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Jordan Shipley Lost for the Season
September 20th, 2011 at 10:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals confirmed on Monday that wide receiver Jordan Shipley is out for the rest of 2011. Shipley tore his ACL in his left knee after making a catch Sunday in Denver. He was immediately in pain and had to be helped from the field, unable to bear any...

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...

Andy Dalton Limited in Practice; Hopeful for Sunday
September 14th, 2011 at 12:48 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals will limit rookie quarterback Andy Dalton's participation in practice today. Head coach Marvin Lewis told the Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy that he hopes the rest will help with the healing of Dalton's wrist which was injured in the first half against the Browns Sunday. "Andy will be limited...

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 Continue to Tweak Roster for Regular Season
September 6th, 2011 at 4:44 PM
The Bengals aren't finished refining their roster in preparation for Sunday's season opener in Cleveland. This weekend, the team made their cuts to get the roster to 53 and signed seven players to the practice squad. Today, they made a couple of more moves. The team had tentatively signed tight end...

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...