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Burfict out another day as extension lingers

Burfict out another day as extension lingers

CINCINNATI -- Vontaze Burfict missed his second straight practice for the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, sidelined with an ailment defensive coordinator Paul Guenther previously called a "stomach bug." The linebacker's second day of rest came…
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  • Notes: Jones digging in on corner; Burfict out again; Draft Day…

    Notes: Jones digging in on corner; Burfict out again; Draft Day matchup

    bengals.com 16 hours ago
    Adam Jones loves playing cornerback. Updated: 7:05 p.m. Devin Hester is the only active NFL player with more punt return touchdowns than Adam Jones and yet there’s a reason he still has more retu...
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  • Report: Kyle Cook retiring after six seasons

    Report: Kyle Cook retiring after six seasons

    profootballtalk.com 17 hours ago
    Center Kyle Cook never caught on with another team after being released by the Bengals in March and now it looks like he won’t be doing it in the future either. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Cook has decided to retire after six seasons. Cook went und…
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  • Notes: Collinsworth says no one has more talent; Hill aims 7 pe…

    Notes: Collinsworth says no one has more talent; Hill aims 7 per; Whit says Geno has comeback power

    bengals.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    NBC analyst Cris Collinsworth: "Giovani as good as there is." This is why former Bengals wide receiver Cris Collinsworth has won an Emmy all five years he’s been the analyst in NBC’s Sunday Night ...
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  • Bengals valued at less than $1 billion

    Bengals valued at less than $1 billion

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals are one of seven NFL franchises valued at less than $1 billion, according to the Forbes NFL Team Values list that was released Wednesday. The Bengals are worth about $990 million, according to the magazine. They outp…
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  • Rags to riches: With multiple media reports bannering an extens…

    Rags to riches: With multiple media reports bannering an extensio…

    bengals.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    With multiple media reports bannering an extension for Vontaze Burfict, the Bengals continue their tradition of using the preseason as their March Madness for free agency.
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  • Bengals still without Dennard, Burkhead

    Bengals still without Dennard, Burkhead

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- When the Cincinnati Bengals returned to practice Wednesday after a day off Tuesday, they were once again without cornerback Darqueze Dennard and running back Rex Burkhead, among others. Both were hurt in Saturday's 25-17 preseason loss to …
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  • Geno Atkins is ready to make his preseason debut

    Geno Atkins is ready to make his preseason debut

    The Bengals are about to get one of their best players back on the field. According to Coley Harvey of ESPN.com, defensive tackle Geno Atkins is scheduled to play a few series Sunday against the Cardinals. Atkins, who tore his ACL on Oct. 31, was activa…
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  • Bengals ready for 'impressive' Palmer again

    Bengals ready for 'impressive' Palmer again

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- Marvin Lewis had to pause for a few minutes and file through his memory bank. "The last time I talked to Carson," the Cincinnati Bengals head coach said, his eyes drifting as he visibly scanned his mind for the exact moment when …
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  • Rex Ryan shrugs off Bengals’ criticism of his late blitzes

    Rex Ryan shrugs off Bengals’ criticism of his late blitzes

    profootballtalk.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    Andy Dalton routinely lights up the Jets anyway. But the next time they see each other, the Bengals have another reason to play their best. Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander took exception to Rex Ryan’s blitz calls late in Saturday’s game. “No…
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  • Bengal Morning Takes: Blitz-gate firestorm

    Bengal Morning Takes: Blitz-gate firestorm

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    CINCINNATI -- It was rather surprising to me that on Tuesday, some four days after the Cincinnati Bengals' backup offenses first took blitz after first-team New York Jets blitz, we were still discussing the issue. Was it really that big of a deal? Did t…
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  • Bengals' O-linemen also want to 'finish'

    Bengals' O-linemen also want to 'finish'

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (2 days ago)
    CINCINNATI -- If you had the opportunity to watch the Cincinnati Bengals' open training camp practices earlier this month, you probably heard one word shouted more frequently and more emphatically than any other. Finish! It was a command most often give…
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  • NFL expands practice squad to 10

    NFL expands practice squad to 10

    bengals.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    The NFL expanded their practice squads from eight to 10 players Tuesday and opened up two of those spots for players who have earned no more than two accrued seasons of free agency credit. The othe...
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  • Hobson's Choice: in-depth questions

    Hobson's Choice: in-depth questions

    bengals.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    The return of healthy rookie wide receiver James Wright is going to help depth. Hello Geoff , Given the performance of the second and third string units , would it be wrong to suggest some effor...
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  • Video - Bengals Extend OLB Vontaze Burfict 04:12

    Bengals Extend OLB Vontaze Burfict

    Aug 20
    Eric Allen discusses the path taken by Vontaze Burfict from being undrafted out of Arizona State to being considered a leader on the Bengals' defense.
  • Video - Atkins To Make Preseason Debut 03:44

    Atkins To Make Preseason Debut

    Aug 20
    Eric Allen discusses how the Bengals should approach using Geno Atkins during the remainder of the preseason.
  • Video - Bengals Seeking Depth On Defense 00:54

    Bengals Seeking Depth On Defense

    Aug 19
    Cincinnati Bengals reporter Coley Harvey talks about success of the Bengals' first-team defense and also defensive coordinator Paul Guenther's struggle to find depth at the bottom of the team's roster.
  • Video - New York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals preseason highlights 01:47

    New York Jets vs. Cincinnati Bengals preseason highlights

    Aug 17
    Quarterback Andy Dalton has an outstanding performance but it is not enough as the New York Jets defeat the Cincinnati Bengals 25-17.

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