Bengals Rumors & News

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Toronto Argonauts signed former Bengals and Ravens running back Bernard Scott, CFL team announces

  • Jacoby Jones slated for visits with Bengals, Titans

    Pro Football Talk "Neither the Bengals nor Titans are expected to use their franchise tag on Monday, leaving them free to work on other matters before the start of the new league year next week. One thing that’s on tap is a visit with wide receiver/kick returner Jacoby Jones. Jones was released by the Ravens last..." March 02

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    Geoff Hobson @GeoffHobsonCin

    Various sources indicate Jacoby Jones visiting Bengals

  • Bengals may look into Anthony Fasano after considering him in 2006 draft

    Cincy Jungle "The Bengals have already set up a visit with James Casey after Philadelphia cut him, and they could target another tight end who was just released in Anthony Fasano. The nine-year veteran was on tap to make $2.8 million next season, and Fasano finished his two-year run in Kansas City with 48..." March 01

  • Bengals release DE Geathers, WR Little

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The most tenured career on the Bengals came to an end Friday. Defensive end Robert Geathers, drafted by the club in the fourth round in 2004, was released. Cincinnati also announced the release of wide receiver Greg Little, who they picked up as a free agent in the middle of last..." March 01

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Next stops on the James Casey free agency tour visits express: #Bengals, #Redskins, #Jaguars.

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    Cincinnati Bengals @Bengals

    NEWS: #Bengals release G Mike Pollak. Pollak played last 2 seasons for #Bengals, seeing action in 22 regular-season games with 11 starts

  • Report: NFL salary cap expected between $140-143M "The NFL expects this year's salary cap to be between $140 million and $143 million, at least $1.5 million higher than projected, ESPN reported Wednesday. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the NFL notified teams Wednesday. The league had informed team executives at the owners..." February 19

  • NFL reportedly unlikely to expand playoffs in 2015

    SB Nation "Last offseason, it appeared the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell were intent on reaching an agreement to expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. However, a report in the Washington Post suggests a potential change is now unlikely to arrive in time for the 2015 season. "I think it's..." February 19

  • Which NFL Teams Have The Hardest And Easiest 2015 Schedules? "Even before the release of next season's schedule (which should happen in April, about a week before the draft) we already know who everyone will be playing in 2015. That means it's possible to calculate who'll have the toughest row to hoe, and who gets a break. The Falcons will face the..." February 12

  • Pacman Jones -- Cops Called Over Casino Incident ... 'Disorderly Person' "Cops were called to an Indiana casino early Wednesday morning over an incident involving Adam "Pacman" Jones ... TMZ Sports has confirmed with authorities. Here's what we know ... police received a call at 12:42 AM to report a "disorderly person" at the Hollywood Casino in Indiana...." February 12

  • Bengals have the money and need to sign Greg Hardy

    Washington Post "Greg Hardy, defensive end for the Carolina Panthers, had domestic violence charges dismissed on Monday, but his future in the NFL is in doubt. Hardy was put on the commissioner’s exempt list after one game last season. That means he was suspended with pay, pending the outcome of legal..." February 12

  • Jermaine Gresham unlikely to remain in Cincinnati

    Pro Football Talk "Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham has played out the five-year contract that he signed as Cincinnati’s first-round draft pick in 2010. He’s unlikely to get another contract with the team. Stories at, the Cincinnati Enquirer and Rotoworld all make the case that the Bengals will..." February 08

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01

  • Devon Still -- Crucial Day For Leah ... Starts New Treatment This A.M. "Big day for Leah Still -- because her father told us the 4-year-old starts a new round of chemotherapy this morning that will hopefully crush her disease so badly, she can finally begin stem cell therapy. Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still is out in AZ -- and told us that while..." January 30

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • Bengals' Vontaze Burfict had microfracture surgery "Bengals star linebacker Vontaze Burfict will spend his offseason recovering from one of the NFL's most dreaded procedures: Microfracture surgery. But according to the surgeon who performed the operation to correct cartilage damage on the side of his knee, it's very much in the realm of..." January 26

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Source tells @NFLonFOX that @Bengals will NOT be allowing DBs coach Vance Joseph to leave contract. Was linked to @Broncos DC job.

