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  • Aaron Rodgers blames being mic’d up for Randall Cobb’s punctured lung

    Pro Football Talk "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers hasn’t exactly been a fan of technology creeping onto the field. He doesn’t enjoy having cameramen on the field and microphones picking up everything said at the line of scrimmage. But Rodgers believes the equipment was detrimental in another way as..." May 27

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Tyler Eifert to have ankle surgery

    Cincinnati Enquirer "When Tyler Eifert left the Pro Bowl in a walking boot following an injury to his left ankle on Jan. 31, the initial diagnosis and estimates for his recovery were promising. But in the nearly four months since, the ankle has not responded as quickly as all of the parties would have liked, and..." May 24

  • Dwight Freeney to Bengals? Source says team to work out edge-rusher

    ESPN "The Cincinnati Bengals this week are scheduled to work out longtime Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Dwight Freeney, a league source told ESPN. After losing veteran pass-rusher Wallace Gilberry in free agency this spring, the Bengals are exploring their options in hopes of possibly adding..." May 24

  • Bengals' Boyd taking first steps in learning slot

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Late in the evening on April 29, the second night of the NFL Draft, Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, offensive coordinator Ken Zampese and wide receivers coach James Urban sat behind a podium at Paul Brown Stadium and spoke for about 10 minutes on their newest draft pick, University of..." May 21

  • Bengals expected to net 4 compensatory picks in 2017

    Cincy Jungle "Due to the losses of many key contributors in 2016, the Bengals are expected to acquire four compensatory picks for the 2017 NFL Draft, the maximum allowed for any team. Compensatory picks are those received at the ends of rounds 3-7 of the NFL Draft due to players lost in free agency the year..." May 19

  • Report: NFL to move Pro Bowl to Orlando

    Orlando Sentinel "The National Football League is moving its Pro Bowl all-star game to Orlando, according to a report by The Bloomberg report cited three people familiar with the matter confirming that Orlando has beaten out the event's traditional home of Honolulu, as well as Houston and Sydney,..." May 19

  • 10 undrafted free agents who could make an impact in the NFL

    SB Nation "Carving out a spot on an NFL roster filled with veterans, free agent acquisitions and new draft selections is a lot for undrafted free agents to overcome. But every year players are able to pull it off. In 2015, there were 56 undrafted rookies who snagged a spot on a 53-man roster after..." May 17

  • NFL names new czar of discipline for on-field conduct

    Sporting News "Former All-Pro offensive tackle Jon Runyan was named the NFL's new czar of discipline for on-field conduct, the league announced Tuesday. Runyan, who also served as a congressman (R-New Jersey) from 2011-15, played 14 seasons in the NFL for four teams, most notably with the Philadelphia..." May 17

  • Ranking NFL's divisional worst-to-first contenders

    Tennessean "Optimism is never in short supply throughout the NFL offseason, even for the league's most moribund franchises. In a parity-driven league, a sudden rise never seems far off. The Washington Redskins were last season's lone worst-to-first story, but they proved it's possible to shed the standards..." May 17

  • Bengals sign second-round WR, swap rookie QBs

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals signed their second-round pick, wide receiver Tyler Boyd, on Monday. Boyd was the University of Pittsburgh’s all-time leader in receptions (254) and receiving yards (3,361) in just three seasons. “We’re excited to have Tyler officially in the fold,” Bengals coach Marvin Lewis..." May 16

  • Best offseason acquisitions for all 32 NFL teams

    ESPN "From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters select the top offseason pickup for every team: AFC EAST Buffalo Bills Outside linebacker Shaq Lawson Drafting Lawson at No. 19 overall was a steal for the Bills -- general manager Doug Whaley never..." May 16

  • Atlanta Falcons will pass on veteran cornerback Leon Hall

    ESPN "The Atlanta Falcons are not going to sign veteran cornerback Leon Hall at this time, a league source told Hall, 31, visited the Falcons' facility last week. Coach Dan Quinn said Hall was a player capable of helping the defense, but Quinn said the team wanted to fully review Hall's..." May 14

  • Dolphins have shown interest in Leon Hall, Antonio Cromartie

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Dolphins need some help at cornerback, so it’s no surprise that they have shown interest in a pair of veteran free agents. The Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson reports that the Dolphins have discussed Leon Hall and Antonio Cromartie. Hall, 31, was a former first-round pick by the..." May 13

