News

Print
RSS

Atkins Blog: Orange and Black Thursday

Posted Aug 22, 2012

Over the last couple of weeks, some big preseason games have occurred.

We’ve defeated the New York Jets and the Atlanta Falcons. I’ve had the opportunity to ask a few of the rookies how they felt about finally getting the chance to show America their talent. Defensive tackle Devon Still (above, left) after playing in his first NFL preseason game said that putting on the Bengals uniform and getting the opportunity to play against players he grew up watching felt surreal. Devon also stated he felt nervous before hitting the field. Defensive tackle Brandon Thompson was also a little nervous, yet felt excited at the same time.

Brandon was excited to finally get the chance to live out his childhood dream while representing for his hometown, Thomasville.

Orson Charles, tight end, said playing in his first preseason game he was anxious but felt like he was well prepared. Now we are entering our third preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. This will be a good test before going into the season, since the Packers went 15-1 last season.

With that being said I hope to see the Who Dey Nation dressed in their Orange and Black this Thursday.

Recent Articles

  • Old school coach visits a Cincy old school

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 12 hours ago

    In her excitement at how decisively and well Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis answered her call on Tuesday during a 45-minute visit at the end of the day at Withrow High School, English teacher Katie Frankey mixed her metaphors.

  • Shayne Graham NFL retirement comes with nod to his Bengals days

    Posted 19 hours ago

    The Bengals today are assisting former K Shayne Graham in sending a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, declaring that Graham is ceremonially “retiring as a Bengal.” Graham kicked in the NFL for 16 seasons (2001-15), playing for multiple teams, but his term with Cincinnati (2003-09) stands as significantly his longest with one team.

  • Graham predicts Bullock sticks around

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 21 hours ago

    Shayne Graham says his old work-out partner, Randy Bullock is going to stick as the Bengals kicker.

  • Whit scouting out competition (committee)

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Feb 20, 2017

    Andrew Whitworth hasn't stopped moving since the end of the season. He hopes the next month includes a new contract with the Bengals and a hearing in front of the NFL competition committee.

  • Hobson's Choice: Combine-ing efforts

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted Feb 17, 2017

    How much will health and wellness impact the draft, Bengaldom wonders. From all reports running back Giovani Bernard is having a terrific rehab from an ACL tear.

Recent Videos

Photos