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Carlos Dunlap highlights Cincinnati Bengals’ draft

Though the Cincinnati Bengals produced a quality showing at the 2016 NFL Draft, the glaring lack of big names in their draft class make it seem, in retrospect, like a bit of a dud. In fact, the lone highlight from the Bengals’ draft involved a player already on the Cincinnati roster. Defensive end Carlos Dunlap, a former standout Gator, graduated from the University of Florida...
Via EndZoneScore
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boyd is a Bengal – 2nd round

This is what most Blather readers figured, some even pick the Bengals specifically.  Here is the Trib’s take on this: “I felt like I should have been (drafted) earlier, but it doesn’t matter,” he said. “Just take advantage of the opportunity.” Boyd said he is eager to join Bengals star receiver A.J Green. “We can definitely be the top duo in the country,” he said...
Via Pitt Blather
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals have receiver they needed, go for depth on Day 3

CINCINNATI (AP) By snagging a receiver in the second round, the Bengals got what they really needed in the NFL draft. The final day will be about developing depth and getting players who might start in a few years. Cincinnati's most glaring need in the draft was a receiver. The Bengals got shut out in the first round when the top ones were taken ahead of their pick at No. 24, so...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals missed out on wide receiver in first round

As wide receivers Will Fuller, Josh Doctson and Laquon Treadwell were drafted with picks 21, 22 and 23, respectively, Thursday night, the Cincinnati Bengals were left out in the cold as a result. Desperately needing a quality wide receiver to fill the void left by the departures of Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu earlier this offseason, the Bengals were assuredly hoping to land a quality...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals get Pitt WR Tyler Boyd in 2nd round of draft

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals filled their biggest hole by taking Pitt receiver Tyler Boyd in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night. They lost two of their top three receivers to free agency - Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu - and hoped to get a pass catcher in the first round. Instead, the top four receivers were taken before they got a chance. They decided to pick cornerback...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 least surprising picks from Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft

Round 1 is in the books. Here’s what surprised nobody… 1. Rams take QB Jared Goff: This was the worst-kept secret in sports for a week. 2. Eagles take QB Carson Wentz: This was the second-worst-kept secret in sports for a week. 4. Cowboys take RB Ezekiel Elliott: Let’s be real, although only one other back has been selected this early in the last eight years, we had to at...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals select William Jackson III in First Round

In surprising, yet anti-climactic, fashion, the Cincinnati Bengals selected cornerback William Jackson III, formerly of the Houston Cougars, in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Not necessarily a big-name prospect because of the lack of major attention that the Houston Cougars receive on the national scale, Jackson still helped lead the Cougars through an incredible 2015 season...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bengals just shocked us all with their first round pick

Look we all expected the Cincinnati Bengals to take a wide receiver with the 24th overall pick in the draft tonight. However, Will Fuller, Josh Doctson, Laquon Treadwell, and Corey Coleman were already off the board. The Bengals had to shift their focus. So with their first round pick they took cornerback William Jackson III from Houston. Congratulations to William Jackson III...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Select Houston CB William Jackson III No. 24 Overall

The Cincinnati Bengals went for help in the defensive secondary with the No. 24 pick, tabbing Houston’s William Jackson III.  Round: 1 Pick: 24 Selection: Cincinnati Bengals select Houston CB William Jackson III With the #24 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Bengals select CB William Jackson III! pic.twitter.com/iSoQq2cQiq — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Analysis: Jackson III...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In defense of the Cincinnati Bengals drafting Ki-Jana Carter

Whenever the NFL Draft rolls around, there are a number of routine conversations that are held. What school is Linebacker U is one of them. Another revolves around the biggest draft busts of all time, which always is highlighted by former Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter. Did the Cincinnati Bengals make a mistake in drafting the Penn State running back with the top pick of...
Via Nittany Lions Den
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals looking at this very fast draft prospect

The Cincinnati Bengals hold the 24th overall pick in the NFL Draft which starts in less than 48 hours. And after the loss of Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones last month in free agency, they are left with a major gap at wide receiver. Most expect the Bengals to use their first round pick on a receiver, but that might not be the only time they take a wideout. Temple wide receiver Robby...
Via cover32
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals release linebacker A.J. Hawk

CINCINNATI (AP) The Cincinnati Bengals have released linebacker A.J. Hawk. A native of southwest Ohio who starred at Ohio State, Hawk joined the Bengals as a free agent last spring after spending nine seasons with the Green Bay Packers and departing as that team's career leader in tackles. The 32-year-old Hawk played in 16 games last season for the Bengals, with 11 starts. He...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bengals take a stud in the third round of the NFL Draft

