preseason is even more important for the Cincinnati Bengals as they enter 2011 with a new offense centered around young players and have had no offseason program in which to get familiar...

New York Jets Pose a Formidable Test for Young Cincinnati Bengals
August 19th, 2011 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1***  Last Thanksgiving, the New York Jets gave the Cincinnati Bengals a thrashing in New York 26-10. Much has changed on both sidelines as the two teams prepare to meet again this Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey. For the Bengals, the core of their offense has changed. Gone are Carson Palmer,...

Jim Tressel Visits Cincinnati Bengals Camp on Last Day at Georgetown
August 18th, 2011 at 5:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Ohio State Buckeye coach Jim Tressel was on the sideline today as the Cincinnati Bengals wrapped up training camp at Georgetown College. Tressel's visit follows his visit to Cleveland Browns camp in Berea, Ohio earlier this week.  One former Buckeye who played under Tressel was happy to see his former...

Did the NFL Prevent Michael Vick from Coming to Cincinnati?
August 18th, 2011 at 9:16 AM
Deadspin is reporting this morning that in an interview with GQ, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick confessed that he wanted to come to Cincinnati or Buffalo for an opportunity to start rather than go to Philadelphia and hold a clipboard behind Kevin Kolb.  Deadspin.com obtained a quote from the interview which was...

Cincinnati Bengals Hold Their Breath as AJ Green Leaves Practice with Leg Injury
August 18th, 2011 at 7:32 AM
***PHOTO1***Go ahead, admit it. If you saw the Cincinnati Enquirer writer Joe Reedy's tweet last night, images of Kijana Carter started going through your head. Reedy's tweet concerned AJ Green, Cincinnati's rookie phenom, who left practice last night to be attended by trainers after suffering an apparent injury to his knee....

Cincinnati Bengals Look to Take New Offense for a Test Drive in Detroit
August 12th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
Cedric Benson toting the rock will be a familiar sight, but the rest of the Cincinnati Bengals offense will be brand new when the team takes the field in Detroit Friday night. Marvin Lewis and Jay Gruden get to take their new wheels out of the garage and see how it...

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...

Jerome Simpson Shines Monday at Cincinnati Bengals Training Camp
August 9th, 2011 at 12:14 PM
***PHOTO1***  AJ Green has been getting a lot of notice, but wide receiver Jerome Simpson garnered some attention of his own Monday night with an outstanding performance at Georgetown College. Simpson showed some acrobatic moves of his own in hauling in a long pass from Bruce Gradkowski. Along with Green, Andre...

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 Spend Valuable Time Saturday in Two-Minute Drill
August 7th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Overall, Cincinnati Bengal head coach Marvin Lewis has to be happy with what he's seen from his young team during the first week of camp. Saturday's practice deviated a bit from the scheduled "mock" game so that the team could spend time working on their two-minute offense and red-zone...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign TE Bo Scaife to a One-Year Deal; Willie Anderson with an Odd Carson Palmer Tweet
August 6th, 2011 at 11:45 AM
***PHOTO1***  In an unexpected move, the Bengals signed former Tennessee Titan tight end Bo Scaife to a one year deal for one million dollars. With three tight ends already in camp, the move doesn't appear to address an area of need, but new offensive coordinator Jay Gruden thinks differently. "The more tight...