Carlos Dunlap got the call on Tuesday and Andrew Whitworth got the call on Wednesday to come off the bench for the AFC in the Pro Bowl, but it puts them both on the front line of Bengals history.
Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap has been named to a roster spot for the Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Dunlap, a second alternate in December’s Pro Bowl voting, replaces Houston DE Jadeveon Clowney, who is unable to participate due to injury.
During a span of 28 days in 2015 Marvin Lewis watched the Bengals beat three of the teams in last weekend's divisional games. But he won't talk about how close they are to those Bengals while looking for A.J. Green and Geno Atkins to be more vocal.
With the Bengals taking a look at the No. 9 pick in the draft, the discussion is about value. Where do they fall when it comes to taking a running back so high as Giovani Bernard (above) comes off ACL surgery?
Suddenly, Marvin Lewis is getting ready to play a quarter of the upcoming schedule against teams run by his former assistants. Lewis and Kansas City's Andy Reid have spawned the most current NFL head coaches.
Bengals president Mike Brown and his family received the Pillar Award for Community Service’s Kent Clapp CEO Leadership Award.
At the end of his first season as Bengals offensive coordinator Ken Zampese is in the process of reviewing all 1,087 plays of the 2016 season. But it’s already clear what he’s going to end up emphasizing in the offseason. He's hoping the rise of rookie receivers like Tyler Boyd teaming with the return of healthy veterans solve the points puzzle.
At the end of his third season as the Bengals defensive coordinator, Paul Guenther found himself running one of the NFL’s hottest units after they shot through the second half of the season allowing the fewest points next to only the Patriots in the final eight games. He sat down with Bengals.com this week to talk about how they can keep it going into next season, including giving youngsters like Andrew Billings a long look.
The season has been done barely a week but the Bengals are getting good early vibes from their players on the mend and should have virtually every one in place when they report for voluntary workouts. They've got the right injury formula, but they're trying to avoid the wrong injury.
If you’re the Bengals.com Assistant Coach of the Year this week, you are miserable. After working seven seasons for Andy Reid in Philadelphia, James Urban is heading into his seventh season coaching Marvin Lewis’ wide receivers in Cincinnati and that means this is just the third time he hasn’t been to the postseason. So the analysis begins.
No cool words yet, Marvin Lewis says. No T-Shirt motto to the printer just now. But as he began his 15th season coaching the Bengals, Lewis left no doubt that he is driven to find out what drove his Bengals from the ranks of the postseason for the first time in six years and just for the second time since the division sweep of 2009.
Catching up with the Bengals on Monday in healing and dealing as they leave Paul Brown Stadium until the off-season conditioning program starts in April. A.J. Green, AJ McCarron, Tyler Eifert, Kevin Zeitler, and Cedric Ogbuehi among the subjects.
The Bengals are banking on Sunday's 27-10 New Year's Day victory over the Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium as the first game of 2017 and not the last game of 2016 as their roster begins the age-old dance of vets and kids.
Andrew Whitworth knows exactly how hard it is for a running back to get 100 yards rushing against Baltimore any day any year. Which is why he saluted Rex Burkhead after Sunday's 27-10 victory over the Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium in the regular season finale.
Andrew Whitworth anointed Rex Burkhead after his 119 yards in Sunday's win over the Ravens ... Domata Peko made sure his kids got up close and personal Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium ... KeiVarae Russell had a ball on his first NFL snap ...
Hundreds of military members and their families enjoyed Sunday’s Ravens game as part of the Bengals’ relationship with the Armed Forces Tickets Association - Cincinnati (AFTA).
For the second straight Paul Brown Stadium game Sunday the Bengals jumped out in front with a 20-point first half and didn’t offer much in the second half. But this time before 54,944 the season trend didn’t hold and running back Rex Burkhead finished off the first 100-yard day of his career in his first NFL start the defense rose up to post a 27-10 victory over Baltimore in the regular-season finale. Bengals finish with a 6-9-1 record.
In the last five years the Bengals have put together their best stretch in history while the Ravens have won a Super Bowl. But for the first time what has become their annual regular-season finale Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) is taking on all the whiff of a consolation game in a holiday tournament. The Bengals.com Media Roundtable weighs in.
It is Game 168 for Bengals left tackle Andrew Whitworth, 11th most in Bengaldom, one more than the great wide receiver Isaac Curtis and one fewer than the prolific punter Lee Johnson. Fitting of course on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) it is against Terrell Suggs and his Ravens. It shows you just how much Whitworth has meant to the Bengals while protecting the blindsides of Carson Palmer and Andy Dalton in the rough and tumble frontier of the AFC North.
As with any NFL season, there are highs and lows. Our goal in fantasy football is to not just weather the storm; rather, we try to outsmart everyone else and be the last boat left in the fleet.
In what has been a staggering season for their proud special teams, the Bengals are staking their claim to a consolation prize in the form of the AFC kick return title. Rookie wide receiver Alex Erickson, who got his second wind in the season’s second half, holds a tenuous lead heading into Sunday’s regular-season finale (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) against the Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium.
It turns out that Domata Peko is many things to many people. But when he plays in his 171st game Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12), he's on a small list.
While a few crazy leagues play through Week 17 of the NFL season, the vast majority of fantasy leagues held their championship game this week. Some were in the hunt for the league title, and this remained active to the very end.
The Bengals and the Ravens are playing for nothing, so they say, in Sunday’s regular-season finale (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) at Paul Brown Stadium.
The Bengals aren’t expected to play A.J. Green in Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12), but on Monday they placed two other starters on season-ending injured reserve in tight end Tyler Eifert and left guard Clint Boling.
HOUSTON - Saturday night’s game was more about a glimpse of the future rather than a referendum on this season. With no A.J. Green, Tyler Eifert, Vontaze Burfict, and Clint Boling out, the Bengals went with more new faces than at any point this season.
HOUSTON - Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton converted a fourth-down pass to tight end C.J. Uzomah and running back Rex Burkhead ran for 10 yards to set up former Texans kicker Randy Bullock’s 43-yard field goal try that sailed wide right on the game’s last play that gave Houston a 12-10 victory and the AFC South title.
As he packed up his locker on Monday, AJ McCarron wore an Alabama sweatshirt and hat. He was obviously looking forward to seeing if his alma mater would beat Clemson later that night for college football’s national championship.
Head Coach Marvin Lewis addresses the team after their 27-10 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Game balls were given to Bill Connelly, Bengals Business Manager, who has been with the club for 41 years, and Jack Brennan, the club's PR Director for the past 23 years. Both will be celebrating retirement this offseason.