BENGALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cincinnati Bengals Zero-Snap Spotlight: Andrew Billings

Via FOX Sports
15 hours ago

Andy Dalton: Players aren’t thinking about Marvin Lewis’ contract situation

The Bengals have employed Marvin Lewis as their head coach since 2003 and they’ve kept him in the organization with a series of one-year extensions in recent years, but that’s not the case this time around. Lewis is not signed beyond the 2017 season, leading some to wonder if this will be his final year…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Bengals 2017 Training Camp Opens Friday, July 28

The Bengals’ 50th Season kicks off on Friday, July 28 when Training Camp, presented by Fifth Third Bank, opens with numerous practices free to the public.
Via Bengals.com
2 days ago

Cincinnati Bengals: Analyzing the specialists

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Former Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer pleads no contest to assault, public indecency

Former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker J.K. Schaffer pleaded no contest to charges of assault and public indecency following an incident at a church in February. According to Cameron Knight of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Schaffer pleaded to reduced charges after he was accused of getting into a fight and exposing himself at Book of Acts Tabernacle Church…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

Ex-Bengals player pleads no contest to indecent exposure

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A former Cincinnati Bengals football player has pleaded no contest to assault and indecent exposure. The Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2sBmoXl ) 26-year-old Jerome Schaffer, of Morgan Township, entered the pleas to the misdemeanors Thursday in a Butler County court. Authorities say Schaffer was apparently under the influence of drugs when he was arrested in...
Via MyNorthwest.com
8 days ago

Andy Dalton assumes even more of a leadership role

Andy Dalton became a team leader as a rookie because of the position he plays. Six years later, the Bengals quarterback has earned the title. “He takes the bull by the horns,” coach Marvin Lewis said, via Joe Kay of the Associated Press. “That’s important. He knows that he’s got to be the leader of…
Via Pro Football Talk
10 days ago

Playing time up for grabs throughout Bengals roster

After so much roster turnover during the last couple of offseasons, the Bengals are expecting a lot of new face to see significant playing time in 2017. The Cincinnati Bengals’ roster has gone through some major changes during the last few years. Following a mass exodus of important players after the 2015 season, the Bengals entered a mini rebuilding phase to make up for the turnover...
Via Cincy Jungle
10 days ago

5 young Bengals who could surprisingly make the roster in 2017

The Bengals have a number of talented players, both young and old, on the roster, but some seemingly-safe veterans might get unseated by young players who turn heads this summer. When an NFL team undergoes massive transition in consecutive seasons, it’s hard to see the path to the playoffs. Such is the case with the 2017 Cincinnati Bengals, who have added 18 new players in the...
Via Cincy Jungle
10 days ago

Cincinnati Bengals: Analyzing the safety position

Via FOX Sports
10 days ago

John Ross could miss start of camp with shoulder injury

The Cincinnati Bengals took their chances when they selected Washington’s wide receiver John Ross with the ninth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.Injury concerns stopped some teams from even considering Ross as a draft prospect. Fast forward a couple of months, and the latest news is that Ross won’t be on the field “until early August or so,” according to the team’s official...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers fans come to the rescue for CB Davon House after he misses flight

There may be no more frustrating feeling than being left stranded at the airport. But when you miss a flight and absolutely have to be somewhere, your options are few and far between. Fortunately for Green Bay Packers defensive back Davon House, there were Packers fans ready to answer the call when he missed his flight from Minneapolis to Green Bay.Rather than load up Uber or Lyft...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How John Ross Shaved .31 Seconds Off His 40-Yard Dash in 6 Weeks

  Wide receiver John Ross accomplished the nearly impossible when he broke Chris Johnson's 40-Yard Dash record time of 4.24 seconds with a lightning-fast 4.22-second sprint at the 2017 NFL Combine. If you thought Ross had a history as a track sprinter, you wouldn't be mistaken. His exceptionally fluid form and explosive stride look like those of a track star rather than a...
Via Stack
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam 'Pacman' Jones apparently taking Joe Mixon under his wing

