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Cincinnati Bengals missed out on wide receiver in first round

As wide receivers Will Fuller, Josh Doctson and Laquon Treadwell were drafted with picks 21, 22 and 23, respectively, Thursday night, the Cincinnati Bengals were left out in the cold as a result. Desperately needing a quality wide receiver to fill the void left by the departures of Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu earlier this offseason, the Bengals were assuredly hoping to land a quality...
Via EndZoneScore
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Bengals get Pitt WR Tyler Boyd in 2nd round of draft

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals filled their biggest hole by taking Pitt receiver Tyler Boyd in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night. They lost two of their top three receivers to free agency - Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu - and hoped to get a pass catcher in the first round. Instead, the top four receivers were taken before they got a chance. They decided to pick cornerback...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA president Eric Winston sounds off on NFL's handling of Laremy Tunsil incident

For all the hoopla surrounding Jared Goff and Carson Wentz, there's no doubt that the drama surrounding Laremy Tunsil was the story of the first round of the NFL Draft. That story continued well into Friday, especially after Roger Goddell said that the Tunsil turmoil is "what makes the draft so exciting."Those comments alone caught the attention of a lot of folks, including Bengals...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

The 10 least surprising picks from Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft

Round 1 is in the books. Here’s what surprised nobody… 1. Rams take QB Jared Goff: This was the worst-kept secret in sports for a week. 2. Eagles take QB Carson Wentz: This was the second-worst-kept secret in sports for a week. 4. Cowboys take RB Ezekiel Elliott: Let’s be real, although only one other back has been selected this early in the last eight years, we had to at...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals select William Jackson III in First Round

In surprising, yet anti-climactic, fashion, the Cincinnati Bengals selected cornerback William Jackson III, formerly of the Houston Cougars, in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Not necessarily a big-name prospect because of the lack of major attention that the Houston Cougars receive on the national scale, Jackson still helped lead the Cougars through an incredible 2015 season...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Bengals just shocked us all with their first round pick

Look we all expected the Cincinnati Bengals to take a wide receiver with the 24th overall pick in the draft tonight. However, Will Fuller, Josh Doctson, Laquon Treadwell, and Corey Coleman were already off the board. The Bengals had to shift their focus. So with their first round pick they took cornerback William Jackson III from Houston. Congratulations to William Jackson III...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Select Houston CB William Jackson III No. 24 Overall

The Cincinnati Bengals went for help in the defensive secondary with the No. 24 pick, tabbing Houston’s William Jackson III.  Round: 1 Pick: 24 Selection: Cincinnati Bengals select Houston CB William Jackson III With the #24 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Bengals select CB William Jackson III! pic.twitter.com/iSoQq2cQiq — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Analysis: Jackson III...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

In defense of the Cincinnati Bengals drafting Ki-Jana Carter

Whenever the NFL Draft rolls around, there are a number of routine conversations that are held. What school is Linebacker U is one of them. Another revolves around the biggest draft busts of all time, which always is highlighted by former Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter. Did the Cincinnati Bengals make a mistake in drafting the Penn State running back with the top pick of...
Via Nittany Lions Den
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bengals looking at this very fast draft prospect

The Cincinnati Bengals hold the 24th overall pick in the NFL Draft which starts in less than 48 hours. And after the loss of Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones last month in free agency, they are left with a major gap at wide receiver. Most expect the Bengals to use their first round pick on a receiver, but that might not be the only time they take a wideout. Temple wide receiver Robby...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals release linebacker A.J. Hawk

CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Bengals have released linebacker A.J. Hawk. A native of southwest Ohio who starred at Ohio State, Hawk joined the Bengals as a free agent last spring after spending nine seasons with the Green Bay Packers and departing as that team's career leader in tackles. The 32-year-old Hawk played in 16 games last season for the Bengals, with 11 starts. He...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Team needs for the 2016 NFL draft

The 2016 NFL draft is less than a week away. Each team in the league will be looking to fill the holes on their roster with young, up-and-coming players who will hopefully be stars in the league in the future. The Cincinnati Bengals are no different, and will be looking for contributors on both sides of the ball in the upcoming draft. What positions do the Bengals need more than...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson crashes frat house to play FIFA

Even though former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson has been retired for a few years, he still knows how to get his name in the headlines. In fact, he is in the news for a pretty cool reason when he showed up at a Florida frat house to play them in FIFA and then proceeded to beat everyone in the house. The man formerly known as “Ochocinco” took to Twitter to let...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL draft rumors: Cincinnati Bengals targeting Michael Thomas?

