Cincinnati Bengals News and Rumors

  • Notes: Sims won't stand Pat; Brown will vote to change PAT

    Notes: Sims won't stand Pat; Brown will vote to change PAT

    bengals.com profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 27 (yesterday)
    Same guy, Pat Sims. “I’m always going to go in there and do my job. I’m just a guy that goes in there and stops the run and anything else you ask me to do I’ll put my efforts in there, too,” Sims ...
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  • Hobson's Choice: extra picks spice the dice

    Hobson's Choice: extra picks spice the dice

    bengals.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    The Bengals have made hay with mid to late round picks. Georgia defensive tackle Geno Atkins was the 120th player taken in the 2010 draft.
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  • Updating the Bengals' free-agency scorecard

    Updating the Bengals' free-agency scorecard

    ESPN.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- Now that Terence Newman and Taylor Mays have signed with the Minnesota Vikings, the Cincinnati Bengals have lost three players to free agency this year. Since it's been a while, let's take a quick look at where things stand with the Bengal…
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  • Bengals have big defensive-line decisions looming

    Bengals have big defensive-line decisions looming

    ESPN.com Mar 27 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- All of a sudden, the pool of talent on the Cincinnati Bengals' defensive line has grown deep. The team's primary offseason objective has been accomplished. Fresh off a year in which their defensive line was arguably the weakest link of a d…
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  • Reports: Vikings reach deal with Terence Newman, who’s likely t…

    Reports: Vikings reach deal with Terence Newman, who’s likely to sign Friday

    profootballtalk.com bengals.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    The Vikings will reportedly soon finalize a contract with a cornerback whom head coach Mike Zimmer knows well. According to Darren Wolfson of KSTP-TV in St. Paul, Minnesota is likely to sign Bengals corner Terence Newman on Friday. Ian Rapoport of NFL M…
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  • Bengals have unique juggling act with Vontaze Burfict

    Bengals have unique juggling act with Vontaze Burfict

    ESPN.com Mar 26 (2 days ago)
    CINCINNATI -- On one hand, the Cincinnati Bengals have to expect that a healthy Vontaze Burfict will be back to playing like the intimidating, aggressive tackler he was for most of his first three seasons. On the other, they also have to prepare for the…
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  • Fist bump! Still reveals daughter in remission

    Fist bump! Still reveals daughter in remission

    ESPN.com yahoo.com Mar 25 (3 days ago)
    Nearly 10 months to the day that 4-year-old Leah Still was diagnosed with a rare pediatric cancer that gave her a 50-50 chance of surviving, doctors informed her and her father, Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, that she is officially in remission.
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  • Report: Mays signs with Vikes

    Report: Mays signs with Vikes

    bengals.com profootballtalk.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    PHOENIX, Ariz. - Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer ended up getting one of his old Bengals safeties Tuesday when multiple reports said Taylor Mays signed with Minnesota.
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  • As Bengals turn no soap

    As Bengals turn no soap

    bengals.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    Marvin Lewis likes the looks of Vontaze Burfict's California rehab. PHOENIX, Ariz. _ The Bengals continue to be an oasis of stability in the stormy NFL. As evidenced by head coach Marvin Lewis’ a...
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  • Is AJ McCarron inching up the Bengals' depth chart?

    Is AJ McCarron inching up the Bengals' depth chart?

    ESPN.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    When the Cincinnati Bengals look back, these may be remembered as the AJ McCarron owners meetings. In barely 48 hours, the backup quarterback has gone from just another player in the middle of a somewhat crowded quarterback field to the primary backup b…
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  • Marvin Lewis hasn't ruled out re-signing Jermaine Gresham

    Marvin Lewis hasn't ruled out re-signing Jermaine Gresham

    ESPN.com bengals.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    Jermaine Gresham might be back in a Cincinnati Bengals uniform later this year. With a notably weak remaining free-agent tight end market and an even worse draft outlook at the position, there is a fair chance Gresham -- the embattled Bengals unrestrict…
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  • Draft hopeful Brett Hundley stops by NFL Nation TV

    Draft hopeful Brett Hundley stops by NFL Nation TV

    ESPN.com Mar 24 (4 days ago)
    Join us today at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT for NFL Nation TV's Spreecast Episode 49 as we welcome in draft hopeful Brett Hundley and break down the latest in offseason league news. Host Paul Gutierrez (San Francisco 49ers reporter) and co-hosts Coley Harvey…
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  • Ravens, Bengals clean up on compensatory picks

