Which Position Group Are You Most Excited To See In Training Camp?
Bengals Not Ready To Bounce Onside Kick
Roster Breakdown: Bengals Charged Up With Depth
The Bengals would have been walking off the field Thursday completing their first week of spring practices. But even though they couldn't line up, we can line them up in a roster breakdown that takes a look at the impending position jousts for the final 53-man roster.
The Intangible, Small-Town Spirit Logan Wilson Is Bringing To Cincinnati
Logan Wilson, the Bengals' third round pick out of Wyoming hopes to turn heads in the NFL with a level of commitment he developed from his childhood back in Casper. It's the small town values of hard work, discipline and character that have helped Wilson emerge from the virtual unknown to a top NFL prospect.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Good Feeling
It's the "Good Feeling" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as broadcaster Dan Hoard catches up with wide receiver Tyler Boyd and speaks to Bengals legend David Fulcher about a recent accomplishment that he cherishes as much as anything he achieved in football.
Week In Review: Offensive Line Next Steps
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals offensive line looks to take the next step in their progression following virtual meetings after the draft. Also, an update on last year's first round pick, Jonah Williams, the finalized 2020 preseason schedule and how an undrafted free agent from Dartmouth sees the stars aligned with the Bengals.
Remember Jonah? Bengals Do As They Line Up Two No. 1s
There is Joe Burrow and then there is Jonah Williams, the first tackle taken in the 2019 draft with the 11th pick who lost last year to injury. If you've forgotten why the Bengals took him, offensive line coach Jim Turner hasn't."I feel as good about Jonah Williams as I did the day we drafted him," says Turner of his first draft choice as the Bengals line coach.
Bengals O-Line Overhaul Looks To Finish
Catching up with Bengals offensive line coach Jim Turner, who has spent his 16-month tenure tearing up scheme and lineups. How he's Zooming in on chemistry in the trenches with guys thousands of miles apart and other topics, such as off-season additions he views as power players on the field and in the room.
Swann Song: Dartmouth Rookie CB Sees 'Stars Aligned," In Shot With Bengals
Isiah Swann may be a long shot as an undrafted free agent. But Dartmouth's all-time interceptions leader and former Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year sees alums like Reggie Williams and Mike Brown and says his last-minute chance with the Bengals is "in the stars," after a tough spring for small-school players to get noticed.
Check Out Anthony Muñoz and Hakeem Adeniji On The Pro Football Hall of Fame Podcast, The Mission
On the latest edition of The Mission, a Pro Football Hall of Fame video podcast, host Jamir Howerton interviews Hall of Famer Anthony Muñoz as he gives advice and insight to Bengals rookie Hakeem Adeniji.
Bengals Draft De-Briefing: Patience And Reward
Looking to be de-briefed on the Bengals' 2020 NFL Draft, roundly praised by pundits and purists as one of the league's best, we sat down with Duke Tobin, director of player personnel, and Mike Potts, director of college scouting. Some takeaways: Everything was on the table but the No. 1 pick, this time the board giveth and not taketh, the undrafted free-agent signing period may be in for an overhaul after it went so smoothly.
What The Bengals 2020 Opponents Did In The Offseason
The Bengals have enjoyed one of the most productive offseasons in the league highlighted by the additions of quarterback Joe Burrow, defensive tackle DJ Reader and cornerback Trae Waynes. With the 2020 schedule now available, Bengals.com takes a quick look at some of the moves each of the Bengals' thirteen opponents have made this offseason.
Zac Zooms in Bengals' Virtual Meetings
Coaching voiceovers on the iPad. No watching meetings in the car. Jeopardy with the defensive backs. Locker room needling without the lockers and look out if you didn't win the national championship game. Such is virtual reality with the Bengals in the Zooming '20s as they finished their third week of remote meetings while Paul Brown Stadium remains closed in what would be the first phase of off-season workouts.
Week In Review: A.J. Green Excited To Work With Joe Burrow
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals 2020 schedule was unveiled as the team opens the regular season at home on Sunday, Sept. 13 against the Los Angeles Chargers. One of the takeaways was wide receiver A.J. Green discussing his excitement for quarterback Joe Burrow and the upcoming season.
When Time Is Right, A.J. Green And His WRs Looking To Play Catch With Joe: "Wherever he is, we'll come to him."
A.J. Green took a look at the Bengals 2020 schedule Thursday night and talked about his 100-percent healthy ankle while praising Joe Burrow's grit, Tee Higgins' talent and Andy Dalton's new role.
