Cincinnati Bengals Week In Review
Week In Review: Stripes And Stars
Week In Review: Honoring The Past
Week In Review: Re-Stocked And Ready
As the Bengals continued to make moves during free agency, a look at how those moves will help the pass rush and playmaking ability on the defense. Also, how quarterback Joe Burrow put his stamp on the roster and why safety Jessie Bates III is taking on a more significant leadership role.
Week In Review: Focus On Free Agency
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals prepare for the start of free agency as director of player personnel Duke Tobin said the team will not shy away from making news when free agency starts next week. Also, a look at the importance of re-signing quarterback Brandon Allen and Zac Taylor talked about his excitement for next season.
Week In Review: Writing The Script
As free agency and the draft quickly approach, a look at who media members and draft experts believe the Bengals will draft at No. 5 overall in the 2021 NFL Draft. Also, an inside look at how the scouting department will evaluate draft prospects prior to the draft, the impact of HBCU players in team history and the Hall of Fame credentials of Bengals great Lemar Parrish.
Week In Review: The Vision
As fans ride out the offseason preparing for football to return, the Bengals rolled out specific initiatives looking ahead to 2021. Also, an update on the injury rehab with tight end C.J. Uzomah, the latest edition of Hobson's Choice and potential breakout stars for next season.
Week In Review: Investment Opportunities
This week the Bengals announced exciting new benefits in 2021 that provide additional value to Season Ticket Members as part of the team's #NewStripes campaign. Also, the team finalized the 2021 coaching staff, a look at the Bengals top Next Gen Stats performers from last season and statistical breakdowns of legends Ken Anderson, Ken Riley and Isaac Curtis.
Week In Review: The Drive
In the latest "Week In Review," a visit with the greatest offensive tackle of all-time, Hall of Famer Anthony Muñoz. Plus, the first Bengals Media Mock Draft, the latest Hobson's Choice about free agency and the draft and safety Jessie Bates III reveals what makes Joe Burrow a franchise quarterback.
Week In Review: Reminiscing & Respect
In the latest "Week In Review," reminiscing about the Bengals in Super Bowl XVI with former defensive end Ross Browner and the past decade of memorable radio calls with Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham. Also, a mock draft roundup and Joe Burrow and the Bengals honor health care heroes.
Week In Review: A New Look Senior Bowl
With the 2021 Senior Bowl in full swing, an in-depth at how the Bengals are scouting college prospects down in Mobile, Ala. Also, nose tackle D.J. Reader is ready to go for next season after an encouraging rehab, A.J. Green 2020 season highlights and the latest edition of Hobson's Choice.
Week In Review: New Stripes
The Bengals announced that the team will be wearing newly designed uniforms at the start of the 2021 season. Also, Marion Hobby is introduced as the team's defensive line coach, a look at the Bengals' Top 10 plays from last year and the scouts look for another great draft class despite challenges caused by the pandemic.
Week In Review: Burrow's Next Steps
Joe Burrow returned to Cincinnati and detailed the next steps in his rehab from reconstructive knee surgery. Burrow also talked about the excitement with Zac Taylor and the offense and how he looks to improve on throwing the deep ball. Also, the return of Frank Pollack as the offensive line coach, a pair of Bengals greats inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and the latest Hobson's Choice.
Week In Review: Next Year Is Now
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals turn the page to the 2021 offseason as year three of the Zac Taylor era begins. Also, a close call for the Hall of Fame for Bengals great Willie Anderson, 2021 opponents finalized and the Bengals.com honors for the 2020 season.
Week In Review: Streaking Back To The Future
In the latest "Week In Review," a look at how the Bengals have become one of the hottest teams in the NFL riding a two-game winning streak as they close the 2020 regular season. A feature on how the 2008 Bengals set the template for a championship run the following year, a Hobson's Choice and an award for quarterback Brandon Allen.
Week In Review: Season's Greetings
In the latest "Week In Review," a look back at the Bengals biggest win of the season, a 27-17 triumph over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. Also, the defense is playing its best ball in four years, the team pivots to Week 16 against the Houston Texans and Trey Hopkins expands the Bengals partnership with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center's Implicit Bias Experiences program.
