Wilson's Longest Bengals Play Ever Forces Half-Time Tie
The Bengals did exactly what they had to do Sunday to aid back-up quarterback Brandon Allen's first Bengals start when kick returner Brandon Wilson gave him that unconventional score they craved on the franchise's longest play in a history in a Paul Brown Stadium game that went into halftime tied at 10 with the Giants.
Brandon Wilson's Longest Play in Bengals History Ties Game; Allen Takes The Helm As Spain Moves To LG
As expected Brandon Allen took Sunday's first snap against the Giants, making him the Bengals' fifth different starting quarterback in the last 14 Paul Brown Stadium games. But he didn't get on the field until the middle of the first quarter and that's because safety Brandon Wilson popped the longest play in Bengals history, a 103-yard kick return that tied the game at seven with just under ten minutes left in the first quarter.
Bengals Notebook: Another O-Line Combo Looms With Hart Back; No Call On QB; Gio Goes Full
After Friday's last practice of the week, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor didn't name a starting quarterback for Sunday's game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Fox 19) against the Giants at Paul Brown Stadium.
But he did indicate there is going to be a fourth straight different starting offensive line when right tackle Bobby Hart begins the game against his old team.
Salute To Service Through The Years
The league's military appreciation efforts, which extend throughout the year, culminate in November with NFL Salute to Service games and other special events honoring veterans, active-duty service members and their families. A look back through the years with the Bengals and Salute to Service.
Week In Review: Expanded Roles
In the latest "Week In Review," a look at safety Jessie Bates III taking on an expanded role to boost the Bengals defense. Also, Tyler Boyd believes Joe Burrow will take the Bengals to the Super Bowl, Willie Anderson is one of 25 Hall of Fame semifinalists and Zac Taylor discusses the challenges of getting a quarterback in the COVID-19 era.
Service Member Salute: A Thanksgiving Surprise
During the month of November, the Bengals highlight the Salute to Service campaign, a year-round effort to Honor, Empower, and Connect our nation's service members, veterans, and their families. We appreciate and are grateful for the service and sacrifice service members make.
Taylor Yet To Name Starting QB Vs. Giants
For the first time in recent memory the Bengals didn't name a starting quarterback the Wednesday before a game when head coach Zac Taylor wouldn't confirm reports that he has turned to Brandon Allen for Sunday's game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Fox 19) at Paul Brown Stadium against the Giants.
Taylor-Made Takes: 'We Have A Lot Of Guys We Can Turn To'
In their weekly discussion, head coach Zac Taylor talks with Bengals.com senior writer Geoff Hobson filling the void left by the injury to quarterback Joe Burrow, the challenges of getting a back-up quarterback ready in the age of COVID and the emergence of a defense getting in sync after the bye.
Willie Anderson Is One Of 25 On List Of Hall Of Fame Semifinalists
Former Bengal Willie Anderson, the greatest right tackle of his era, became a Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist for the first time Tuesday when the Canton, Ohio shrine released the list of 25 names from the Modern Era. Anderson heads up an offensive line group of former Jaguars left tackle Tony Boselli and former Steelers, Jets and Cardinals guard Alan Faneca.
Continuing Bengals Traditions with Microsoft Surface
The Bengals rely on the Surface Pro 7 for all press conferences and interviews this season. The Surface Pro 7 is trusted by the Bengals for many reasons - these reasons include the Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+), which delivers fast and reliable Wi-Fi connection.
Bengals Notebook: Burrow's Trip To IR Starts Rehab; Getting Rust Off QBs; Spain Lifts O-Line
The move was perfunctory and predictable but that didn't take the sting out of the words Monday when the Bengals placed Joe Burrow on injured reserve with "a left knee injury," and ended one of their most spectacular rookie seasons ever.
Joe Burrow Placed On Reserve/Injured List; Quinton Spain & Brandon Allen Signed Off The Practice Squad
Joe Burrow, the No. 1 overall pick of this year's NFL Draft out of Louisiana State University, suffered a left knee injury in team's game at Washington on Sunday. The injury will require surgery and rehabilitation, though the team's medical professionals expect him to fully recover and be back to lead the team next season.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Bad Moon Rising
It's the "Bad Moon Rising" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as Cincinnati loses Joe Burrow for the rest of the year after Week 11 at Washington. With radio replays, postgame comments and analysis from Dave Lapham. Plus, "Fun Facts" with defensive tackle Xavier Williams.
Quick Hits: Teammates Rally To Burrow; Finley Readies For Giants; Green's Sweet And Sour Day
A good 90 minutes after gathering around the cart and paying Joe Burrow the respect a great warrior deserves leaving the field, the Bengals were still having trouble finding the words following the 20-9 loss at Washington's FedEx Field.
Bengals Lose Game And Burrow For Rest Of Season
After watching franchise rookie quarterback Joe Burrow carted off the field with a serious left knee injury early in the third quarter, the stunned Bengals watched Washington score the last 13 points of the game in a 20-9 loss. Burrow tweeted near the end of the game, "See ya next year."
Burrow Out With Left Knee Injury
The worst-case scenario unfolded for the Bengals early in the third quarter Sunday when rookie quarterback Joe Burrow grabbed his left knee in anguish following a hit by Washington defensive tackle Jonathan Allen and was carted off the field with what looked to be a very serious knee injury.
Bengals Re-set O-line Again With RT Adeniji, RG Spain
The Bengals went with their third different offensive line in as many weeks Sunday when they walked out an entirely different new right side at FedEx Field against Washington's front flush with first-round picks as rookie Hakeem Adeniji made his first start at right tackle and Quinton Spain made his first Bengals' start at right guard.