  • After passing on Saints, DeShawn Williams bets on Bengals

    Cincinnati Enquirer "DeShawn Williams found himself facing an important career decision in early December 2015. The Cincinnati Bengals had signed him as an undrafted free agent out of Clemson that spring and kept him on the practice squad – but with four games left in the season, he had a chance to take a big leap: a..." May 12

  • Jason Campbell would like to play in 2016

    Pro Football Talk "When the Colts were looking for quarterback help after Andrew Luck lacerated his kidney last season, they reached out to Jason Campbell about joining the team. Campbell turned down the overture from offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski, who coached Campbell in Cleveland, because he was “just..." May 11

  • 10 players on the roster bubble heading into training camp

    The Score "The most exciting stage of free agency has come and gone, but there are still plenty of moves to be made before the 2016 season gets underway. With the NFL draft now in the books, and teams having added plenty of competition to their respective rosters, a number of veteran players will be..." May 11

  • Study reveals interesting data about NFL player suicide rate

    The Comeback "According to government research, NFL players are less likely to commit suicide than the average man in the general population. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health performed research on over 3,000 retired players, and that research showed that NFL players were less likely..." May 11

  • 10 NFL players who are destined for breakout seasons in 2016

    USA Today "As rookie camps and OTAs get going around the league, prepare yourself for hype season. You know, that’s the time of the year when you start to hear that Young Player X is dominating in practice and primed for a big year. We’ve picked out ten players who will undoubtedly create that buzz over the..." May 11

  • Nick Vigil signs rookie deal with Bengals

    Cincy Jungle "The Cincinnati Bengals has signed linebacker Nick Vigil to his rookie contract, the team announced on Tuesday Vigil, a former stud linebacker for the Utah State Aggies, was selected with the 87th pick in Round 3 of the 2016 NFL Draft. According to Over The Cap, Vigil's deal is four years worth..." May 10

  • No kidding at camp "Second-rounder Tyler Boyd knows there are eyes on him. With all due respect, again, to Cincinnati sports talk show master Lance McAlister, and the maven of Monday Morning Quarterbacks, Peter King, here are a few things I Think I Believe from the Bengals rookie minicamp that ended Sunday: I..." May 09

  • N.F.L. Concussion Payouts Have Lenders Circling

    New York Times "The offers seem too good to pass up: Loans worth tens of thousands of dollars with no money down and no time limit for paying it back. The main catch, sometimes buried in the fine print, is the interest rate of 40 percent or higher. “We take the weight off your shoulders,” reads one pitch,..." May 09

  • Bengals sign four tryout players

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals had 19 tryout players at this weekend’s minicamp. Four of them beat the odds and earned spots on the roster. The team has announced that Louisville kicker Jonathan Brown, Utah linebacker Gionni Paul, Florida guard/center Trip Thurman, and Marshall cornerback Corey Tindal have been..." May 08

  • Bengals sign WR Cody Core

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals signed wide receiver Cody Core on Saturday. Core was a sixth-round draft pick last weekend. He becomes the first Bengals draft choice to finalize a contract with the team." May 07

  • Bengals among teams to host Dominique Easley

    The Score "The Cincinnati Bengals are among the teams that hosted former New England Patriots defensive lineman Dominique Easley for a workout, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. Easley was selected with the Patriots' first-round pick in 2014, signing a four-year contract with the club. However,..." May 07

  • Falcons considering signing Leon Hall

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons coach Dan Quinn said the team is still considering signing cornerback Leon Hall, a free agent who formerly played for the Bengals. The Falcons have had him take a physical exam and they are reviewing his medical reports. Hall visited the Falcons on Wednesday. Hall, 5-foot-11, 193..." May 07

  • Bengals announce 13 undrafted free agents

    Pro Football Talk "As the Bengals gather for their annual rookie minicamp, they’ve announced the arrival of 13 undrafted free agents. One of them is a member of the family (even though no NFL team is truly a family, from the perspective of the players); former Wisconsin receiver Darius Hillary is the son of..." May 06

  • Antonio Longino, days away from Bengals tryout, in custody as part of ongoing homicide investigation

    ABC Cleveland "Local football player Antonio Longino, who was days away from a tryout with the Cincinnati Bengals, is in custody at the Cleveland Heights police department, charged with tampering with evidence in a homicide investigation. There was a vehicle with two bullet holes towed from Longino’s aunt’s..." May 05

