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Dalton leads into the wind

Dalton leads into the wind

bengals.com Updated 14 hours ago
From virtually the minute last season ended Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson has been urging quarterback Andy Dalton to expand his role and on Tuesday as he watched Dalton prepare for the first voluntary practice of the spring he didn’t have to…
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  • Hawk perched on familiar ground in Bengals defense

    Hawk perched on familiar ground in Bengals defense

    bengals.com 17 hours ago
    Vincent Rey enjoyed working with newcomer A.J. Hawk in the linebacker corps. This is why the Bengals signed veteran linebacker A.J. Hawk in free agency and why they drafted Texas Christian lineba...
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  • Injured Vontaze Burfict still has 'a long ways to go' for Benga…

    Injured Vontaze Burfict still has 'a long ways to go' for Bengals

    Injured Vontaze Burfict still has 'a long ways to go' for Bengals
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  • Bengals don't expect to miss Marvin Jones, George Iloka for lon…

    Bengals don't expect to miss Marvin Jones, George Iloka for long

    ESPN.com 17 hours ago
    Bengals don't expect to miss Marvin Jones, George Iloka for long
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  • Opening hits: Hue hears Dalton; Guenther rotates D; Fisher on m…

    Opening hits: Hue hears Dalton; Guenther rotates D; Fisher on move; Munoz heard

    bengals.com 20 hours ago
    The Bengals opened their voluntary on-field sessions Tuesday at Paul Brown Stadium and it wasn’t so much what offensive coordinator Hue Jackson saw from quarterback Andy Dalton but what he heard fr...
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  • Giants, Bengals to practice together in August

    Giants, Bengals to practice together in August

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    The Bengals and Giants will reportedly practice together for two days in Cincinnati before the Saturday, August 14 preseason opener for both clubs. According to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post, the joint workouts will occur on Wednesday, August 11 an…
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  • Listing into OTAs: The Bengals start their three weeks of volun…

    Listing into OTAs: The Bengals start their three weeks of voluntary …

    bengals.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    The Bengals start their three weeks of voluntary practice on the field Tuesday morning (OTAs) and here is a list of stuff to watch.
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  • Pryor still dreaming big

    Pryor still dreaming big

    bengals.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    Terrelle Pryor continues his NFL sojourn in next week's OTAs. The funny thing is, Terrelle Pryor says, he doesn’t usually dream. But there have been a couple every year for the past fe...
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  • Bengals make some extra points in PAT move

    Bengals make some extra points in PAT move

    bengals.com May 20 (7 days ago)
    The Bengals’ Mike Nugent is halfway to his goal of kicking 20 years in the NFL. Which means if he makes it, half his career will come dealing with extra points that weren’t as automatic as they were during his first 10 seasons.
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  • Bengals sign second-round pick Jake Fisher

    Bengals sign second-round pick Jake Fisher

    profootballtalk.com May 20 (7 days ago)
    The Bengals have finished a deal with Marcus Mariota’s blind-side protector at Oregon. Second-round pick Jake Fisher, who started at left tackle for the Ducks in Mariota’s Heisman Trophy-winning season of 2014, has signed his rookie contract with Cincin…
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  • Hobson's Choice: leaders in training

    Hobson's Choice: leaders in training

    bengals.com May 19
    The spine of the Bengals locker room still runs through Andrew Whitworth and Domata Peko. But young leaders like Jeremy Hill (above) and Giovani Bernard are emerging.
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  • Jeremy Hill: It feels like now or never to win in playoffs

    Jeremy Hill: It feels like now or never to win in playoffs

    The Bengals extended coach Marvin Lewis’s contract through the 2016 season, a decision that was surely influenced by the fact that Lewis has steered the team into the playoffs after each of the last four seasons. If you’re looking for a reason why Lewis…
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  • Justin Smith retirement closes out Bengals greatest draft class

    Justin Smith retirement closes out Bengals greatest draft class

    bengals.com May 18
    The retirement of 49ers defensive lineman Just Smith closes the books on the Bengals’ most successful draft ever.
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  • Hue and Hew: There is Hue and there is Hew. Hue Jackson is the……

    Hue and Hew: There is Hue and there is Hew. Hue Jackson is the…

    bengals.com May 18
    There is Hue and there is Hew. Hue Jackson is the Bengals offensive coordinator who has been riding herd on his staff and his players this offseason in an effort to take the NFL’s sixth best runnin...
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  • Bengals sign three draft picks, still have three unsigned

    Bengals sign three draft picks, still have three unsigned

    Bengals sign three draft picks, still have three unsigned
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  • Bengals Sign Draft Picks Dawson, Shaw and Hardison