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Vance Joseph, interviewing w/Broncos, would be top candidate for d coordinator on Gary Kubiak's staff. Kubiak to Denver remains very likely

  • Bengals intern charged with stealing locker room items

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Nicholas Brannon arrived this season as the latest college intern in the Cincinnati Bengals' athletic training department. He left indicted by the grand jury, charged with a felony and facing his day in court next week. Brannon, a student at Wilmington College, started with the internship..." January 16

  • Geno Atkins named to Pro Bowl

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Pro Bowl added another Bengals player, but the representative may come as a surprise. Defensive tackle Geno Atkins was named to the postseason all-star game in Arizona as a third alternate on Friday when Detroit's Ndamukong Suh pulled out due to injury. Atkins becomes the third member of..." January 16

  • Devon Still on daughter Leah's test results: 'We are going to keep faith'

    Fox Sports Ohio "Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still announced over social media Sunday the cancer treatment his daughter Leah has been undergoing has not fully worked. Still revealed on his Instagram account that the family received test results showing cancer cells remained in his 4-year-old daughter. "I..." January 12

  • 'Fire Marvin Lewis' crowd should be mindful of history

    Cincinnati Enquirer "After Marvin Lewis became the first coach in NFL history to lose four straight first-round playoff games there is understandably a large faction of Bengals' fans clamoring for a change, but past history indicates replacing a coach the season after his team makes the playoff doesn't guarantee..." January 08

  • Bengals DC criticizes Geno Atkins, 'just a guy out there'

    SB Nation "The Cincinnati Bengals got bounced from the playoffs on Sunday in a 26-10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, and the lack of a pass rush was a major reason why. Cincinnati allowed Andrew Luck to throw for 376 yards, sacking the quarterback just once. In the aftermath, Bengals defensive coordinator..." January 06

  • Bengals' Terence Newman might retire

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Bengals veteran cornerback Terence Newman is coming off a very good season and is an unrestricted free agent, but he said on Monday he's contemplating retiring. Newman, who just completed his 12th NFL season overall and third with the Bengals, will be 37 years old when next season starts...." January 06

  • Colts erase Bengals 26-10, face Denver next week

    Indianapolis Star "The next obstacle in the Indianapolis Colts' postseason run happens to be the greatest player in franchise history. The legendary quarterback the Colts cut ties with three seasons back – Peyton Manning – will square off with his former team and his successor, Andrew Luck, in seven days with a..." January 05

  • Rey Maualuga won't return vs. Colts "Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga left Sunday afternoon's wild-card round playoff game against the Colts with a hamstring injury and will not return. Just one minute into the second quarter, Maualuga went down on the field while trying to jog off as part of a defensive substitution. He..." January 04

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    Kimberly Jones @KimJonesSports

    TE Jermaine Gresham won't play for Bengals, says team source. CIN already without AJ Green.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Today's coordinators in demand: Bills have requested permission to interview Bengals OC Hue Jackson and Lions DC Teryl Austin, per source.

  • Marvin Lewis continues to be the right man for the Bengals

    Pro Football Talk "After the 2010 season, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis became a free agent. He decided to stay, and the Bengals decided they wanted to keep him. A 2012 extension pushed the deal through 2014, and a 2014 extension nudged the contract through 2015. So Lewis is now under contract for one more year,..." January 04

  • A.J. Green ruled out for Sunday’s game at Indianapolis

    Pro Football Talk "The slim possibility of A.J. Green playing in Sunday’s game at Indianapolis has been reduced to none. The Bengals have officially ruled out Green for the wild card round, the team announced on Saturday afternoon." January 04

  • Andrew Luck is no better than Andy Dalton "If Andy Dalton outplays Andrew Luck in Sunday's wild-card game, at least one person won't be surprised: Troy Brown. During a segment on Patriots Live this week, Brown made two things clear: 1. He thinks Dalton is just as good as Luck and 2. Luck is only good because he's beating bad..." January 04

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    Josh Kirkendall @Josh_Kirkendall

    Bengals are preparing as if they're going to be without A.J. Green, per Kimberly Jones.