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Bengals’ line coach decries “witch hunt” against his center

    Pro Football Talk "Many in Cincinnati hoped the Bengals would draft a center to replace the current starter, Russell Bodine. The Bengals’ offensive line coach doesn’t appreciate that. When reporters asked Bengals offensive line coach Paul Alexander whether fifth-round rookie guard Christian Westerman could move..." May 01

  • Bengals end DT Andrew Billings' slide in 4th round

    The Score "The Cincinnati Bengals have selected defensive tackle Andrew Billings out of Baylor in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. " April 30

  • Jay Gruden sees some of A.J. Green in Josh Doctson

    Washington Post "Wide receiver wasn’t a significant priority for the Washington Redskins in the first round, but they stuck with their board on Thursday. After trading down a spot with the Houston Texans, Josh Doctson remained the best player available in the Redskins’ war room. Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said..." April 29

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    John Fay @johnfayman

    #Bengals take CB William Jackson III from Houston.

  • Cornerback William Jackson taken by Bengals at No. 24 overall

    SB Nation "One of the top cornerbacks in this year's NFL Draft class, William Jackson was taken by the Cincinnati Bengals with the No. 24 overall pick. Jackson, a JUCO transfer to Houston, was a two-year starter with the team and is one of the few cornerbacks considered NFL-ready but was overshadowed by..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Receiver roulette: Digging into top rookie WR options

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Bengals need a wide receiver to assist covering the losses of Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu. The top of this draft offers a unique array of different options. Depending on taste and preference, a receiver that fits the fancy of each team is available. No two are alike. Who are these guys?..." April 28

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Bengals to release A.J. Hawk

    Pro Football Talk "The Bengals added a veteran linebacker to their roster last month when they signed Karlos Dansby after Dansby was released by the Browns. With Dansby on board, they appear to feel they have enough depth at the position to part ways with another veteran. Alex Marvez of FOX Sports reports that..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Bengals sign Taylor Mays

    WLWT "The Cincinnati Bengals have signed safety Taylor Mays, the team announced Friday. Mays, an unrestricted free agent, played in 14 games with five starts for Oakland last season. He will be a seventh-year NFL player in 2016. He previously played four seasons (2011-14) for Cincinnati, appearing..." April 15

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    Coley Harvey @ColeyHarvey

    #Bengals announce are exercising the fifth-year option on tight end Tyler Eifert, meaning he'll be under...

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13

  • Study: Over '40 percent' of ex-NFLers tested had traumatic brain injury

    CBS Sports "The medical community continues to make strides in the study of concussions and one study, according to the American Academy of Neurology, claims "more than 40 percent" of retired NFL players studied had some sign of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study conducted tests on 40 different former..." April 12

  • Players with low Wonderlic scores are more likely to be arrested

    Pro Football Talk "The Wonderlic intelligence test that has long been part of the NFL’s pre-draft screening process is mocked by many as irrelevant to a player’s football playing ability. But one group of researchers says the Wonderlic can be valuable in predicting how a player will fare off the field. A paper..." April 12

  • NFL won’t stream any London games this year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s live-stream of last year’s London game between the Jaguars and Bills was so wildly successful that the NFL will be doing it again. Sorry, that should be the NFL will not be doing it again. According to Jessica Toonkel of Reuters, the NFL won’t stream any of the three 2016 London..." April 12

  • Arbitrator upholds NFL's use of paid leave for players under personal conduct policy

    ESPN "An arbitrator has ruled against the NFL Players Association in its grievance, filed more than a year ago, that the league's personal conduct policy implemented in late 2014 violated terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The union had challenged the authority granted to commissioner..." April 11

  • Browns HC left Cincy after takeover plan nixed

    CBS Sports "There's an extra layer of complexity added to the Friday afternoon contract extension Marvin Lewis received from the Bengals. Turns out, Browns coach and former Cincy offensive coordinator Hue Jackson was nearly involved. According to Mike Silver on NFL Network, when discussing contract..." April 09

  • Bengals' Kirkpatrick: I didn't stop I-75 wrong-way driver from drinking

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick took to Twitter Friday to mourn the loss of friend Kory Wilson, one of three people killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 75 in Evendale early Friday. Police received a 911 call about an SUV driving the wrong way on I-75 about 3:30 a.m. Friday...." April 09

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