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Bengals defense trying to get up to speed in workouts

CINCINNATI (AP) Defensive end Michael Johnson is practicing like he'd never left Cincinnati. The rest of the Bengals defense is trying to get back to the way it was as well. One of the main focuses in Cincinnati's offseason workouts is getting the defense back to where it was two years ago, when it was the backbone of a playoff team. Johnson left for Tampa Bay as a free agent last...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

BSR Top Five Linebackers: #4 A.J. Hawk

The Buckeye Sports Radio Top Five rolls on this Tuesday with a look at the number four linebacker of all-time at Ohio State University. A man that was a two time Fiesta Bowl MVP, a three time first team ALL-B1G selection, an All-American as as Senior and the 2005 Lombardi Trophy winner. #4 — A.J. Hawk   The post BSR Top Five Linebackers: #4 A.J. Hawk appeared first on The Buckeye...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is Reggie Nelson being overlooked as one of the best safeties in the NFL?

Bengals safety Reggie Nelson packs a huge punch when it comes to defending the opposition, but has his value been overlooked because of his age? Nelson was originally a first round draft pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2007. In his time with the Jaguars, Nelson started 43 of 45 games, enabling him to rack up 187 total tackles, seven interceptions and two forced fumbles. He came...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

OTA Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Eagles, Packers, & Titans

Bengals Bengals WR Marvin Jones (hamstring) returned to practice on Tuesday after being limited to just conditioning last week. (Coley Harvey) Second-year QB A.J. McCarron stood out during Tuesday’s 11-on-11 drills. (Coley Harvey) Bengals S George Iloka and DE Margus Hunt missed practice again. Paul Dehner Jr. wouldn’t be surprised if both players sat out all of OTAs. Chiefs...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Still gets tattoo of daughter Leah on anniversary of cancer diagnosis

Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still has certainly been through the most challenging year of his life as his young daughter Leah's battle against pediatric cancer has been well chronicled.  Still has decided to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Leah's diagnosis with a rather large tattoo of his daughter on his back. Check out that artwork, courtesy of his Instagram feed. Leah...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Devon Still and daughter Leah to be honored by Jimmy V foundation

On July 15, in Los Angeles during the ESPY awards, Devon Still and his daughter Leah will be honored by the Jimmy V foundation. The announcement was made by Coley Harvey of ESPN for the Jimmy V Perseverance award because of Leah’s inspirational battle with cancer. Some may know Devon Still as a big, (6’5″, 305 lbs) rugged, defensive tackle for the NFL‘s Cincinnati Bengals...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Auburn TE C.J. Uzomah Posted A Heartfelt Tribute To Late AU Teammate Philip Lutzenkirchen

Former Auburn tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen was tragically killed in a car accident last June 29 at the age of 23. Today would have been Lutzenkirchen’s 24th birthday, and his former teammate and fellow tight end C.J. Uzomah wanted to make sure people knew about it.  Uzomah, who was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in this year’s draft, posted a touching tribute to “Lutz”...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: A few notes from OTA’s

With the first round of OTA’s now concluded, here are a few thoughts on the Cincinnati Bengals so far. Andy Dalton by all accounts has looked great. He is veteran on this offense and is feeling much more comfortable in Hue Jackson’s offense. After speaking with head coach Marvin Lewis, he has become more vocal and doing more to motivate the team. Dalton has taken much of the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Devon Still gets tattoo of Leah to mark anniversary of diagnosis

It’s been almost one year since Devon Still learned of his daughter Leah’s cancer. To mark the anniversary of her diagnosis, the Bengals defensive tackle got the above pictured tattoo on his back. Still shared the photo via his Instagram account along with the following caption: “In a couple of days it’s going to be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jeremy Hill expects a balanced attack in 2015

Jeremy Hill expects a balanced attack in 2015 from the Cincinnati Bengals offense. The second-year running back out of LSU made the comments to ESPN.com. During Jeremy Hill’s rookie campaign, which saw him slowly take over as lead back in Cincy, he generated great numbers on the ground with 222 carries for 1,124 yards, a 5.1 yards per carry average and 9 touchdowns. Nonetheless...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Bills, Cardinals, & Packers

Bengals Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com gets the sense that the Bengals won’t make either offensive tackles Andrew Whitworth or Andre Smith available for trade this offseason. The idea would seemingly make sense after the Bengals used their first- and second-round picks on Cedric Ogbuehi and Jake Fisher. On top of that, there are already a few teams in ... The post NFL Notes: Bengals...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

AFC Notes: Bengals, Chiefs, Colts, & Jaguars

Bengals Coley Harvey of ESPN believes seventh-round rookie WR Mario Alford‘s impressive speed will earn him valuable playing time this season. Harvey does not expect the Bengals to rush in regards to re-signing current players to contract extensions, at least not until all their draft picks have signed. Harvey could see Cincinnati allowing RT Andre Smith ... The post AFC Notes...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Devon Still: Daughter has complications with transplant

