Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis did his job expertly Tuesday at his pre-draft news conference, that annual Olympian exercise combining the balance beam and the rings.
Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation hosted parents of seriously ill and special needs children to a quiet, all-expense-paid private dinner.
One of the things that AJ McCarron could control back in the day is the splitter that Jake Peavy taught his fellow St. Paul’s Episcopal School alum when Peavy came back from the majors to visit his hometown of Mobile, Ala. But the one-time aspiring big-league hurler is learning there's only so much he can control as a back-up quarterback in the NFL.
Max Montoya, the best right guard you don’t know, is the best reason for celebrating 50 seasons of Bengals. Montoya isn’t the only reason of course, but guys like him are the best reasons. Guys like the two Kennys, quarterback Ken Anderson, and cornerback Ken Riley. Guys like wide receiver Isaac Curtis and tight end Danny Ross. Guys like David Fulcher. If fans can remember how good these guys really were, then that’s the best reason. And the stories ....
Bengals executive vice president Katie Blackburn asked and in turn she received the club’s first Paul Brown Stadium opener in the seven seasons of the A.J. Green-Andy Dalton Era. The Bengals kick off their 50th anniversary season with not one but back-to-back home games to start the year for the first time since 1983.
The Bengals’ 2017 schedule, released today by the National Football League, features two national prime-time games and the first home opener since 2009.
With the Bengals kicking off their 50th anniversary season Thursday at Paul Brown Stadium, Mike Brown recalls how it is almost miraculous that it all came together in the late 1960s in Cincinnati. No generation gap then as Paul and Mike Brown proved to be a formidable father-son team that left their bond on the riverfront.
Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson sits down with scout Bill Tobin to discuss the evolution of player evaluation for the NFL Draft. Bill Tobin has many years of experience in football personnel, a highlight being his role in building the 1985 Super Bowl winning Chicago Bears.
The Bengals re-grouped for their off-season workouts Monday and all eyes are on the offensive line. Andre Smith returns and joins with Clint Boling as its de facto leaders.
The transitioning Bengals are back in town Monday for off-season workouts. Strength and conditioning coach Chip Morton is setting the agenda while A.J. Green sets the pace. Morton is flanked by assistant Jeff Friday and GPS master Shea Thompson.
The Bengals are prepared to look anywhere and everywhere for pass rushers this offseason and they started their search Tuesday when they traded a conditional draft pick for Jaguars back-up defensive end Chris Smith (above). But there is plenty more where that came from, like the April 27-29 draft, where as many as three more defensive linemen (say two ends and a tackle) could join the group. Here’s a look at how the defensive line stacks up on the heels of the Smith trade:
Less than three weeks before a draft they are expected to take at least two edge rushers from among their 11 selections, they swung a deal Tuesday when they sent a 2018 conditional draft selection to Jacksonville for a late fifth-round pick who has played just 19 games over three seasons in defensive end Chris Smith.
How good is it to see Tyler Eifert and his impish smile again after he has attacked one weight machine after another? That would be 24-12-1 good. The Bengals’ record when their Pro Bowl tight end is on the field. “I’m feeling good. I continue to get better. My back feels great,’ Eifert assured on Monday.
Marvin Lewis finds himself among familiar faces when he opens his 15th year as the Bengals head coach in a pre-season schedule that calls for a Paul Brown Stadium opener against Tampa Bay on the weekend of Aug. 10-14 and another nationally-televised game when they go to Washington Aug. 27.
With less than three weeks away the names are starting to change in the third Bengals.com Media Mock Draft of the year. The big boards are out en masse. But Duke Tobin and the Bengals won't reveal how they rank them until about 8:15 p.m. April 27.
CANTON, Ohio - As any good Bengals pilgrim who crosses the threshold of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, we made the journey Wednesday to the locker that houses the mecca of the No. 78 belonging to Anthony Munoz. But that's just a shred of the 40 million items clogging the Hall.
The Bengals are 23 days away from making the ninth pick in the NFL Draft and the opinions are rushing in from the edge. Who will take William Jackson's place at the podium?
Let’s take a look at a real-live-non-mock prospect who visited Paul Brown Stadium Monday who hits the Bengals where they live along the defensive line and who had such a good Pro Day on his campus estimable draftnick Rob Rang had this to say about him on CBS Sports.com:
After signing four free-agent starters who average 28 years old, the Bengals hope to complete the Greening of the oldest team in the Green-Dalton Era in this month's draft. They hope it is as good as the 2012 edition, where Dre Kirkpatrick was the first of 10 picks.
PHOENIX - Bengals president Mike Brown is looking to talented drafts to smooth the transition to a younger team and believes his team is still in the hunt in the AFC North. In his sit down with Bengals.com and The Cincinnati Enquirer at the NFL meetings, he also weighed in on .....
Marvin Lewis was talking about his linebackers Tuesday when said, “It’s now their time,” but he could have been talking about much of a roster that until now has been biding its time behind veterans as 2017 shapes up to be a referendum on the last few drafts.
The Bengals moved on from long-time starting middle linebacker Rey Maualuga Saturday in their bid to revamp their linebackers corps in time for Opening Day. With 114 games, he's played the most of any backer under head coach Marvin Lewis.
Late Friday night, we stumbled on an unreleased press release in the bowels of Paul Brown Stadium. It turned out to be an homage to John C. (Jack) Brennan, the Bengals' TB PR Man.
Holding his one-year-old son Emmaus on Thursday, running back Cedric Peerman knew the journey is all about bridging generations. After he signed a one-year deal to return for his eighth season, the Bengals co-captain prepared to help special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons break in another new wave.
Marvin Lewis and the Bengals like the fact that Kevin Minter not only youngs up their linebacker corps, but that he does it while giving them another seasoned leader.
The one difference from the first Bengals’ Media Mocker back in February is the emergence of the 9-20 theory. As in, it’s looking more and more like you can get the same kind of player at No. 20 that you can get at No. 9. The Panthers have given the pick to the commissioner. The Bengals are on the clock.
The first cut of free agency is always the deepest. The readers break the huddle hope Cedric Ogbuehi and the rest of his re-tooled offensive line have the answers.
The Bengals went back to the future Tuesday to solve the departure of right guard Kevin Zeitler when old friend Andre Smith reportedly agreed to a Paul Brown Stadium reunion. Indications are the Bengals are going to play him at right guard next to new right tackle Jake Fisher. "I have enough faith in myself that I can do anything I put my mind to," Smith says.
They call him “The Big Uso,” which is Samoan for “brother,” and that exactly describes nose tackle Domata Peko’s big brother legacy in the middle of a defense that became the foundation of the most successful run in Bengals’ history.
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.
The Cincinnati Bengals kickoff their 50th anniversary campaign for the 2017 season and unveil the new logo, which will be featured on the jerseys this year.