During this NFL draft season, the Cincinnati Bengals have often been pegged to take a wide receiver with the 24th overall pick in the first round. This is a direct result of two departures in free agency at the position. Marvin Jones, the team’s former number two wide receiver, is now a member of the Detroit Lions, while Mohamed Sanu, the former slot receiver for the Bengals, is...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reggie Nelson’s agent played hardball with Cincinnati Bengals

The lone black mark against the Cincinnati Bengals‘ offseason thus far has been losing out on free safety Reggie Nelson. The entire process was strange. The veteran, who was coming off of a career year, remained a free agent a month into the free agency period, and the Bengals seemed to be engaging in a game of cat and mouse with him up until that point, which is highly uncharacteristic...
Via EndZoneScore
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL DRAFT: Dalton's next WR a 1st-round question for Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) Andy Dalton has worked out with TCU receiver Josh Doctson. Both went to the same college. And there's a possibility both could be playing on the same team in the NFL. The Bengals need another receiver after free agency cost them two of their top three pass catchers. It's the most glaring hole on the roster heading into the draft, one that can be quickly fixed with...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals smart giving Marvin Lewis another chance

Marvin Lewis is getting another chance from the Cincinnati Bengals. Earlier this week Lewis was given a one year contract extension. Following one of the best regular seasons in Bengals franchise history. Yet, once again no playoff win to show for it. For several Bengals fans the desire to see the orange and black win a playoff game is becoming unbearable. So much so that many wanted...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five players in Cincinnati Bengals history

While the Cincinnati Bengals haven’t had success in the last 20 years or so, they have a great history of success in the NFL. With that success comes some of the better players in the history in the NFL. These players range from a pair of great quarterbacks to one of the best offensive tackles of all time. These players have certainly been a part of something great for the Bengals...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andy Dalton Makes It Rain With 13 Straight 3-Pointers

Did you know that Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has a silky smooth jumper? Because I sure didn't until I watched this video of him draining 13 consecutive 3-pointers: [instagram src="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEE-c6_tOKT/"] Make it rain, Andy! That is an impressive showing for a dude who makes his living as an NFL quarterback, but this isn't the first time...
Via Stack
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marvin Lewis gets extension with Bengals through 2017

So much for the rumor that the Cincinnati Bengals are growing impatient with Marvin Lewis. According to Michael Silver of NFL.com, the long tenured coach is getting an extension, instead, that runs through 2017. While it’s not exactly an overwhelming show of support for Lewis from owner Mike Brown, this does throw cold water on the notion that 2016 is a do-or-die season for...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals growing ‘impatient’ with Marvin Lewis

Without a single playoff win during his 13-year tenure as the Cincinnati Bengals head coach, Marvin Lewis is facing a ton of pressure to win. This has taken on a whole new meaning with the Bengals boasting one of the most-talented rosters in the NFL over the past couple seasons. In what shouldn’t be considered too much of a surprise, a recent report from Bleacher Report’s Jason...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders expected to sign S Reggie Nelson

The Oakland Raiders may soon address one of their biggest weaknesses with arguably the best free agent still available on the market. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Raiders are expected to sign safety Reggie Nelson, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals. Nelson, 32, led the NFL in interceptions last season. He made his first Pro Bowl, while also being named...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Rams trade for A.J. McCarron?

Phil Connors, the meteorologist brought to life by Bill Murray in the classic movie Groundhog's Day, once theorized; "Well, what if there is no tomorrow?  There wasn't one today." Many fans of the Cincinnati Bengals might be wondering the same thing. Every season since 2011 has ended in the same fashion for Marvin Lewis' team; each playoff birth has been followed by a first...
Via The Sports Quotient
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals owner won’t commit to Marvin Lewis beyond 2016

There are some around the football world that believe Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis should have been shown the door following his team’s epic meltdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the playoffs. There are others who think he should have been fired long before that. The second-longest tenured head coach in the NFL, Lewis has led Cincinnati to the playoffs in...
Via Sportsnaut
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones re-signs with Bengals for three years

Pacman Jones will be back with the Cincinnati Bengals next season. Pacman signed a 3-year deal to return to the team he has been with since 2010. He announced the news on his Instagram account with this video message: I am so happy to say that I have agreed to a 3 year deal with the Bengals !!!! A video posted by @realpacman24 on Mar 9, 2016 at 4:00pm PST   Though...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones: I won’t lose my cool again

Pacman Jones is set to become a free agent if the Cincinnati Bengals do not re-sign him before March 8, and it sounds like the veteran cornerback knows his actions in the final game of last season could come back to haunt him. In an appearance on PFT Live this week, Jones was asked about the Bengals being unable to get over the hump in the playoffs, including their recent loss to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss
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