News

Print
RSS

Saturday update: 9 to 85; Scott signs; 4 cut

Posted Jun 20, 2009

Updated: 12:50 p.m.

A crowd of about 200 on Select-a-Seat Saturday at Paul Brown Stadium watched the Bengals' last practice before training camp and were treated to a few long balls from quarterback Carson Palmer.

Palmer and wide receiver Chad Ochocinco looked to not only be on the same page, but in the '04-'06 playbook. They culminated a one-minute drill with a 29-yard touchdown when Palmer pump-faked to the middle of the field and then found a flashing pair of orange sweat pants cutting to the corner of the end zone and beating cornerback Johnathan Joseph and safety Chinedum Ndukwe. The Ocho topped it off by scaling the wall and falling into the front row.

Earlier in the practice Palmer found his new target, wide receiver Laveranues Coles, on a bomb of about 50 yards in the air.

But the best catch of the day belonged to wide receiver Chris Henry during the red zone period. As he danced along the back line of the end zone, it was hard to tell if he scored. But there is no question that he reached high above his head to haul in a ball one-handed, much like Ken Griffey Jr., going back to the warning track at Riverfront Stadium. 

ROSTER MOVES: The Bengals cut four players after practice Saturday to get down to 81, one over the limit to bring to training camp: Rookies Billy Farris, a free agent quarterback from Colorado State, and long snapper James Smith, a free agent out of Florida. Also gone are two draft picks from last year, tight end Matt Sherry and wide receiver Mario Urrutia.

Also Saturday the Bengals signed their third of 11 draft picks when they inked running back Bernard Scott, the sixth-rounder out of Abilene Christian. 

  

Recent Articles

  • Lewis News Conference 9/30

    Posted 13 hours ago

    Marvin Lewis news conference 9/30/2016

  • Dolphins Tezzed

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 17 hours ago

    Now that Vontaze Burfict has done it two years in a row you may have to start calling him one of those legendary Bengals in the cult figure realm. Burfict ended his three-game suspension in typical fashion Thursday night with a rambunctious, active night where he played all but 11 snaps in the 22-7 win over the Dolphins at Paul Brown Stadium.

  • Oh baby, does Green redeem himself

    By Geoff Hobson - Posted 22 hours ago

    A.J. Green gave his newborn son the shirt off his back Thursday night. But not before he undressed the Miami secondary on 10 catches for 173 yards and the Bengals’ lone touchdown to take the momentary lead in the NFL receiving yardage race heading into a weekend he’ll be getting to know Easton Ace Green while the others are trying catch his 468 yards.

  • D-Line dominates Dolphins

    By Dan Hoard - Posted Sep 29, 2016

    Dunlap And Atkins Lead Way In Dominating Up Front

Recent Videos

Photos