Week In Review: Ready To Rock
The 2020 regular season is finally here as the Bengals open the campaign at home against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. The hype surrounding Joe Burrow's first NFL pass has been thick enough to skate on. But the hype won't rattle Burrow in his pro debut. A look at how the Bengals' emerging young locker-room core facilitated Burrow's leadership by empathy.
Matchup Of The Game: Old Home Opener Pits Bengals' Compelling Rookie Debuts Vs. Chargers
Burrow's NFL debut (which also happens to be the debut of left tackle Jonah Williams) Sunday against the Chargers has turned into an intimate, it's-a-small-world-after-all gathering with no fans but plenty of familiar faces. Starting with Chargers sack ace and old friend Joey Bosa.
Opener Mystery Heightened As Bengals, Chargers Show Off New Looks
After this pandemic preseason of precious little information around a quarantined league, no one really knows what is going to transpire in Sunday's opener when the Bengals play the non-Philip Rivers Chargers.
View photos of the Bengals 53-man roster for the 2020 season.
Return To A.J. Green's Coveted Grind Marks Another Significant Opener In His Career
Remember this about A.J. Green. Even now, heading into the 2020 season after missing these past 24 games, only one active wide receiver on a roster, Larry Fitzgerald, has more touchdown catches. Only three active wide receivers on a roster have more yards.
Taylor-Made Takes: 'Guys Are Looking To See How You React And They'll React Accordingly'
Bengals head coach Zac Taylor begins this season's weekly sitdowns wth Bengals.com senior writer Geoff Hobson as Sunday's opener looms against the Chargers. Powerful growth of locker-room leadership, how emotional meetings on social justice have brought the team closer together, coaching in a pandemic and Burrow are topics.
How To Watch, Listen & Follow Bengals Versus Chargers
Tune in to the Week 1 matchup as the Bengals host the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday at 4:05 p.m. ET. Time, television, radio, live stream, and everything else you need to know to follow the Bengals regular season opener.
Bengals Backfield: Gio, Mixon Lead The League In Ball Security
Ball security has been a way of life in the Bengals backfield, where fumbles have gone to die and Giovani Bernard reigns as the NFL's sultan of certain. According to Elias, Bernard and Joe Mixon have the two longest active streaks in the NFL for rushing attempts without a fumble and haven't done it since they were rookies.
Other Noteworthy Items
- The Bengals named their captains for the 2020 season.
- The State of Ohio announced that it will grant a variance to the Cincinnati Bengals to host 6,000 fans at the Oct. 4 home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Oct. 25 home game against the Cleveland Browns.
- Find out when the Bengals will wear their Color Rush jerseys in 2020.
- The Bengals placed CB Trae Waynes on IR and signed CB Torry McTyer.
- Bengals' placed a waiver claim on G Shaq Calhoun, release Alex Redmond.
- Bengals signed LB Keandre Jones and G Keaton Sutherland to the practice squad.
- Quarterback Brandon Allen leads the Bengals practice squad.
- Week 1 media capsule as the Bengals host the Chargers.