Cincinnati Enquirer "Based on losing in the first-round of the playoffs each of the last three seasons and based on the way they’ve played in big games this season, it’s hard to blame Bengals fans if they have a hard time believing this year’s team can win a playoff game for the first time since the 1990 season. But..." December 20
ESPN.com "After shutting down Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel in his first career start Sunday, the Bengals have quite the turnaround this week as they prepare to face Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Monday night. But can anything carry over for their defense on the heels of..." December 18
Gresham also back at practice after missing Sunday's game (toe).
Thinking on green is he's sick but we won't know until injury report
Cincinnati Enquirer "With only inconsequential seconds remaining in the Bengals' 30-0 victory in Cleveland, Paul Guenther pleaded to his defense to give him one more drive. Most Browns fans had already fled to the exits and any national television audience flipped over to a game with more drama, but these seconds..." December 16
Cincinnati Enquirer "When Domata Peko and a small group of his teammates headed out to dinner Saturday night in downtown Cleveland, the trend began. Fans spotted the players and inevitably offered up the Johnny Manziel money sign. On the team bus traveling to the stadium, every turn exposed a new group of Browns..." December 15
Fox Sports "Tight end Jermaine Gresham's toe injury has become a contentious issue for the Cincinnati Bengals. A source told FOX Sports that the Bengals were expecting Gresham to play in Sunday's 30-0 victory over Cleveland. That sentiment was reinforced Sunday when Gresham "looked great running around"..." December 15
ESPN.com "It's been a rough year on the road for Bengals fans in the front row. This time, a pair of Bengals fans were out-muscled on the western wall of FirstEnergy Stadium by a Browns fan who was not going to let Cincinnati running back Jeremy Hill leap into their arms after a 16-yard rushing touchdown..." December 14
ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel flashes money signs when he reaches the end zone, but Bengals defensive lineman Wallace Gilberry beat him to it in the rookie's first NFL start. Gilberry sacked Manziel deep in the backfield on the Browns' second drive Sunday and displayed the quarterback's signature move to the..." December 14
CBSSports.com "In his NFL career, Bengals wide receiver Mohamed Sanu has thrown five passes, all completions, including two touchdowns (a 73-yarded as a rookie in 2012 and a 50-yarder this season). He averages 35.4 yards per attempt and sports a perfect 158.3 passer rating. But Sanu, who also has 53..." December 13
NFL.com "After spending the past three weeks splitting carries between his two young running backs, Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson sounds ready to make one his workhorse. "I'm used to having one guy kind of dominate some carries because in order for backs to be really good, they've..." December 12
Covers.com "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11
SB Nation "Roger Goodell announced a new personal conduct policy at the NFL owners meetings Wednesday. The new policy will make several changes to how policy violations are handled. For example, accused players are expected to immediately be placed on paid leave after they have been charged. In addition, the..." December 10
Cincy Jungle "In Vontaze Burfict's place, the Bengals activated rookie QB AJ McCarron of Alabama to the roster from the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list. The Cincinnati Bengals have ended the season of linebacker Vontaze Burfict by placing him on the Reserve/Injured list. Burfict, the Bengals’ leading..." December 09
Pro Football Talk "Bengals coach Marvin Lewis has apologized again for calling Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel a “midget,” this time acknowledging that the word is inappropriate in any setting. Lewis initially made the comment in a radio interview on Monday night and then apologized to Manziel and the Browns..." December 09
NFL.com "This is exactly what the Bengals needed in a December game against the Steelers at home. Mega games from the two guys they need huge down the stretch of this psych job of an AFC North race. Three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green took over a game like he’s never taken over a game with a..." December 08
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "With his team facing near-impossible odds to claim the division with a loss to AFC North-leading Cincinnati on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin wasn't about to hold anything back. And he didn't. Despite being on the road in the shadow of his goal posts with eight..." December 08
Because you fantasy players are damn relentless, I'll again answer the Gio/Hill timeshare question. Expect same 50-50 split as last two.
