Archive for the ‘Cincinnati Bengals’ Category

Bengals pressing fantasy questions: Mixon, Green lead Cincy’s stable of studs

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Can A.J. Green avoid the injury bug this year? As the mercury rises, Brad Evans and Liz Loza will tackle pressing fantasy questions tied to every NFL team. BELIEVE or MAKE BELIEVE: Joe Mixon muscles his way past Jeremy Hill and Gio Bernard to not only start Week 1, but also to close out the year inside the top-fifteen players at the position.

With other vets moving on, Bengals are Dalton’s team to lead

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Andy Dalton got thrown into an uncomfortable role as a rookie in 2011, handed a starting job in a position that calls for leadership. ''You get in the huddle and there are guys that are 10 years older than you,'' Dalton said. It's totally different as Dalton enters his seventh season.

Celina, Ohio State’s Seth Lonsway drafted by Cincinnati Reds

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

The Cincinnati Bengals are holding minicamp this week at Paul Brown Stadium, and there’s something different about their first two picks in April’s draft.  John Ross picked up an important new item recently while Joe Mixon lost something.  For Ross, it was a diploma from the University of Washington.  “It was probably bigger than getting drafted in my opinion, just because I feel like it’s something that can’t be taken away from you,” Ross said. “It was something for my family. I was the first generation to graduate in my family, so it was pretty big for me and everybody. “I just know how important it was, just to see my parents faces after I graduated, to see how happy my father was, how happy

Marvin Lewis: Relaxed celebration rules ‘not good example for young people’

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Marvin Lewis said the NFL’s relaxed celebration rules are not a good example for young people. CHICAGO — The NFL’s newly relaxed TD celebration rules have become official, and most observers are rejoicing the change. The NFL’s second-longest tenured head coach (behind Bill Belichick) and a longtime member of the league’s competition committee spoke out against the allowance of group celebrations, using the ball as a prop and other more liberal expressions of joy on the field.

Bengals sign fourth-rounder Josh Malone

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

The Bengals had a big draft class this year with 11 players joining the team and they continued making their way through signing them on Wednesday. The team announced that they have signed fourth-round wide receiver Josh Malone. That brings them up to eight signed picks with Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon, Kansas State defensive Jordan Willis and Utah center J.J. Dielman still to go. Malone joined first-round pick John Ross as new additions to the receiving corps as the Bengals try to upgrade their offensive production over 2016 levels. Malone isn’t quite as fast as Ross, but he averaged over 19 yards a catch at Tennessee last season so big-play potential also helped get him to Cincinnati. The

Philadelphia Eagles should pursue free agent cornerback Leon Hall

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Possessing an extremely young cornerback corps, the Philadelphia Eagles could have issues with maturity going forward. With Philly in need of some veteran leadership in the secondary, a perfect choice to address the Eagles problem could be former Cincinnati Bengals and New York Giants cornerback Leon Hall. Possessing Jalen Mills — second-year pro — and Rasul Douglas — a rookie — as their prospective day one starters at cornerback, the Eagles have a starter in the making in Sidney Jones.

Bengals’ Adam Jones pleads guilty to misdemeanor obstruction as part of plea deal

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

The latest legal issue for Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones came to a close on Tuesday morning. The 33-year old Jones pleaded guilty to a single charge of misdemeanor obstructing official business and was sentenced to time served, two days. It was part of a plea deal that saw the two other misdemeanor counts Jones was facing – assault and disorderly conduct – dropped.

Cincinnati Bengals’ ‘Pacman’ Jones pleads guilty to 1 count

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor charge from an altercation this year. Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory dismissed misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct at the prosecutor’s request after a plea agreement. He sentenced Jones to time already served — two days — on the obstructing official business count. The 33-year-old Jones apologized in court Tuesday for his behavior and specifically to a Cincinnati police officer he made profane comments to after his arrest. The Hamilton County prosecutor earlier dismissed a felony count alleging Jones spit on a jail nurse. Jones was jailed Jan. 3 in the latest incident

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews’ first career sack

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Check out Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews record his first career sack against Carson Palmer in Week 2 of the 2009 season against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Usain Bolt on whether John Ross could beat him in a race: ‘No chance.’

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Newly minted Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver John Ross set the NFL record for the 40-yard dash in this year’s combine, posting a 4.22-second time. Emboldened by his feat, he declared himself ready to face Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man. NFL types tried to talk themselves into the thought that this might be a fair match, but a U.S. Olympian shot that idea down by dusting Ross’s 40 time.