Go back to that franchise-changing draft of 2011 when they took the silky smooth A.J. Green with the fourth pick and the deadly resourceful Andy Dalton next with the 35th pick. And just maybe one of the bigger reasons the Bengals have gone to five straight postseasons since is because of who they are as much as what they’ve done.
The final Bengals.com Media Mock Draft is in from our national panelists on newspapers and web sites and it leaves you feeling a little bit like you just watched the umpteenth slate of Super Tuesday primary returns. Not bad. But you’d just as soon have the real thing and November is here Thursday (8 p.m.-NFL Network, ESPN) when the first round of the draft takes the stage in Chicago.
For several years, Bengals fans have recognized the important role that the team’s Director of Player Personnel Duke Tobin has played in building one of the NFL’s deepest and most talented rosters. But when he stepped to the podium at the NFL Scouting Combine on Thursday to discuss the Bengals with the national media – […]
As he packed up his locker on Monday, AJ McCarron wore an Alabama sweatshirt and hat. He was obviously looking forward to seeing if his alma mater would beat Clemson later that night for college football’s national championship. “I’m going to be sitting at the house cheering them on and I can’t wait,” McCarron told […]
Just once… Can’t we figure out what we keep doin’ wrong. Why the good times never last for long. Where are we goin’ wrong? – From the 1981 song “Just Once” by Quincy Jones and James Ingram. One minute and 36 seconds left. The Bengals had the lead and the ball. The most dramatic playoff […]
Last Tuesday at noon, just seven hours after the Bengals got back from a physically and emotionally draining loss at Denver, Marvin Lewis sat down with Dave Lapham and me to tape his weekly TV show. It was roughly the 80th time we’ve recorded “Bengals Weekly” together and I saw something that I had never […]
In Sunday’s 24-14 win at San Francisco, the Bengals averaged a paltry 1.9 yards on their 36 rushes, converted a mere 4 of 14 third down opportunities (29%), and had to punt a season-high eight times. “We wanted it to be pretty, you know?” said Marvin Jones with a laugh. In this case it was […]