The Cincinnati Bengals have some holes to fill this offseason in order to get back into the playoffs, and make a run at a Super Bowl. Offensive line, defensive line, and linebackers look to be a big priority for the Bengals as an organization.
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The 50-question, 12-minute cognitive ability test has been used to evaluate NFL draft prospects for four decades now ... but does it work? Pat McInally, a punter-receiver who played for 10 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, is the only NFL player known to have gotten a perfect score on the Wonderlic cognitive ability test. The Wonderlic test score results for NFL draftees aren’t supposed to be public, but somehow, year after year, they are.
The Bengals celebrate their 50th season in 2017. The occasion will include a logo worn on the home and road uniforms. “Since we were formed in 1968, we have enjoyed great support – first at Nippert Stadium, then at Riverfront Stadium, and now at Paul Brown Stadium,” owner Mike Brown said in an open letter to fans. “Throughout all those years, there has been one constant: you, our fans. We appreciate your support, and I say ‘thank you’ on behalf of the entire organization. We look forward to celebrating our team’s history with you this season.” The 50th anniversary comes at a time when questions have begun to surface regarding the team’s long-term viability in Cincinnati. With public money harder
Speculation has surrounded the Cleveland Browns ahead of next week's NFL draft. Cleveland owns the No. 1 overall pick and the No. 12 pick, with questions swirling over whether they will keep their picks or trade for an established quarterback. Yes," Browns general manager Sashi Brown told ESPN on the topic of trading for a quarterback.
First the team will play six games against their division, both a home and an away matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Cleveland Browns. Throughout the past several seasons, the league has back-loaded the schedule with divisional matchups in order to keep most teams' playoff hopes alive. In this year's cycle, the Ravens will face off against the AFC South and the NFC North, which means three more playoff teams from last year, the Lions, Packers, and Texans.
Veteran linebacker A.J. Hawk is retiring from the NFL as a member of the Green Bay Packers, the team he began his career with in 2006. "The first thing that needs to be said about A.J. Hawk is that he is a good man," Packers general manager Ted Thompson said in a statement. "He was a terrific teammate and a true professional during his career, and we were lucky to have him. A.J. will always be a Packer. We wish the best to him and the entire Hawk family, and thank them for all that they gave to the team and the city of Green Bay." He retires as the Packers' all-time leader with 1,118 tackles. Hawk was released by the Falcons in October after signing with the team earlier in the month. He appeared
Adam Jones backed up one ugly, foul-mouthed incident with another on Monday. The Cincinnati Bengals corner was was accused in January this offseason of pushing a man and poking him in the eye, refusing to enter a police car and allegedly spitting on a nurse after he was taken to jail. Monday was the first day that Bengals players reported to offseason activities, and and it appears that Jones once again couldn’t keep his mouth or anger in check.
Adam Jones just doesn’t know when to quit. The latest antics from the embattled Cincinnati Bengals cornerback came Monday during an open locker-room session with local media. Today was the first day of Organized Training Activities (OTAs) and as such the first locker room session. There, Jones didn’t take too kindly to being asked by at a reporter if Jones wanted to say anything to the fans about his offseason arrest, according to My Dayton Daily News: But a couple of minutes later Jones got irate when the reporter asked, “I know you said you were thankful for the organization, is there anything you have to show to fans, have to prove to the fans for them to welcome you back since there were
The Bengals get one of the draft’s top pass rushers with pick No. 41. It may not have addressed the team's issues on defense, but Fournette's addition could transform Cincinnati's offense. Going into the second round, the Bengals are faced with issues on the defensive line, where they could use a pass rusher and an interior piece.