Bengals Open 2020 Regular Season At Home
The Bengals released the 2020 schedule, including preseason opponents and the full regular-season schedule. Cincinnati kicks off its regular season at home against the L.A. Chargers on Sept. 13 (4:05 p.m. start), in what is expected to be the NFL debut of Bengals QB Joe Burrow, the first overall pick in April's draft.
For Openers, Bengals 2020 Schedule Supplies Some Home Cooking
It took Andy Dalton seven seasons to get a Paul Brown Stadium opener and a year to get a night game. When the NFL released the Bengals 2020 schedule on Thursday night, rookie quarterback Joe Burrow got both in the season's first four days. Not only that, the Bengals finish with three PBS games in their last four.
Paul Brown's Team Remembers What Don Shula Gave The Game
Bengals president Mike Brown realized on Monday that he had been following his friend Don Shula since he could remember and that's probably why he took his death with such "a jolt." "I don't like to say a coach is the greatest of all-time. I think you have to break them down by the eras they coached ... I think Don was the best of his group."
Dalton Reflects On Bengals Run: 'It's the people you talk about it with and who you did it with.'
Andy Dalton leaves the Bengals record book in his wake. And, remember the overtime din of The Paul against Seattle? Remember the silent finish in Atlanta? Remember the fourth-quarter duel between The Red Rifle and the Graybeard in Miami in his last road start? Ask Baltimore if they remember. But Dalton didn't talk about any of it Friday.
Bengals Show Admiration For Dalton, Confidence In Burrow
Boomer Esiason lived it. He's glad Andy Dalton won't. One former Bengals franchise quarterback looked at Thursday's release of the latest former Bengals franchise quarterback to make room for the next Bengals franchise quarterback and likes the future of both.
From Dalton To Burrow, Players Straddle The Eras
When the Bengals drafted Joe Burrow last week, Giovani Bernard did the same thing Andy Dalton did for him when he got drafted seven years ago. Reached out, offered congratulations, told him to savor the moment, said he was happy to have him and do whatever he could do to help.
By The Numbers: Andy Dalton And The Bengals
A second-round pick in the 2011 draft, quarterback Andy Dalton led Cincinnati to the playoffs five times and is the franchise's career leader in numerous categories including touchdown passes, completions, game-winning drives and 300-yard passing games.
From One No. 14 To Another, Kenny Salutes Dalton
On the morning they released Andy Dalton, Ken Anderson, the winningest quarterback the Bengals ever had until Dalton arrived at Paul Brown Stadium nine years ago to the day, recalled what he told him when Dalton wanted to wear his No. 14. "You better be good," Anderson remembered. "And he was."
Tee Higgins Embraces Bengals Tradition With A.J. Green's Style And Chad's Endorsement
As the Bengals second-round pick in last weekend's draft, Tee Higgins fits all the dimensions of the Big and Tall history of Bengals wide receivers with A.J. Green's style and Chad Johnson's endorsement. Just ask the big sister who knows him best.
Bengals Complete Overhaul To Turn Opening Day Into Moving Day
A few observations from this past weekend's draft: Bengals may have biggest defensive overhaul since 2005 ... Wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell was 1-for-1 on pro day visits ... More 3-4 weapons for Lou Anarumo ... Adeniji gives them options on O-line.
Bengals Raft of 'A' Draft Grades Courtesy of Captain's 'C'
The Joe Burrow Draft is in the books and fittingly it seems to be as much about intelligence and intangibles as much as it is innate physical talent. They'll have to start calling Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin "Captain Obvious." After Burrow, they drafted five more captains and, naturally, the last one, Purdue linebacker Markus Bailey, is a co-captain pursuing his master's in leadership to end a draft CBS made them the big winner, and The Sporting News gave them an A-plus while USA Today, Sports Illustrated and SB Nation all weighed in at A-minus.
Quick Hits: New LB Room; O-Line Stays Straight Ahead; Virtual Off-Season Sked
For the first time in 22 years the Bengals drafted three linebackers and re-made the room ... The Bengals drafted one offensive lineman, showing their confidence in the young guys they've got ... The off-season moves on virtually.
Bengals Attack The Middle With 'Alpha Male' LB Davis-Gaither
After watching the Bengals take a linebacker in the third round on Friday, Akeem Davis-Gaither didn't think he was going to the team that he clicked so well with at the Senior Bowl. But the Cincinnati coaches and scouts knew all along they wanted the 'Alpha Male' from that South defense.