    Bengals Sign Draft Picks Dawson, Shaw and Hardison

    bengals.com May 18
    Bengals sign draft picks P.J. Dawson, Josh Shaw, Marcus Hardison
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  • 49ers DL Justin Smith announces retirement after 14 seasons

    49ers DL Justin Smith announces retirement after 14 seasons

    yahoo.com May 18
    After a 14-year NFL career, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith is retiring, the team announced Monday. Smith, 35, was a two-time All-Pro and made the Pro Bowl five times – all with the 49ers. Smith began his career with the Cincinnati Be…
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  • 49ers DL Justin Smith announces retirement after 14 seasons

    49ers DL Justin Smith announces retirement after 14 seasons

    yahoo.com May 18
    After a 14-year NFL career, San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith has decided to retire, the team announced Monday. Smith, 35, was a two-time All Pro and made the Pro Bowl five times – all with the 49ers. Smith began his career with the Cin…
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  • Hill: 'Now or never' for Bengals to win in playoffs

    Hill: 'Now or never' for Bengals to win in playoffs

    ESPN.com May 18
    Hill: 'Now or never' for Bengals to win in playoffs
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  • Wyche: Deflategate over inflated, but should be a warning

    Wyche: Deflategate over inflated, but should be a warning

    bengals.com May 18
    The Marvin Lewis Community Fund has a habit of bringing people together and so this past weekend on the occasion of the Marvin Lewis Golf Classic, it was no surprise to see two of the Bengals first...
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  • Throwback Classic: “(The scholarship) is the most significant t…

    Throwback Classic: “(The scholarship) is the most significant thin…

    bengals.com May 15
    “(The scholarship) is the most significant thing I ever do,” Marvin Lewis says. Now that the 12th annual Marvin Lewis Golf Classic on Sunday has been around longer than his most senior players, l...
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  • This year feels little bigger for Leon Hall, Bengals

    This year feels little bigger for Leon Hall, Bengals

    ESPN.com May 15
    This year feels little bigger for Leon Hall, Bengals
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  • Undrafted and unscripted

    Undrafted and unscripted

    bengals.com May 14
    Fifth-round pick C.J. Uzomah is one of many intriguing rookie Bengals tight ends. John Peters may be the closest we’ll ever come to finding a good-old-fashioned-1950s-diamond-in-the-rough during t...
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  • Bengals sign fifth-round pick C.J. Uzomah

    Bengals sign fifth-round pick C.J. Uzomah

    A second Bengals draft pick has signed his contract with the club. Auburn tight end C.J. Uzomah, a fifth-round choice, finalized his deal with Cincinnati on Thursday, the team said. Uzomah (6-5, 264) is one of four rookies the Bengals have added at tigh…
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  • Gifted Green makes a return

    Gifted Green makes a return

    bengals.com May 14
    A.J. Green is giving back to his hometown in more than name only. The gift is big. The idea is bigger. The name is the biggest. The Abionce Andre Green Youth Center. “He was a good baseball player...
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  • A final wish for Doc Rodgers, key figure in Cincy pro sports

    A final wish for Doc Rodgers, key figure in Cincy pro sports

    bengals.com May 13
    A few thoughts on a person everyone in Cincinnati sports should thank, honor and remember: Darrell “Doc,” Rodgers’ death didn’t stun me. But the date did. May 13. Long before cancer ravaged him, Do...
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  • Bengals defined by youth, inexperience at tight end

    Bengals defined by youth, inexperience at tight end

    ESPN.com May 13
    Bengals defined by youth, inexperience at tight end
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  • Video - Bengals' Hill: 'It's now or never' 02:09

    Bengals' Hill: 'It's now or never'

    May 18
    Herm Edwards discusses running back Jeremy Hill's comment that now is the time for the Bengals to end their playoff losing streak, and addresses where Cincinnati needs to improve in order to make that happen.
  • Video - Bengals defense most likely to improve? 02:27

    Bengals defense most likely to improve?

    May 12
    ESPN NFL Insider Phil Savage discusses why he picks the Bengals as the AFC North team defense that is most likely to improve in 2015.
  • Video - McCarron setting sights on challenging Dalton 02:00

    McCarron setting sights on challenging Dalton

    May 11
    Jeff Saturday discusses why he likes quarterback AJ McCarron's attitude, as indicated by the backup's desire to challenge starter Andy Dalton.
  • Video - Bengals sign Terrelle Pryor 02:58

    Bengals sign Terrelle Pryor

    May 10
    ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey discusses the Bengals' signing of Terrelle Pryor following a weekend tryout.

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    May 26
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    May 26
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