Was on Bengals practice squad for season’s last five games, plus Wild Card playoff ... Entered NFL in 2012 as college free agent with Oakland ... Spent four years at Arizona State, playing in 40 games, with 28 starts for the Sun Devils.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Oakland as college free agent on 5-2-12 ... Waived on 8-31-12 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 11-27-12 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-7-13.
2012 RECAP: Played in all four preseason games for Raiders, before being waived on Aug. 31 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on Nov. 27.
COLLEGE: Played TE his first two seasons at Arizona State and had five catches for 40 yards and one TD ... Scored TD vs. Stanford as freshman ... Made transition to T prior to junior season ... Started 13 games at T as senior—four at LT and nine at RT—earning honorable mention All Pac-12.
PERSONAL: Hometown is Reno, Nev. ... Attended Reno High School, where he was ranked as state’s top TE by Rivals.com ... Also lettered in track and field in high school ... Criminal justice major at Arizona State.
Perennial Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green, still fuming over his dropped third down pass on Sunday in the fourth quarter against Denver, took over the Thursday night showcase at Paul Brown Stadium before 60,843 with 10 catches for 173 yards and led the Bengals to an ugly but utterly necessary 22-7 victory.
Both the Bengals and Dolphins come into a Thursday night game at Paul Brown Stadium (8:25-Cincinnati’s Channel 12 and NFL Network) gasping after an adversity-filled Sunday. The team that catches its wind gets to go into October 2-2. The Bengals.com Media Roundtable tells you which one.
Now that the bye weeks have officially kicked off, depth is an important factor in winning games. Injuries have ravaged the NFL and fantasy rosters alike, and the waiver wire will become a baron wasteland in no time. Let’s take a look at a few guys you will want to target this week to help fill out those rosters.
The Cincinnati Bell Connector will operate late after Thursday night’s Bengals game to accommodate fans who ride the streetcar.
OT, Andrew Whitworth, talks to the media in the locker room about how the team can improve after their Thursday night win over the Miami Dolphins.
DE Carlos Dunlap was singing the praises of his teammates after Thursday Night's win over the Miami Dolphins. Dunlap notes the contributions of DT Geno Atkins and LB Vontaze Burfict.