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  • Hobson's Choice: extra picks spice the dice

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 20 hours ago

    The Bengals have made hay with mid to late round picks. Georgia defensive tackle Geno Atkins was the 120th player taken in the 2010 draft.

  • Blast from the past

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 26, 2015

    The Bengals today signed DT Pat Sims, an unrestricted free agent who spent the last two seasons with Oakland after opening his career with five seasons in Cincinnati.

  • Notes: Zimmer eyes Bengals secondary

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 25, 2015

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - Safety Taylor Mays has opted for the Vikings and it sounds like cornerback Terence Newman has, too, as head coach Mike Zimmer takes aim at his old Bengals secondary.

  • Report: Mays signs with Vikes

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 24, 2015

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer ended up getting one of his old Bengals safeties Tuesday when multiple reports said Taylor Mays signed with Minnesota.

  • As Bengals turn no soap

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 24, 2015

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Bengals continue to be an oasis of stability in the stormy NFL. As evidenced by head coach Marvin Lewis’ appearance at the AFC head coach’s breakfast Tuesday during the owners’ meeting at the Arizona Biltmore.

  • Lewis quick hits

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 24, 2015

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - Notes on a napkin from head coach Marvin Lewis’ appearance at the Tuesday morning AFC head coaches breakfast at the NFL annual meetings at the Arizona Biltmore

  • Bengals get big Bucs with compensation

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 23, 2015

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Michael Johnson magic act is now complete. The gift that keeps on giving. In a textbook walk-through of their philosophy on free agency, the Bengals on Monday received an extra third-round pick and extra fourth-round pick in free-agency compensation.

  • Bengals back blackout ban, but not the mechanics

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 23, 2015

    PHOENIX, Ariz. _ NFL owners voted Monday to lift the league’s decades-long blackout policy and televise every game locally during the 2015 season.

  • Distant replay: Bengals to vote no

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Mar 23, 2015

    PHOENIX, Ariz. - We are on the very spot where 20 years ago the NFL passed instant replay, when Bengals president Mike Brown emerged in the vocal minority.