Cincinnati Bengals Team | Roster - Bengals.com
|17||Browns||W 33 - 23||1||16||16||16||0||1||5||5||5||0|
|16||@Dolphins||L 35 - 38||6||55||9.2||19||0|
|15||Patriots||L 13 - 34||1||6||6||6||0||1||1|
|14||@Browns||L 19 - 27||5||45||9||12||0||1||0|
|13||Jets||W 22 - 6||2||21||10.5||15||0||1||0|
|12||Steelers||L 10 - 16||2||43||21.5||30||0|
|11||@Raiders||L 10 - 17||1||0||0||0||0|
|10||Ravens||L 13 - 49||0||0||0||1||13||13||13||0|
|8||@Rams||L 10 - 24||6||97||16.2||52||0|
|7||Jaguars||L 17 - 27||8||137||17.1||48||0||2||-2||-1||9||0|
|6||@Ravens||L 17 - 23||4||47||11.8||21||0||1||17||17||17||0|
|5||Cardinals||L 23 - 26||1||7||7||7||0|
|4||@Steelers||L 3 - 27|
|3||@Bills||L 17 - 21||1||13||13||13||0|
|2||49ers||L 17 - 41||1||14||14||14||0|
|1||@Seahawks||L 20 - 21||4||28||7||13||0||1||1|
WR TE Career
Erickson has held Bengals' No. 1 PR and KOR positions since joining the team as a CFA in 2016 ... Averaged 26.2 yards on kickoff returns in 2018, and his 1049 kickoff return yards were second-most in the NFL ... Also averaged career-best 10.6 yards per punt return ... Started six games at WR last season, and caught 20 passes for 167 yards ... Also saw brief action at RB in Game 4 at Atlanta, after injuries to Bengals' regular RBs (one rush for eight yards) ... Has played in all 48 possible games since entering NFL in 2016 ... As a rookie in 2016, posted AFC-best 27.9-yard average (second-best in team history) ... Joined Wisconsin football as a walk-on and led team in catches in each of his final two seasons.
Countdown To Training Camp: Flying Under-the Radar
With the Bengals six days away from the start of training camp, Bengals.com presents a series of articles examining various storylines and things to know. The latest installment looks at some of the under-the-radar players who are critical to the team's success this season.
Notebook: Secondary Sizzles; Sharp, Webb, Erickson Impress
The secondary continues to build confidence making highlight reel plays during day eight of OTAs. Also, receivers Hunter Sharp and Alex Erickson stand out and a wrinkle was added this week with referees helping with game-like situations.
Heads up; Bengals eye NFL edicts
While the Bengals continued to implement their off-season changes during this week's voluntary practices, the NFL owners were giving the teams some significant involuntary changes to the playbook with the passage of two major items this week in Atlanta. Exhibit A is Alex Erickson's new kick return.
Hobson's Choice: walking the line in the draft
Bengaldom hopes their team walked the line well in last week's NFL Draft. They went offensive line in the first round and then in the last round. Mississippi's Rod Taylor waited a long time to get picked, but he may have enough versatility to stay around longer than that.
Bengals seeking draft crashers
More than veterans like 49ers safety Eric Reid are touring Paul Brown Stadium these days. 'Tis the season of the kids and the Bengals have until April 18 to interview and examine 30 prospective rookies in their building. And they all didn't go to the scouting combine, like last year's sixth-rounder Jordan Evans.
Media Roundtable: Bengals try to cool Zim's Vikes
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis hopes to remain unbeaten against his former coordinators in Minnesota Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) while Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer hopes to finish off a season sweep of his Bengals coaching colleagues.
Bears claw Bengals, 33-7
Still hung over from Monday night's bitter, brutal Brawl in the Paul II loss to the Steelers, the Bengals went comatose Sunday and turned the Bears into the Monsters of the Midway during a 33-7 blow-out loss as stunning as Monday night's blown 17-point lead against the Steelers.
Media Roundtable: Battered Bengals, wounded Bears tee it up
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is poised to show old Pitt coaching buddy John Fox, head coach of the struggling Bears (3-9), the best of his skills when the two meet Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 19) at Paul Brown Stadium. Lewis is a master motivator known for getting his teams ready to play no matter the obstacles and the Bengals.Com Media Roundtable points them out.
Titans catch Bengals in last minute
NASHVILLE - Facing a third-and-seven for a touchdown and the Bengals trying to hold the Titans to a game-tying field goal, Titans running back DeMarco Murray caught a check-down pass from quarterback Marcus Mariota on the 2 and he powered past cornerback Darqueze Dennard, safety Clayton Fejedelem, and got the ball underneath linebacker Vincent Rey for a touchdown with 36 seconds left that gave Tennessee a 24-20 victory.
Matchup of the Game: Green-Dalton look to break out as LeBeau looms
Old friend Charles Richard LeBeau, 80 years young, is dialing up another game plan against the Green-Dalton Bengals when his Titans host them Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 19) in Nashville in a matchup of three significant figures in Bengals history. In his 59th season, he's got the edge in years of experience by just a tad. Add up the pro years of the 11 starting Bengals on the depth chart and it comes out to 55.