Week In Review: Get Ready For Monday Night
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals gear up for their national showcase hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 15 on Monday Night Football. Also, the Bengals and the Salvation Army partner again, roster adjustments and Pro Bowl pushes for safety Jessie Bates III and long snapper Clark Harris.
Week In Review: Stripes Don't Come Easy
The the Bengals and Cincinnati's own BlaCk OWned Outerwear launched a limited-series retail collection called "Stripes Don't Come Easy." Also this week, Geno Atkins was selected as the Bengals' nominee for the 2020 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, William Jackson III quietly continues a strong season and a look ahead to the Week 14 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys.
Week In Review: Special Teams Shine
The Bengals special teams shined in Week 12 against the New York Giants. A look at their success with features on assistant head coach Darrin Simmons, returner Brandon Wilson and punter Kevin Huber. Plus, an update on Joe Burrow's surgery, Taylor-Made Takes and a Hobson's Choice.
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.
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.
Week In Review: Boomer Calls Burrow "A Can't Miss Guy"
As Cincinnati prepares for a Week 10 showdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Bengals legend Boomer Esiason evaluates Joe Burrow's first half and has come away impressed. Also, the Bengals pass rush gets a boost, Zac Taylor on capitalizing on the team's momentum and the latest edition of Hobson's Choice.
Week In Review: Looking Back At The First Half
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals head to the bye week with momentum after a win over the Tennessee Titans. A look at how one of the newest Bengals Quinton Spain executed the playbook on days notice to help solidify the offensive line. Also, remembering Essex Johnson and reviewing the first half with head coach Zac Taylor.
Week In Review: Looking For A Hall Call
In the latest "Week In Review," a look back from 20 years ago when running back Corey Dillon broke the NFL's single-game rushing record. Also, the Bengals look ahead to Week 8 hosting the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Joe Burrow is on pace for a record-breaking season and the trade of defensive end Carlos Dunlap.
Week In Review: Battle Of Ohio Up Next
The Bengals continue to prepare for the second meeting of the "Battle of Ohio" hosting the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at 1 p.m. A look back at the return of defensive lineman Margus Hunt, how the offensive line has jelled as a unit and a look at the Bengals 2020 rookie class through their first six games.
Week In Review: Offseason Blueprint Comes To Life
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals defense found its way after a slow beginning and held an explosive Ravens offense in check during Week 5. It was part of the team's offseason blueprint to become more athletic, flexible and disciplined. Now the Bengals look ahead to a Week 6 showdown against the Indianapolis Colts.
Week In Review: Carson Palmer Praises Joe Burrow After First Win
The Bengals are looking to build off of Joe Burrow's first NFL win as the team heads to Baltimore for a Week 5 AFC North showdown against the Ravens on Sunday. Former Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer praised Joe Burrow's play through a quarter of the season. Also, the matchup of the game, two awards for Joe Mixon and what head coach Zac Taylor is doing to build off of win No. 1.
Week In Review: Chemistry Class
With no offseason or preseason games due to the pandemic, the Bengals offensive line is still seeking the right chemistry to find consistency. Also, the latest edition of Taylor Made-Takes, Joe Burrow's best September plays and fan protocol guidelines announced for Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Week In Review: Turning Up The Tempo
The Bengals head to the city of Brotherly Love for a Week 3 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. The defensive leaders vowed to turn the tide this week following a series of intense practices. Also, a look at the Taylor brothers, keeping the offensive line in tact and how receiver A.J. Green is shaking off the rust.
Week In Review: Optimism Surrounds Burrow
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals suffer two close losses to open the 2020 season, but have a lot of optimism surrounding quarterback Joe Burrow. Also, in-depth analysis and highlights from the first two games, a feature on Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Willis and how he connected with Paul Brown to help break the color barrier and defensive tackle Geno Atkins makes a significant donation to the Freestore Foodbank.
