BENGALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Marvin Lewis: Contract extension not “critical or crucial”

In late January, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said that he’d “like to agree” to a contract extension with the team because he thinks it would put “everybody’s mind at ease going forward for their futures.” It’s now late February and the two sides haven’t agreed on a deal that would keep Lewis under contract beyond…
Via Pro Football Talk
23 hours ago

Lewis doesn't mind '17 urgency

Marvin Lewis won't rule out taking a running back No. 9, but he offers an impassioned defense of Jeremy Hill. When Marvin Lewis showed up for his first NFL scouting combine as head coach of the Be...
Via Bengals.com
2 days ago

Bengals get 4 comp picks with one each in last four rounds

On Friday the NFL handed out the maximum four compensatory draft picks the Bengals expected to give them 11 choices in the April 27-29 draft for their most since they took 11 players in 2009.   But...
Via Bengals.com
2 days ago

5 free agents the Cincinnati Bengals should target

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

WATCH LIVE: The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast

Join us live here at Cincy Jungle as we record another episode of The Orange and Black Insider! The NFL is on the verge of starting free agency and many teams are already shedding contracts off the books to gear up for the frenzy. Though February is one of the slower months in the league’s calendar, the Cincinnati Bengals have been making some headlines. Whether it’s adding...
Via Cincy Jungle
4 days ago

Bengals should consider transition tag for Dre Kirkpatrick

The transition tag would allow the Bengals a chance to match any offer Kirkpatrick receives in free agency. The Bengals may be coming off a losing season, but Dre Kirkpatrick has been part of plenty of wins in Cincinnati. Having just finished his fifth NFL season, Kirkpatrick has slowly become one of the NFL’s better cornerbacks in a league that needs more of them. Even an above...
Via Cincy Jungle
4 days ago

Bengals’ Whitworth explains issues faced by Ogbuehi, Fisher

Whitworth is as experienced as it gets when it comes to NFL linemen and he believes he knows the root of the issues Ogbuehi and Fisher have encountered. The Bengals’ first and second round draft picks from the 2015 NFL Draft have yet to prove their worth in Cincinnati. In fact, both were arguably more of a hindrance than aid in the Bengals’ 2016 season. Cedric Ogbuehi, the Bengals’...
Via Cincy Jungle
5 days ago

Former Bengals LB J.K. Schaffer arrested for assault, breaking and entering, public indecency

J.K. Schaffer, a former linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals and University of Cincinnati, was arrested on Sunday and faces some troubling charges. According to WKCR, an ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, Schaffer is being charged with “assault, breaking and entering and public indecency.” Schaffer spent two seasons with the Bengals. He was a practice-squad member in 2012 before...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals showed All Star Game problems

Usually All Star Games are major events for a league and a host city. Yet, the Cincinnati Bengals present a cautionary tale for those that play in these games. This weekend is the NBA All Star Game; practically the only major American sports event aside from the Super Bowl happening in February. While it may seem odd for a Cincinnati Bengals writer to write about the NBA, there...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Cincinnati Bengals. 2016 record: 6-9-1 — 3rd place, AFC North What’s new? They have a top-10 pick for the first time since drafting A.J. Green fourth overall six years ago. Projected salary...
Via This Given Sunday
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Polian: AJ McCarron better than any QB in 2017 NFL Draft

Hall of Fame executive Bill Polian doesn’t think much of the quarterbacks in the 2017 NFL Draft. In fact, he believes that little-used Cincinnati Bengals backup AJ McCarron is better than any of them. McCarron was taken in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft, 164th overall. He was the ninth quarterback taken that year.He’s played sparingly, getting into seven games (plus a...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Fantasy Outlook: Cincinnati Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals have the potential to become one of the NFL’s best fantasy offenses in 2017. Their core four of Andy Dalton (QB), A.J. Green (WR), Tyler Eifert (TE) and Jeremy Hill (RB) have all finished in the top 10 at their position at least once in their respective careers according to Pro-Football-Reference. This weekly series of columns will focus on one to two teams...
Via The Sports Quotient
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Bengals Super Bowl LI connections

On Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will face off in Super Bowl LI. While the Cincinnati Bengals aren’t playing in this game. The game will feature some Cincinnati Bengals connections. The first connection to note are the New England Patriots, whom the Bengals played earlier this season. The Bengals lost that game 35-17 back on October 16, 2016 in Foxborough...
Via isportsweb.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA president on Muslim players: ‘I will go stand with them’

