Erickson's small-town dreams stalk big time

 Alex Erickson's route running has impressed the Bengals from the get-go. As the Bengals head to Jacksonville for Sunday’s pre-season game (8 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5), the summer’s most intrig...
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Report: Tyler Eifert hoping to return in Week 4

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert hasn’t had much of a concrete timetable for a return to action after undergoing offseason ankle surgery. But now we’re beginning to get a better idea of how he’s progressing. According to a report by Ian Rapoport of NFL Network on Friday, Eifert is targeting Weeks 4-6 for his return but is hoping to be ready by Week 4. #Bengals TE...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Bengals TE Tyler Eifert reportedly targeting Week 4 return from Pro Bowl injury

The Cincinnati Bengals will be without their star tight end Tyler Eifert to start the season, but he shouldn’t be out for too long after that. Eifert suffered an unfortunate ankle injury in the Pro Bowl earlier this year which required surgery. After undergoing the procedure in May, he was said to be out three months.An updated timetable for his return was reported by Ian Rapoport...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Report: Tyler Eifert hoping for Week Four return

Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert started jogging recently for the first time since having ankle surgery in May, which marks one of the first steps toward a return to the field this season. The gap between jogging and the responsibilities of an NFL tight end leave several more steps for Eifert to take in that…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

AJ Green prepared to miss game for birth of first child

A.J. Green and his wife Miranda are expecting their first child next month. And if the little guy decides to show up on a day in which the Cincinnati Bengals have a game, Andy Dalton will have to get by without his favorite target. Green was excused from practice on Thursday so he could attend a doctor’s appointment in advance of the Sept. 30 due date. The Bengals will be hosting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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LaFell, Green eye September

Brandon LaFell (11) is set for his Bengals' debut. A tale of the Bengals’ two starting wide receivers, according to head coach Marvin Lewis’ depth chart heading into Sunday night’s game (8-Cincinn...
1 day ago

A.J. Green said he is prepared to miss a game to be at the birth of his child

Cincinnati Bengals star A.J. Green has missed just four games during his five-year career, but the perennial Pro Bowl wideout said he is prepared to sit a game if it's on the same day his child is born.Green's wife, Miranda, is due to give birth to the couple's first child Sept. 30, one day after the Bengals' Thursday night game against the Dolphins. When asked what his ideal arrival...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Adam Jones doesn’t want Andy Dalton tackling anyone

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton needs to leave the tackling to his teammates that are actually paid to do so. If Dalton does not already know that, then cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has this message for his quarterback. “We’ve made that clear here. We’ve made that clear. Whatever happens, he needs to run his ass back to the sideline,” Jones said, via Michael...
Via Sportsnaut
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Pacman Jones: Bengals told Andy Dalton to stop tackling

The Cincinnati Bengals want Andy Dalton to focus on one thing and one thing only after he or one of his teammates turns the ball over this season — getting the heck out of the way. During an appearance on PFT Live Thursday morning, Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones said the team has specifically instructed Dalton to not make any tackle attempts in 2016. “We’ve made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Inside job

 Josh Shaw is comfortable all over. Josh Shaw, who married his high school sweetheart on an Ohio riverbank three months ago with fellow Bengals safety Shawn Williams and his fiancée as witnesses, ...
2 days ago

Cincinnati Bengals impress in 2nd preseason game

The Cincinnati Bengals preseason is now halfway over. With the Cincinnati Bengals defeating the Detroit Lions. With a 30-14 win in the Motor City, in the first of back to back road games for the Bengals. Here’s some of what stood out from last night’s game. The Bengals roared out of the gate early after the Lions started the game with a field goal. In fact field goals seemed...
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Bengals get preseason W but Jeremy Hill is left wanting more

DETROIT (AP) -- Jeremy Hill scored a touchdown on Cincinnati's first possession, but that was it for the Bengals when their top offensive players were in the game."I think we need to score more points," Hill said. "We left too many on the field when we were out there. We did finish one drive, which we didn't do last week, but we need to do a better job of converting third downs....
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hill's early TD helps Bengals to 30-14 win over Lions

DETROIT (AP) Jeremy Hill ran for a 9-yard touchdown on Cincinnati's first possession, and the Bengals went on to a 30-14 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night. Hill hurt his left hand in Cincinnati's preseason opener last week, but he had three carries for 16 yards against the Lions and also caught a pass. Former Cincinnati wide receiver Marvin Jones, signed by the Lions...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LaFell has torn ligament in hand, surgery possible

Already extremely thin at wide receiver, the Cincinnati Bengals will likely be without Brandon LaFell for a while as he recovers from a torn ligament in his hand. As reported by Mike Garafolo of, surgery is a possibility for LaFell, though on a positive note this isn’t considered a season-ending injury. That’s excellent news for both the player and his team in the long...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Key notes from Cincinnati Bengals Preseason opener

For the first time in seven months the Cincinnati Bengals had a game. The Bengals lost to the Minnesota Vikings 17-16 on Friday night. The game was close throughout, even though the Bengals never held the lead in the game. There were several points to ponder from Friday’s preseason opener. Including the stand out performance from rookie Wide Receiver Alex Erickson. Scoring two...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: More yards in 2016 – Bernard or Hill?

The Cincinnati Bengals’ backfield is unlike any other in the National Football League, possessing two young running backs who could theoretically start on their own on many NFL teams. Giovani Bernard and Jeremy Hill complement each other well for the Bengals – Hill with the power and Bernard with the finesse. For the past two seasons, this running back partnership has helped...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals practice rained out, have to work out in gym

CINCINNATI (AP) A downpour limited the Cincinnati Bengals to a 30-minute practice Tuesday afternoon. Soon after it started, they were drenched and heading for cover. The Bengals are the most northern NFL team without a covered practice field. They moved up their practice by an hour to try to beat the coming rain, but it still cut the session short. Players did a scaled-back workout...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Petition calls for Cincinnati Bengals to change name to Cincinnati Harambes

A growing portion of NFL fans wouldn’t mind seeing the Cincinnati Bengals change their name to the Cincinnati Harambes. Harambe, the gorilla the Cincinnati Zoo tragically killed after a child fell into the pit, is something of an internet sensation to this day. Per a survey with more than 8,000 signatures and growing, the local NFL team should change their name to honor the iconic...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals lose top pick William Jackson to torn pec

Cincinnati Bengals rookie cornerback William Jackson has reportedly torn his pectoral muscle, which would be a season-ending injury. Bengals first rounder William Jackson suffered a torn pec, source said. Big blow. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 2, 2016 The Bengals selected Jackson in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft (No. 24 overall) out of Houston and expected...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals rookie CB William Jackson suffers torn pectoral muscle

The Cincinnati Bengals have likely lost their 2016 first-round pick to a season-ending injury. According to Mike Garafolo of, Bengals rookie cornerback William Jackson suffered a torn pectoral muscle during training camp—an injury that will likely cost him most, if not all, of the 2016 season. Bengals first rounder William Jackson suffered a torn pec, source said. Big...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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