Week In Review: Blueprint On Track
As Bengals training camp comes to a close, the roster begins to take shape as the offseason editions make their mark. Also, the Bengals discuss social justice issues, the tight end group continues to impress and how the camp's competitiveness has pleased the coaching staff.
Week In Review: Gaining Experience
In the latest "Week In Review," quarterback Joe Burrow continues to gain experience and build confidence as he takes command of the Bengals offense. Also, a look at Burrow's days at Ohio State and how the defense has sizzled in training camp with linebacker Josh Bynes leading the way.
Week In Review: Middle of Riches
The Bengals bolstered their defensive line with the addition of Mike Daniels, a former Pro Bowler who should help fellow tackles Geno Atkins and D.J. Reader. Also, the reunion of Joe Mixon and A.J. Green excites the Bengals coaches, a look at the revamped linebacker position and remembering former Bengal Rickey Dixon.
Week In Review: Taking Command
In the latest Week In Review, quarterback Joe Burrow takes command of the offense as the Bengals begin training camp. Plus, wide receiver A.J. Green looks great early on in camp, defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo is excited about the new offseason additions and a new podcast with Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson.
Week In Review: A.J. Green Looks For A Big 2020
Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green signed his $18 million franchise tender as he gets ready for his 10th season in Cincinnati. Also, the Bengals signed five draft picks from the 2020 Draft, Joe Mixon leads the Madden NFL 21 ratings and a look at the defense heading into training camp.
Week In Review: Increased Awareness
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals are still hopeful to strike a long-term deal with start wide receiver A.J. Green after the franchise tag deadline passed. Also, legends Ken Anderson and Ken Riley are being considered for the Pro Football Hall of Fame as senior candidates and the Bengals unveil new guidelines for Paul Brown Stadium heading into the 2020 season.
Week In Review: A Helping Hand
In the latest 'Week In Review," quarterback Joe Burrow announced the creation of an endowment to fight hunger in southeastern Ohio. Plus, which Bengals player has been the most helpful to the media, 10 interesting facts about the 1981 Bengals and an interview with linebacker Josh Bynes.
Week In Review: Summer Breeze
In the latest "Week In Review," Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson answers questions from fans about contracts and former Bengals potentially being enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Plus, features about quarterback Joe Burrow's at home workouts and former Bengals linebacker Brian Simmons helping rookie Akeem Davis-Gaither adjust to life in the NFL.
Week In Review: Vets Finish Spring Meetings
The Bengals veterans closed their last week of virtual meetings with the coaches in what is shaping up to be one of their most well-prepared teams when it comes to the playbook currently on file. Also, a Bengals Booth Podcast with running back Rodney Anderson and who could be the Bengals offensive MVP in 2020?
Week In Review: Remembering Ken Riley
In the latest "Week In Review," a look back at the life and legacy of Bengals great Ken Riley. Also, the Bengals pledge $250,000 to community initiatives, Bengals players emerge resolved after an emotional team meeting and defensive tackle D.J. Reader drops some weight to gain quickness.
Week In Review: More In Store For The Defense
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals coaches return to the facility for the first time since the nation's COVID-19 pandemic forced a league-wide shutdown in March. Also, Shawn Williams discusses his offseason adjustments, Auden Tate makes a big catch and who could be the team's defensive MVP in 2020?
Week In Review: Inside Access
In the latest "Week In Review," Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson gives fans an inside look at a virtual team meeting with a feature about the defensive line. Also, which position group team reporters are looking to see at training camp and the extra work put in by Bengals rookie linebacker Marcel Spears Jr. this offseason.
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.
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.
Week In Review: Full Steam Ahead
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals Director of Player Personnel Duke Tobin gave an update one week away from the start of the 2020 NFL Draft. Also this week, a look inside the Bengals virtual draft setup, defensive end Sam Hubbard pitching in to help Cincinnati's Freestore Foodbank and the team hosting a pre-draft party on draft night.
