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Cincinnati Bengals Reportedly Plan to Match Cleveland Browns Offer to Andrew Hawkins
March 12th, 2014 at 8:29 PM
Normally the battle of Ohio takes place twice during the National Football League regular season, but the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns are having an offseason battle between wide receiver Andrew Hawkins.  The 28-year old speedster was offered a four-year deal by the Browns on Tuesday. If he signed with...

Former Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Johnson to Spend 30 Days in Jail
June 10th, 2013 at 12:38 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals have long been known to employ players that have run-ins with the law. Former Bengals wideout Chad Johnson will spend 30 days in jail after violating probation. ***PHOTO1*** Formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, Johnson's plea for no jail time for violating probation in conjunction with a domestic dispute...

Veteran Wide Receivers not Giving up Starting Positions Without a Fight
June 13th, 2012 at 10:15 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals are loaded with exciting young wide receivers, chief among them last year's first round pick and Pro Bowler, AJ Green. The battle to start opposite Green is expected to be intense between rookie draft picks Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones. Some returning veteran wide receivers just might...

Ochocinco Taking His Talents to South Beach
June 12th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Whatever happens to the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, fans in South Florida won't have to wait long for more entertainment from a professional athlete in town. Former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco was released last week after just one season with the New England Patriots. On Monday, Ochocinco...

Wide Receiver Mohamed Sanu Signs Rookie Deal
June 11th, 2012 at 12:17 PM
With third round pick, WR Mohamed Sanu in the fold, the Cincinnati Bengals now have only one more draft choice left to agree to a contract. Such are the effects of the NFL's new collective bargaining agreement. The Bengals and Sanu reached agreement on the standard four year rookie deal. While...

Marvin Lewis Likes the Look of His Rookies on First Day of Mini-Camp
May 12th, 2012 at 7:31 AM
***PHOTO1***Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis liked his first look at the newest members of the Cincinnati Bengals who gathered for the first day of rookie mini-camp on Friday at Paul Brown Stadium. "We've taken some players who have been really well-coached and you can see that in the quality of...

Cincinnati Bengals Rookies Set to Begin Mini-Camp
May 11th, 2012 at 10:37 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** For the newest members of the Cincinnati Bengals, today marks the first step in the pursuit of their NFL dreams: rookie mini-camp. All of the Bengals' most recent draft choices along with undrafted free agents will be present at Paul Brown Stadium for their first workouts as members of the...

Jordan Shipley Cleared to Resume Playing
May 7th, 2012 at 3:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jordan Shipley reported via his Twitter account that he has been "released to participate in full activitiy without restriction." Shipley had gone to Pensacola, FL today to be checked out by his surgeon. The news comes almost eight months after Shipley went down in Denver with a...

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 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...

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,...

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 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 Free Agent Targets: Wide Receivers
February 9th, 2012 at 12:20 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals once had the most feared wide receiving corps in the NFL. Chad Ochocinco, TJ Houshmandzadeh and Chris Henry were a virtually unstoppable trio who could beat defenders deep, underneath and with their athleticism after the catch. There star was fleeting, however. Henry died, Houshmandzadeh left via free...

Jerome Simpson Indicted on Felony Drug Charges
January 19th, 2012 at 12:36 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson was indicted Thursday by a Kenton County (KY) grand jury on felony drug charges. The indictment stems from an investigation following Simpson's involvement in a drug raid at Simpson's home in Crestview Hills four months ago. Simpson was charged with trafficking marijuana over 8 oz....

AJ Green Earns Pro Bowl Berth
December 28th, 2011 at 10:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver AJ Green has accomplished something not done by a Bengals in 30 years. Green was selected to the AFC/NFC Pro Bowl as a rookie, the first Bengals rookie to earn the honor since Cris Collinsworth did so in 1981. The honor caps off a stellar debut...

Cincinnati Bengals Place Andre Caldwell on Injured Reserve
December 27th, 2011 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1***  The Cincinnati Bengals' wide receiving corps took a big hit when the team placed Andre Caldwell on injured reserve, bringing his season to an end. Caldwell had been struggling with groin and abdominal injuries. He was a "healthy scratch" from the St. Louis game and was also held out last...

AJ Green to Face His Mirror Image in Larry Fitzgerald
December 22nd, 2011 at 9:13 AM
This was the scouting report on a highly ranked wide receiver in a recent NFL draft: "The thing that separates (receiver x)  from the other top receivers in this draft class is his almost unbelievable body control. It doesn't matter if he's leaping, twisting, or diving... he always has control of...