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Former Bears and Bengals running back Benson dies

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Former Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson has died at the age of 36. The fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft was killed in a traffic accident in Austin, Texas. Benson was a four-year starter at the University of Texas before becoming the fourth overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft.

Former Bears RB Cedric Benson dies in overnight motorcycle accident

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Former Bears fourth-overall pick Cedric Benson passed away Saturday night at the age of 36. His friends and family have confirmed to various reporters that the former running back was involved in a motorcycle accident near Austin, Texas. Benson spent his first three seasons in Chicago after a prolific college career at the University of Texas.

Report: Former No. 4 overall pick RB Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Sunday, August 18th, 2019

Former Bengals running back Cedric Benson reportedly died in a motorcycle crash on Saturday night. Former Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson died late Saturday night, according to a report from the Austin American-Statesman's Tony Plohetski. Benson, 36, was involved in a motorcycle crash with a minivan in northwest Austin, where he played college football at Texas, that left him and another person dead plus two others injured.

Guard Westerman leaves Bengals in latest line setback

Friday, August 16th, 2019

Guard Christian Westerman has left the Bengals to ponder his future, another setback to an offensive line depleted by injuries and retirements. Westerman was placed on an exempt list Friday but could return. The fourth-year veteran has played in 16 games, starting two.

Haskins up and down, Finley strong as Bengals beat Redskins

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Dwayne Haskins told himself before his second NFL preseason game that he wouldn't throw two interceptions like a week earlier. Haskins accomplished that, threw a touchdown pass and lost a fumble in the Washington Redskins' 23-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. The first-round pick made strong throws and his share of mistakes, while fellow rookie Ryan Finley continued to make his case to be Cincinnati's backup quarterback with yet another impressive outing.

Finley, Haskins impress as Bengals beat Redskins

Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Rookie quarterback Ryan Finley went 20 of 26 for 150 yards and two touchdowns, leading the visiting Cincinnati Bengals past the Washington Redskins 23-13 on Thursday night. Finley, a fourth-round pick, threw touchdowns of 5 yards to second-round rookie tight end Drew Sample and 3 yards to 2018 seventh-round pick Auden Tate. Cincinnati scored 17 unanswered points in the second half, capped by a 75-yard punt return from Alex Erickson in the fourth quarter.

Bengals claim Dare Odeyingbo off waivers from Bucs

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

The Bengals claimed defensive tackle Dare Odeyingbo off waivers from the Buccaneers on Wednesday, the team announced. Odeyingbo signed with Tampa Bay as a college free agent out of Vanderbilt on May 10. He played in the Buccaneers' preseason opener last Friday but had no statistics.

Redskins vs. Bengals Preseason Week 2: Time, TV channel, live stream, how to watch

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Will Case Keenum build off a solid showing last week? How will Dwayne Haskins bounce back from his up and down debut? Questions about the offensive line remain.

Running Back Fantasy Football Busts: Why you should avoid some draft staples in 2019

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Risk management is fundamental to any fantasy football strategy. Let's be honest: No one wants to endure heartbreak. To help fantasy gamers avoid sob sessions this season, we're unveiling our top bust candidates, position-by-position.

Chiefs add Manasseh Garner, waive Josh Caldwell

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Four carries for 59 yards and a touchdown on Saturday against the Cincinnati Bengals apparently wasn't enough to keep running back Josh Caldwell on the Chiefs roster for the time being Kansas City waived Caldwell on Monday evening and added tight end Manasseh Garner in his place. It's Garner's second stint with the Chiefs after signing with the team as an undrafted free agent in 2015. Garner spent time at fullback with the Chiefs during his first stop with the team before moving on to the Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins.