|Bengals Inactives||Raiders Inactives|
|OT - Fred Johnson||CB - Amik Robertson|
|DT - Josh Tupou||LB - Patrick Onwuasor|
|DT - Tyler Shelvin||DE - Malcolm Koonce|
|WR - Trenton Irwin||G - Jordan Simmons|
|WR - Stanley Morgan||T - Jackson Barton|
|DE - Wyatt Ray||TE - Nick Bowers|
|CB - Jalen Davis||DT - Kendal Vickers|
Cincinnati Bengals Game Inactives
Quick Hits: Uzomah Merges Bengals Past and Present; Chase Does It Again; Classmates Bates, Hubbard Draft Postseason Win
Notes and quotes from the Bengals' 26-19 Wild Card Win.
Bengals Salute Highlights And History With Roaring Wild Card Win
Naturally, the Bengals would win their first playoff game since Sam Wyche, Boomer Esiason, Ickey Woods and, yes, Rodney Holman, when a relentless linebacker not known for coverage but for turnovers ripped the ball from the nephew of a former Bengals quarterback for an interception with 12 seconds left on fourth down and two yards from overtime.
How Sweet It Is! Bengals Advance To AFC Divisional
With the aid of a deafening Paul Brown Stadium record crowd of 66,277, the Bengals won their first playoff game in the building and first in 31 years Saturday to move to next week's AFC Divisional when they held off the Raiders, 26-19.
Pregame Notebook: Bengals' 20 Of 22 Opening Day Starters Set; Record-Setting Firepower Makes Playoff Debut
Bengals wide receiver Stanley Morgan, their best special team player and leading tackler in the kicking game, was inactive with a hamstring issue for Saturday's Wild Card Game against the Raiders at Paul Brown Stadium. Even with Morgan out, the Bengals are extremely healthy. All Opening Day defensive starters are expected to go and all but two (right guard Xavier Su'a-Filo and right tackle Riley Reiff) on offense.
Media Roundtable: Will Wild Card Stray From Nov. 21 Bengals-Raiders Script?
Packed Paul Brown Stadium prepares to host its fifth Wild Card Game in history Saturday (4:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5) and the Bengals.com Media Roundtable has its say on Bengals-Raiders.
A Familiar Brees Blows Into PBS As Bengals And Their No. 9 Open Playoff Run
It seems rather fitting Drew Brees is calling Joe Burrow's postseason debut Saturday (4:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5) at Paul Brown Stadium. They are mutual fans and have more in common than No. 9.
Taylor-Made Takes: 'We're Not Surprised To Be Here'
As he prepared to make his NFL postseason debut as head coach of the Bengals in Saturday's Wild Card Game (4:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5) at Paul Brown Stadium against the Raiders, Zac Taylor huddled with Bengals.com senior writer Geoff Hobson for their weekly conversation.
Bengals Playoff Notebook: Mixon Poised In Wings As Bengals Wing It; Role Vets In Secondary Eye Waller; Postseason Nuggets
After Joe Burrow lit up the Chiefs two weeks ago as the Bengals clinched the AFC North title to secure a Paul Brown Stadium Wild Card Game, the Bengals lit up in the locker room with Drew Estate cigars donated by running back Joe Mixon.
Matchup Of The Game: Bengals Look To Protect Burrow To The Maxx
Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan shook his head Tuesday. He's trying to get his arms around the impact of Maxx Crosby, one of the many Raiders whose all-out play Sunday night in Vegas put his team in Saturday's Wild Card Game (4:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5) at Paul Brown Stadium.
3 Reasons For A Successful Playoff Run | Who Dey Conversations
Dan Hoard, Dave Lapham and Geoff Hobson break down the three things needed for a successful playoff run. Presented by KIA.
Quick Hits: Heading Into First Postseason Start, Burrow's Interceptions Disappear; Free Agents Give Young Bengals Playoff Poise; All Starters Full Go
Zac Taylor couldn't help but break into a smile before Tuesday's practice when the question was asked about Joe Burrow's once mushrooming interceptions.
