One of the novelties of the NFL is that occasionally the small school player emerges to make a huge impact. Jerry Rice out of Mississippi Valley State. Terrell Owens out of Chattanooga. Ray Rice out of Rutgers (before Greg Schiano turned the program all the way around). Show More Summary
Nine years ago I was a cub reporter covering the Cincinnati Bengals for the Columbus Dispatch. Chad Johnson was entering his fourth season and starting to come into his own. I watched Johnson come of age with the Bengals and also covered his decline with the New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins. Show More Summary
Last month the Cincinnati Bengals put together their fourth straight highly-touted draft class. And as a result, there is more competition than ever for one of the NFL’s up-and-coming teams. All of those new draft picks will naturally push incumbents for playing time. Show More Summary
Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard will win the offensive Rookie of the Year honors this season. Sounds like a presumptuous statement, doesn't it? Maybe. However, there are several factors that make this speculation quite realistic. Show More Summary
James Harrison $600K massages and other body work confession raised a few eyebrows in the Bengals linebacker’s introductory interview with Cincinnati, OH media. He fielded some questions cautiously, but he really relaxed and shared a little of his personality when he talked about taking care of his body. As Steelers fans already know, the 35-year-old [...]Show More Summary
An NFL job may pay a lot, but it costs a lot, too. Just listen to James Harrison, who drops about a half-million dollars a year to keep his body primed to play. Harrison, who joined the Cincinnati Bengals in … Continue reading ?
Official NFL playing-time documents show that over his 10-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, current Cincinnati Bengals linebacker James Harrison played in 7,145 snaps on defense or special teams. Considering the physical, often...Show More Summary
In his 9 1/2-minute introductory news conference with Cincinnati Bengals reporters, linebacker James Harrison brushed off a question about his opinion on quarterback Andy Dalton, acknowledged he's motivated by his release from the Pittsburgh...Show More Summary
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker James Harrison revealed that $500,000 is the crazy price he pays to get the most out of his body. He's known for his punishing (and sometimes illegal) big hits. But at a press conference yesterday he talked about the team of massage therapists, chiropractors, and homeopathic doctors that poke and prod him into shape. Show More Summary
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is one of the most talented young players at his position. In his two seasons in the NFL, Green has amassed 2,407 yards, 18 touchdowns and 104 first downs on 162 receptions. In 2012, he ranked...Show More Summary
It is no secret who will be under center in Cincinnati when Week 1 rolls around in September. Andy Dalton will be entering his third year in Black and Orange and thus far, he's done a pretty good job staying healthy and on the field (barring his very first game as a rookie). Show More Summary
At a press conference today for the Cincinnati media, new Bengals linebacker James Harrison showed us he's more than just an angry, headhunting sociopath who sucks at dodgeball. Read more...
In his first public comments as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, veteran linebacker James Harrison shared with the media a nickname he says has been applied to him throughout his career. “Massage whore.” The awkward-sounding label, which relates to his receipt of massages and not his dispensation of them, was scrubbed from the transcript…
The Bengals and Falcons announced on Thursday that they will be holding combined practices in August. Cincinnati will practice with the Falcons in Flowery Branch, Ga., on Aug. 5 and 6 leading up to the Aug. 8 preseason game between the two teams.
The Bengals have spent first-round draft picks on tight ends in two of the last four years. Cincinnati offensive coordinator Jay Gruden expects that to pay off in a big way this season. Gruden said this year’s first-round pick, Tyler Eifert, can play at the same time as the incumbent starter, 2010 first-round pick Jermaine…
This past weekend the Cincinnati Bengals staff welcomed all of their rookies to Paul Brown Stadium for rookie minicamp. Over 40 players attended, 10 of which were drafted. Some signed as college free agents and some were brought in to try out—all with the chance to live out the dream of wearing black and orange stripes. Show More Summary
In the NFL, there's a big difference between good teams and attention-heavy teams. For example, in 2012, there were a lot of playoff teams, such as the Cincinnati Bengals, that received less attention than the 6-10 New York Jets. The...Show More Summary
Earlier this offseason, Cincinnati Bengals second-year cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick stated that he is going to start at cornerback in 2013. During an interview on Bengals.com, Kirkpatrick said: I'm going to start. That's my goal. That what I believe and that's what I stand behind. Show More Summary
Tyler Eifert has been with the Bengals for all of one day of practice, but he already plays an important part in Cincinnati’s offense. Actually, multiple important parts. Eifert, the tight end the Bengals took in the first round of the NFL draft, said after the first day of rookie minicamp that he’s going to…
Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals are prepping for the 2013 season after back-to-back playoff appearances and another successful bout with the NFL draft. We're entering Dalton's third year in the league after being selected by the team in the second round of the 2011 NFL draft. Show More Summary