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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...

Andy Dalton Finishes Second to Cam Newton in Rookie of the Year Balloting
February 5th, 2012 at 2:01 PM
Cincinnati Bengals fans undoubtedly thought Andy Dalton should be the NFL's Rookie of the Year. Unfortunately, only three of the 50 Associated Press writers agree with them as Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers took home the honors. Newton and Dalton's quarterbacking stats were almost identical in many areas. Dalton threw...

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....

Off Season Job One for the Cincinnati Bengals: Take Care of Their Own
January 10th, 2012 at 10:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Before examining the NFL free agent pool, before deciding who to draft in April, the Cincinnati Bengals have a more pressing job: evaluate and decide who among the current players on the 53 man roster who are eligible for free agency they want to sign and keep. That's quite a long...

What the Cincinnati Bengals Must Do to Move Beyond Mediocrity
January 9th, 2012 at 11:24 AM
Yesterday, Bengals 101 examined what's going right with the Cincinnati Bengals franchise. As considerable as those things are, there are still several glaring problems with this team that need to be addressed in the off season if the Bengals are going to go beyond the level of "young upstarts." While this...

Cincinnati Bengals V. Arizona Cardinals: Better to Take than Give
December 24th, 2011 at 8:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** In this season of giving, the Cincinnati Bengals will be looking to be the ones receiving as they take on the Arizona Cardinals today at Paul Brown Stadium. These two team come into today virtual mirror images, with offenses geared around a dynamic receiver and defenses built for speed. The...

For Cincinnati Bengals, It’s Time to Get Down to Business
December 18th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1***Carlos Dunlap tweeted it Saturday, now it's time for him and his Cincinnati Bengals teammates to do it. "Headin' to St. Louis for a short business trip" read Dunlap's message. That's precisely the attitude the Bengals need going into today's game against the Rams at the Edward Jones Dome. Football is...

Cincinnati Bengals Blow Two Score Lead, Lose 20-19
December 11th, 2011 at 4:24 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals have spent all season disabusing their critics of the notion that they don't belong. For 57 minutes Sunday, they were well on their way to accomplishing that, holding a 19-13 lead against the AFC South leading Houston Texans. The Bengals then allowed the Texans to go 80...

Random Thoughts from Yesterday’s Loss to the Baltimore Ravens
November 21st, 2011 at 8:46 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals took their fans on a roller coaster ride yesterday afternoon. Such is the case with a young football team still trying to establish their identity. Such are the thoughts of Bengals 101 as we reflect back on yesterday's loss. 1. Yesterday's loss was the second in a row...

Three Interceptions Doom Cincinnati Bengals in 31-24 Loss
November 20th, 2011 at 4:49 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals showed their youth in Baltimore, falling behind 31-14 after three turnovers. They then showed a maturity beyond their years by coming back and having a chance to tie the game before ultimately falling 31-24 to the Baltimore Ravens. Through three quarters, it appeared Andy Dalton had finally met...

Cincinnati Bengals Miss Opportunities in 24-17 Loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
November 13th, 2011 at 4:17 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals got down early to the Pittsburgh Steelers and clawed their way back. Unfortunately, Andy Dalton threw two crucial interceptions on promising fourth quarter drives and the Steelers held on to beat the Bengals 24-17. The Bengals defense once again provided a second half shutdown, holding the Steelers to...

Cincinnati Bengals Dominate Second Half in 24-17 Victory
November 6th, 2011 at 7:41 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals must have gotten sidetracked by the time change as their first half effort enabled the Tennessee Titans to jump out to a 10 point lead. They woke up at half time though and dominated the home team in the second half on the way to a 24-17...

Cincinnati Bengals Hold Off Indianapolis Colts 27-17
October 16th, 2011 at 4:10 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals won their third straight game, defeating the Indianapolis Colts 27-17 before a season high 52,068 in attendance at Paul Brown Stadium. Indianapolis mounted a fourth quarter comeback, but the Bengals' defense and special teams units ensured the win. The Colts took a page out of the Bengals playbook,...

Cincinnati Bengals Aim to Extend Indianapolis Colts’ Misery
October 16th, 2011 at 7:10 AM
Veteran members of the Cincinnati Bengals know what it's like to endure a losing streak. But don't expect them to be in a sympathetic mood come Sunday afternoon when the 0-5 Indianapolis Colts come to Paul Brown Stadium. Instead, they'll be focused on winning their third consecutive game and continuing...

Cincinnati Bengals Need to Outscore the Buffalo Bills Today
October 2nd, 2011 at 7:00 AM
  The Cincinnati Bengals will be looking to derail the NFL’s top ranked offense today when they meet the Buffalo Bills at Paul Brown Stadium. Ultimately, however, it will be the Bengals’ offense that will win the game. Buffalo will score some points today. They’ve got tremendous weapons at all the skill...

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 Waste Outstanding Defense, Lose to San Francisco 49ers 13-8
September 25th, 2011 at 4:27 PM
***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals wasted a stalwart defensive effort Sunday before an opening day crowd of 43,363 at Paul Brown Stadium, the second lowest in team history. Andy Dalton showed his youth, throwing two interceptions as the Bengals dropped a 13-8 decision to the San Francisco 49ers. For the first time this...

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...

Cincinnati Bengals Fall Short in Comeback Attempt in Denver
September 18th, 2011 at 7:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Almost. Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals nearly made history, but came up just short in Denver Sunday, dropping a 24-22 decision to the Broncos. On Denver's first drive they dominated the line of scrimmage, giving Willis McGahee ample room to move while protecting Kyle Orton. McGahee eventually plowed in from...