Cincinnati Bengals gear up for home opener

On Sunday the Cincinnati Bengals face the Denver Broncos in their home opener. In a game between an experienced veteran quarterback and a young upstart. A match up between two of the AFC’s best teams over the past several years. Following their first two games, the Bengals are looking to return to their winning ways. Following a loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers last week, plus...
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Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals: 2016 Week 3 NFL Pick

Denver Broncos (2-0) at Cincinnati Bengals (1-1) These two teams have had opposite starts to the season schedule wise. While the Broncos were home for their first 2 games, the Cincinnati opened the season on the road against the Jets and Steelers. That hurts Cincinnati’s chances here in this week 3 matchup, as they’ve had to travel much more than their opponents. Teams are 24...
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This week's bowtie represents ... Leukemia Lymphoma Society

WHAT IT MEANS:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients. We are saving lives not someday, but today.Dhani Jones, former linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals and founder of Bow Tie Cause, was our featured speaker at our Furniture Fair Celebrity Golf Dinner in 2010. He personally tied 100 bow ties for guests...
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Another rendezvous atop AFC for Bengals, Broncos

The Bengals and Broncos don’t want to stop meeting like this. Every time they’ve rendezvoused in the past five years there have been steamy sub-plots (top five draft picks, injured QBs, home opene...
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Cincinnati Bengals NFL injury update tight end Tyler Eifert

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Tight end Tyler Eifert can't help but think the Bengals would be scoring more if he were on the field. The way it's going, that could be in a couple of weeks.Eifert returned to practice this week, though on a limited basis. He was sidelined for offseason workouts and training camp while recovering from surgery for a torn ligament in his left ankle.The Bengals ...
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Lewis: Eifert won't be 'an iffy proposition'

After Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis met the media informally after Friday’s walk-through on his 58th birthday, it sure sounded like Pro Bowl tight end Tyler Eifert won’t be back for Sunday’s Paul...
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Bengals' Tyler Eifert practicing, could be back soon

CINCINNATI (AP) Tight end Tyler Eifert can't help but think the Bengals would be scoring more if he were on the field. The way it's going, that could be in a couple of weeks. Eifert returned to practice this week, though on a limited basis. He was sidelined for offseason workouts and training camp while recovering from surgery for a torn ligament in his left ankle. The Bengals...
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Lions emphatically shoot down Ray Rice rumor

The Detroit Lions finished last season with the NFL’s worst rushing attack. They failed to add anyone of substance to the backfield this past offseason. And now, they have placed starting running back Ameer Abdullah on injured reserve. Even then, the seemingly desperate Lions have emphatically denied talk that they are interested in free-agent ball carrier Ray Rice. Lions exec...
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It didn't go well 1st time Bengals' Ogbuehi blocked Miller

CINCINNATI (AP) As a redshirt freshman at Texas A&M, tackle Cedric Ogbuehi got to block Von Miller during practice. He remembers how it turned out. ''I mean, it didn't go well then,'' the Bengals right tackle said on Wednesday. ''I was an 18-year-old kid, he was a top five (draft) pick. So it didn't go well then.'' Much of the focus on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium will be on...
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Blandino explains fumble call that ended Bengals’ chances

The Steelers got the best of the Cincinnati Bengals in the latest installment of their bitter rivalry on on Sunday, perhaps due in part to a call late in the game when they were down by 8 and mounting a would-be comeback. That comeback came to a crashing end as wide receiver Tyler Boyd seemingly lost a fumble after a hit from Steelers LB James Harrison. But on replay, it appears...
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Time and debatable plays cost Cincinnati Bengals

In the final analysis perhaps the Cincinnati Bengals simply ran out of time. The Bengals suffered their first loss of the season to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Losing by a possession, 24-16 on a soggy day in the Steel City. The Bengals now find themselves at .500 on the season. With a 1-1 record overall and an 0-1 divisional record. While the Bengals never lead during this afternoon’s...
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Pacman Jones has colorful thoughts on loss to Steelers

