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Torrey Smith sees some good in Vontaze Burfict

Torrey Smith sees some good in Vontaze Burfict

After a pair of WWE-style toe holds against the Panthers earlier this month, Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict instantly became known as the dirtiest player in pro football. Ravens receiver Torrey Smith agrees with that sentiment, with a caveat. During…
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  • Patience tested for Bengals' Dre Kirkpatrick

    Patience tested for Bengals' Dre Kirkpatrick

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    CINCINNATI -- As a former first-round pick, the wait to enter the Cincinnati Bengals' starting cornerback rotation has been long and, at times, frustrating for Dre Kirkpatrick. He certainly didn't believe when he was drafted that by the middle of his th…
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  • Jaguars vs. Bengals preview

    Jaguars vs. Bengals preview

    ESPN.com bengals.com 6 hours ago
    So begins the Jacksonville Jaguars' gauntlet. One week after a two-touchdown defeat to their in-state rival Miami Dolphins, the Jaguars on Sunday begin a treacherous three-game stretch of their schedule against a trio of teams with winning records -- an…
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  • Not just another day of work for Still and Whit

    Not just another day of work for Still and Whit

    bengals.com 15 hours ago
    Devon Still is balancing life and football. Two dedicated fathers came to work at Paul Brown Stadium Wednesday morning and it just wasn’t another day. Both big men, defensive ta...
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  • Fire and ice: Hue Jackson liked the look in Andy Dalton's eyes …

    Fire and ice: Hue Jackson liked the look in Andy Dalton's eyes …

    bengals.com 18 hours ago
    Hue Jackson liked the look in Andy Dalton's eyes in crunch time. Andy Dalton celebrated his 27th birthday Wednesday getting celebrated by offensive coordinator Hue Jackson. Jackson detests stats...
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  • A.J. Green feels good after finishing a practice, plans to play

    A.J. Green feels good after finishing a practice, plans to play

    profootballtalk.com 21 hours ago
    Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green said after Sunday’s game that he was playing this week, and he took an actual step in that direction today. According to Coley Harvey of ESPN.com, Green practiced for the first time in a month, after rehabbing his proble…
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  • Coping without Tez; Green limited but optimistic; Bengals upbea…

    Coping without Tez; Green limited but optimistic; Bengals upbeat rest of home sked on TV

    bengals.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    On the day wide receiver A.J. Green returned to practice in limited fashion, it was announced that their other Pro Bowler, WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict, is out for at least the next two games.
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  • Coping without Tez after knee scope; Green limited but optimist…

    Coping without Tez after knee scope; Green limited but optimistic; Gio sits

    bengals.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    On the day wide receiver A.J. Green returned to practice in limited fashion, it was announced that their other Pro Bowler, WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict, is out for at least the next two games.
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  • Hobson's Choice: Green pastures beckon

    Hobson's Choice: Green pastures beckon

    bengals.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The readers want to know when A.J. Green returns. The bigger question...how much can they use him when he does return?
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  • Dean Blandino: Pass interference on Steve Smith was right call

    Dean Blandino: Pass interference on Steve Smith was right call

    profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    For a moment on Sunday it looked like the Ravens pulled a rabbit out of their hat to beat the Bengals on an 80-yard touchdown pass to Steve Smith. Smith was flagged for offensive pass interference on the play, however, and the Ravens went down to defeat…
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  • The Shuffle's foundation grows

    The Shuffle's foundation grows

    bengals.com Oct 28 (yesterday)
    Ickey Woods (right) and Kevin Walker reminisce. Ickey Woods, who is more famous than when he was famous, still likes to laugh. Kevin Walker, a third-rounder who was drafted a round later than Wood...
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  • Free-agent signee Andrew Hawkins much more than slot receiver f…

    Free-agent signee Andrew Hawkins much more than slot receiver for Browns

    ESPN.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    BEREA, Ohio -- When the Browns signed former Bengals receiver Andrew Hawkins in March, the plan seemed clear-cut: Let Hawkins man the slot as a No. 3 option behind Josh Gordon and Jordan Cameron. In many ways, Hawkins has been the Browns’ No. 1 option, …
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  • NFL Nation TV tackles the big QB question -- Peyton Manning or …

    NFL Nation TV tackles the big QB question -- Peyton Manning or Tom Brady?

    ESPN.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    Join us today at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT for ESPN NFL Nation TV’s Spreecast as episode No. 29 will focus on the most glamourous and unforgiving postion in team sports -- quarterback. Host Paul Gutierrez (San Francisco 49ers reporter), co-host Coley Harvey…
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  • Video - Burfict Undergoes Surgery 02:27

    Burfict Undergoes Surgery

    Oct 29
    ESPN NFL analyst Mark Schlereth discusses the Bengals' plan following Vontaze Burfict's knee surgery, which will keep the linebacker out of the next two games.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Jaguars-Bengals 00:51

    NFL Live Prediction: Jaguars-Bengals

    Oct 29
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Jacksonville at Cincinnati.
  • Video - Mohamed Sanu Stepping In Nicely For A.J. Green 01:08

    Mohamed Sanu Stepping In Nicely For A.J. Green

    Oct 28
    ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey discusses the emergence of Mohamed Sanu.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Bengals Recap 02:23

    Sunday Blitz: Ravens-Bengals Recap

    Oct 26
    Jim Basquil and Ron Jaworski break down the Bengals' 27-24 win over the Ravens.

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