Cincinnati Bengals News and Rumors

  • Vontaze Burfict misses Thanksgiving practice

    Vontaze Burfict misses Thanksgiving practice

    ESPN.com Updated 9 hours ago
    CINCINNATI -- It appears Vontaze Burfict will be out a fourth straight game as the linebacker missed the Cincinnati Bengals' Thanksgiving Day practice. Coach Marvin Lewis said Wednesday that although Burfict wouldn't practice that day, there was a good …
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  • Matchup of the Game: training camp redux

    Matchup of the Game: training camp redux

    bengals.com 16 hours ago
    Michael Johnson in Bengals days. BENGALS LT ANDREW WHITWORTH VS. BUCCANEERS RE MICHAEL JOHNSON The Bengals keep nine defensive linemen, but you can call Johns...
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  • No Wednesday practice for Clowney

    No Wednesday practice for Clowney

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    How much is Jadeveon Clowney’s surgically-repaired knee bothering him? Enough to keep him from practicing on Wednesday. The first overall pick in the 2014 draft missed Wednesday’s practice due to a lingering knee problem. After Sunday’s loss to the Beng…
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  • Newhouse has been here before

    Newhouse has been here before

    bengals.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    Andre Smith's torn tricep has brought on Marshall Newhouse. Talk about a small world. For five years the Bengals backup tackle for either side was the reliable Anthony Collins. When he signed a ...
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  • Bengals see another swatter in ex-teammate Michael Johnson

    Bengals see another swatter in ex-teammate Michael Johnson

    ESPN.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- There are few phrases coaches utter that drive offensive tackles as crazy as the one they hear each practice and in every one-on-one rep they take against defensive ends. "Get their hands down!" Atlanta, Tampa Bay, Green Bay, Cin…
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  • Devon Still responds to child support allegations

    Devon Still responds to child support allegations

    Cincinnati Bengals lineman Devon Still said on Wednesday that allegations he hadn't paid child support for his cancer-stricken daughter since August were untrue. Channing Smythe, the mother of 4-year-old Leah Still and Still's former girlfriend, said in…
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  • Illnesses, tooth ailment dot Bengals' injury report

    Illnesses, tooth ailment dot Bengals' injury report

    ESPN.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- Two Cincinnati Bengals were feeling ill Wednesday and another had a tooth ailment, according to the injury report issued by the team. Each of the three missed the practice, the Bengals' first of the week ahead of Sunday's road game at Tamp…
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  • Tez sits; Mike Johnson still close; Bengals rally around Still

    Tez sits; Mike Johnson still close; Bengals rally around Still

    bengals.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    Pro Bowl WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee) didn’t practice Wednesday, but head coach Marvin Lewis wouldn’t rule him out of work the rest of the week as the Bengals began preparations for Sunda...
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  • Vincent Rey's Giving Spirit Continues

    Vincent Rey's Giving Spirit Continues

    bengals.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    Cincinnati Bengals players will be on Fountain Square on #GivingTuesday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., to accept gifts for Lighthouse Youth Services Happy Holidays gift drive, which provides gifts for more than 2,000 local children, teens and young ad…
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  • PFT’s Week 13 picks

    PFT’s Week 13 picks

    profootballtalk.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    As Thanksgiving approaches, I’m quite thankful for my three-game lead through 12 weeks of action. The three-game lead survived Week 12, because we split the four games on which we disagreed last weekend (I was right on Bengals and Browns, MDS nailed it …
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  • Hobson's Choice: Hue and Hew

    Hobson's Choice: Hue and Hew

    bengals.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    Readers wonder if Bengals run game survives Andre Smith's trip to injured reserve.
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  • Bengals' Smith (torn triceps) goes on IR

    Bengals' Smith (torn triceps) goes on IR

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    Andre Smith's left triceps injury was far worse than the Cincinnati Bengals had originally hoped, forcing him to be placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.
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  • Newhouse next man up at RT with Smith on IR; Boling on deck as …

    Newhouse next man up at RT with Smith on IR; Boling on deck as vet Meredith signed for emergency

    bengals.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    The Bengals put starting right tackle Andre Smith on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday with a torn triceps muscle and hired six-year veteran guard-tackle Jamon Meredith for emergency purposes. ...
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  • Sizing up the remaining AFC North schedules

    Sizing up the remaining AFC North schedules

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    Every team in the AFC North is at least three games over .500, and every team has playoff hopes. The situation will sort itself out the next five games, but studying the schedules of the Browns, Bengals, Ravens and Steelers shows that Baltimore has a cl…
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  • Buccaneers add two tight ends

    Buccaneers add two tight ends

    profootballtalk.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    The Buccaneers are heading toward Week 13 with injury concerns about three of their tight ends, so they decided to add some insurance in the event any or all of them are unable to play against the Bengals. Tampa announced that they have signed D.J. Will…
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  • J.J. Watt Is Still A Total Anomaly

    J.J. Watt Is Still A Total Anomaly

    deadspin.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    There was a disturbance in the force over the weekend, when J.J. Watt spent much of the day lined up against backup lineman Marshall Newhouse in the Texans' 22-13 loss to the Bengals and didn't come away with any sacks. That's a little surprising, but o…
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  • QB snapshot: Andy Dalton

    QB snapshot: Andy Dalton

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (2 days ago)
    A quick observation of quarterback Andy Dalton and how he played in the Cincinnati Bengals' 22-13 win in Week 12: Remove Dalton's pick-six Sunday -- one ESPN's Kevin Seifert notes should have been negated because of an uncalled neutral-zone infraction o…
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  • AFC North sets historic mark for NFL

    AFC North sets historic mark for NFL

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    The Baltimore Ravens' 34-27 win at the New Orleans Saints made NFL history for the AFC North. This marks the first time that every team in a division is at least three games above .500, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The first-place Cincinnati Be…
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  • Ravens in control of their playoff destiny

    Ravens in control of their playoff destiny

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    The Baltimore Ravens proved they can handle a high-pressure situation when they beat the New Orleans Saints, 34-27, on Monday night. The Ravens won on the road after the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns had done so the day before, and they handed…
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  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Bengals-Buccaneers 00:42

    NFL Live Prediction: Bengals-Buccaneers

    Nov 26
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Cincinnati at Tampa Bay.
  • Video - Still: Unpaid Child Support Claims Untrue 03:05

    Still: Unpaid Child Support Claims Untrue

    Nov 26
    ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey discusses Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still's reaction to claims that he hasn't been paying child support for his daughter Leah, who is battling cancer.
  • Video - Bengals Place Andre Smith On IR 02:40

    Bengals Place Andre Smith On IR

    Nov 25
    Tim Hasselbeck discusses Andre Smith's injury and the impact it will have on the Bengals.
  • Video - Smith Out For Season 00:49

    Smith Out For Season

    Nov 25
    John Clayton breaks down how losing offensive tackle Andre Smith will impact the Bengals' push to the playoffs.

Sports Columnists

  • Should RG3 Be QB2?

    Nov 26
    By Peter King I think Washington coach Jay Gruden made a mistake benching Robert Griffin III in favor of Colt McCoy. I say that with the full understanding that Griffin is awful right now. “He has the yips,” says Chris Cooley, the analyst on the team’s …
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    Nov 26
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  • Patriots-Packers showdown highlights quality post-Thanksgiving feast -- Jo…

    Nov 26
    John Clayton's First and Goal: After a three-game Thanksgiving Day feast, Week 13 offers plenty -- including a Patriots-Packers showdown -- to whet appetites.
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    Nov 25
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