Week In Review: No Holding Back
In the latest "Week In Review," Bengals Head Coach Zac Taylor discusses the team's eight free agent signings and looks ahead to the 2020 NFL Draft. Also, Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson answers questions from fans about the offseason, a look back at the Bengals' 2006 Draft and another prestigious honor for defensive tackle Geno Atkins.
Week In Review: Defensive Leaders Can't Wait for New Season
In the latest "Week In Review," two defensive leaders Sam Hubbard and Jessie Bates III are excited about the potential additions on their side of the ball. Also, the latest Bengals.com Media Mock Draft, five potential breakout candidates for next season and adjusting to the new realities for the 2020 NFL Draft.
Week In Review: Making A Splash
In the latest "Week In Review," reports indicate the Bengals making a big splash in free agency by signing three defensive starters and an offensive lineman. Also, the team placed the franchise tag on receiver A.J. Green and the union and league agreed upon n new collective bargaining agreement.
Week In Review: Draft Day Scenarios
In the latest "Week In Review," Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson answers questions from fans about the draft and free agency. Also, a look at the Bengals' all-decade team of the 2010s, full list of Bengals picks in the upcoming draft and legendary quarterback Ken Anderson gives his thoughts on LSU quarterback Joe Burrow.
Week In Review: Inside A Day At The Combine
In the latest "Week In Review," an inside look at a coach's day during the NFL Scouting Combine. Also, the Bengals athletic trainer Paul Sparling earns a prestigious award, fun facts about the five new assistant coaches and an NFL Draft preview looking at the tight ends.
Week In Review: Burrowing Into The Combine
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals are in Indianapolis for the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine. The club met with LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, but are also looking at making changes with their linebackers. Also this week, the first Media Mock Draft, a Bengals Booth Podcast and one-on-one interviews with national media members.
Week In Review: Electric Outlook
In the latest "Week In Review," a feature on LSU quarterback Joe Burrow and how he electrified his hometown of Athens, Ohio. Also, a Hobson's Choice where Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson answers questions from fans, a mock draft and what Bengals legend Willie Anderson had to say about the team's investment in players.
Week In Review: Illusion And Reality At The Top
In the latest "Week In Review," it's a look at cutting through the noise of illusion versus reality as the Bengals hold the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Also this week, profiles on the two new Bengals assistant coaches, the top moments from the 2020 Senior Bowl and running the option "Netflix or Hulu?"
Week In Review: A One In A Hundred Week
In the latest "Week In Review," a week unlike any other with Bengals legends Anthony Muñoz, Chad Johnson and T.J. Houshmandzadeh at Super Bowl LIV. Also, a Hobson's Choice looking ahead to the offseason, Carlos Dunlap earns high marks from Pro Football Focus and a Bengals Booth Podcast where Dave Lapham answers questions from fans.
Week In Review: Seal Of Approval
In the latest "Week In Review," a Bengals legend gives his seal of approval for the potential No. 1 overall pick. Also, the Bengals promote Dan Pitcher to quarterbacks coach, an inside look at Carlos Dunlap's Miami restaurant and the players remembering basketball legend Kobe Bryant.
Week In Review: Senior Bowl Prep Continues
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals coaching staff continues to prepare for the 2020 Senior Bowl. Also this week, Bengals.com Senior Writer Geoff Hobson answers questions from fans in the latest Hobson's Choice, a look at the Hall of Fame chances for legends Ken Anderson and Ken Riley and the top plays from last season.
Week In Review: Simmons Signs Extension
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals bring back special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons after signing him to a contract extension. Also, a Q&A with Senior Bowl Executive Director Jim Nagy, the Bengals.com Awards and some of the best photos of 2019.
Week In Review: Remembering Sam Wyche
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals remember former coach and player Sam Wyche who passed away on Thursday. Also this week, the Bengals will coach in the 2020 Senior Bowl, awards for defensive end Carlos Dunlap and wide receiver Tyler Boyd and options for the Bengals picking No. 1 in the 2020 draft.
Week In Review: 2019 Comes To A Close
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals look to close the 2019 season on a high note hosting the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. Also, a look at quarterback Andy Dalton's work on-and-off the field, how Tyler Eifert has enjoyed a full season of health and Season's Greetings from the Bengals.
