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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...

Cincinnati Bengals Crap Out in Houston
January 7th, 2012 at 7:58 PM
***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals had been playing an entire season with "house money." Picked by most to be the AFC North doormats and by some to be the worst team in the NFL, they played a season of inspired football led by a promising young nucleus of players on both sides...

Cincinnati Bengals Lose Finale, Still Make Playoffs
January 1st, 2012 at 7:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** It came down to two plays by Ray Rice. In between the Cincinnati Bengals did a great job controlling the Baltimore Ravens' offense. Rice ripped off two long touchdown runs, however, one for 70 yards on the game's first series and another for 51 to seal the game for the...

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 Take Care of Business in St. Louis with 20-13 Victory
December 18th, 2011 at 4:19 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals didn't look like they meant business for the first 30 minutes against the St. Louis Rams. In the second half, the Rams got the business end of Cedric Benson as he carried Cincinnati to a 20-13 road victory and kept Cincinnati alive for the playoffs. The Rams won...

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 Mid-season Report Card Yields High Marks
November 9th, 2011 at 7:09 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals have reached the "mid-term" with surprisingly good marks. To this point, they've been like that kid in class all the teachers had just assumed would fail based on the past, but somehow starts getting A's and B's. All the teachers look on in surprise wondering just what...

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...

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 Move to 3-2 with Another Nail-Biting Win
October 9th, 2011 at 4:26 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals moved to 3-2 with yet another come from behind win, this time on the road against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Andy Dalton rallied the Bengals from a 20-16 fourth quarter deficit to win 30-20. ***PHOTO1***  Once again, the Bengals won the toss and deferred, opting to put their defense on...

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...

Andy Dalton Leads Cincinnati Bengals to 23-20 Comeback Victory
October 2nd, 2011 at 4:31 PM
The Cincinnati Bengals came back from a 17-3 halftime deficit to defeat the previously undefeated Buffalo Bills 23-20 Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. Andy Dalton engineered the comeback, going 11 of 16 in the second half, throwing for one touchdown and running for another. The Bengal defense also played up...

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...

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...

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...