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Bengals sign Vontaze Burfict to an extension

The Cincinnati Bengals have announced that they’re signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a contract extension. IT'S OFFICIAL. LB Vontaze Burfict signs contract extension running through the 2017 season. #LetsRoar #WhoDey pic.twitter.com/t4zK9PxvQt — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) August 27, 2014 Burfict has nothing but a stud since going undrafted a few years ago. He recorded...
Via Pro Football Zone
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Burfict remains unsigned, despite last week's report

The Cincinnati Bengals and weakside linebacker Vontaze Burfict had reportedly reached an agreement on a new contract last week. Every major and minor outlet reported the news, then there was nothing. Apparently a verbal agreement was made that was never signed. The news even had the numbers, 4 years $20 million. It seems something's amiss and Burfict himself isn't letting...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bengals release their 2014 draft pick en route to 75

Quarterback Matt Scott was waived as part of the Bengals’ moves to get them to the 75-man limit, but the biggest surpise cut was their draft pick Lavelle Westbrooks.  The Bengals also waived tight end Kevin Brock of Rutgers, wide receiver Jasper Collins and linebacker James Davidson Paul Dehner Jr.    @pauldehnerjr  #Bengals waive/injured: JK Schaffer, Lavelle Westbrooks...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roster trimming begins: Who missed the cut for the Cincinnati Bengals?

If you listened to the Sunday Night Football broadcast of the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Arizona Cardinals game on NBC you probably heard Chris Collinsworth say that this is the hardest time of the year for NFL coaches. He wasn’t referring to injuries or the preseason schedule; he was talking about roster cuts and how difficult it is to make those decisions. By 4:00 eastern today tomorrow...
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Cincinnati Bengals move up in Power Rankings, crack the top-10 in NFL

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bengals get their roster down to 81; More cuts soon

Cincinnati Bengals released/waived five players on Monday, including cornerback R.J. Stanford who had his contract terminated and will immediately enter free agency. Defensive tackle Larry Black, place kicker Quinn Sharp and safety Isaiah Lewis were waived, as was veteran wide receiver Ryan Whalen. The Bengals are currently at 81 players, they will still need to […] The post Bengals...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

SLIDESHOW: Leon Hall catches his Cincinnati Bengals teammates sleeping

The Cincinnati Bengals got roughed up in their preseason game with the Arizona Cardinals last night. Three players had to be carted off the field in the fourth quarter alone. On top of that, the team had a long flight back home to look forward too. Understandably most of the guys were exhausted and caught a couple of Z’s on the flight back to Ohio. One guy who did not doze off...
Via cover32 - Bengals
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Season Predictions: Cincinatti Bengals

The Bengals are no longer the butt of every joke. They have become a solid franchise. Head Coach Marvin Lewis returns for his 12th year looking to make the jump from playoff team to actual title contenders. They have a talented roster but the losses of coordinators Jay Gruden and Mike Zimmer will hurt. Offense […] The post 2014 NFL Season Predictions: Cincinatti Bengals appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could "The Law firm" be headed back to the Pats ?

Via Boston.comFormer superbowl running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis may be on the street after the latest roster projection of Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Coley Harvey ESPN was published this morning. Cincinnati is high on power rookie Jeremy Hill, who had 12 carries for 48 yards Sunday. If Green-Ellis' hip injury continues to linger, it might give the Bengals incentive to...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Previewing preseason game 3

All us football fans know, the third preseason game means we get to see the first teams play their most extended playing time of the whole preseason. This means that Sunday night against the Arizona Cardinals, we could be seeing one of the most efficient offenses the Bengals have had since 2005 when Carson Palmer, Chad Johnson, and TJ Houshmandzadeh led a high powered offense to...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: Geno Atkins, Andre Smith, Rex Burkhead

As the Cincinnati Bengals prepare to face the Arizona Cardinals in the team's third preseason game Sunday, the team could have a pair of stars back. Geno Atkins got the go-ahead to return to action Wednesday and it appears Andre Smith is not too far behind.Atkins tore his ACL against the Dolphins on Halloween night last year and missed the remainder of the season. After participating...
Via NFL Injury Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals, Burfict agree on multi-year extension

According to Adam Caplan of ESPN, the Cincinnati Bengals have signed weakside linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a four-year, $20 million extension. As part fot he deal, Burfict will collect $7.6 million in 2014. He was entering the final year of his contract and was seen as a defensive priority after the team took care of quarterback Andy Dalton. #Bengals and starting WLB Vontaze...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Making Sense of the Cincinnati Bengals’ Receivers After Marvin Jones’ Injury

The article below was written by: numberFire. Injuries are one of the most frustrating parts of life in the NFL. Any team can, at any moment, be robbed of a key cog in the machine due to unfortunate or freak injuries beyond the control of even the most careful training staff or coach. The front office and coaches in Cincinnati are currently dealing with this very issue after news...
Via Pro Football Zone
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals blast Jets for using ‘garbage’ blitz tactics

During Saturday's preseason contest, Rex Ryan threw the kitchen sink at the Bengals, dialing up a wide array of blitzes designed to harass the quarterback. You could say Gang Green's pass-rush was fierce. The Bengals think it was rubbish. "Notice he didn't bring that stuff when our starters were out there," Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander said...
Via Helmet2Helmet
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Polian thinks drafting Dalton would have saved his job

According to Judy Battista of NFL.com, former Colts GM Bill Polian told Bengals HC Marvin Lewis that he would not be working for ESPN had he drafted QB Andy Dalton in 2011. The comments are interesting, as Dalton has proved to be one of the most polarizing quarterbacks in the league.  He just signed a six-year deal worth up to $115 million, but he has his share of critics primarily...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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