Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, one of the more gregarious Bengals, has been running first team with the chatty Adam Jones in the first three noisy practices of this training camp on a very energetic corner. But he wants a lot more than that. Like a Captain’s jersey.
It looks like the Bengals dodged disaster Sunday when Michael Johnson hurt his knee...The defense had its way when they donned shoulder pads and the offense looks for pay back in a 3 p.m. Monday practice in full pads.
Now with the tackles in the best shape of their careers, all five offensive line starters intact, Jitterbug Giovani Bernard healthy, and Jeremy Hill vowing to become a leader in the Andrew Whitworth mold, the Bengals have the ability to smash their way back to a fifth straight playoff berth as the pads came on for the first time Sunday.
Adam Jones is mentoring as well as playing...Geno Atkins is back to making life miserable for the practice scripters...Check out Player of the Day and Play of the Day...
Remember when the Bengals drafted West Virginia defensive end Will Clarke in the third round in 2014, barely a month after they had lost Michael Johnson to free agency?
Hoard: "During training camp I'm often asked, what player has been the most impressive? In each of the last two years, my answer has been Tyler Eifert."
On Friday we saw Andy Dalton gather round his top guns for the first time since 2013. It’s also the first time we’ve seen Dalton and his receivers since they had another bonding session as he continues to expand his leadership at the urging of Hue Jackson.
After the Big Toe Miseries, The Bruise, and The Concussion that knocked him out of the Wild Card Game, the injuries that limited him to no catches in six games last season, A.J. Green had his jaw set at Friday's first practice of training camp on the Paul Brown Stadium practice fields. "It’s like the football world forgot about me," he said.
As the Bengals prepared for their first practice of training camp Friday at 3 p.m. on the Paul Brown Stadium practice fields, their versatility on both sides of the ball should be on display.
Nose tackle Domata Peko (2006) and cornerback Leon Hall (2007) are the Bengals most senior defenders and have seen more good times than bad.
The Bengals signed two wide receivers out of Thursday morning’s workout to bolster their training camp practices that begin Friday at 3 p.m., on the Paul Brown Stadium practice fields.
The Bengals reported to training camp Thursday in front of the 2 p.m. opening meeting at Paul Brown Stadium and there’s no question the happiest man in the room is going to be defensive tackle Devon Still.
With PUP questions topping the list, the NFL should really change the name to avoid confusion. Geno Atkins came off PUP the first week of camp last season.
Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther is an avid horse player and doesn’t mind relating some of the stories to his group to drive home some points. In his second season, he's got some familiar lines.
Notes on a napkin from Tuesday’s media luncheon that heralds Friday’s start of training camp.
Nate Moore, who last year led Cincinnati’s La Salle High School to the Ohio Division II state championship, today is named as the 2014 season winner of the Paul Brown Excellence in Coaching Award.
The Bengals are dealing with their first adversity of the 2015 season after they announced Tuesday they had waived injured wide receiver James Wright and have lost him for the rest of the season.
Rex Burkhead, a running back who doubles as a slot receiver, looks to be one of the top storylines when training camp opens with a 3 p.m. Friday practice on the Paul Brown Stadium practice fields. But Mohamed Sanu, the most versatile Bengal of all, has gone to the "Foot Doctor," to improve his game.
With rookies, first-year players, rehabbers, and quarterbacks gathering to meet Tuesday in front of Friday's first training camp practice, Andy Dalton gets some love from an all-time Bengal.
Pure speculation. But a week out from training camp, here is one man’s opinion on the best roster battles, bubbles and brouhahas as they head into that Sept.3 preseason finale in Indianapolis.
With training camp nine days away, readers are in a three-point stance looking to get the season snapped. A few morsels, ranging from Bengals greats then (the two Kennys) and now (A.J. Green).
The Cincinnati heat melted the words in Pops' mouth this past weekend when the former Taft High School head coach called up the 65 campers or so at the end of the second annual Marcus Martin Youth Fundamental Football Camp at Woodward High School. “Who can tell me what Marcus is about? What he stands for?” Martin asks because he told them back when the camp started three hours ago.
As the father of three young sons, it seems appropriate that Marvin Jones cites a comic book character to describe his ability to make tough catches for touchdowns.
Bengals players show their Cincinnati pride by congratulation the Red's Todd Frazier, winner of the 2015 MLB Home Run Derby. #TeamCincinnati
Head Athletic Trainer Paul Sparling selected to be inducted into "Wilmington College Athletics Hall of Fame" for 2015
Defensive end Will Clarke the former West Virginia standout caught the eyes of his teammates by arriving with nearly 20 pounds of added muscle.
Football season starts anew on Friday, July 31, when the Cincinnati Bengals open training camp and begin working toward a fifth straight playoff appearance.
The re-signing of Michael Johnson gives the Bengals virtually the same cast of characters they had in the Who Dey heyday of a few years ago.
It's been 40 years since Paul Brown last coached a game. But his one and only strength coach, Kim Wood, shows how his old boss has never gone out of style.
Now a timeout from all the hate and the madness. Time for a few snaps of charity and a couple of downs of hope from Bengals right end Michael Johnson as he continues his rush to make a difference. So step right into the Michael D. Johnson Technology Center in his hometown of Selma, Ala.
From 1 to slightly more than 1,000 in a numbers game gone wild as we offer Bengaldom a rash of digits to peruse for the upcoming season. Andy Dalton eyes Johnny Unitas, A.J. Green chases down Isaac Curtis, Leon Hall tries to jump over Leapin’ Lemar Parrish, and Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko (above) close in on the ironmen.
The Bengals signed former Ravens QB Keith Wenning Wednesday in an effort to find a young, developmental quarterback...William and Mary is an unlikely NFL pipeline, but the Bengals have two of the school's 10 NFL coaches and scouts on staff...
Single-game tickets for the Bengals’ home games in 2015 (including preseason) will be available beginning Sat., June 27.
Last year while fellow 2014 first round draft picks Odell Beckham Jr., Mike Evans, and C.J. Mosley were playing starring roles as rookies, Darqueze Dennard mostly watched and waited.
After helping coach his old team during six practices in the last two weeks as an intern, T.J. Houshmandzadeh says this offense can surpass the numbers of his 2005 group that pulled off a brazen assault on the club record book.
Zeitler’s diligence was on display on Tuesday at the only Bengals’ practice this week that was open to reporters. After the team finished practicing, the 25-year-old stayed on the field with Alexander for nearly 30 minutes to do additional drills.
NFL Media's Stacey Dales sits down with Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis and talks about how the team can get over the hump this season.
A.J. Green discusses the changes in the Bengals' offense, his goals for this season and his relationship with quarterback Andy Dalton.