Devon Still reached out on social media Friday night to ask for people to pray for his daughter Leah, who hit a complication from a stem cell transplant. Leah was diagnosed with cancer last year but has undergone treatments for it. The news looked positive in March when Still tweeted that a scan showed his...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Wallace Gilberry lays it all out there on Instagram

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Wallace Gilberry took to Instagram as normal person and not a professional football player. Pay attention to his caption that explains life is more than just a game: via imgur.com Those are some powerful words. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five more stories that are bound to happen during summer camps Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s third-tier...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

The history of the Cincinnati Bengals’ uniform

The Cincinnati Bengals have arguably one of the most distinct uniforms in the NFL. This distinction though comes with a great deal of debate as sports fans continuously voice their opinions on the looks of the Bengals’ apparel. At ESPN, Uni Watch ranked the Bengals’ uniform as the 2nd worst in the league saying that they may look better as Halloween costumes. Other sports enthusiasts...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton eager to step up and lead the Bengals

Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton knows he has to do more if he's going to get his team over the playoff hump. Now with four seasons under his belt -- and four quick playoff exits -- Dalton seems poised to assume a stronger role as a leader. With only three players with more seniority on the offense than Dalton -- Andrew Whitworth, Andre Smith, and Cedric Peerman -- the quarterback...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Cincinnati Bengals undrafted free agent has an incredible story

Back on May 2, the Cincinnati Bengals signed an undrafted free agent from a school that most people have never even heard of. Told the #Bengals have signed RB Terrell Watson (Azusa Pacific) as an undrafted free agent. Team has had interest in him for months. — Coley Harvey (@ColeyHarvey) May 2, 2015 Bengals beat writer for the Cincinnati Enquirer Paul Dehner Jr. took it a step...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Bengals Veterans Most Directly Affected by the NFL Draft

  Follow me @ KCLeadForTSR While the NFL Draft may have added youth, talent, and future stars for the Cincinnati Bengals, it also stiffened the competition for a some of their veterans. In this article, I take a look at the three Bengals veterans who were most affected by the NFL Draft.   Tackles Andre Smith and Andrew Whitworth Two of the NFL’s best tackles got some serious...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ Hawk Serves As Minister for Ohio State Wedding

One of the many critiques for AJ Hawk on the field is that he is losing his versatility. That certainly cannot be said off the field. This past weekend one of Ohio State’s staffers married his beautiful wife Amy Halpin. As many would assume, the wedding was filled with both past and present Buckeyes. The strange part? The minister. AJ Hawk presided over the wedding and married...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron to Andy Dalton: ‘Hopefully one day we’re both $100 million guys’

Andy Dalton is the starting quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals and is getting paid over $100 million to play under center. Bengals’ fans cringe at that statement. According to Dalton’s backup, A.J. McCarron, he sees himself just as worthy as the incumbent. The former Alabama quarterback told the Cincinnati Enquirer that while he believes Dalton is truly the quarterback...
Via EndZoneScore
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals QB AJ McCarron Has big Dreams for Andy Dalton and Himself

Cincinnati Bengals backup quarterback AJ McCarron is finally feeling healthy after suffering a shoulder injury that kept him out for most of his rookie season. Hoping for a shot at becoming the primary backup behind quarterback Andy Dalton, McCarron shared this about his health (via Cincinnati.com). “I feel great. Body feels great and I feel like I’m slinging it better than...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Who Will get the Most Carries at RB?

The Cincinnati Bengals had the sixth best rushing attack last season. They averaged 134.2 yards on the ground per game, mostly due to Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard. The two young backs had good seasons in 2014 and either of them has the ability to take over a game. Bernard has been in the NFL for two seasons, both of which were good years for him. He did miss three games in 2014...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Hill is right: It is now or never for Bengals' playoff hopes

Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill may be entering just his second season in the NFL, but he already feels a sense of urgency when it comes to his team’s chances to remain playoff contenders in the long term. Since 2011—when quarterback Andy Dalton came on the scene as the team’s starter—the Bengals have reached the postseason each year, which is good. But the bad...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Make or break year for Andy Dalton

Andy Dalton has led the Cincinnati Bengals to the playoffs in his first four seasons of the NFL, posting a regular season record of 40-23-1 but failing to win a game in the postseason. Most teams would be happy with making the playoffs four years in a row, but one year after signing a six year 96 million dollar contract, expectations have been raised. Dalton showed promise and progression...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hill And Bernard Key To Bengals Success

The Cincinnati Bengals have been solid for the past five years, but haven’t been able to make the next step into the second round of the playoffs. I believe the key to taking that step lies in the backfield, in the hands of Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard.In 2014, the Bengals quietly had the sixth best rushing attack in the NFL, much of which was thanks to the tremendous rookie...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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