    Ravens, Bengals clean up on compensatory picks

    profootballtalk.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    The annual collectors of compensatory picks are at it again. The Ravens received three extra picks Monday, adding a pair of fourth-rounders and a fifth when the league finalized the draft order. The Ravens have always drafted well, which keeps them from…
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  • Bengals get big Bucs with compensation

    Bengals get big Bucs with compensation

    bengals.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Michael Johnson magic act is now complete. The gift that keeps on giving. In a textbook walk-through of their philosophy on free agency, the Bengals on Monday received an extra third-round pick and extra fourth-round pick in free-ag…
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  • Bengals back blackout ban, but not the mechanics

    Bengals back blackout ban, but not the mechanics

    bengals.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    PHOENIX, Ariz. _ NFL owners voted Monday to lift the league’s decades-long blackout policy and televise every game locally during the 2015 season. The Bengals backed the idea that all games should ...
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  • Distant replay: Bengals to vote no

    Distant replay: Bengals to vote no

    bengals.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    HOENIX, Ariz. - We are on the very spot where 20 years ago the NFL passed instant replay, when Bengals president Mike Brown emerged in the vocal minority.
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  • Bengals owner remains high on Andy Dalton

    Bengals owner remains high on Andy Dalton

    profootballtalk.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    Bengals owner Mike Brown still has faith in Andy Dalton and believes he is “a good quarterback.” That’s despite Dalton’s mediocre career 7.0 yards per attempt average, 0-4 playoff record, and 1:6 postseason touchdown-to-interception ratio. “You go round…
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  • Bengals considering franchise tag for A.J. Green

    Bengals considering franchise tag for A.J. Green

    ESPN.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    A.J. Green has two years to get a long-term contract shored up with the Cincinnati Bengals. That's precisely the way Bengals president Mike Brown saw it a year ago at the NFL owners meetings in Orlando, Florida, and that's how he still apparently views …
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  • Mike Brown's comments on Marvin Lewis' contract no surprise

    Mike Brown's comments on Marvin Lewis' contract no surprise

    ESPN.com Mar 23 (5 days ago)
    Cincinnati Bengals team president Mike Brown broached the matter of the rapidly closing window on coach Marvin Lewis' contract Sunday night in Phoenix. Lewis' deal, which was renewed a year ago last week, expires at the end of this coming season. What B…
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  • Brown: future is now

    Brown: future is now

    bengals.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)
    PHOENIX, Ariz. - The future is now. That’s Bengals president Mike Brown’s view of the upcoming season as his club aims to make the NFL postseason for a fifth straight year. That means he won’t focus on an extension for his head coach or the bulk of the …
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  • Desert notes: Bengals peruse free agents

    Desert notes: Bengals peruse free agents

    bengals.com Mar 22 (6 days ago)
    PHOENIX, Ariz. _ The Bengals are in that mode of free agency where things evolve from week to week. Which is to say the end. That’s why they were represented at Sunday’s first combine for veterans...
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  • Johnsons still marching

    Johnsons still marching

    bengals.com Mar 20
    Michael Johnson, just behind Barack Obama's left shoulder, made a move for his town on the Edmund Pettus Bridge during the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Thomasene Johnson’s mother wouldn’t l...
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  • Devon Still hopes to repay Bengals with better season

    Devon Still hopes to repay Bengals with better season

    ESPN.com Mar 20
    There was so much going against Devon Still at the start of last season it was unfair for anyone to legitimately believe he would finally live up to the hype of his second-round draft selection and have the best season of his three-year career. The Cinc…
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  • Video - Still Thrilled Daughter's Cancer In Remission 03:19

    Still Thrilled Daughter's Cancer In Remission

    Mar 26
    Devon Still talks about how incredible it is that his daughter Leah's cancer is now in remission, then she joins the "NFL Live" crew herself and expresses her happiness.
  • Video - Devon Still's Daughter In Remission 01:06

    Devon Still's Daughter In Remission

    Mar 25
    Devon Still annouced today on Instagram Wednesday his daughter Leah's cancer was in remission.
  • Video - Michael Johnson Believes Bengals Should Regain Pass-Rush Edge 00:52

    Michael Johnson Believes Bengals Should Regain Pass-Rush Edge

    Mar 20
    ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey discusses the team's pass-rush prospects.
  • Video - Bengals Bring Back Devon Still 02:33

    Bengals Bring Back Devon Still

    Mar 19
    ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey discusses Devon Still's one-year deal with the team.

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    Mar 25
    PHOENIX — Lunch was served just before noon at the annual NFL meetings Tuesday. Lunch’s name was Jeffrey Lurie. Under a scalding sun on a cloudless 87-degree day, Lurie, the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, stood for a mostly withering 40-minute cross-…