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Hard Knocks recap: An ACL tear, a cart ride, and practice goes onIn a painful moment early in this week’s episode of Hard Knocks, linebacker Brandon Joiner went down holding his knee and screaming. Perhaps even more painful to watch was how quickly the Bengals got back to work after Joiner was carted off the field wi…Upvote Share TweetWith one starting tackle not playing at all in the offseason or any preseason games (Andrew Whitworth) and the other nicked up and getting ready for the Sept. 8 opener (Andre Smith), get ready to see plenty of the two tackles the Bengals drafted this ye…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals players weigh in on final cutsFinal cuts are coming. For most of those grinding at Paul Brown Stadium the last six months, one more shot to stave off unemployment arrives Thursday night against Indianapolis.Upvote Share Tweet
'Geno 911' shirts a hit in Bengals' locker roomNine days after announcing a new fashion endeavor on Twitter, defensive tackle Geno Atkins held court in the Bengals' locker room with a box of personalized T-shirts.Upvote Share Tweet
Cardinals sign Richard Quinn, cut two othersEvery team has been making cuts over the last few days to pare their rosters down to 75 players, but the Cardinals actually added a player on Tuesday while also excising the necessary players from the team. The Cardinals have signed tight end Richard Qu…Upvote Share TweetThe Cincinnati Bengals got down to the league limit of 75 players with six moves on Tuesday. The biggest one was putting rookie fourth-round pick Sean Porter (shoulder) on injured reserve. He was slated to back up James Harrison and play special teams. …Upvote Share Tweet
Former Bengals LB Reggie Williams hoping to avoid amputation after 24 surgeries on mangled right kneeyahoo.com Aug 27, 2013There are so many sad stories of former NFL veterans in terrible physical condition, and all the stories are important. When fans complain about the game becoming too soft, they must be ignorant of the stories of former players who can't live a normal l…Upvote Share TweetThe Bengals got down to the 75-man roster limit, making six moves including putting one of their draft picks on injured reserve. Fourth-round linebacker Sean Porter will miss the season with a shoulder injury. They also waived-injured linebacker Brandon…Upvote Share TweetBengals right tackle Andre Smith said before Tuesday's practice that the plan is for him to be ready for the Sept. 8 regular-season opener in Chicago after he tweaked his knee Saturday night in Atlanta.Upvote Share Tweet
Notes: Lewis juggling in finale; Andre says he'll be ready; Whitworth, Kirkpatrick out; Roster at 75Bengals right tackle Andre Smith said before Tuesday's practice that the plan is for him to be ready for the Sept. 8 regular-season opener in Chicago after he tweaked his knee Saturday night in Atlanta.Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals Walkthrough: The elusive Giovani BernardThe good folks at Pro Football Focus have been kind enough to share their statistical analysis with us this year. One observation from Pro Football Focus came with another positive rating for Giovani Bernard. He's graded out as the third best overall pl…Upvote Share TweetThis is one of the reasons defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is known as one of the best secondary coaches around, which was his job his first seven seasons in the NFL.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Nation: Cincinnati BengalsAug 27ESPN reporter Jamison Hensley delivers the Bengals key storyline heading into the 2013 NFL season.
Cardinals Fly By RedsAug 27The Cardinals beat the Reds 6-1 for their third straight win against Cincinnati.
Don Banks: Summer hasn't been kind to 2009 first-rounders; more SnapsAug 27Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we mercifully count down the dying days of August ambiguity and await the refreshing clarity of the NFL's regular season. ... There will be clarity, right?
You Love Ray GuyAug 27The mail arrived this morning. The bag was stuffed—overstuffed, really—with Ray Guy email, after I wrote about Guy’s Seniors Committee nomination for the Hall of Fame in this week’s MMQB column. So let’s have at it: HE’S A NO-DOUBTER I remember when Ray…