This Thanksgiving, thousands of families across the nation were able to share a holiday meal because of the generosity of NFL players. Fifty of those benefitting were at the Boys & Girls Club in Avondale, Ohio as Cincinnati Bengal Carlos Dunlap and his foundation handed out turkeys to those in need.
The Bengals made it official Friday when they activated rookie backup tackle Cedric Ogbuehi and put backup cornerback Darqueze Dennard on season-ending injured reserve with a dislocated shoulder as the last two first-round picks exchanged places for the stretch run.
The Bengals defense gets the opposite of last week in Arizona. On Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 19) at Paul Brown Stadium, they face a Rams team led by rookie running back Todd Gurley that averages 174 yards passing.
BENGALS O-LINE VS. RAMS D-LINE: It’s as basic as the ball getting inflated and the coin toss Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 19) when the Bengals (8-2) play the Rams (4-6) at Paul Brown Stadium.
Bengals linebacker Chris Carter played in London as a member of the Steelers back in 2013 and promises much enthusiasm to greet the Bengals at Wembley Stadium next season.
The first-place Bengals, off their first three consecutive prime-time games in history, moved into the international limelight Wednesday when the NFL tapped them for their first overseas game ever next season in London.
The Bengals have been selected by the NFL for the league’s International Series in 2016, with Cincinnati hosting a regular-season game against the Washington Redskins on Oct. 30, at Wembley Stadium in London.
What an ugly weekend it was for fantasy owners fighting for a playoff spot, with the losers list looking more like a Pro Bowl roster. On the other side of the coin, the winners list is littered with fantasy bench players who were likely not even in the starting line-up.
After setting the team record for most receiving yards by a back, Giovani Bernard needs some Pro Bowl votes . . . The tag team of Vontaze Burfict and Rey Maualuga has certainly showed up on third-and-one . . . The Bengals offensive line faces what may be its biggest test of the season Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 19) against the Rams at Paul Brown Stadium after giving up 12 sacks in last four games . . .
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Pro Bowl wide receivers A.J. Green and Larry Fitzgerald planned to trade jerseys after Sunday night’s game in the wake of Green’s Bengals and Fitzgerald’s Cardinals trading everything else they had for 59 minutes and 59 seconds.
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Bengals nose tackle Domata Peko, his teammates, and head coach were mystified by the final call of the 34-31 loss to the Cardinals when the officials gave Peko an unsportsman-like conduct penalty for simulating Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer’s snap count.
GLENDALE, Ariz. - After the Bengals erased a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to tie the game with 1:08 left when Mike Nugent hit a 43-yard field goal from the right hash to tie it at 31, Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer hit three passes to put his team in field-goal position.
In a game with more storylines than a night of binge viewing, the 8-1 Bengals review the script that has made them one of the NFL’s best teams when they meet one of the best the NFC has to offer in Sunday’s premier game of the day (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5) at 7-2 Arizona.
The Bengals released their most discouraging injury report of the season Friday when they made two defensive starters doubtful in cornerback Adam Jones (foot) and right end Michael Johnson (back) for Sunday’s game (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5) in Arizona. Also doubtful is rotational defensive tackle Pat Sims (knee).
CINCINNATI–The Cincinnati Bengals and the Freestore Foodbank are pleased to announce the results of the 29th Annual Canned Food Drive held on Monday, November 16 prior to the Houston Texans game at Paul Brown Stadium.
As NBC’s Tony Dungy prepares for the Bengals and this week’s edition in Arizona (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5), he predicts an AFC Championship Game between the Bengals and Patriots.
The Bengals sat two defensive starters Thursday when cornerback Adam Jones (foot) missed his second straight day and right end Michael Johnson surfaced with a back issue after he practiced Wednesday.
As we enter Week 11 of the NFL season, fantasy owners are making their final push for a playoff spot. Every game counts from here on out, and it is even more important now than ever before for the right decisions to be made.
The Bengals headed indoors to practice under the University of Cincinnati bubble Wednesday and welcomed back right tackle Andre Smith for the first time since he suffered a concussion in the Nov.1 win in Pittsburgh and was limited.
You can tell as much about a team falling to 8-1 as you can about a team running to 8-0. Let it be known that all three major players in the Bengals’ first loss of the season stood by their lockers until the final media member asked the last mournful question about one of the more winnable losses in recent history.
The Bengals undefeated season came to an end Monday night at Paul Brown Stadium on fourth-and-six when Texans safety Quintin Demps forced wide receiver A.J. Green to fumble the ball at the Houston 22 with 40 seconds left for a stunning 10-6 loss that featured no Cincinnati touchdowns.
If Sunday is any indication of what the Bengals face in the second half of the season that starts Monday (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5 and ESPN), against the Texans at Paul Brown Stadium, it is going to be a wild ride.
With the bright lights trained on Paul Brown Stadium for the second straight game Monday (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5 and ESPN), the 8-0 Bengals begin their second-half push for even more national recognition when they try to keep relentless J.J. Watt and his 3-5 Texans at bay.
As Bengals fans prepare for the team’s second prime-time home game in two weeks, this Monday night against Houston, the Club is encouraging all to enter the stadium early and avoid delays close to kickoff.
Old friend Johnathan Joseph returns to Paul Brown Stadium Monday (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5 and ESPN) with the Texans as a 31-year-old 10-year cornerback that answers to the phrase “savvy veteran.”
How Melissa Whitworth kept the Bengals undefeated tells you a good deal about how her husband emerged as one of the best leaders anyone has met anywhere in football and offers an insight into what helps keep it all rolling on the river.
With Paul Brown Stadium gearing up for its second prime game in 11 days on Monday against the Texans (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 5 and ESPN), the Bengals are urging fans to get there early to ensure they see kickoff.
Everyone wants a piece of the Bengals now. But you have to wear white gloves because they are a bottle of the finest champagne on ice or a V.I.P. admission to the hottest clubs in town.
BENGALS CB ADAM JONES VS. TEXANS QB BRIAN HOYER: Something has to give Monday (8:30 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5 and ESPN) at Paul Brown Stadium. Hoyer is 2-0 vs. the Bengals and the Bengals have won five straight at PBS with the help of six interceptions.