|1||Steelers||L 20 - 23||1||1|
|2||@Cowboys||L 17 - 20||1||1|
|3||@Jets||W 27 - 12||1||1|
|4||Dolphins||W 27 - 15||1||1|
Offensive Line Career
The 6-4, 320-pound Collins joined Cincinnati in March as a free agent, and is expected to fill Bengals' No. 1 ROT role in 2022 ... Spent first seven seasons (2015-21) with Dallas, where he was a staple on some of the top offensive lines in football ... Began career at LG from 2015-16, before taking over at ROT from '17-21 ... Missed majority of 2016 (toe) and all of '20 (hip) ... Spent four healthy seasons (2017-19 and '21) as Cowboys' No. 1 ROT — Dallas led NFL in total offense last two of those seasons ('19 and '21), ranked in top 10 in rushing offense in all four, and three times (2017, '19 and '21) ranked within top 11 teams in fewest sacks allowed ... Blocked for 1000-yard rusher in four of his five healthy seasons (including one at LG) in Dallas, with only outlier being 2017 when Ezekiel Elliott fell 17 yards shy of 1000 after serving six-game suspension ... Enters 2022 with starts in 71 of 74 career games played ... Originally a CFA signee of Cowboys in 2015 ... Played first three seasons (2015-17) under Bengals offensive line coach Frank Pollack, who was Dallas' offensive line coach at the time, and credited Pollack as key factor in choosing to sign with Cincinnati.
Matchups to watch in the trenches in 2022 'NFL Total Access'
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger and Gerald McCoy examine some matchups to watch in the trenches in the 2022 NFL season, including Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle La'el Collins against Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt.
Pre-Game Notebook: La'el Collins Active; Pratt And Carman Out; Chase Seeks 101
E. RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ After not practicing all week with a back issue, right tackle La'el Collins was active for Sunday's game against the Jets at MetLife Stadium and expected to get the start.
Bengals Notebook: Optimism On LC; Hurst Questionable; Heady ADG Primed To Replace Pratt if Needed
Despite right tackle La'el Collins' sore back preventing him from practicing any of the three days this week, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said after Friday's practice he's optimistic Collins can go Sunday in New York (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) against the Jets.
Five Things to Watch: Bengals at Jets
The Bengals seek their first win of the season when they face the N.Y. Jets at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. The game will feature two potent offenses and a high level of familiarity on both sides.
Quick Hits: Bengals To Gauge La'el Collins' Status Friday; More Joe Burrow Milestones; Burrow's Blueprint For Win; Asiasi Poised For Bengals Debut
Right tackle La'el Collins missed his second straight practice with back soreness Thursday, but head coach Zac Taylor said he expects him on the field at Friday morning's practice "and we'll see how it feels," for Sunday's game (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) against the Jets in New York.
Five Things to Watch: Bengals at Cowboys
The Bengals hit the road for the first time this season when they take on the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on Sunday. The game will feature key matchups on both sides of the ball, while a pair of Cincinnati starters are set to line up against their former team.
Bengals Notebook: Local Knowledge; Defense Not Living In Past Vs. Cowboys' Rush; The Ja'Marr Workout
The Bengals are banking on some local knowledge Sunday (4:25 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12) when they play in Dallas with a couple of former Cowboys ... Blank slate vs. backup QBs ... Zac Taylor marvels at Ja'Marr Chase's endurance ...
Quick Hits: La'el Collins Grateful To Jerry But Happy With Bengals; LC's Rushed-Scouting Report On New Cowboys QB
La'el Collins made it a point to call Cincinnati home before Thursday's practice as he discussed Sunday's return to Dallas (4:25 p.m.-Cincinnati's Local 12), the place he rose to prominence as one the league's better right tackles during the seven previous seasons.
Bengals Look To Emerge From Rollercoaster Ride In Opener
La'el Collins, one of the last to leave after Sunday's 23-20 overtime loss to the Steelers at packed Paycor Stadium, wanted to assure that Sunday's opener won't hang around like he did at his locker discussing his Bengals' debut. "We will learn from this," the vet right tackle said.
Vet Collins and Rookie Volson Spice Up Edgy And New Bengals Offensive Line
When it comes to salt and vinegar, the Bengals' overhauled offensive line started its second week together in pads Wednesday out here on the edge and head coach Zac Taylor got it going before practice when he surprised no one and announced rookie Cordell Volson as the Opening Day left guard.
Training Camp Report: New-Look Bengals Offensive Line Digs In
Even though their new right side has yet to line up in team drills, the culture shift on the revamped, re-built and re-invigorated Bengals offensive line continued to dig in during Friday's training camp on the Paul Brown Stadium practice fields.
Quick Hits: "Camp Normalcy," Dawns At Bengals Training Camp; Tweaking Burrow; Short (Yardage) List; D-Day Stands For Dax
Offensive coordinator Brian Callahan talks Joe Burrow ... Dax Hill wastes no time stepping into spotlight ... Lou Anarumo looks to keep the playoff picks coming ...
La'el Collins: Bengals' New Tackle Celebrates His Anchor On Father's Day Weekend
For Loyetta and La'el Collins, Father's Day is Mother's Day, too.
Bengals Offensive Line Flexing New Leadership With Help From Familiar Face
Journeyman quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick's 17-year run through the NFL that coincided with the league's rise to cultural prominence through its kaleidoscope of platforms even has an impact on a Bengals offensive line flexing new-found leadership. "The ultimate teammate. My favorite teammate of all-time," said new center Ted Karras after Tuesday's voluntary practice.