Center Russell Bodine turned in one of the best seasons ever by a Bengals rookie when he took virtually every snap for a play-off team. Here's how he got here via a Draft Day trade.
Readers weigh in on the Marvin Lewis extension and the 2015 schedule. And they'd like to trade up in this draft, like the Bengals did last year to get center Russell Bodine. Don't count on it.
The Bengals are going Hollywood in more ways than one in 2015 when they eye their fifth straight post-season berth with four prime-time games that tie a franchise record and spice a schedule that puts them in the Pacific Time zone three times and the Mountain Time zone once.
They’re not looking for an explosion to jump-start a team that has been to the postseason four straight times. So Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis decided on a spark instead of a siphon. At least that’s how quarterback Andy Dalton read the “Revival,” T-Shirts hanging in each locker when they showed up for the first day of voluntary workouts.
You had to wait nearly a year, but this is why the Bengals drafted Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard with their first pick the last time they went through this thing called the draft: a competitive streak a mile long and character just as deep. Both emerged in Monday's first day of voluntary workouts.
The stage is set for the Drive for Five. When the Bengals arrive Monday at Paul Brown Stadium for the start of voluntary off-season workouts, they’ll be greeted with a state-of-the-art renovation in the team space facility.
Ten years ago, David Pollack headlined the Bengals' star-crossed draft. Now an ESPN college football analyst, he won't do a second take. NFL teams can't afford to play the what if game, either, because the draft is less than two weeks away.
The Bengals today delivered a check to the University of Cincinnati for $172,617.17, following through on their commitment to make a donation back to UC.
April 15, 2000. First day of Bengals.com. Peter Warrick Day. The last spring at Spinney Field. The first draft of the script for a new century. One guy’s 15 most memorable moments:
The depth chart and injury list say the Bengals should be looking for linebackers in the April 30-May 2 NFL Draft and they got a look at two pretty good ones Wednesday at Paul Brown Stadium.
Memo from this week's Hobson's Choice: no reason to reach for receivers in the draft. Remember, Marvin Jones arrived via the fifth round three years ago.
Offensive coordinator Hue Jackson says his quarterback has to do the most when it comes to anything. So he's pleased with Andy Dalton's offseason, which includes two trips to the QB camp of Dr. Tom House.
Even before Bengals strength and conditioning magnate Chip Morton opens his new weight room in ten days, Andre Smith’s off-season regimen has reached legendary proportions.
The Bengals return to the national airwaves this preseason when they travel to Tampa Bay for a Monday night game on ESPN Aug. 24 after opening the week before at Paul Brown Stadium against the Giants.
A.J. McCarron, energized by a Twitter-less offseason and a trip west, says he has transformed his throwing motion and arm strength into a better passer than the one that threw 77 touchdown passes with just 15 interceptions for the Crimson Tide.
No need to add a fullback with Ryan Hewitt emerging as one of the NFL's best. That's just one topic in a busy Hobson's Choice where even Andrew Whitworth wants some answers.
Monday’s signing of wide receiver Denarius Moore looks to be relegated to the agate type of NFL off-season transactions. But it’s significant in the sense it reflects the Bengals’ desire to get faster and deeper at wide receiver.
With the NFL Draft a month away, the Bengals are drawing rave reviews from the national media for their work this offseason. After chronicling the pirating of defensive end Michael Johnson to the in-house signings of middle linebacker Rey Maualuga and left guard Clint Boling, the pundits returned from last week’s NFL owners’ meeting with thumbs up.
Sims, the run-stuffing former Raider, chatted with some Bengals beat writers on a conference call a day after he signed a one-year minimum deal that re-united him with his old team.
The Bengals have made hay with mid to late round picks. Georgia defensive tackle Geno Atkins was the 120th player taken in the 2010 draft.
The Bengals today signed DT Pat Sims, an unrestricted free agent who spent the last two seasons with Oakland after opening his career with five seasons in Cincinnati.
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Safety Taylor Mays has opted for the Vikings and it sounds like cornerback Terence Newman has, too, as head coach Mike Zimmer takes aim at his old Bengals secondary.
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer ended up getting one of his old Bengals safeties Tuesday when multiple reports said Taylor Mays signed with Minnesota.
PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Bengals continue to be an oasis of stability in the stormy NFL. As evidenced by head coach Marvin Lewis’ appearance at the AFC head coach’s breakfast Tuesday during the owners’ meeting at the Arizona Biltmore.
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Notes on a napkin from head coach Marvin Lewis’ appearance at the Tuesday morning AFC head coaches breakfast at the NFL annual meetings at the Arizona Biltmore
PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Michael Johnson magic act is now complete. The gift that keeps on giving. In a textbook walk-through of their philosophy on free agency, the Bengals on Monday received an extra third-round pick and extra fourth-round pick in free-agency compensation.
PHOENIX, Ariz. _ NFL owners voted Monday to lift the league’s decades-long blackout policy and televise every game locally during the 2015 season.
PHOENIX, Ariz. - We are on the very spot where 20 years ago the NFL passed instant replay, when Bengals president Mike Brown emerged in the vocal minority.
PHOENIX, Ariz. - The future is now. That’s Bengals president Mike Brown’s view of the upcoming season as his club aims to make the NFL postseason for a fifth straight year. That means he won’t focus on an extension for his head coach or the bulk of the dozen starters and regulars on the last year of their deals until after the 2015 season.
The most riveting story in the NFL last season took a Hollywood turn Tuesday night when Devon Still announced on Instagram, well, read it for yourself. And it looks like No. 75 will be back in the spring.
Will Clarke is now wearing Michael Johnson's old number, but he figures to have a new and expanded role learning the ropes from MJ in a rotation.
Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson sits down with Paul Dehner, Jr. (The Cincinnati Enquirer), Coley Harvey (ESPN.com), and Kevin Goheen (FoxSportsOhio.com) to discuss the 2015 NFL Draft.