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  • Bengals Fear DT Ryan Glasgow Has Season-Ending Knee Injury

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport, Bengals DT Ryan Glasgow, who was carted off the field on Sunday, is feared to have suffered a season-ending knee injury. Rapoport says that Glasgow left the stadium on crutches and is undergoing an MRI Monday morning to determine the severity..." September 24

  • Marvin Lewis “not sure” if Bengals WR A.J. Green will be able to play in Week 4 vs. Falcons

    Cincy Jungle "The Bengals saw superstar wide receiver A.J. Green leave Sunday’s loss to the Panthers twice with varying injuries. The second one ended his day though as Green suffered a groin injury in the third quarter. Green sat on a water cooler for..." September 24

  • A.J. Green suffers groin injury, questionable to return "Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green suffered a groin injury during Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers and is questionable to return, the team announced. Green was declared questionable with the Panthers leading the Bengals,..." September 23

  • Joe Mixon could return for the Bengals in Week 4 despite recent knee surgery

    CBS Sports "Joe Mixon, who's quickly establishing himself as an elite dual-threat running back in his second NFL season, was actually pushing the Bengals to try to return by Sunday from last week's knee scope, sources said, and he remains at least a possibility to play in Week..." September 23

  • What you don't know about the Cincinnati Bengals' belief in RB Giovani Bernard

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Giovani Bernard rolls his eyes at the notion. For the 26-year-old running back primarily used in passing situations standing next to Andy Dalton, Bernard doesn’t get mad at the idea he can’t carry the ball between the tackles as a primary back. It's just..." September 22

  • What to expect from Giovani Bernard starting in place of Joe Mixon

    Cincy Jungle "This is the golden age of running backs. Scratch that. This is the golden age of teams using running backs. The contract extensions Rams running back Todd Gurley and Cardinals running back David Johnson received this..." September 21

  • Bengals' Joe Mixon: Comfort level to determine return "Four days after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his knee, Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon told reporters Wednesday that he feels "great" and is walking. Mixon, who is expected to be out between 2-4 weeks, is now going through the..." September 20

  • Bengals’ Billy Price To Miss Time

    Pro Football Rumors "The Bengals will be without center Billy Price for a while thanks to a lower left leg injury, as Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer writes. Price says he’ll be in a walking book “24/7” before team doctors re-evaluate him in two..." September 20

  • When players went on strike for better benefits, Eric Dickerson undermined them

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Dickerson is now speaking out for the idea that Hall of Fame players should be paid $300,000 a year in retirement. But when Dickerson was an active player, supporting the retired players was not his concern. In 1987, the NFL players went on strike, and among the key pieces of..." September 20

  • Bengals Sign RB Thomas Rawls, Waive/Injured RB Tra Carson

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Cincinnati Bengals announced Wednesday that they’ve signed RB Thomas Rawls to a contract and waived RB Tra Carson with an injury designation. Should Carson clear waivers tomorrow, he would revert to the Bengals’ injured serve..." September 19

  • Bengals RB Joe Mixon feeling ‘great’ after knee procedure

    Clutch Points "Cincinnati Bengals second-year running back Joe Mixon is set to miss the next few weeks of the season due to surgery to repair a slight meniscus tear that had occurred against the Baltimore Ravens last Thursday night. According to Katherine Terrell of ESPN, Mixon has voiced that he is..." September 19

  • Eric Dickerson: NFL should pay each Hall of Famer $300,000 a year

    Pro Football Talk "When Eric Dickerson released a statement calling for an annual salary for Hall of Famers, he didn’t say what that salary should be. But now he has given a dollar amount of $300,000 annually. “If it was up to me, I think every Hall of Famer would get about..." September 19

  • Cincinnati Bengals sign kicker Bullock to contract extension

    Dayton Daily News "The Bengals on Tuesday rewarded kicker Randy Bullock for his reliability. The Bengals signed Bullock to two-year contract extension through the 2020 season. Bullock was in the final season of a two-year deal. Since joining the Bengals during the 2016 season, Bullock has..." September 18

  • Group of NFL Hall of Famers demands an annual salary and health benefits

    Pro Football Talk "A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers are arguing that every member of the Hall of Fame should be paid an annual salary and given health insurance. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro..." September 18

  • Carson Palmer finally discusses exit from Bengals on 'A Football Life'

    USA Today "NFL Films producer Steve Trout knew Carson Palmer. Trout directed Hard Knocks in 2009, featuring Palmer and the Bengals. He also directed the season of All or Nothing with Arizona in 2015. There was a trust there. Palmer retired in a low-key announcement this past year...." September 16

  • Cincinnati Bengals offensive line takes a significant step in the reconstruction process

    Cincinnati Enquirer "ew Baltimore defensive coordinator Don "Wink" Martindale disguises everything he does defensively. Well, except for one. He’s not hiding his desire to bring blitzes to put the pressure on the opposing quarterback. He did just that on Thursday. A Bengals offensive line..." September 15

