3-5-14, 7:45 p.m.: With free agency starting Saturday and the campus workouts piling up in the run-up to the draft, we’re taking a look at the depth chart of the three units. It started with Monday’s look at the defense and Tuesday’s breakdown of the offense and now Wednesday is reserved for special teams, always the most volatile of phases even in the most tranquil of times. Welcome to Tranquility Base.
Phil Mickelson visited the wrong locker room. The San Diego native was at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday and saw his beloved Chargers stun the Bengals 27-10. Gregg Doyel of CBSSports.com tweeted the above photo of Lefty outside the visitor’s locker room after the game. But Mickelson would have been the perfect person to address […]
Last week on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL,” host James Brown asked the panel to pick a team – other than obvious favorites like Denver or Seattle – that could make a serious Super Bowl run. Phil Simms picked the Bengals. “When you look at them, they have guys that can impact the game,” Simms said. […]
As I type these words, it’s been 22 years, 11 months, and 23 days since the Bengals last playoff win. (That’s 8,393 days but who’s counting?) Shoot, Giovani Bernard hadn’t even been born yet. But you know what? That’s ancient history. These Bengals are one of only six NFL teams to go to the playoffs […]
Each week on the Bengals Radio Network pre-game show, I do a segment called “Fantastic Fun Facts” with a member of the team. It’s a mini life story of that week’s subject where we get away from the X’s and O’s of football and focus on their backgrounds, families, and interests off of the field. […]
Normally in the NFL, a 9-5 record and a one-game lead in the division is worthy of praise. But after laying an egg in Pittsburgh on Sunday Night Football last week, the Bengals were called “pretenders,” “frauds,” and worse. “You’re playing against a 5-8 team and get embarrassed on national television,” said NBC analyst Rodney […]