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Cincinnati Bengals Release Punter Shawn Powell; Sign Punter Zoltan Mesko & TE Kevin Brock
January 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
A 10-yard shank ultimately cost punter Shawn Powell his job on Tuesday as the Cincinnati Bengals officially announced his release. Instead, the team has opted to go with a punter with a bit more experience for the playoffs, signing Zoltan Mesko to replace him. Mesko, a four-year NFL veteran who was...

Cincinnati Bengals’ Kevin Huber Headed to Season-Ending IR with Fractured Jaw
December 17th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
For Cincinnati Bengals punter, Kevin Huber, the season is over. The team announced on Monday that he will be placed on season ending Injured Reserve (IR) as a result of a fractured jaw suffered in Sunday's 30-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. ***VIDEO1*** The injury occurred when Huber was attempting to line...

Cincinnati Bengals’ Terence Newman Out 1-3 Weeks with Sprained MCL
December 9th, 2013 at 5:30 PM
Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Terence Newman may be forced to sit out the remainder of the regular season after suffering a sprained MCL in a 42-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, reports ESPN. At the very least, the sprain will cause Newman to miss Cincinnati's Week 15 game against the Pittsburgh...

Cincinnati Bengals NFL Draft Trend Could Mean Championships in the Near Future
May 8th, 2012 at 1:13 PM
 ***PHOTO1***NFL championships are won and lost in the NFL Draft. That's a major reason why the Cincinnati Bengals have lost more than they've won over the past two decades.  The Bengals' trend of poor drafts has reversed itself in a major way, however, over the past three seasons. In fact, the...

AFC North Draft Summary: Pittsburgh Steelers Continue to Reload
April 30th, 2012 at 7:08 AM
There's a reason the Pittsburgh Steelers have six Super Bowl trophies in franchise trophies. Over the years, perhaps no NFL team has consistently drafted as well as Pittsburgh. The 2012 NFL Draft is no different as the Steelers used their selections to overhaul an aging roster. Here's how Bengals 101 graded...

AFC North First Round Review: Cincinnati Bengals Get Better, Baltimore Ravens Whiff
April 27th, 2012 at 10:07 AM
The AFC North was right in the middle of the flurry of first round activity in the 2012 NFL Draft. It started with the Cleveland Browns trading up one spot an hour before the draft began and finished with the Baltimore Ravens trading out of the first round altogether. Here's...

AFC North Rivals Look to Fill Holes in the Draft
April 25th, 2012 at 10:18 AM
This has not been a great off season thus far for the Cincinnati Bengals divisional rivals in the AFC North. Both Pittsburgh and Baltimore have lost key players on both sides of the ball because of free agency and salary cap issues while the Cleveland Browns still face a quarterback...

Everything Clear as Mud in AFC North
December 20th, 2011 at 12:19 PM
Last night's Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the San Francisco 49ers did nothing to clear up the race in the AFC North. The Steelers had an opportunity to surge ahead of the Baltimore Ravens who had lost Sunday night in San Diego. Instead the two teams remain deadlocked with two games...

Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens Continue to Battle for AFC North Supremacy
December 13th, 2011 at 12:47 PM
***PHOTO1***Both the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens held serve this week as they remain deadlocked atop the AFC North. Pittsburgh won a hard fought contest with division rival Cleveland on Thursday night while the Ravens toyed with the winless Indianapolis Colts at home on Sunday. When the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh...

AFC North Down to Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens
December 6th, 2011 at 8:02 AM
***PHOTO1***The Cincinnati Bengals loss in Pittsburgh Sunday effectively ended their AFC North title hopes. With the regular season three-quarters of the way finished, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens sit tied atop the division. By virtue of Baltimore's sweep of the season series between the two, they hold the tie...

Cincinnati Bengals Self-Destruct Against Pittsburgh Steelers
December 4th, 2011 at 4:10 PM
***PHOTO1***  This was the type of game most expected early on from the young Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati imploded every which way in a 35-7 rout at the hands of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Bengals were flagged nine times for 104 yards, turned the ball over twice, and once again allowed the second...

Cincinnati Bengals Look to Take Down Pittsburgh Steelers in Divisional Rematch
December 4th, 2011 at 7:10 AM
***PHOTO1***  With the logjam among the Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Raven in the AFC North, every divisional contest from here on out can be considered "must win." A loss, like the Bengals suffered three weeks ago at the hands of Pittsburgh would all but bury any division title...

Lamarr Woodley’s Return Brings New Challenge to Cincinnati Bengals
December 2nd, 2011 at 11:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** Not much has changed in the three weeks since the Cincinnati Bengals lost a 24-17 decision to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Cincinnati. The Steelers have had a bye week and a lackluster win at the Kansas City Chiefs while the Bengals dropped another close one in Baltimore, but bounced back...

Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers Keep the AFC North Bar High
November 29th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals got to 7-4 with their win over the Cleveland Browns Sunday, but weren't able to pick up any ground on the Baltimore Ravens or Pittsburgh Steelers thanks to a couple of prime time performances turned in by each team. ***PHOTO1*** The Baltimore Raves won the Harbaugh Bowl on Thanksgiving...

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 Look to Gain Respect with a Win Over Pittsburgh Steelers
November 13th, 2011 at 7:35 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals have been an afterthought for many on the national scene despite their 6-2 record. While national pundits have given them credit for not going winless as some predicted, most are in the "wait until they beat someone good" side of the room. Today's matchup against the Pittsburgh...

Pittsburgh Steelers not the Same Bullies They Once Were
November 11th, 2011 at 9:05 AM
The Cincinnati Bengals have an opportunity to prove themselves Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Doubters have pointed to the Bengals weak schedule and insisted that they'll start believing when the Bengals beat a high caliber team like the Steelers. While I'm sure the Bengals will take the kudos with a...

Top Four Reasons Why Cincinnati Bengals Fans Hate the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 10th, 2011 at 10:21 AM
Fans of the Cincinnati Bengals have enjoyed some pretty heated rivalries over the years. Of course there's the semiannual "Battle of Ohio" with the Cleveland Browns and all the history with Paul Brown, but really aside from the Boomer v. Bernie years, there's not been that much fire there. The...

Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers River Rivalry Still Strong After 41 Years
November 8th, 2011 at 7:10 AM
***PHOTO1***It didn't start until 1970 when the AFL's Cincinnati Bengals were placed in the newly former AFC Central Division along with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL, but the rivalry that has ensued between the two river cities has been among the most intense in pro football. The Steelers with...

AFC North Remains a Tight Battle as Divisional Play Begins
November 1st, 2011 at 8:35 AM
Teams in the AFC North went 3-1 on Sunday as everyone played opponents from outside the division. That left a tightly bunched threesome at the top of the standing only separated by a half game. That adds an extra element of drama as next week begins a crucial second half...