The Steelers and Bengals had one of their usual ferocious battles on Sunday, with Pittsburgh coming out on top this time around. But as Pacman Jones reminded everyone, the two teams will meet at least one more time this season. After his team’s 24-16 loss, Jones had some colorful comments about Cincinnati’s division rival. Adam Jones: "We'll see them mother f*****s again...
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Williams: Steelers-Bengals will be 'two-chinstrap game'

In case you forgot, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals are not very friendly. With the two AFC North rivals set to square off with each other in a division game this weekend, the hits should be jarring, leading Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams to be a two-chin-strap game.” That should bode well for a league looking to steer away from the heavy hits. Remember...
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The Cincinnati Bengals facing major grudge match

As much as they try to deny it, the Cincinnati Bengals have been looking forward to Sunday since January. Not only is this Sunday’s game a major divisional game for the Bengals. It’s an opportunity to avenge their most recent playoff loss. The Bengals face the Pittsburgh Steelers, in a game with a lot on the line. Even though it’s only Week 2 of the regular season; the implications...
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NFL tells refs to be on high alert for Steelers-Bengals game

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals will square off on Sunday in what has become one of the most physical rivalries in sports over the past few years, and the officiating crew working the game will be taking extra care to keep things under control. NFL senior vice president of officiating Dean Blandino told ESPN’s Adam Caplan on Thursday that the league has instructed...
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Big Ben: Steelers not interested in retaliation against Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing to face the Cincinnati Bengals for the first time since that tumultuous playoff game last season, but retaliation isn’t on their mind. Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell, and Antonio Brown were all injured against the Bengals, with Roethlisberger and Brown both suffering their injuries in that heated wild card game. Brown’s concussion ended...
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Mike Tomlin talks expectations for Bengals-Steelers showdown

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin expects his players to act better than the rival Cincinnati Bengals this week. The Bengals and Steelers penned another saga in the heated rivalry during Pittsburgh’s postseason win last year, the one now infamous for Cincinnati’s epic meltdown late. Tomlin spoke with Andrew Erickson of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Reviewabout what he...
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Predicting Marvin Lewis’ 'We’ll move beyond this playoff loss' statement

Welcome to the Yardbarker NFL Roundtable, a place where our most fervent football contributors can kick back, relax and look at the fun (and sometimes not-so-fun) parts of the biggest league in America, the massive behemoth that is the National Football League. Don't forget to check out Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII and Part VIII.  Over the...
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Tyler Eifert ruled out for Week 1 for Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert has been ruled out of action for Week 1, as expected, while recovering from his ankle injury. #Bengals officially rule out TE Tyler Eifert as expected. CB Darqueze Dennard listed as doubtful. The other 51 should be available — Jay Morrison (@JayMorrisonCMG) September 9, 2016 Eifert suffered his ankle injury during the Pro Bowl last...
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Adam Jones named one of the Bengals’ captains

After nine colorful seasons playing in the NFL and spending six years with the Cincinnati Bengals, cornerback Adam Jones was voted a team captain. This is indeed a huge honor for Jones who already assumes the role of a team leader, both in practices and in the locker room. “That’s pretty cool,” said Jones of the vote of his teammates, per Geoff Hobson of the team’s official...
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Vontaze Burfict has plans for how he’ll spend his suspension

Vontaze Burfict will sit out the Cincinnati Bengals’ first three games of the 2016 NFL season for repeated violations of player safety rules. “Of course you want to be out there, but these are the cards that I was dealt,” Burfict said in the locker room Thursday night after the Bengals’ preseason finale, per ESPN. The incident that proved to be the breaking point occurred...
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Vontaze Burfict on Steelers: ‘I don’t give no f—s about them’

Vontaze Burfict has never been shy about expressing his disdain for the Pittsburgh Steelers, so it shouldn’t come as much a surprise that the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker once again has expressed not-so-flattering sentiments about the fierce AFC North rivals. “I don’t give no f—s about them,” Burfict said when asked if he harbored any ill will against the Steelers,...
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