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Cincinnati Bengals Happy to Be Rid of Antics of the Past
November 29th, 2011 at 3:53 PM
This past Sunday was a study in contrasts. While the Cincinnati Bengals were making plays to win yet another game in come-from-behind fashion, some reminders of days gone by (thankfully) were going on around the NFL. ***PHOTO1***  In New York, Stevie Johnson of the Buffalo Bills was making a fool of himself,...

Cincinnati Bengals Draft Watch: Wide Receiver Edition
November 19th, 2011 at 7:45 AM
We haven't addressed the wide receiver position in any of our previous draft watches. Until last week, with the Cincinnati Bengals collection of young talent at the position (AJ Green, Jerome Simpson, Andre Caldwell and Andrew Hawkins) it wasn't a perceived need. But then AJ Green's knee bent backward.  All signs point...

Keep the Faith, Cincinnati Bengals Fans
November 14th, 2011 at 8:31 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yesterday's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers is no reason to panic for fans of the Cincinnati Bengals. Yes, it was a disheartening loss to a bitter rival, but looking at the loss in context of the situation around it gives Bengals fans every reason to continue to support their team. 1....

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...

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...

Two Cincinnati Bengals Players Implicated in Marijuana Shipment
September 21st, 2011 at 8:55 PM
 ***PHOTO1***California Watch has reported today that two members of the Cincinnati Bengals have been implicated in a marijuana shipment emanating from Northern California. The website, which claims to be "founded by the Center for Investigative Reporting" reports that California narcotics agents tracked a shipment of "high grade" marijuana from Northern...

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...

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 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....

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...

AJ Green Continues to Shine; Andy Dalton Passes First Test: Friday Night with the Cincinnati Bengals
August 6th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
***PHOTO1***Bengal rookie wide receiver AJ Green is certainly number one in the eyes of teammate Jordan Shipley. Shipley, who starred at Texas alongside NFLers Limas Sweed and Quan Cosby and played last season with Pro Bowlers Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens had this to say about Green: "AJ Green is the...

Cincinnati Bengals Training Camp Update: Questions to Be Answered in Tonight’s Scrimmage
August 5th, 2011 at 10:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** Andy Dalton goes live tonight for the first time in his NFL career. We'll get a good look tonight at how the rookie quarterback performs under game conditions as the Bengals hold a "practice with scrimmage conditions" tonight at Georgetown College. With the lockout limiting participation, Marvin Lewis and his staff...

James Urban Brings a New Mentality to Cincinnati Bengal Receivers
August 3rd, 2011 at 9:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jerome Simpson is positively giddy over his future working under new receivers coach James Urban. Urban was brought in to replace Mike Sheppard who left to go to Jacksonville. He brings with him extensive experience working under Andy Reid, who once employed Jay Gruden's brother Jon as offensive coordinator....

Marvin Lewis Comments on Cincinnati Bengals Monday Practice
August 1st, 2011 at 6:38 PM
Chad Ochocinco's absence at Bengal training camp is noticeable... and that's not a bad thing according to head coach Marvin Lewis and safety Chris Crocker. Lewis spoke to the media after Monday's practice at Georgetown about a variety of observations, but standing out were his impressions of rookie wide receiver...

The Torch is Passed: It’s Time for Andy Dalton and AJ Green to Step Up
July 29th, 2011 at 11:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** The most productive quarterback-wide receiver combination in Cincinnati Bengals history came to an end yesterday with Chad Ochocinco being traded to the New England Patriots. Although Carson Palmer had previously "retired," Ochocinco's departure draws an official close to this era of Bengal football.  For all the franchise's struggles, an explosive...

Cincinnati Bengals Say Adios to Chad Ochocinco
July 28th, 2011 at 6:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** In what is perhaps the most shocking move of the new 2011 season, the Bengals sent controversial wide receiver Chad Ochocinco to the New England Patriots today. Reports differ on what the Bengals received in the deal, but it appears to be one or two late round draft picks,...

AJ Green Agrees to Terms; Chad on His Way to Cincinnati
July 28th, 2011 at 9:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** Multiple sources reported it, then AJ Green confirmed it this morning, tweeting that he was on his way to Cincinnati. No terms are yet available, but Green and the Bengals have reached an agreement that will get him into camp from the beginning. This is a huge development for the...

Major Cincinnati Bengal Roster Issues to Be Addressed in Training Camp
July 19th, 2011 at 10:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** As we reported last week, significant progress is being made between NFL owners and the NFLPA. ESPN's John Clayton reported this morning that the deal should be officially announced on Thursday with the 72 hour negotiating window for teams to talk to their own free agents to begin on Monday,...

Ochocinco Speaks Out on ATL Radio
June 30th, 2011 at 1:16 PM
Forget about wrestling alligators. For his next challenge, Chad Ochocinco should attempt to tame his tongue! Appearing this morning on Atlanta's "Two Live Stews" radio program, the erstwhile Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver once again showed his propensity to trash his coach. When asked about whether his relationship with Marvin Lewis was...

NFL Draft: First Round Recap; Weekend Preview
April 29th, 2011 at 3:01 PM
It was great to return to talking about football last night, the game and players and not lockouts and court cases. Not that the labor strife didn’t affect last night’s proceedings. Teams couldn’t trade players for picks and about 200 players are “on ice” right now awaiting free agency, so...