On the occasion of his sixth annual football strength clinic, former long-time Bengals strength coach Kim Wood remembers how the best players he coached, "Ran on their own gas."
When Andy Dalton was recently named the league’s 35th-best player in a survey of his peers, it was evidence that his stellar play in 2015 resulted in increased respect for the Bengals quarterback throughout the NFL.
Bengals Training Camp, presented by Fifth Third Bank, kicks off for the fifth year at Paul Brown Stadium, with numerous practices free to the public.
Jones not only wanted a free camp, he wanted one without pre-registration. He didn’t want to cut it off, either, but he set the number at 400. He wanted as many kids from as many parts of the city.
This is one of the reasons why Andrew Whitworth keeps playing. He still enjoys the guys, the locker room, the very game of football. And it's why he has yet to make a decision about playing beyond 2016.
Fans filled the West Club Lounge at Paul Brown Stadium on Wednesday to mix and mingle with members of the Cincinnati Bengals and help tackle hunger.
Brandon LaFell’s observations, imported from the New England colonies of Belichickshire and Bradychusetts, cap a heady week for Andy Dalton during the mandatory minicamp in the last belch of fantasy football until it starts for real in five weeks.
Tuesday is the first day of Bengals mandatory minicamp and linebackers coach Jim Haslett is going to be the old former player and head coach acting like a kid out there as the veteran of five NFL decades loving the 21st century challenge. The player he says that reminds him of him? Vontaze Burfict.
The Bengals end their voluntary spring workouts this week with practices Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. We take a look at how they're trying to expand their rotation on one of the league's best defensive lines, as well as competition at some of the other spots...
The Bengals now have all seven draft picks under contract Friday after signing first-rounder William Jackson. Jackson, a cornerback from the University of Houston, signed the standard four-year deal slotted for the 24th pick in the draft.
There used to be a time when a Bengals running back - any Bengals running back - would snatch the first post-game stat sheet they saw and check to see if they had their 20 carries.
Darrin Simmons, who goes back home to Kansas and the family farm each summer, is the only special teams coordinator Marvin Lewis has ever had till all ends of the roster. Now that director of player personnel Duke Tobin is out in the open Simmons may be the most underrated figure on staff and that’s why we sat down with him recently for a Hobson’s Choice Podcast.
After signing his three-year extension for reportedly $15.5 million Wednesday afternoon, Bengals running back Giovani Bernard twirled the key chain to his 2009 minivan and made some plans. “I need some coolant. The air conditioner isn’t working,” he said. It’s always good when one of the good guys wins and who is a better guy than Bernard?
The Bill Walsh NFL Diversity Coaching fellowship program has taken the NFL by storm, but it has always had a uniquely Bengals feel to it. Never more so than this week when old friend Chris Crocker surfaced helping guys like safety George Iloka.
When veteran wide receiver Brandon LaFell became a free agent this offseason, his goal was to sign with a team that had a chance to win and a good quarterback.
Chris Crocker, Cornell Brown, and Kenny Ray are to work with the team as interns in the 2016 Bill Walsh NFL Minority Coaching Fellowship program.
Chris Crocker, who went from the waiver wire to one of the most significant careers in Bengals history, joined the team this week as a coach in the Bill Walsh NFL Diversity Coaching Internship Program.
On Aug. 17, 2009 the Bengals didn’t have to chase history. They came face-to-face with it for about 15 precious minutes. And then The Greatest vanished like one of his card tricks, seemingly turning everyone in this story into nine years old again.
Bengals Pro Bowl cornerback Adam Jones is holding a free camp for the first 400 kids that sign up at La Salle High School on June 18.
There have become two rites of passage during an A.J. Green season since he joined the Bengals in 2011. He starts it hosting a youth camp at Sycamore High School on the eve of training camp and ends it in the Pro Bowl.
The one thing Nick Vigil hasn’t done since he arrived in the third round is talk. He’s flashed, dashed, and re-hashed while seducing the coaches, but he’s been a little light on the conversation. So when Vontaze Burfict, the brains of the outfit and the man Vigil backs up at WILL backer, asked Vigil if he could call him, “Luke,” in honor of Luke Kuechly, what was he supposed to say?
Now that Pro Bowl tight end Tyler Eifert’s ankle is in a cast, all eyes are cast on the next Tyler up in Rutgers’ Tyler Kroft, the tight end the Bengals targeted in the 2015 draft every bit as much as first-rounder Cedric Ogbuehi.
Left tackle Andrew Whitworth, who played this past season in the NFL all-star game where the rosters were mixed, also played in the last AFC-NFC game after the 2012 season.
AJ McCarron can never, ever, remember being away from a football team for a day, never mind a week. So when he came back Tuesday dropping enough dimes to send Raymond Anthony McCarron III all the way through the University of Alabama, he was surprised as anyone.
A red-zone drill in May with no pads or a game with January pay stubs and Bengals WILL linebacker Vontaze Burfict is going to approach it the same way.
With game-breaking Pro Bowl tight end Tyler Eifert scheduled for an ankle surgery Wednesday that puts his availability for the Sept. 11 regular-season opener in murky waters, quarterback Andy Dalton is looking at the biggest challenge of his career as they scramble to replace three of their top five receivers from last year. He likes the look of their 2015 Rookie of the Year Tyler Kroft.
You know the professional hitter who can roll out of a snowbank in January and hit .300 with five dingers in spring training? Meet the NFL equivalent in A.J. Green and Andy Dalton, who lit up Tuesday's first day of spring practice. And with news Tyler Eifert is out three months, they'll have to carry this offense even more.
The Bengals open OTAs Tuesday and all eyes are on guys like new veterans Brandon LaFell and draft picks like Nick Vigil. Andy Dalton says it seems like LaFell has been around forever and Vontaze Burfict likes Vigil enough to give him a Pro Bowl nickname.
The Marvin Lewis Golf Classic is a destination point for Bengals alumni north and south and here are a few notes on a napkin from Saturday night’s V.I.P. bash and Sunday’s post-round gathering under the tent at Shaker Run Golf Club in Lebanon, Ohio
A look at the winners of the Marvin Lewis Community Fund’s $20,000 college scholarships to be awarded at Sunday’s Marvin Lewis Golf Classic at Shaker Run Golf Club in Lebanon, Ohio
As he packed up his locker on Monday, AJ McCarron wore an Alabama sweatshirt and hat. He was obviously looking forward to seeing if his alma mater would beat Clemson later that night for college football’s national championship.