Three years ago today the Cincinnati Bengals took a game-changer with their third round draft pick. North Carolina star running back Giovani Bernard found himself now a Bengal, and he has not looked back since. "With the 37th pick in the 2013 @NFL Draft, the #Bengals select Giovani Bernard…" ????: https://t.co/tI9FB4JDxa pic.twitter.com/alXesNNZ4X — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Team needs for the 2016 NFL draft

The 2016 NFL draft is less than a week away. Each team in the league will be looking to fill the holes on their roster with young, up-and-coming players who will hopefully be stars in the league in the future. The Cincinnati Bengals are no different, and will be looking for contributors on both sides of the ball in the upcoming draft. What positions do the Bengals need more than...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson crashes frat house to play FIFA

Even though former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Johnson has been retired for a few years, he still knows how to get his name in the headlines. In fact, he is in the news for a pretty cool reason when he showed up at a Florida frat house to play them in FIFA and then proceeded to beat everyone in the house. The man formerly known as “Ochocinco” took to Twitter to let...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL draft rumors: Cincinnati Bengals targeting Michael Thomas?

During this NFL draft season, the Cincinnati Bengals have often been pegged to take a wide receiver with the 24th overall pick in the first round. This is a direct result of two departures in free agency at the position. Marvin Jones, the team’s former number two wide receiver, is now a member of the Detroit Lions, while Mohamed Sanu, the former slot receiver for the Bengals, is...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five players in Cincinnati Bengals history

While the Cincinnati Bengals haven’t had success in the last 20 years or so, they have a great history of success in the NFL. With that success comes some of the better players in the history in the NFL. These players range from a pair of great quarterbacks to one of the best offensive tackles of all time. These players have certainly been a part of something great for the Bengals...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andy Dalton Makes It Rain With 13 Straight 3-Pointers

Did you know that Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton has a silky smooth jumper? Because I sure didn't until I watched this video of him draining 13 consecutive 3-pointers: [instagram src="https://www.instagram.com/p/BEE-c6_tOKT/"] Make it rain, Andy! That is an impressive showing for a dude who makes his living as an NFL quarterback, but this isn't the first time...
Via Stack
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Marvin Lewis gets extension with Bengals through 2017

So much for the rumor that the Cincinnati Bengals are growing impatient with Marvin Lewis. According to Michael Silver of NFL.com, the long tenured coach is getting an extension, instead, that runs through 2017. While it’s not exactly an overwhelming show of support for Lewis from owner Mike Brown, this does throw cold water on the notion that 2016 is a do-or-die season for...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals ownership growing impatient with Marvin Lewis

It may be put up or shut up time for Marvin Lewis in Cincinnati. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, Bengals ownership, while happy with the job that Lewis has done for the past 14 years, is growing impatient with the coach’s lack of playoff success. The Bengals feel that their current team is as good as the franchise has ever had, and the talent level compares favorably...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals growing ‘impatient’ with Marvin Lewis

Without a single playoff win during his 13-year tenure as the Cincinnati Bengals head coach, Marvin Lewis is facing a ton of pressure to win. This has taken on a whole new meaning with the Bengals boasting one of the most-talented rosters in the NFL over the past couple seasons. In what shouldn’t be considered too much of a surprise, a recent report from Bleacher Report’s Jason...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals owner won’t commit to Marvin Lewis beyond 2016

There are some around the football world that believe Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis should have been shown the door following his team’s epic meltdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the playoffs. There are others who think he should have been fired long before that. The second-longest tenured head coach in the NFL, Lewis has led Cincinnati to the playoffs in...
Via Sportsnaut
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones re-signs with Bengals for three years

Pacman Jones will be back with the Cincinnati Bengals next season. Pacman signed a 3-year deal to return to the team he has been with since 2010. He announced the news on his Instagram account with this video message: I am so happy to say that I have agreed to a 3 year deal with the Bengals !!!! A video posted by @realpacman24 on Mar 9, 2016 at 4:00pm PST   Though...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Pacman Jones: I won’t lose my cool again

Pacman Jones is set to become a free agent if the Cincinnati Bengals do not re-sign him before March 8, and it sounds like the veteran cornerback knows his actions in the final game of last season could come back to haunt him. In an appearance on PFT Live this week, Jones was asked about the Bengals being unable to get over the hump in the playoffs, including their recent loss to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Vontaze Burfict admits he must ‘change’ the way he plays

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict—who is suspended for the first three games of the 2016 season—understands he needs to change the way he plays moving forward. “I play hard. Sometimes it gets me in trouble,” Burfict said, via ESPN. “My style of play is aggressive, and [the game has] changed, and I have to change with it, and that play right there, I think if...
Via The Sports Daily
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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