Archive for the ‘Cincinnati Bengals’ Category

The top 10 rival players the Bengals will face in 2020

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

Baltimore Ravens, tight end Jackson’s favorite target from his first two years in the league came from the same draft class. Andrews’ ranking among tight ends around the league skyrocketed after a hyper-productive 2019. He trailed only George Kittle in yards/route run and receiving grade by PFF for starters at the position.

How do Bengals proceed if entire preseason gets canceled?

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The preseason as a whole remains a question mark for Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals. Thank ongoing negotiations between the NFLPA and NFL as all parties try to figure out how to handle proceedings this summer amid the coronavirus pandemic. The NFL has already decided to cancel two preseason games, which registers the Bengals’ schedule as something of a question mark.

Bengals undrafted free agents face more adversity than usual in 2020

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The Cincinnati Bengals have quite a few interesting undrafted free agents who might have the talent to push for a final roster spot. But 2020 might not be kind to those undrafted players. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, NFL teams might elect to bring fewer than 90 players to training camp this year in an effort to reduce risk of COVID-19.

Bengals haven’t finalized deal with Trae Waynes as season-cancellation fears linger

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

The Cincinnati Bengals — like many teams — still haven’t officially nailed down deals with free agents this summer ahead of training camp. That includes Trae Waynes. According to Sports Illustrated Albert Breer, Waynes moved to Cincinnati with his family thinking he’d be able to get his physical approved and put ink to paper with the Bengals.

Trae Waynes working out carefully, since deal is not final

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Trae Waynes got life-changing money from the Bengals this offseason. Except, he hasn't actually gotten any of it. The free agent cornerback hasn't received his $15 million signing bonus from the three-year, $42 million deal he agreed to in March since he still hasn't completed his official physical with the team doctors (because of the [more]

Coronavirus Hurting Free Agents Who Can’t Sign Contracts

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Then, you have players like Trae Waynes. This offseason was the one for Waynes, the one that every NFL player builds his football-playing life toward. After four years in Minnesota, he'd be a free agent, a still-promising young player at a premium position, hitting the market on the front end of his prime, and set to land the life-altering second contract that can set a guy's family up for generations. On St. Patrick's Day, Waynes agreed to a three-year, $42 million deal with the Bengals, complete with a $15 million signing bonus that would account for most of the $20 million he'd earn this calendar year.

When can Joe Burrow, Bengals rookies report to Paul Brown Stadium?

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Joe Burrow is running out of time to get some pre-training camp work in with guys like A.J. Green despite the NFLPA not being too happy with guys like Tom Brady and Russell Wilson for doing the same. After all, while training camp potentially starts around July 28, rookies like Burrow might be able to report to Paul Brown Stadium as early as July 19.

Bengals News (7/2): Tough competition

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

Bengals mailbag: WR predictions, William Jackson, Carl Lawson in spotlight A long list of unknowns surrounds the NFL season — and every other league attempting to restart in this country. But that doesn’t mean we can’t still attempt to answer your questions and hypotheticals. Jake Dolegala is big reason Bengals haven’t brought on veteran backup “With how successful I was in those last preseason games, I knew I could play at this level,” Dolegala said, according to Bengals.com’s Michael LaPlaca.

Bengals Player Rankings: No. 6

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

With the summer in full swing and NFL training camps less than two months away now, we gathered our Cincy Jungle staff to rank the top 25 Bengals of the 2020 season. This ranking is simply who we believe are the 25 best Bengals heading into next season. It includes veterans and rookies alike, though it obviously is more favorable of players who’ve actually played snaps in the NFL, so don’t expect guys like Joe Burrow to be a top-five player right off the bat.

PFF projects Bengals’ starting lineup

Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

The hope is football will be back in our lives very soon. Until then, we’re left to ponder what the 2020 Bengals will look like, and Pro Football Focus just took a stab at projecting Cincinnati’s starting lineup for next season. Here is a look at how PFF thinks the Bengals’ starting offense and defense will look like come Week 1: Offense QB: Joe Burrow RB: Joe Mixon WR: A.J. Green WR: Tee Higgins Slot: Tyler Boyd TE: C.J. Uzomah LT: Jonah Williams LG: Michael Jordan C: Trey Hopkins RG: Xavier Su...