Week In Review: Geno Atkins To Pro Bowl, A.J. Green Turns To 2020
In the latest "Week In Review," it was a busy for a pair of Bengals greats as Geno Atkins was named to his eighth Pro Bowl while A.J. Green will turn his attention to the 2020 season. Other noteworthy items include remembering Chris Henry 10 years after his passing and the Matchup of the Game as the Bengals face the Miami Dolphins in Week 16 on Sunday.
Week In Review: Revamped Run Game
In the latest "Week In Review," an inside look at the Bengals' revamped run game and why it has morphed into one of the NFL's best. Also, the Bengals name their Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee and 2019 first round pick Jonah Williams returns to the practice field from injury.
Week In Review: Building Off Of Win No. 1
In the latest "Week In Review," the Bengals are building off their first win of the season and will be bolstered by the return of wide receiver John Ross. Also this week, a behind-the-scenes look at a critical fourth down call in last week's game against the Jets and the cool designs the Bengals will rep for "My Cause, My Cleats."
Week In Review: Dalton Returns
In the latest Week In Review, Andy Dalton returns as the Bengals starting quarterback in a Week 13 matchup against the New York Jets on Sunday. Also, the matchup of the game, how kicker Randy Bullock has evolved his approach and what the Bengals are thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Week In Review: Offense Studies Chemistry
The Bengals offense looks to develop chemistry quickly as they prepare for a tough test hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at 1 p.m. Also this week, punter Kevin Huber approaches another milestone, the defense looks to have turned the corner and a new offensive left tackle to debut on Sunday.
Week In Review: Coaches Hope To Replicate Turnaround
In the latest Week In Review, a look at how the Bengals coaching staff looks to replicate a turnaround that their opponent on Sunday, the Oakland Raiders, have experienced. Also, 2020 Pro Bowl Voting begins, a unique Matchup of the Game and analysis on how quarterback Ryan Finley played in his first NFL start.
Week In Review: Mixon Embraces Heavy Workload As Prep Continues For The Ravens
In the latest Week In Review, preparations continue for the Bengals as they host the Baltimore Ravens in Week 10. Running back Joe Mixon is ready for a heavier workload, special teams looks to be a deciding factor once again in the series and the team announced its Salute To Service nominee.
Week In Review: Prep Continues For Jaguars
In the latest Week In Review, the Bengals continue to prepare for their Week 7 matchup against the Jacksonville Jaguars as players shuffle in and out of the lineup. Also this week, the Bengals host Fantennial Weekend celebrating their fans and legends, turning to an old-school look at cornerback and an update on wide receiver A.J. Green's status.
Week In Review: Whatever It Takes
As the Bengals continue to prep for their Week 6 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, head coach Zac Taylor made sure his team is doing the extra work to win an important AFC North game. Also this week, wide receiver A.J. Green made his return to practice, the Bengals announced their Fantennial Weekend and a potential jolt on defense with the infusion of young talent.
Week In Review: Receivers Ready To Roll
In the latest Week In Review, the young Bengals receivers will need to step up after injuries to John Ross and A.J. Green. Their next opportunity will be on Sunday as the Bengals host the Arizona Cardinals at 1 p.m. Also this week, Taylor-Made Takes, a look at defensive end Sam Hubbard's offseason journey and previews of the Week 5 matchup.
Week In Review: Positive Vibes For Steelers Week
In the latest Week In Review, the Bengals keep a positive outlook heading into a Week 4 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football. Also, team president Mike Brown salutes the career of broadcaster Marty Brennaman , head coach Zac Taylor discusses the team's progress and words of wisdom from Bengals great Sam Wyche.
Week In Review: Preparations Continue For Week 3
In the latest Week In Review, the Bengals continue preparations for a tough Week 3 matchup against the Buffalo Bills. Also, analysis from coaches and players on the running game, a feature on quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt and his connection to the Bills and a game preview for Sunday's contest.