Bengals Rumors & News

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Networks have made their choices as to what games to protect so they can't be flexed to Sunday nights:

  • Are reeling Bengals now in crisis mode? "The Cincinnati Bengals now find themselves at a crossroads. This is the time when a group like theirs is at its most fragile. It's when fingers might start getting pointed as answers are sought and sources of blame desired. Dark days like the ones the Bengals are in also could be when..." October 20

  • Report: A.J. Green out Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals will be without wide receiver A.J. Green for another week. Head coach Marvin Lewis said Green (toe) will not play in Sunday’s game at Indianapolis, Lindsay Czarniak of ESPN reported this morning." October 19

  • With Luck up next, the pressure is on Guenther

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Three weeks in, Paul Guenther managed to miraculously make Mike Zimmer a distant memory. The beloved coordinator and current head coach of the Minnesota Vikings left town, but the dominant defense remained. Critics stalking Bengals box scores for ammunition were left with minuscule quarterback..." October 19

  • NFLPA president Eric Winston not happy with Marvin Lewis' view on concussions

    SB Nation "NFLPA president Eric Winston responded to Marvin Lewis' opinion that concussions linger longer today because of the media. NFL Players Association president Eric Winston disagrees with Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis in regards to his opinion on concussions. Lewis made comments..." October 16

  • Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict fined $25,000 for twisting ankles after plays

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL sent a message that Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict's act of twisting an opponent's ankle after a tackle will not be tolerated. Burfict was fined $25,000 for twisting Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's ankle after a touchdown, and then doing the same thing to..." October 15

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Bengals signed former Browns and Raiders WR Greg Little to help replace Marvin Jones. Uurtoirttrttt

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    Paul Dehner Jr. @pauldehnerjr

    Marvin Lewis says he is not seeing any progress from Marvin Jones in returning.

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    Geoff Hobson @GeoffHobsonCin

    Lewis: AJ has a shot to play this week

  • Panthers angry over Vontaze Burfict’s extra leg-twisting

    Pro Football Talk "Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had a pair of unnecessary roughness penalties before he left with a head injury yesterday. But after he returned, he had a pair of plays which were unnecessarily rough, even though they weren’t flagged. Burfict appeared to twist the ankles of both Panthers..." October 13

  • Bengals settle for tie with Panthers after missed OT field goal

    Cincinnati Enquirer "A week after not responding to early adversity in New England, the Bengals responded to second-half adversity numerous times and appeared on the verge of pulling out a big win over Carolina only to settle for tie. After twice rallying from seven-point fourth-quarter deficits to take a 34-31..." October 13

  • Adam Jones to kicker Mike Nugent: 'Do your job' "When it came to laying blame for an epic 37-37 tie on Sunday, Bengals cornerback Adam Jones didn't hesitate to point the finger at his own kicker. Mike Nugent, who has struggled at times this season, pushed a 36-yard field goal wide right as time expired in overtime, giving the NFL a third..." October 13

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    bob holtzman @BobHoltzmanESPN

    Good news & bad news for @ajgreen_18. Told me his toe won't require surgery, but expects to miss week 7 too. Will see Doc again Friday.

  • Report: A.J. Green won’t play Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "It’s indeed looking like the Bengals won’t have Pro Bowl wideout A.J. Green (toe) on Sunday vs. Carolina. Speaking on “Sunday NFL Countdown,” ESPN’s Bob Holtzman reported he had been informed by a pair of sources that Green will not suit up for Cincinnati in Week Six. According to Holtzman,..." October 12

  • Bengals' A.J. Green out Sunday "Bengals receiver A.J. Green will not play Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, sources told ESPN's Bob Holtzman on Friday. That news came as Green -- who left practice during warm-ups on Wednesday after aggravating an injury to his right big toe -- had his right foot in a walking boot during..." October 12

  • Bengals need improve third down situations on offense

    Cincy Jungle "With A.J. Green, Marvin Jones, and Tyler Eifert out this Sunday, it's difficult to foresee Cincinnati's passing offense having much of an impact this weekend. Even when A.J. Green was on the field, the Bengals couldn't breach top-ten status with their passing game. Look at it this way, Andy Dalton..." October 11

  • Bengals change Marvin Jones' status to out "After listing him as questionable on Friday's injury report, the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday morning changed receiver Marvin Jones' status to out for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers. It wasn't much of a surprise considering Jones hasn't practiced since last Monday after tweaking..." October 11

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    bob holtzman @BobHoltzmanESPN

    Bengals WR AJ Green is in a walking boot at practice today. Multiple sources say he will not play Sunday vs Panthers.

