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Article Raises Questions About Andy Dalton’s Future with the Cincinnati Bengals
May 22nd, 2012 at 7:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** An article published by Pro Football Talk seems to suggest that some in the Cincinnati Bengals organization have questions about the "upside" of quarterback Andy Dalton. The article centers around an interview with NFL Films producer Greg Cosell. Cosell offered up this quote as a guest on a podcast for Yahoo! Sports: “I...

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...

Jay Gruden Staying Put, Getting Extension?
January 12th, 2012 at 10:17 AM
Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden announced yesterday that he was not entertaining any offers to become a head coach and would be returning to the Cincinnati sideline next season. This announcement comes on the heels of a request from the St. Louis Rams to interview Gruden for their vacant...

Small Victories Will Equal Big Win for the Cincinnati Bengals
October 9th, 2011 at 7:10 AM
Not many pundits thought the Cincinnati Bengals would win three games all year, yet they head into Jacksonville today to face the Jaguars looking for their third win in five times out. The Bengals need to win three battles within the game to come out victorious on the scoreboard today. Win...

Cincinnati Bengals First Quarter Report Card
October 6th, 2011 at 9:21 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals are a quarter of the way through the 2011 regular season, so it's time to evaluate their progress thus far. While not quite ready for the honor roll, the team has pleasantly surprised thus far, going 2-2 and shutting down some critics who thought this team might...

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,...

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 Sign Bruce Gradkowski to a Two Year Deal
July 27th, 2011 at 5:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Bengals got the backup quarterback they wanted, agreeing in principle Wednesday with former Oakland Raider Bruce Gradkowski. Gradkowski brings with him at least a tangential knowledge of the Bengals new offense, having played under Jon Gruden in Tampa Bay.  By signing with Cincinnati, Gradkowski returns to play in the Buckeye...

Cincinnati Bengals Targeting Backup Quarterbacks in Free Agency
July 26th, 2011 at 9:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN's John Clayton reports this morning that the Bengals are targeting a quarterback in free agency, specifically either Oakland's Bruce Gradkowski or Jim Sorgi of Indianapolis. This move makes sense for the Bengals with Carson Palmer in "retirement" and the prospect of rookie Andy Dalton being the starter. "I expect...