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Rodney Stewart Receives Injury Settlement from Cincinnati Bengals
June 20th, 2012 at 11:20 AM
Rodney Stewart, the running back out Colorado by way of Columbus, OH, was waived with an injury settlement on Tuesday. Stewart tore his ACL during the first day of rookie workouts with the Cincinnati Bengals. Bengals 101 profiled Stewart here last month.

Columbus Native Rodney Stewart’s Dream Derailed by Torn ACL
May 23rd, 2012 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1***For every "Invincible" story of the undrafted free agent who realizes his dream and makes an NFL squad, there are many more like that of Rodney Stewart. The undrafted rookie running back out of Colorado via Columbus Brookhaven HS went down with a torn ACL just 15 minutes into his...

Bracing for a Battle in the Cincinnati Bengals Backfield
May 4th, 2012 at 3:34 PM
Cincinnati Bengals' offensive coordinator Jay Gruden alluded to a desire to have a "running back by committee" system. With the number of viable choices now in his backfield, his committee could be listed as a separate department within the organization. After drafting Ohio State's Daniel Herron with their final pick last week,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Former TCU Running Back
February 20th, 2012 at 11:50 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals signed a free agent running back on Friday, Aaron Brown, out of Texas Christian University and formerly of the Detroit Lions. Brown played alongside Andy Dalton during Dalton's first two years at TCU. He had a promising career, being named Freshman of the Year in the Mountain West...

Cincinnati Bengals Free Agent Targets: Running Backs
February 8th, 2012 at 1:37 PM
Having broken down the Cincinnati Bengals salary cap situation yesterday, let's turn our attention to some areas where the Bengals might be looking to upgrade. The Quarterback position is set with Andy Dalton and Bruce Gradkowski. Zac Robinson was on the practice squad and might remain with the team, but...

Yes, Cincinnati Bengals Fans, It’s OK to Talk About the Draft
November 5th, 2011 at 7:45 AM
With apologies to Joe Reedy and Mo Egger, who lately have insisted that Cincinnati Bengals fans should eschew any 2012 draft talk because the team is doing so well, I say, "poppycock!" The draft is a huge part of the future of this franchise, and with the number of picks...

Cincinnati Bengals Backfield Ready to Step up Without Benson
October 25th, 2011 at 3:05 PM
***PHOTO1***Cedric Benson will serve his league-mandated one game suspension this Sunday when the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Seattle Seahawks. In his stead Bernard Scott, Brian Leonard and Cedric Peerman will have to carry the load. These three have all demonstrated themselves very capable, but it might affect offensive coordinator Jay...

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...

Cedric Benson Suspension Reduced to One Game Plus Fine
October 18th, 2011 at 12:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The good news just keeps rolling in on a bye week Tuesday for the Cincinnati Bengals. NFL.com's Jason La Canfora is is reporting that running back Cedric Benson's original three game suspension has been reduced to one game and that Benson will be fined as well.  This comes after Benson filed a...

Jerome Simpson, Cedric Benson Expected to Start Sunday
September 29th, 2011 at 8:10 PM
The long term status of Cincinnati Bengals' starters Jerome Simpson and Cedric Benson continues to be unclear, but as of Thursday, it appears that both will be in the starting lineup when the team takes on the Buffalo Bills at Paul Brown Stadium. It's been over a week now since authorities...

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,...

Cedric Benson to Be Suspended Three Games?
September 22nd, 2011 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Bengals running back Cedric Benson was notified by the NFL that he would be suspended for three games due to an assault that took place in Texas during the lockout. Benson has already pleaded out in the case and served his sentence...

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...

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...