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    MarkMaske @MarkMaske

    Bengals off. coordinator Hue Jackson expected to be head coaching candidate for Bills, maybe Falcons, source says. Can interview next week.

  • A.J. Green doubtful for Sunday

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The chances A.J. Green plays in this weekend's Wild Card game against Indianapolis took a hit Friday. And now the Bengals wait with hope giving way to reality. He was listed as doubtful on the official injury report. Green suffered a concussion after being stripped of the football Sunday..." January 03

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    MarkMaske @MarkMaske

    Bengals off. coordinator Hue Jackson expected to be head coaching candidate for Bills, maybe Falcons, source says. Can interview next week.

  • Bengals plan to 'exorcise the elephant in the room' "If the Cincinnati Bengals fall Sunday in Indianapolis, Andy Dalton would tie the NFL record for most consecutive playoff losses by a quarterback to begin his career, a record held by Hall of Famer Y.A. Tittle. Dalton's playoff struggles aren't new. The quarterback's ratio of one touchdown to..." January 02

  • 2014 AP All-Pro Team

    Pro Football Talk "Via USA Today and, here is the first-team All-Pro squad as announced by The Associated Press on Friday. Fifty NFL writers compose the AP’s voting panel: OFFENSE Quarterback: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay. Running back: DeMarco Murray, Dallas; Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburgh. Fullback: John..." January 02

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    Geoff Hobson @GeoffHobsonCin

    looks like AJ Green will be on the field this morning

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    Paul Dehner Jr. @pauldehnerjr

    No James Wright or Jermaine Gresham for the second straight day. Whitworth taking standard vet day off.

  • Marvin Lewis tired of questions "Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is tired of having to answer questions about his team's inability to win a playoff game. He's so tired of it that near the start of his Wednesday afternoon news conference, he had a testy exchange with reporters seeking his and his players' thoughts about the..." December 31

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    Paul Dehner Jr. @pauldehnerjr

    #Bengals have placed Dane Sanzenbacher on Injured reserve with concussion. Cobi Hamilton signed from practice squad.

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    Paul Dehner Jr. @pauldehnerjr

    A.J. Green, Leon Hall, Dane Sanzenbacher, Cedric Peerman, Jermaine Gresham, James Wright all not practicing today #Bengals

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    Geoff Hobson @GeoffHobsonCin

    Sense getting today is AJ won't practice. Still on protocol

  • Steelers beat Bengals, earn home playoff game

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The Steelers won the game, won the AFC North and got a first-round home playoff game. They also got to pull on those hats and T-shirts they talked about all week — Ramon Foster, Mike Mitchell and even Mike Tomlin were sporting the division championship hats. Le'Veon Bell wasn't as..." December 29

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    Geoff Hobson @GeoffHobsonCin

    Lewis says Eifert had shoulder surgery two weeks ago to repair training camp injury

  • Andy Dalton returns to practice, but other Bengals still sick

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals had two big pieces of their offense back at practice on Christmas Day. Quarterback Andy Dalton was a full participant in practice after missing Wednesday’s session after the team sent him home sick. Dalton’s one of several Bengals players who have spent Christmas week battling..." December 26

  • Bengals WR A.J. Green (arm) returns to practice

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Bengals receiver A.J. Green (bruised bicep) returned to a limited practice Thursday, reports the team's website. Green now seems likely to play Sunday at Pittsburgh with the AFC North title at stake." December 26

  • Andy Dalton sent home from Bengals practice due to illness

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals opened the week with some concern about wide receiver A.J. Green’s health after Green injured his arm in Monday night’s victory over the Broncos. Now the guy who throws Green passes is also dealing with a medial issue. Quarterback Andy Dalton was sent home from the team’s Wednesday..." December 24