Bengals Rumors & News

  • Bengals' Vontaze Burfict had microfracture surgery

    NFL.com "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

    ESPN.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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'

    NFL.com "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 NFL.com, 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

    ESPN.com "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

  • 2015 Pro Bowl: Complete roster

    NFL.com "The rosters for the 2015 Pro Bowl, which will be Jan. 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN in Glendale, Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIV, were announced Tuesday. Like last year, it's the unconferenced format with players selected without regard to conference in voting by fans, coaches and..." December 24

  • A.J. Green expects to play in Week 17

    Pro Football Talk "After winning against the Broncos on Monday night, the Bengals are in the playoffs whether they win, lose or tie against the Steelers in the final regular season game of the year. While they’d surely like to win the game to take the division and set themselves up for a home game in the first..." December 23

  • Bengals secure playoff spot with big win over Broncos

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Bengals have their breakthrough moment. And their breakthrough win. And now they are headed back to the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year with the prime-time failure stereotype faded into their rear view mirror. It disappeared into the arms of Dre Kirkpatrick. Twice. The Bengals..." December 23

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    Coley Harvey @ColeyHarvey

    Lewis added that there was no structural damage in Green's arm, just a little swelling this morning. #Bengals

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    John Breech @johnbreech

    Feel like no one in the league office has actually watched a Bengals primetime game if they're about to flex them to primetime.

  • Bengals look to exorcise big-game demons

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Based on losing in the first-round of the playoffs each of the last three seasons and based on the way they’ve played in big games this season, it’s hard to blame Bengals fans if they have a hard time believing this year’s team can win a playoff game for the first time since the 1990 season. But..." December 20

  • Tough turnaround for Bengals D

    ESPN.com "After shutting down Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel in his first career start Sunday, the Bengals have quite the turnaround this week as they prepare to face Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos on Monday night. But can anything carry over for their defense on the heels of..." December 18

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    Paul Dehner Jr. @pauldehnerjr

    Gresham also back at practice after missing Sunday's game (toe).

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    Geoff Hobson @GeoffHobsonCin

    Thinking on green is he's sick but we won't know until injury report

  • Shutout down, Bengals' defense seeks consistency

    Cincinnati Enquirer "With only inconsequential seconds remaining in the Bengals' 30-0 victory in Cleveland, Paul Guenther pleaded to his defense to give him one more drive. Most Browns fans had already fled to the exits and any national television audience flipped over to a game with more drama, but these seconds..." December 16

  • Bengals' defense makes mockery of Manziel

    Cincinnati Enquirer "When Domata Peko and a small group of his teammates headed out to dinner Saturday night in downtown Cleveland, the trend began. Fans spotted the players and inevitably offered up the Johnny Manziel money sign. On the team bus traveling to the stadium, every turn exposed a new group of Browns..." December 15

  • Injury causing problems between Jermaine Gresham, Bengals

    Fox Sports "Tight end Jermaine Gresham's toe injury has become a contentious issue for the Cincinnati Bengals. A source told FOX Sports that the Bengals were expecting Gresham to play in Sunday's 30-0 victory over Cleveland. That sentiment was reinforced Sunday when Gresham "looked great running around"..." December 15

  • Fan denies Jeremy Hill's TD leap

    ESPN.com "It's been a rough year on the road for Bengals fans in the front row. This time, a pair of Bengals fans were out-muscled on the western wall of FirstEnergy Stadium by a Browns fan who was not going to let Cincinnati running back Jeremy Hill leap into their arms after a 16-yard rushing touchdown..." December 14

  • Gilberry, Maualuga troll Manziel

    ESPN.com "Johnny Manziel flashes money signs when he reaches the end zone, but Bengals defensive lineman Wallace Gilberry beat him to it in the rookie's first NFL start. Gilberry sacked Manziel deep in the backfield on the Browns' second drive Sunday and displayed the quarterback's signature move to the..." December 14

  • WR Mohamed Sanu served as Bengals kicker during practice this week

    CBSSports.com "In his NFL career, Bengals wide receiver Mohamed Sanu has thrown five passes, all completions, including two touchdowns (a 73-yarded as a rookie in 2012 and a 50-yarder this season). He averages 35.4 yards per attempt and sports a perfect 158.3 passer rating. But Sanu, who also has 53..." December 13

  • Gio Bernard says Jeremy Hill will start for Bengals

    NFL.com "After spending the past three weeks splitting carries between his two young running backs, Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson sounds ready to make one his workhorse. "I'm used to having one guy kind of dominate some carries because in order for backs to be really good, they've..." December 12

  • NFL salary cap projected at $138.6 million

    Covers.com "The NFL salary cap is projected to be $138.6 million in 2015, a 4.21 percent increase over this year's $133 million. The projection was revealed to NFL owners at their meeting in Irving, Texas. That number could rise as high as $141 million, two team executives told USA Today. Last year,..." December 11