Prior to being selected in the second round of April’s draft, former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon was the subject of major off-field concerns. Mixon himself was recorded having struck a woman at a bar back in 2014. It was a major issue leading up to the draft, one that many figured would force Mixon himself to go undrafted completely.But true to form, Cincinnati took a chance...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy Dalton claims A.J. Green is better than ever

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton happens to be an expert on wideout A.J. Green—so if he makes a bold statement about his No. 1 target, it’s best to pay close attention.Dalton did just that recently, bragging about Green’s form this offseason during an interview with the team’s official website:“I would say he’s better than he’s been,” Dalton reported after...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Green wants to play seven more years

Cincinnati Bengals receiver A.J. Green has his sights set on a long, productive NFL career that extends well into his mid-30s with the target being seven more seasons. Green, who was a first-round pick by Cincinnati in 2011, has just six seasons under his belt, meaning he hopes to at least double his career production.In 86 career games, Green has racked up impressive totals across...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cincinnati Bengals main post draft outlook

We are roughly three weeks removed from the 2017 NFL Draft. The Cincinnati Bengals have made their picks, already signing some of them. One key question left is where do they go from here. This concern particularly stands regarding the Bengals top two draft picks. With John Ross and Joe Mixon getting the most buzz in this draft class. Both with potentially big roles to take on with...
Via isportsweb.com
May 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones got into it with 911 dispatcher after accident

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones got into a car accident this week, and let’s just say he didn’t handle it all that calmly.Jones says he was T-boned by a guy who blew through a stop sign because he was texting while driving. In a video he shared on social media, the 33-year-old went off about how he would “smack the s— out of” somebody if not for the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Marvin Lewis kills the idea of John Ross racing

On Thursday, Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton—the fastest man in baseball—agreed to race Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver draftee John Ross—the fasted man in football—in a 40-yard dash for charity.Hamilton has 202 stolen bases in in 425 career games, Ross ran the fasted 40 in NFL Draft combine history, at 4.20, and the two of them now play in the same city, after...
Via The Comeback
May 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt responds to John Ross' 40-yard dash challenge

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver and NFL Combine 40-yard dash record-holder John Ross wants to race Usain Bolt, but the world-class sprinter is not having it.Bolt told Jesse Washington of The Undefeated when asked how much of a chance Ross would have against him that the answer was “absolutely none.”“Zero. Absolutely none,” Bolt said. “I think over the years people always...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Brown pens letter to Bengals fans about drafting Joe Mixon

Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown has a reputation as a guy willing to take risks on problem players for the sake of value and production on the football field. It wasn’t any surprise, then, to see Brown and the Bengals take a gamble on controversial Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon in the 2017 NFL draft, the prospect who punched a woman in the face, an incident caught fully on...
Via The Sports Daily
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Bengals owner writes letter to fans addressing Joe Mixon pick

The Cincinnati Bengals made possibly the least surprising move of the 2017 NFL Draft when they decided they would be the ones to accept the risk associated with drafting Joe Mixon. Now, the team’s owner is asking fans to give the former Oklahoma running back a chance.In a letter he penned to Bengals fans by way of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Bengals owner Mike Brown acknowledged Mixon’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Local Cincinnati TV station encouraging boycott of Bengals for drafting Joe Mixon

Joe Mixon has been a hot topic in the sports world for months now and especially in the past couple weeks as we approached the NFL Draft. Just a couple days ago, the Cincinnati Bengals drafted him in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Less than a week after the Bengals drafted Mixon, a local Cincinnati TV station is calling for fans to boycott the team. WCPO is the station...
Via Awful Announcing
May 02, 2017  |  Discuss

Joe Mixon and the hypocrisy of the NFL

Was pick No.48 in the 2017 NFL draft a controversial one? You better believe it was. Joe Mixon, the former Oklahoma running back, now Cincinnati Bengal surely raised some eyebrows when drafted in the second round. Mixon if you didn’t know assaulted a woman in a cafe in 2014. The woman sustained four broken bones in her face, including a broken jaw at the hands of Mixon. Sound familiar...
Via isportsweb.com
April 30, 2017  |  Discuss
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