A look at the final push into training camp: Bengals jack-of-all-trades linebacker Vincent Rey, who is close to shedding 20 pounds on “The Caveman Diet,” of meat, vegetables, and fruit, has jotted the evolution in his green composition notebook. That consists of documenting every morsel he’s eaten since the Bengals started spring practice in late May.
At this point in the offseason, there are nearly 3,000 players on NFL rosters. I’m guessing that only one of them played intramural flag football in college. Bengals rookie Alex Erickson eventually earned All-Big 10 honors at Wisconsin, but he arrived there without a scholarship and didn’t begin practicing with the Badgers until the spring […]
When veteran wide receiver Brandon LaFell became a free agent this offseason, his goal was to sign with a team that had a chance to win and a good quarterback. After two weeks of OTA practices with the Bengals, LaFell sounds confident that he found what he was looking for in Cincinnati. “Definitely man,” he […]
Jeff Luc’s license plate includes the number 48 – his uniform number in high school and in his first three seasons of college football. His twitter handle is @JeffLuc1 – a reference to the number he wore as a senior at UC. Now Luc has a new number (44) and a new position. The former […]
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. […]