Fourth Round: Bengals Add Another Versatile LB in App State's Davis-Gaither
The Bengals began the last day of the draft the way they ended the second one at the top of the fourth round Saturday when they continued to attack their linebacker corps by taking another projected three-down player they saw up close at the Senior Bowl in Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year Akeem Davis-Gaither.
5 Things To Know About Logan Wilson
After focusing on the offense with their first two picks of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Bengals addressed the defensive side of the ball selecting linebacker Logan Wilson from Wyoming. A three-year captain, Wilson is the type of player that embodies what Bengals Head Coach Zac Taylor is seeking on-and-off the field.
5 Things To Know About Tee Higgins
Get to know Tee Higgins, a wide receiver from Clemson, who the Bengals selected with their first pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft. From Hot Wheels cars, to being a finalist for Mr. Basketball in Tennessee in high school, Higgins is an exciting addition to the Bengals roster.
Bengaldom Expands With Selection Of Burrow
For the record, Adam Luehrman, one of Joe Burrow's very favorite receivers growing up in Athens, Ohio, long before the Heisman and Boosie and back when he wore No. 10, often wears a Bengals hat and Ohio University shirt. But when he ducked into a convenient store Friday, he noticed he had some company. "There are a lot more Bengals fans here now," Luehrman confirmed the day after the Joe Jubilee.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Smooth Operator
It's the "Smooth Operator" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as Dave Lapham joins Dan Hoard to discuss Joe Burrow and look at the players that are still available for Cincinnati in round two. Plus, Hoard interviews Boomer Esiason about the new Bengals quarterback.
State Of Euphoria As Joe Burrow Comes Home No. 1
You know you're big when an American governor tweets you in the middle of a pandemic that has shut down everything but the NFL Draft. How big is Joe Burrow? Once Mike DeWine got the word, Thursday night that Cincinnati had kicked off the most viewed and necessary sports event in years by taking Burrow No. 1, he went to his feed to congratulate his fellow "Ohioan," and told the world he can't wait to see him play.
Social Media Reaction With Joe Burrow To The Bengals
The Bengals selected LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, an Athens, Ohio native, with the first pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday night. With that, there was plenty of reaction on social media. Here is a sampling of the top posts after Burrow was selected by the Bengals.
Inside The Pick: How Joe Burrow Turned Into a Virtual Lock
The Bengals selected LSU quarterback Joe Burrow as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. How the franchise came to the decision that Burrow was too good to pass up and an inside look at the decision-making process leading up to draft day.
Not Even Close, But A Cigar As Bengals Take Joe Burrow No. 1
Despite late trade rumors and early speculation book-ending a canceled pro day and virtual reality, the Bengals did Thursday night what everybody said they were going to do for the past four months when they took LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the first pick in the NFL's first-ever remote draft.
Bengals To Support United Way of Greater Cincinnati During Draft-A-Thon
The Bengals will support United Way of Greater Cincinnati as part of the NFL's Draft-A-Thon, a massive fundraising campaign aimed at raising much-needed funds for COVID-19 relief efforts. A portion of funds raised through the Draft-A-Thon will go directly to United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
Bengals Eye Draft To Continue Franchise Transformation
Long before the Las Vegas draft was cancelled, the smart money installed LSU quarterback Joe Burrow the presumptive No. 1 pick in Thursday's 8. p.m. NFL Draft. The Bengals, already emerging from last month's record free-agency spree that has re-made their roster, won't tip their hand on a weekend they view as another step in one of their grandest overhauls.
Bengals Donate To Eight Foodbanks In Ohio, Indiana And Kentucky
The Bengals are donating $250,000 across eight foodbanks serving Central and Southern Ohio, Southeast Indiana and Kentucky. The donation will allow these foodbanks to provide over 1 million meals to people in more than 120 counties.
Paul Brown: Father of Ohio QBs Casts Shadow Over Draft
Paul Brown's team is reportedly on the hunt for another quarterback and with Joe Burrow of Athens leading the conversation when the draft opens Thursday night, you figure it's about time the Bengals are finally casing one from Ohio. After all, it only took about 100 years. P.B. has to be the father of all Ohio quarterbacks. Starting when the "cool, heady," Brown threw five touchdown passes out of the single wing and rushed for another as a senior for the orange-and-black clad 1925 Massillon High School Tigers.
Third And Final 2020 Bengals.com Media Mock Draft
The third and final edition of the Bengals.com Media Mock Draft is in the books and we thank the participating 26 members. Thankfully, we found them and theirs well as they made the turn for the draft's stretch run. Before making the 33rd pick, we think back to a 1991 lunch with Bengals founder Paul Brown.