Quarterback Andy Dalton and wide receiver Mohamed Sanu switched roles on the last play of the first quarter Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium and it turned into Dalton’s improbable 18-yard touchdown catch that sparked a 33-7 victory over the Titans before 56,743.
If his toe continues to feel like it did before Friday morning’s practice, wide receiver A.J. Green says he expects to play in Sunday’s game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) against the Titans at Paul Brown Stadium.
The Bengals have selected Anthony Simms-Howell as the Cincinnati recipient of the NFL Hispanic Heritage Leadership Award.
Throw in the block in Baltimore and Nugent already has four misses at 6-for-10, matching his 18-for-22 last year and 19-for-23 in 2012. But he had never missed three field goals before in his 109 previous games and he says it won’t play on his mind.
With Pro Bowl WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict potentially on the shelf for the first time in his career in Sunday's 1 p.m. game at Paul Brown Stadium, Emmanuel Lamur is looking to strong arm the Titans.
Bengals three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green says he’ll take Wednesday off, practice Thursday and see how his big right toe feels Friday as he tries to play in Sunday’s 1 p.m. game against the Titans at Paul Brown Stadium.
The Bengals responded to the devastation at tight end Tuesday by re-signing Kevin Brock after they waived him late last month.
The Bengals should take the game tape from Sunday’s 24-10 win over the Falcons and sell it as a “How to Tackle” instructional video.
Expect the Bengals to make some roster moves at some point with cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris slated to return off NFL suspension this week.
It doesn’t take a withered sage to figure out the Bengals have their most dynamic pair of running backs since, dare we breathe it, James Brooks and Elbert Woods before these kids were born.
Paul Brown Stadium may not be where quarterbacks go to die. But their stats usually get last rites before the Bengals finish off the decimal point. Now stuff and mount the passer rating of Falcons Pro Bowler Matt Ryan next to the helmets of Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger, Joe Flacco, and Andrew Luck.
A.J. Green may be back quickly...The crowd embraced Devon Still...The run game lives...George Iloka's two picks symbolized another suffocating defensive stand at home...Mohamed Sanu did it all Sunday while replacing Green...
After watching their best player walk to the locker room on the first series and three more starters leave for the rest of the game during the first half, the Bengals dug deep on Bloody Sunday and offered one of the more impressive efforts of the Marvin Lewis Era as they took a 24-10 victory over the Falcons in the Paul Brown Stadium opener before 58,574.
The Bengals.com Media Roundtable calls it a close one, but in the first unanimous resolution of the season, the Table sticks to the age-old principle that good defense always beats good offense.
Bengals S Reggie Nelson vs. Falcons QB Matt Ryan. Something is going to have to give in Sunday’s Paul Brown Stadium opener (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s-Channel 12) with two of the best players from Kickoff Weekend.
Week 1 was devastating for all those who put their high hopes on Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray, and Dez Bryant as the Cowboys came out firing on no cylinders. However, a season cannot and should not be judged by one game alone.
Bengals WR A.J. Green vs. Falcons WR Julio Jones: A draftnick’s veritable Super Bowl. The two best wide receivers from the class of 2011 NFL Draft have not disappointed and on Sunday in Paul Brown Stadium’s 1 p.m. opener, No. 4 Green goes against No. 6 Jones.
They may end up calling it “The Wiggle.” Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still doesn’t know if he’ll be active for Sunday’s 1 p.m. Paul Brown Stadium opener against the Falcons. But if he is and is active enough to come up with his first full NFL sack, there will be a new celebration dance in Bengaldom to join Ickey Woods’ Ickey Shuffle and Chad Johnson’s River Dance.
The readers worry about the run game. No one ever likes the Bengals run game after they play Baltimore and Pittsburgh. But Hue Jackson says better days are ahead.
With week 1 of the NFL season in the books, we get to take a look back and see what players helped fantasy football owners start the season 1-0, and what players may find themselves on virtual unemployment when the Tuesday morning waiver wires’ open.
Whatever you want to know about Hue Jackson as a play caller, just look at his first game as Bengals offensive coordinator in the 23-16 win in Baltimore.
A quick look at the snap counts from Sunday’s 23-16 victory over the Ravens gives you a better idea just how much the Bengals sucked it up in that last-minute defensive stand.
BALTIMORE - Even a seasoned Pro Bowler like left tackle Andrew Whitworth was a bit taken aback by what the Bengals accomplished offensively in Sunday’s 23-16 Opening Day victory over the Ravens under new coordinator Hue Jackson