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Bengals WR AJ Green is seeing the doc tomorrow after suffering in practice the same toe/foot injury as before. Status for Sunday in doubt

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    After meeting with his foot doctor this morning, #Bengals WR AJ Green is not expected to play this Sunday, source says.

  • A.J. Green carted off practice field, after apparent toe injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals were proven vulnerable Sunday night, and they might have gotten more vulnerable this afternoon. According to Geoff Hobson of the team’s official website, wide receiver A.J. Green just left the practice field on a golf cart, after apparently aggravating the toe injury that has..." October 08

  • Bengals players call out 'fair-weather fans' "Two Cincinnati Bengals players have a message for those who have jumped off the team's bandwagon -- stay off. Safety George Iloka and veteran Pro Bowl offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth weren't very happy when asked to discuss fans who had given up on the team after Sunday night's 43-17 loss to..." October 07

  • Patriots turn tables with 43-17 rout of Bengals

    CSN New England "Tom Brady undoubtedly heard the criticism that was cascading down upon him last week. On Sunday night, he heard something else: “Brady! Brady! Brady!” That's how the delirious Gillette Stadium crowd serenaded him as, six days after a crisis-inducing blowout loss in Kansas City, Brady and..." October 06

  • Hue Jackson relishes the Bengals being “the hunted”

    Pro Football Talk "The oddsmakers favor the Bengals to beat the Patriots in their own building on Sunday night. The oddsmakers likewise favor the Bengals, who haven’t won a playoff game since the week before the destroyed Bo Jackson’s hip, to win the Super Bowl. And Hue Jackson likes it that way. “Now we’re..." October 03

  • How to integrate Marvin Jones back into Bengals' offense

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Through three games offensive coordinator Hue Jackson allowed wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to throw two passes and quarterback Andy Dalton to catch one. He's allowed 660 pounds of offensive tackles -- Andrew Whitworth and Andre Smith - to line up in the slot and put star wide receiver A.J. Green..." September 29

  • Marvin Lewis expects hot start to last

    Columbus Dispatch "The last time the Bengals opened a season 3-0 was in 2006. They were a young team coming off a first-round playoff loss. They got off to an impressive start, determined to go deeper into the postseason that time around. And then, they crashed. Those ’06 Bengals finished 8-8, one of the..." September 28

  • Bengals plan to donate more than $1 million from sales of Devon Still jerseys

    Pro Football Talk "Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still’s daughter Leah’s fight against cancer continued this week when she had surgery to remove a tumor and the team’s push to help more children battling cancer is also moving forward. The Bengals announced that they are closing in on 10,000 orders for Still..." September 28

  • Devon Still’s daughter has tumor removed

    Pro Football Talk "In a season full of bad stories, one of the best has come in Cincinnati, where defensive lineman Devon Still’s four-year-old daughter has had a tumor completely removed. Via Coley Harvey of, Leah Still endured a six-hour procedure on Thursday, which resulted in the removal of all..." September 26

  • Running game could be nit to pick during bye

    Cincinnati Enquirer "When coming off a 3-0 start to the season, beginning a bye week, sitting atop the AFC as the lone undefeated team and hearing comparisons to the greatest Bengals teams in club history, nitpicking to find fault in winning by an average of 16 points a game feels like maneuvering against the flow of..." September 23

  • Bengals only NFL team that hasn't been sacked

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Bengals are now the lone team in the NFL to not allow a sack yet this season. In fact, no other team has less than two. For reference, in the same time span the Jacksonville Jaguars have been sacked 17 times. The continuation of the clean sack sheet partially goes to the quick passes and..." September 22

  • Bengals hope Titans QB Jake Locker lays another egg

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker has been known for many things, most recently his inconsistent play in a home loss to Dallas last week. But step away from football, and here's one offbeat fact fans probably don't know about Locker: He built a chicken coop in his back yard. Questions..." September 20

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    Coley Harvey @ColeyHarvey

    #Bengals injury report: DOUBTFUL: Burfict, Burkhead, Porter, Thompson, Zeitler, PROBABLE: Green, Dunlap, Pollak, Whitworth, Shawn Williams.