Burrow Takes Bengals QB Torch To Set Fire To History
Joe Burrow texts with Ken Anderson. He's broken down tape with Boomer Esiason. The brother of one of his advisers is Carson Palmer. He and Andy Dalton were on the same team for a week. The Bengals latest playoff quarterback knows plenty about the four that came ahead of him. And that he just got through with a season that broke nearly every single season record they set.
On 40th Anniversary, Bengals' Freezer Bowl Vets Warm To 2021 Playoff Run: 'They've Got The Firepower'
Isaac Curtis, who played wide receiver with such frosty grace that his teammates called him "Ice," is one of the coolest guys on one of the hottest Bengals teams that won the coldest NFL game of the last 40 years.
So on the 40th anniversary of the 59-below wind chill that impaled Riverfront Stadium in the "Freezer Bowl," Curtis knows cool and he's looking at Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow.
Playoffs Dawn With Bengals Blazing Their Own Trail: 'This Team Is The 2021 Bengals'
Zac Taylor doesn't want to hear about the Curse of Bo Jackson as he prepares for his first playoff game as Bengals head coach, set for 4:30 p.m. Saturday (Cincinnati's Channel 5) against Bo's Raiders in the fifth Wild Card game ever at Paul Brown Stadium.
Chase's Yards-After-Catch Grabs Chad's Record
The record fittingly came on yards after catch after one of the NFL's most spectacular seasons catching the ball.
And it seemed like the record Ja'Marr Chase really wanted in a take-your-pick-record-breaking season.
Quick Hits: Bengals Defense Didn't Rest; Ja'Marr Chase's New Goal; Another Rookie, Chris Evans, Impresses Again
Four Bengals made their first NFL start on offense and two on defense in Sunday's 21-16 loss to the Browns in Cleveland. Six more defenders made their first Bengals start of this season. And head coach Zac Taylor would do it again after the Bengals finished 10-7 with the AFC's fourth seed heading into next weekend's Wild Card Game at Paul Brown Stadium.
Bengals Head To Playoffs After 21-16 Loss To Browns
The Bengals revamped lineups on both sides of the ball in Sunday's regular-season finale in Cleveland played good enough defense to win generating two turnovers, but the offense couldn't hold up its end of the bargain in a 21-16 loss.
Ja'Marr Chases Down Chad For Bengals Record
Bengals rookie wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase broke Chad Johnson's single-season club record early in Sunday's regular-season finale in Cleveland when he ripped of a 24-yard wide receiver screen.
Pregame Notebook: Bengals Re-Shuffle Lineups; Huber Joins Ken Riley In 207th Game
long with Joe Burrow, the Bengals sat four other starters when they deactivated 1,000-yard receiver Tee Higgins, defensive signal-caller Logan Wilson, nose tackle D.J. Reader and kicker Evan McPherson for Sunday's regular season finale in Cleveland.
Media Roundtable: Bengals Use Season Finale To Tune For Postseason
The Bengals.com Media Roundtable convenes for its first ever 17th game.
Quick Hits: Zac Seeks Balance As Wild Card Looms; Burrow Scouts It Out To Stay Sharp; Chase May Play
For what is sure to be one of the few times Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow practiced with the scout team this week in his NFL career, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor readies for his first playoff experience.
It sounds easy, but it's not.
3 Pivotal Moments To Help The Bengals Win The AFC North | Who Dey Conversations
Dan Hoard, Dave Lapham and Geoff Hobson showcase the top three pivotal moments that helped the Bengals win the 2021 AFC North title. Presented by KIA.
Zac Taylor Penning A Season Worthy Of NFL Coach Of The Year Discussion
How Bengals head coach Zac Taylor's journals have helped script his way into the NFL Coach of the Year conversation.
Matchup Of The Game: Bengals Use Finale To Tune For Playoffs
Brandon Allen got the word he would be making his ninth NFL start when Joe Burrow texted him on Tuesday, "Tag, you're it," as "The Battle of Ohio," morphed into "The Skirmish for The Buckeye State." Boy, what a difference 63 days makes when the Bengals and Browns reconvene Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 19) in Cleveland.