Week In Review: Bouncing Back
In the latest Week In Review, the Bengals bounced back for a 23-13 Preseason Week 2 road victory against the Washington Redskins on Thursday. Quarterback Ryan Finley threw for two touchdowns and receiver Alex Erickson returned a punt for a 75-yard touchdown to lead the way.
Bengals Unleash Receivers On Parade
At some point you swore that Chad Johnson AND Chad Ochocinco both came out of the stands Thursday night to make a catch in the Bengals' 23-13 victory over Washington. Eight wide receivers had at least one catch. Six wide receivers had at least a catch of 12 yards. Three rookie wide receivers had at least a 15-yard catch. All told, 14 Bengals had at least one catch.
Camp Report: Taylor Closes First Edition
On Tuesday, the last practice of Zac Taylor's first training camp as Bengals head coach revealed just some of the culture he's trying to build. A defensive stand in the four-minute drill reflected the competition he seeks. A new center and left guard on the first offensive line showed the perpetual "no incumbents," depth chart. A position experiment that came about because of communication between coach and player.
First Things First As Dalton Takes Command of New Scheme
Earlier in the week, the Bengals suffered a 38-17 loss to the Chiefs in coach Taylor's debut. One bright spot from the game was the offense he brought from the Rams to Andy Dalton not only started in the chill of preseason, it hummed. Not only that, it hummed with some borrowed parts.
Eifert Will Like This Headline
Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert has been around long enough that he probably doesn't need to play in the preseason. But he's also been around long enough to know that he can't say much about it. Eifert made his preseason debut at Washington and continues to prepare for the 2019 season.
Other Noteworthy Items
- Watch highlights from the games at Kansas City and Washington.
- The Bengals acquired DT Dare Odeyingbo on waivers. Earlier in the week OT Kent Perkins was waived.
- View Training Camp Photo Galleries Presented By Gatorade of Day 11 and Day 12.
- Listen to a Bengals Booth Podcast recapping Saturday's game at Kansas City.