Archive for the ‘Cincinnati Bengals’ Category

Bengals hire Giants’ Lou Anarumo as defensive coordinator

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Anarumo was hired Thursday as the Bengals' fourth defensive coordinator in the last three years, an indication of how much they have struggled with that unit. Head coach Marvin Lewis took over the role midway through last season after Teryl Austin was fired, and Lewis was let go at the end of the season. The 35-year-old Taylor became Lewis' replacement, coming over from the Los Angeles Rams, where he was quarterbacks coach.

Bengals RB Mark Walton arrested after Miami parking garage dispute

Saturday, February 16th, 2019

Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested on Friday in Miami after an incident in his condo parking garage. Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested on Friday night in Miami after he allegedly got into an argument with a couple in a parking garage, according to the Miami Herald. Walton's car, according to the report, was blocking the entrance to the parking garage at his downtown Miami condo as another couple in a car attempted to enter on Friday night.

Do you want to be the Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive coordinator? They can’t seem to land one

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

It's Valentine's Day, and all the NFL teams have the key spots on their coaching staffs filled. The Cincinnati Bengals don't have a defensive coordinator. The latest setback is that University of Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham said no to the Bengals, according to Harrison Tenzer of and confirmed by others.  Then the New Orleans Saints blocked the Bengals from interviewing secondary coach Aaron Glenn, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Florida showed Todd Grantham the money to get him to spurn the Bengals

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

For the players, college football is amateur athletics. In some cases, even better: Todd Grantham has decided to remain the defensive coordinator at Florida after the Gators made him a very competitive financial offer to turn down an offer to become the defensive coordinator of the Bengals. The University of Florida announced that it extended Grantham's contract through 2022 and increased his salary to $1.8 million a year, placing Grantham among the five highest-paid defensive coordinators in college football.

Zac Taylor is committed to Andy Dalton (until he isn’t)

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

New Bengals coach Zac Taylor is saying all the right things about his new quarterback, Andy Dalton. “I've watched Andy closely for the last eight years dating back to his college days and throughout the NFL,” Taylor recently told PFT Live. “I was in the AFC for a long time so we had a lot of crossover with Andy.

Steelers star Brown requests move

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown has formally requested a trade from the franchise following an end-of-season bust-up with the team, reports said Tuesday. Brown, one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, signalled his intention to leave in a post on social media. "Thank you SteelerNation for a big 9 years...time to move on and forward," Brown wrote on Twitter.

Antonio Brown tweets goodbye to Steelers amid reports of trade request

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Antonio Brown's time in Pittsburgh appears to be up. The Steelers wide receiver tweeted goodbye to the franchise on Tuesday, as a move away from the six-time Super Bowl champions seemingly edges closer. "Thank you SteelerNation for a big 9 years...time to move on and forward.......... #NewDemands" Brown posted.

Former Rams coach explains why Super Bowl LIII loss was “devastating”

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Former Rams coach explains why Super Bowl LIII loss was "devastating" originally appeared on The Los Angeles Rams were the NFL's second-highest scoring team in the 2018 regular season, making it almost unthinkable they could score just three points in a single playoff game, let alone the Super Bowl. The New England Patriots defense held them out of the end zone in Super Bowl LIII with a dominant performance in a 13-3 win at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. Zac Taylor was on the sidelines that night as the Rams quarterbacks coach, and the next day he was on his way to become the next head coach of the Cincinnati Bengals.

Bengals hire 3 assistant coaches, continue youth movement

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The Cincinnati Bengals have hired Jemal Singleton from the Raiders to serve as their running backs coach, part of their latest moves to fill out Zac Taylor's staff. They added Joey Boese as strength and conditioning coach, and hired high school coach Doug Rosfeld as director of coaching operations. Boese and Rosfeld are in their 30s.

Zac Taylor: Bengals job was the top job available

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Of the eight jobs that were available in the 2019 hiring cycle, many would have put Cincinnati at or near the bottom. Zac Taylor tells Peter King of Football Morning in America that Taylor viewed the Bengals job as the best of the bunch. “A lot of coaches wouldn't look at this place the way I did among the jobs that were available this year,” Taylor said.