NFL.com "To negate the loss of Andre Smith, who was recently placed on season-ending injured reserve with a triceps injury, the Cincinnati Bengals have signed Eric Winston. Winston confirmed the news himself on Twitter, and it sounds like the acting NFLPA president is excited to get back on the..." December 02
Cincinnati Enquirer "A crisp blue sky, slight breeze off the water and 77 degree day provided a gorgeous setting for football at Raymond James Stadium. There was nothing beautiful, however, about what the Bengals did inside it. Fortunately for them, that doesn't matter this time of year. They needed to win. They..." December 01
New York Daily News "Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, whose relationship with his cancer-stricken daughter has been the NFL feel-good story of the season, has not paid child support for four months, according to the sick girl’s mother. Channing Smythe, the mother of 4-year-old Leah Still, said she..." November 26
Cincy Jungle "The Cincinnati Bengals have made official what everyone already knew: Offensive tackle Andre Smith suffered a torn triceps muscle during Sunday's game against the Houston Texans, and he's been placed on Injured Reserve. Smith had started in 45 of a possible 48 games at right tackle over the..." November 25
Fox Sports "Over $1.25 million has been raised for pediatric cancer research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital as a result of fans' desire to show support for Devon Still's young daughter, Leah, whose bout with cancer became public in June. But the support for the Bengals player's daughter continues to..." November 24
Cincy Jungle "Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will miss his fourth-straight game this weekend when the Bengals head to Houston to play the Texans. Burfict underwent arthroscopic knee surgery after the team found "something floating in his knee" following Cincinnati's 27-24 win over the..." November 21
Cincinnati Enquirer "Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert has been eligible to return to action for a couple of weeks, but still hasn't even participated in practice yet, although coach Marvin Lewis said he is progressing from his dislocated elbow and still expects him to return this season. Eifert was placed on injured..." November 21
ESPN.com "To those outside Paul Brown Stadium who have watched Jeremy Hill two of the last three weeks, it seems clear: The rookie running back has earned more touches. Apparently, the men who have offices on the stadium's second floor agree. This is one of those rare situations when fans, media and..." November 20
Fox Sports Ohio "Mercedes Sands, the ex-wife of former Bengals safety Robert Sands, alleged in a New York Times article published Tuesday that when marital troubles began to turn into domestic violence during his rookie season of 2011 that the Bengals were more concerned with avoiding a disruption to the team than..." November 20
Cincinnati Enquirer "Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said the first quarter unnecessary roughness penalty that safety George Iloka committed when he hit Saints tight end Jimmy Graham late following an incompletion might have affected Graham, who finished with only three receptions for 29 yards. It was the second-fewest..." November 19
Cincinnati Enquirer "With 10 days to stew and listen to the national pundits criticize their awful prime-time performance against Cleveland, the Bengals changed the narrative in New Orleans. Emphatically. In a city where the ridiculous comes by a daily dose, the bizarro Bengals played the opposite of what had..." November 17
ESPN.com "As time expired at the end of the Cincinnati Bengals' 27-10 blowout win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Christa Barrett posed for photos near field level, holding a football. It wasn't THE football, but it was a football, nonetheless. There was a point during the game when it..." November 16
Cincinnati Enquirer "Product of a Texas high school powerhouse. Under-recruited and landed at a university outside standard college football royalty. Slipped out of the first round of the NFL draft as scouts knocked size and arm strength. Worked with passing game guru Tom House to tighten..." November 16
SB Nation "Jeremy Hill will get the bulk of the touches while Giovani Bernard misses his third consecutive game due to injury. Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard has been officially ruled out for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints. Bernard is dealing with a hip injury he sustained..." November 16
Marvin Lewis says Giovani Bernard will not practice today #Bengals
The Bengals are expecting to be without RB Gio Bernard on Sunday at Superdome, which means plenty more Jeremy Hill.
CBSSports.com "If you're wondering how Cleveland's defense was able to shut down the Bengals offense on Thursday, Browns linebacker Karlos Dansby has an explanation: The Browns knew what the Bengals were going to do. Following Cleveland's 24-3 win, Dansby said the Browns defense saw everything coming. "We..." November 08
Pro Football Talk "There are times when coaches will support players after a bad game by trying to find some positives from the performance that can balance out the negatives. Such exercises would be totally futile in the aftermath of Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton’s hideous outing in Thursday night’s loss to..." November 07
Pro Football Talk "Bengals rookie running back Jeremy Hill offered up one of the all-time worst insults to the Browns last night, saying Cleveland is “worse than I thought.” After Cleveland beat Hill’s team by 21 points. Inevitably, the Browns have responded, via safety Donte Whitner. “You know, that’s a..." November 07
on Eifert: chance may not return this season
Cleveland Plain Dealer "In the biggest game of his life, on the huge national stage, Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer rose to the occasion, and his defense completely shut down, befuddled and embarrassed his Bengals counterpart Andy Dalton. As a result of the Browns' defensive dominance and Hoyer's superb outing, the..." November 07
ESPN.com "The Cleveland Browns impressed many who watched their 24-3 dismantling of the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. Bengals rookie running back Jeremy Hill, who had a front-row seat for the blowout, was among the unimpressed. Asked whether the Browns were better than he previously thought,..." November 07
ESPN.com "The star of the Browns-Bengals game Thursday night was Leah Still, the courageous 4-year-old daughter of Cincinnati defensive tackle Devon Still. Fans at Paul Brown Stadium roared between the first and second quarters as the Bengals honored Leah, who's battling Stage 4 pediatric cancer. The..." November 07
No surprise but Bengals HC Marvin Lewis told @RossTuckerNFL that RB Giovani Bernard will not play tonight. Jeremy Hill time.
Bengals RB Gio Bernard is out tonight, and could miss more time. And when he gets back, coaches won't be going away from Jeremy Hill.
ESPN.com "Greg Little isn't the first player to say he wants vengeance on his former team. But he is the most recent. Tuesday, the Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver said that "somebody has to pay" during Thursday night's game for the fact the Cleveland Browns released him in May. "Everything about this..." November 04
SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04
Cincinnati Enquirer "After shaking off a poor first quarter to build a 16-point lead twice against the woeful Jacksonville Jaguars, the Bengals almost let the lead slip away before getting a big fourth-quarter run from rookie running back Jeremy Hill and an interception in the end zone from safety George..." November 03
Bengals WR AJ Green, who has missed past three games with a toe injury, will play today, per league source.
Cincinnati Enquirer "In the early days when football first developed the persona of tough guys and tougher living, the scene postgame in a locker room would reflect the grind on the field. Players would sit at their lockers, blood now drying on their legs and arms, and take a rip of a cigarette before flicking into..." November 02
A.J. Green again out to practice for third straight day. Have to assume barring setback he's on track to return Sunday.