  • Bengals DT Still Thanks Payton For Generosity "Devon Still and Sean Payton chatted Thursday morning on ESPN Radio's "Mike & Mike" show for the first time since the New Orleans Saints coach purchased 100 of the Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle's jerseys from the team's website, proceeds of which went to pediatric cancer research. Still's..." September 18

  • Bengals' Lewis expects A.J. Green to play Sunday

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis told reporters who cover the Tennessee Titans via a conference call on Wednesday that he expects injured wide receiver A.J. Green to play on Sunday, while Green told Cincinnati reporters he is simply hopeful to play, although he didn't practice on Wednesday. The..." September 18

  • Guenther's smart game plans make defense all his

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Defensive domination at Paul Brown Stadium wouldn't be a new concept. In recent years nearly every high-profile quarterback in the league has entered and left with a new sense of respect for these Bengals – as well as a plummeting passer rating. Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger, Eli..." September 16

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL? "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Bengals shake off injuries, down Falcons for 2-0 start

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The injuries continue to mount in this young season for the Bengals, but they overcame that on Sunday to improve to 2-0 for the first time since 2006. The Bengals shook off a frustrating first half of missed scoring opportunities, an early game-ending toe injury to wide receiver A.J. Green and..." September 15

  • No kidding around with Bengals run game "Giovani Bernard, that 22-year-old geezer, shook his head as he recalled rookie running back Jeremy Hill’s dance after his first NFL touchdown in Sunday’s 24-10 victory over the Falcons in the Paul Brown Stadium opener. “I’m a low key guy. He’s a young stallion,” Bernard said. “We’ll figure out..." September 15

  • A.J. Green has ligament strain in foot, not turf toe

    Pro Football Talk "The initial diagnosis for Bengals receiver A.J. Green was turf toe. That initial diagnosis has changed. Per a league source, Green is now believed to have a strained ligament in his foot." September 14

  • Bengals wideout A.J. Green has turf toe

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals avoided stubbing a toe without their best player, but they’ll be watching that toe all week. A league source tells PFT that Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green suffered a turf toe injury Sunday. He left the game early, and did not return." September 14

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    Another star is out. Bengals Pro Bowl WR A.J Green aggravated a toe injury and will not return to game.

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    Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

    No need to worry about AJ Green, you fantasy footballers. Despite missing Thursday practice (foot), source says he won’t be on pitch count.

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Bengals MLB Vontaze Burfict (concussion) cleared to play, according to @BobHoltzmanESPN.

  • Steve Smith escapes fine for Adam Jones facemask maneuver

    Pro Football Talk "One of the most exciting plays in Week One happened when Ravens receiver Steve Smith got behind Bengals cornerback Adam Jones for a long catch. When Jones closed in, Smith gave Jones a stiff arm that resulted with Jones on the ground and Smith in the end zone. A reverse angle shown during..." September 13

  • Jermaine Gresham: 'I accept the villain role'

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bengals veteran tight end Jermaine Gresham rarely grants interviews, but he agreed to speak with a handful of local media members on Thursday and spoke on a range of topics from his believing he's a "villain," in some people's eyes to his being compared to other tight ends from the draft Class of..." September 12

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    Paul Dehner Jr. @pauldehnerjr

    A.J. Green (foot) also will be good to go against the Falcons, according to Lewis.

  • Bengals' Tyler Eifert out till at least Nov. 6

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Bengals have lost one of their top offensive weapons and the player who was the centerpiece of the game plan for the season opener at Baltimore until at least Nov. 6. Tight end Tyler Eifert was placed on the injured reserve list/designated for possible return to the roster this season,..." September 11

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    Jeremy Rauch @FOX19Jeremy

    Just walked into #Bengals pro shop. Phones ringing off hook. And NOW this: #Saints just ordered 100 Devon Still jerseys. #NFL

  • Tyler Eifert headed to injured reserve-return after elbow injury

    Pro Football Talk "Anyone who saw Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert dislocate his elbow live or on tape during last Sunday’s win over the Ravens could have guessed that he’d be out of the lineup for at least a little while. Given how nasty the injury looked, they probably would have guessed that the absence would..." September 10