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Cincinnati Bengals Place Franchise Tag on Mike Nugent
March 2nd, 2012 at 3:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Cincinnati Bengals have decided to place their franchise tag on free agent kicker Mike Nugent. Thus ends speculation as to what the Bengals were going to do with the designation. Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson estimates that the franchise tag will place Nugent's 2012 salary at $2.6 million. Nugent could still accept an...

Several Cincinnati Bengals in Contention for Individual Honors
November 30th, 2011 at 12:05 PM
The 2011 Cincinnati Bengals have been the epitome of team play. From the deep rotations on the defensive line to the contributions of all three running backs, Cincinnati has discarded their old reputation as a collection of individuals and embraced the team concept. Because of that, there is a tendency,...

Cincinnati Bengals Special Teams Win the Day in Seattle
October 31st, 2011 at 7:10 AM
Andy Dalton had a good day, AJ Green was on his game, and the defensive line was in the backfield all day. But it was the Cincinnati Bengals special teams units that put the team in position to win and ultimately put the game out of reach.  Mike Nugent continued to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mike Nugent Healthy, Ready to Compete for Kicking Job
July 26th, 2011 at 11:05 AM
***PHOTO1*** Geoff Hobson is reporting this morning that Mike Nugent's doctors at Ohio State have cleared him to play. That means a competition for kicker in training camp. Clint Stitser finished out the season after Nugent injured his knee against the Indianapolis Colts. Stitser converted seven of eight field goal attempt with...