  • Joe Mixon expected to miss 2-4 weeks after knee surgery

    Larry Brown Sports "Joe Mixon underwent arthroscopic surgery on his knee Saturday and is expected to miss 2-4 weeks, according to a report. The Cincinnati Bengals running back left the team’s game on Thursday briefly after hurting his knee before returning. He still rushed for 84 yards on 21..." September 15

  • John Ross still struggling with the Bengals

    Pro Football Talk "The good news for Bengals wide receiver John Ross is that he’s been more productive this year than he was as a rookie last year. The bad news is, that’s not saying much. Ross, whom the Bengals selected with the ninth overall pick in last year’s draft, got..." September 14

  • Shawn Williams fined for hit on Andrew Luck that got him ejected

    Pro Football Talk "Bengals defensive back Shawn Williams thought he was playing within the rules when he hit Colts quarterback Andrew Luck on Sunday, but the NFL disagreed. Williams was ejected for the hit to Luck’s head, and he’s also been fined $10,026. But he insisted..." September 14

  • Bengals Fear Joe Mixon Needs Knee Surgery

    Pro Football Rumors "Joe Mixon missed part of Thursday night’s game, and the Bengals fear he’ll have to miss more time because of the knee injury he’s now battling. The Bengals are concerned their starting running back will need to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery, Tom Pelissero..." September 14

  • Bengals DE Michael Johnson To Miss Several Weeks

    Pro Football Rumors "Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson will miss a “few” weeks after suffering a knee injury in Thursday night’s contest against the Ravens, according to Ian Rapoport of (Twitter link). Geoff Hobson of reports Johnson suffered a sprained..." September 14

  • Bengals’ Joe Mixon had to ‘tough it out physically’ after injuring knee in win over Ravens

    Clutch Points "Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon hurt his right knee twice during the team’s 34-23 victory, but he was able to come back in and continue playing. Mixon admitted after the game that it wasn’t easy to come back into the game. If it wouldn’t have been close, he would..." September 14

  • Alabama had an NFL-high 44 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has been the top program in college football in recent years, so it’s unsurprising that the Crimson Tide have put more players into the NFL than any other college team. Alabama had 44 players on Week One rosters, the most of any college. After Alabama were a..." September 13

  • The Tyler Eifert Plan: The Cincinnati Bengals' strategy to preserve their tight end

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Can Tyler Eifert survive a full season? Maybe. But all we can go by are the numbers. He’s zero for five. In each of his first five seasons, he’s missed at least one of the team’s most important games of the season or much more. He’s only played in 25 of the..." September 12

  • Bengals Release QB Matt Barkley From IR With Settlement

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Cincinnati Bengals announced Wednesday that they’ve released QB Matt Barkley from the injured reserve with an injury settlement. Barkley reportedly suffered a grade 3 MCL sprain during the preseason, which led to him being placed on injured..." September 12

  • A.J. Green says the Bengals have a player just as good as Le’Veon Bell or Todd Gurley

    CBS Sports "One of the most impressive offensive performances of Week 1 came from Bengals running back Joe Mixon, who totaled 149 yards and a touchdown in Cincinnati's 34-23 win over the Colts on Sunday.  Not only did Mixon do some serious damage on the ground with 95 rushing yards, but..." September 12

  • One helmet rule penalty was called through 14 games "The offseason angst over the revised helmet-to-helmet hitting policy slowed to a sputter as real games began. Through 14 regular season games -- with two Monday night tilts to be played -- referees penalized one player for a use of helmet foul, per league..." September 10

  • A.J. Green: Joe Mixon on par with RBs Gurley, Bell "In a league where the value of dual-threat running backs increases by the season, Joe Mixon arrives at an opportune time. After a pedestrian rookie campaign, the Cincinnati Bengals' running back burst out in Sunday's opening-week win over the Indianapolis..." September 10

  • Shawn Williams ejected for hit to Andrew Luck’s head

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL wants to take hits to the head out of the game of football, and Bengals strong safety Shawn Williams learned that the hard way in the first quarter of today’s game. Williams was ejected from the game for hitting Colts quarterback Andrew Luck in the..." September 09

  • Jeremy Hill out with right knee injury

    Pro Football Talk "Jeremy Hill didn’t last long in his debut with the Patriots. The running back, who signed as a free agent in the offseason, was hit in the right knee by a teammate while trying to make a tackle after the Texans recovered a Rob Gronkowski fumble. He walked off slowly..." September 09

  • Uncertainty surrounding Trubisky's potential for the season

    Yardbarker "With a new coach and a young franchise quarterback, there’s naturally a lot of excitement about the 2018 Bears. The addition of Khalil Mack only added to that excitement, and expectations will be high for first-year coach Matt Nagy. While Mitch Trubisky will be expected to take..." September 09

  • Cincinnati Bengals sign receiver Alex Erickson to contract extension

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Alex Erickson earned it the hard way.  The receiver, undrafted in 2016 out of Wisconsin, has been potentially on the chopping block every preseason and every year proved extreme value to the Bengals. The team returned the favor on Saturday with a contract..." September 08

