With game-breaking Pro Bowl tight end Tyler Eifert scheduled for an ankle surgery Wednesday that puts his availability for the Sept. 11 regular-season opener in murky waters, quarterback Andy Dalton is looking at the biggest challenge of his career as they scramble to replace three of their top five receivers from last year. He likes the look of their 2015 Rookie of the Year Tyler Kroft (above).
You know the professional hitter who can roll out of a snowbank in January and hit .300 with five dingers in spring training? Meet the NFL equivalent in A.J. Green and Andy Dalton, who lit up Tuesday's first day of spring practice. And with news Tyler Eifert is out three months, they'll have to carry this offense even more.
Former UC Bearcats defensive end Silverberry Mouhon says he has Coach Lewis to thank for his free agent opportunity with the Cincinnati Bengals. As in Marcus Lewis. The son of Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis was an assistant to the University of Cincinnati coaching staff in 2013 during Mouhon’s sophomore year when he had a […]
Forget about the bench press, 40-yard dash, and three cone drill. When it comes to evaluating offensive line prospects, Bengals coach Paul Alexander has a unique “toughness test.” “I shake the kid’s hand, I look them in the eye, and I judge the percentage that he would kick my butt,” said Alexander with a laugh. […]
When Bengals legend Isaac Curtis stepped to the podium in Chicago to announce the Bengals’ second round pick in the 2016 draft, he said “Tyler Boyd” and then hesitated before adding his position. Perhaps he was considering how many to mention. Boyd is a wide receiver, but in three years at the University of Pittsburgh […]
Last April, despite being named the Mountain West Conference Defensive Player of the Year, Utah State linebacker Zach Vigil was not selected in the NFL draft. He eventually signed as a free agent with Miami and played in all 16 games as a rookie. This year when it was clear that Zach’s younger brother and […]
Houston cornerback Will Jackson figured he would be drafted in the first round by a team in the AFC North. But he thought it was going to be the Pittsburgh Steelers. “I definitely did,” said Jackson. “I had dinner with them and we had great chemistry. They were telling me a lot of good things […]