Media Roundtable: Bengals Look To Capitalize In Washington
Two of the leading feel-good stories in the NFL this season put their hearts on the line Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) when overall No. 1 picks spanning 15 years meet at Washington's FedEx Field to deliver a winning lift for one of these offenses gurgling with production. The Bengals.com Media Roundtable checks in on Joe Burrow vs. Alex Smith.
Joe Mixon To The Reserve/Injured list Among Four Bengals Player Moves
The Bengals made the following roster moves ahead of Week 11. Placed HB Joe Mixon on the Reserve/Injured list, elevated G Quinton Spain and CB Jalen Davis from the practice squad to the active roster and returned S Trayvon Henderson to the practice squad from the Reserve/COVID-19 list.
Bengals Notebook: Another Sunday, Another Role For Assistants; Mixon Out; No Rotations On O-Line; RT Unknown
When defensive quality control coach Jordan Kovacs got the text message from Gerald Chatman at 7 a.m. the day the Bengals played the Steelers, the words of linebackers coach Al Golden cut through the remaining grogginess. On Friday, the Bengals assistants got another wake-up call.
Week In Review: A Matchup Of No. 1 vs. No. 2
This week the Bengals head to Maryland to face the Washington Football Team in a game that features the top two picks of the 2020 NFL Draft: Joe Burrow and Chase Young. Also, Bengals great Chad Johnson praises the development of rookie receiver Tee Higgins, head coach Zac Taylor talks about virtual meetings and a look at two young left tackles making an impact on the offensive line.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Right Here Right Now
It's the "Right Here Right Now" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham break down the Week 11 game against the Washington Football Team. Bengals defensive tackle Mike Daniels also talks about life outside of football and the "Know The Foe" segment features Washington radio voice Bram Weinstein.
Quick Hits: Chase Young Salutes "Super Bowl" Sam Hubbard And Burrow's Leadership; Mixon DNP As OTs and CBs Return Full
Here are Joe Burrow's rebound numbers heading into Sunday's game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) at Washington's FedEx Field ... Chase Young had some nice things to say about some of his former Ohio State teammates ... The Bengals got some mixed results on injuries Thursday.
Matchup Of The Game: No. 1 (Burrow) Vs. No. 2 (Young) On A Sunday At The Top Of The Draft
The NFL's two top draft picks prepare to meet Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) at FedEx Field just outside Washington as Joe Burrow (No. 1) and Chase Young (No. 2) try to replicate what No. 1 Kyler Murray and No. 2 Nick Bosa did last season and become the NFL Offensive and Defensive rookies of the years, respectively.
Quick Hits: It Could Have Been Washington Burrows Vs. (Chase) Young Bengals; Mixon Doesn't Practice; Jonah Goes Full As Hart Returns Limited
Washington head coach Ron Rivera has seen this all before Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) when his prized rookie pass rusher Chase Young takes on Bengals franchise rookie quarterback Joe Burrow at FedEx Field. With the No. 2 pick back in April, Washington would have gone Burrow if the Bengals went Chase Young. The Bengals, as we know, never wavered.
Bengals Make Midweek Player Moves
The Bengals today made the following player moves: signed CB Donnie Lewis and CB Trajan Bandy to the practice squad, placed practice squad DE Freedom Akinmoladun and S Trayvon Henderson on the Reserve/COVID-19 list and activated CB Trae Waynes from the Reserve/COVID-19 list.
Options Grow On Bengals O-Line
Think back to last month's game in Baltimore when the Bengals offensive line hit the depths. When they return to Maryland to play Washington Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12), their front has suddenly found depth with a brew of intriguing possibilities. Maybe the most interesting is they've got two good young left tackles playing their first seasons.
Quick Hits: Burrow OK For 10th Start; Virtual Certainty For This Week's Meetings; Wind A Factor Again
As Bengals head coach Zac Taylor looked ahead to next Sunday's game in Washington, he's not sure if he'll have running back Joe Mixon (foot) but he's encouraged about the status of left tackle Jonah Williams (neck stinger) and defensive tackle Geno Atkins (personal reasons). He also said quarterback Joe Burrow (ankle) looks good to go into his 10th NFL start.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Gonna Be Alright
The "Gonna Be Alright" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast as Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham look back at the Week 10 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers with radio replays, postgame comments, and analysis. Plus, a "Fun Facts" interview with linebacker Markus Bailey.
Bengals Notebook: Another Revamped O-Line Holds Up
The Bengals offensive line underwent a massive change in Sunday's 36-10 loss to the Steelers in Pittsburgh for the second straight game and for the second straight game they had to like how it worked out when rookie left tackle Hakeem Adeniji made his second straight start and left guard Quinton Spain made his first start ever at right tackle.
Quick Hits: Burrow Blames Himself, Not Rolled Ankle; Zac Points To Oh-For Third Downs; Bengals Can't Take Advantage Of Defensive Run Gem
After his first game against the Steelers Sunday at Heinz Field, Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow limped off the field following the 36-10 loss and pronounced himself fine. But he and head coach Zac Taylor took blame for the loss.
Bengals Shuffle Up O-Line Again With Adeniji At LT, Spain At RT
The Bengals' re-shuffled offensive line tried to pull it off for a second straight game Sunday, this time against the undefeated Steelers in Pittsburgh when they started rookie left tackle Hakeem Adeniji and transplanted left guard Quinton Spain at right tackle on their first series of the game at Heinz Field.
Bengals Re-Shuffle O-Line And Secondary For Steelers
The Bengals offensive line moved again before Sunday's game in Pittsburgh when head coach Zac Taylor presented a lineup that had rookie Hakeem Adeniji making his first NFL start at right tackle a game after making his first start at left tackle. Plus, Tony Brown was slated to make his first Bengals start at cornerback and fourth of his career.