  • Trump continues crusade against Nike amid ‘Just Do It’ campaign

    New York Post "President Trump on Friday morning took a swipe at Nike, which aired its highly anticipated ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during the NFL season opener the night before. “What was Nike thinking?” the president wondered on Twitter shortly before 7..." September 07

  • Bengals Waive S Josh Shaw & DT Chris Okoye From Injured Reserve

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Cincinnati Bengals announced Thursday that they’ve waived S Josh Shaw and DT Chris Okoye from injured reserve. Shaw, 26, is a former fourth-round pick of the Bengals back in 2015. He was in the final year of his four-year, $2.773 million contract and set..." September 06

  • NFL projected to make more than $2 billion a year from legalized gambling

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has long been resistant to the idea of legalized sports wagering — at least when making statements in public. But privately, team owners and league executives must be licking their chops. ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Wednesday shared some of the results of a poll..." September 05

  • Why the Cincinnati Bengals cut and re-signed Michael Johnson

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The questions were obvious for fans watching the roller-coaster of Bengals cutdown weekend. They cut Michael Johnson? Wow. Wait, they re-signed Michael Johnson? But, I thought … Why would the Bengals do that? In short, they did it so they..." September 04

  • Andrew Brown, Russell Signed to Practice Squad "The Bengals brought back two cornerbacks when they formed their practice squad Sunday after KeiVarae Russell and C.J. Goodwin cleared waivers. They also were able to sign up one of the two draft picks they cut in fifth-round defensive tackle Andrew Brown, as well as one of their more impressive..." September 03

  • Bengals place fifth-round pick Davontae Harris on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals placed rookie cornerback Davontae Harris on injured reserve Monday to make room for the re-signing of defensive end Michael Johnson. Cincinnati drafted Harris in the fifth round. He played 57 defensive snaps and 14 special teams snaps in the preseason opener..." September 03

  • Marv Ball: Young But With Some Tread "With his 16th cut-down roster in the books, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis offered a “Not so fast,” during Saturday’s media conference call to discuss the move to 53 players that isn’t so final. He could have added a “stay-tuned,” for Sunday at around 4:30..." September 02

  • Bengals are re-signing Michael Johnson

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Any thought of a busy Sunday shaking up the Bengals roster was left unfulfilled. That’s mostly a good thing for Cincinnati. The Bengals were one of 15 teams not to claim any player off waivers and saw only one of the players they released on Saturday picked up by other..." September 02

  • Bengals sign Christian Hackenberg to practice squad

    247 Sports "Christian Hackenberg wasn't out of work long as the former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback signed to the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad, per NFL Insider Adam Caplan. Hackenberg went just 7-for-16 for 69 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions for a 16.9 passer rating in his..." September 02

  • Marvin Lewis says Michael Johnson could return to Bengals

    ESPN "The Cincinnati Bengals parted ways with 28 players Saturday, trimming their roster to the NFL-mandated 53 players. Here's a closer look at the final cuts: Most significant move: The Bengals released longtime defensive end Michael Johnson, and if he doesn't end up re-signing..." September 02

  • Bengals QB Matt Barkley suffers Grade 3 MCL sprain

    Larry Brown Sports "The injury news is in on Matt Barkley. The Cincinnati Bengals quarterback suffered a Grade 3 MCL sprain during Thursday night’s preseason game against the Colts, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. " August 31

  • Report: NFL anthem talks likely to extend into regular season

    The Score "The 2018 NFL season is a week away, and the league is still trying to resolve issues surrounding its anthem policy. There's been little movement in negotiations between the NFL and NFLPA, and discussions are expected to continue into the season, sources told Mark Maske of the..." August 31

  • The significance of Geno Atkins, Carlos Dunlap signings for the Cincinnati Bengals

    Cincinnati Enquirer "We can’t appreciate where we’re going until we acknowledge where we’ve been, which explains why jockstraps are essential to the Geno Atkins Story. Back in the 1970s and well into the 1990s – that’s to say, when football players still wore athletic..." August 30

  • Bengals Waive CB Darius Hillary

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Cincinnati Bengals announced Thursday that they’ve placed CB Darius Hillary on waivers. Hillary, 25, originally signed on with the Bengals as an undrafted free agent out of Wisconsin back in 2016. He bounced on and off their practice squad before signing with the..." August 30

  • Geno Atkins has “unfinished business” in Cincinnati

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive tackle Geno Atkins and defensive end Carlos Dunlap both signed contract extensions with the Bengals on Tuesday that tie them to the team through at least the 2021 season and they met the media to talk about the deals on Wednesday. Atkins said that the path to the four-year,..." August 29

  • Bengals waive Cory Helms

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals announced they have waived offensive guard Cory Helms with an injury settlement. Helms, a rookie out of the University of South Carolina, signed with Cincinnati as a free agent on Aug. 4. He played in the team’s first two preseason games. " August 29

  • NFLPA is still opposed to 18-game season

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when the NFL power structure has been wisely coy (if not outright silent) regarding its simmering desire to expand the regular season from 16 games to 18, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has jerked the cat out of the bag (probably not a commonly used expression in the oil and gas..." August 29