President Donald Trump’s immigration policy has been a source of great controversy. Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry spoke out against it. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson also commented on the matter. Cincinnati Bengals lineman and NFLPA president Eric Winston is the latest to comment, pledging his support to Muslim players. A lot more is going to happen around this...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton helps AFC hold off NFC at the Pro Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Andy Dalton completed 10 of 12 passes for 100 yards and engineered two scoring drives to help lead the AFC to a 20-13 victory over the NFC in the Pro Bowl on Sunday night. The Cincinnati Bengals quarterback threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Travis Kelce late in the first half and then guided the offense down the field to set up Justin Tucker's 38-yard field to put...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals have yet to decide on future of Pacman Jones

The Cincinnati Bengals are still assessing things in the light of Pacman Jones’s arrest and conduct during it.According to Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Bengals have made no decision on Jones’s status for 2017, with the team remaining in wait-and-see mode until a full review of the information surrounding the case is completed.Commissioner Roger Goodell is conducting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Bengals sign kicker Randy Bullock to 2-year deal

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals signed kicker Randy Bullock to a two-year deal on Thursday, giving him an opportunity to compete for the job next season. Bullock filled in for the last three games last season after Mike Nugent was released. Bullock would have become an unrestricted free agent. Bullock made five of his six field-goal attempts, with his only miss costing the Bengals...
Via Associated Press
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones was kicked out of casino prior to arrest

More and more details are emerging about the night Pacman Jones was arrested for allegedly assaulting a man at a hotel and getting nasty with a police officer earlier this month.TMZ Sports says that before his arrest at a Hyatt hotel on Jan. 3, the Cincinnati Bengals DB was kicked out of a casino in Cincinnati for disorderly conduct. A witness told them Jones “verbally attacked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Bengals' Jones issues apology after police release video

CINCINNATI (AP) Cincinnati Bengals player Adam ''Pacman'' Jones is apologizing through his attorneys after Cincinnati police released video showing his raucous, often-vulgar reaction to his latest arrest. The statement says Jones is ''deeply embarrassed and remorseful for his conduct and language.'' It says Jones sincerely apologizes to the officers, Bengals organization and the...
Via Associated Press
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

A.J. Green's 7 Tips For Becoming an Elite Wide Receiver

Standing 6-foot-4 and weighing 210 pounds, A.J. Green has the type of size that any coach would dream of when imagining the perfect wide receiver. But the 6-time Pro Bowler doesn't rely on his size alone. He's learned a host of tricks from his years in the league that he says have made him a more complete player—and far tougher for defenders to cover. If you're a receiver looking...
Via Stack
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Bengals issue statement on Pacman Jones video

The Cincinnati Bengals issued a statement on Monday about the Pacman Jones police officer video.Pacman was arrested in early January for allegedly pushing and poking a man in the eye. He was charged with multiple misdemeanors and a felony. But that’s only half the story.The other half came out on Monday when TMZ Sports released a video that shows Pacman cursing out an arresting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Who the Cincinnati Bengals should take with their first round pick

The 2017 NFL draft will be here before we know it. Those not in the playoffs have already started preparing for the upcoming season and it starts with the draft. The Cincinnati Bengals undoubtedly had an under-performing season finishing with a record of 6-9-1. The Bengals hold the ninth pick in the draft. The side of the ball that needs improvement is their offense. In order to...
Via isportsweb.com
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every head coach in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals

Founded in 1968, the Cincinnati Bengals have only had 9 head coaches in franchise history including two in the Hall of Fame as players and one in the Hall of Fame as a coach. However, that number could change as the current head coach keeps the team competitive but fails to find post-season success. In fact, the Bengals hold the longest playoff drought in the NFL, with their last...
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones arrested, mugshot and details continue to emerge

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones will spend Tuesday night in jail after being arrested earlier that morning on four chargers. Per WHIO, Jones faces three misdemeanors and one felony for allegedly getting into a scuffle with security guards and police. Per the reports, Jones poked a security guard in the eye at a hotel and kicked and head-butted a police officer...
Via The Sports Daily
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones starts his offseason by getting arrested

Adam “Pacman” Jones is off to a stellar start to the offseason. The Cincinnati Bengals cornerback was arrested early Tuesday morning in Cincinnati after being charged with three misdemeanors for assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business as well as a felony charge of harassment with a bodily substance. The incident that led to this arrest reportedly happened...
Via The Comeback
January 03, 2017  |  Discuss
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