Archive for the ‘Cincinnati Bengals’ Category

Doc’s Morning Line: I’ll never understand why we chase our tails around the NFL Draft

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

I like watching their approach, knowing what’s coming. I’m awed by their power, but not frightened. Until last night.

Zac Taylor won’t rule out more Bengals activity in free agency

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

During a meet with the media, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor noted the team “might not be done with free agent signings” just yet, according to WCPO’s Laurel Pfahler. And given the team’s actions so far it really isn’t all that hard to believe. While the team has committed upwards of $150 million to sign players like D.J. Reader and Trae Waynes, never mind retaining A.J. Green, one could see the Bengals still making a value move.

Fantasy Alert: Bengals’ A.J. Green ‘Fully Healthy’ After Ankle Injury

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said Wednesday that star wide receiver A.J. Green is "fully healthy" after missing the entire 2019 NFL season because of an ankle injury. "Everything has been positive with A.J Green. He's fully healthy, and he's working hard," Taylor told reporters.

Joe Burrow Rumors: Latest on QB’s Potential Landing Spots Amid Trade Buzz

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Pretty much every sign points to Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow going first overall to the Cincinnati Bengals in the 2020 NFL draft. However, there has been a small amount of chatter connecting the former LSU star to the Miami Dolphins, who hold the fifth overall selection and a boatload of other 2020 draft selections (five total in the first 56). The door is, at the very least, slightly ajar toward the possibility that Burrow ends up in South Florida.

Zac Taylor wisely mum on whether Bengals have received trade offers for No. 1

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor isn’t one to give away too many details. Savvy even while working through a Zoom conference with the media as opposed to a press conference, Taylor hit reporters with a big “no comment” while smiling when asked if the Bengals had received any offers for the No. overall pick.

Bengals’ Taylor: QB Dalton’s future undecided

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Quarterback Andy Dalton's future with the Cincinnati Bengals remains undecided, head coach Zac Taylor told reporters on a Zoom call on Wednesday. With the Bengals owning the No. 1 overall pick in this month's draft and likely to select a quarterback -- LSU's Joe Burrow is the favorite -- Dalton is expected to be traded or released at some point. Taylor confirmed as much Wednesday, citing the uncertainty of an offseason that likely won't involve any in-person team activities due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Division-by-division look at each NFL team’s needs before the draft: AFC North

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Building around QBs Ben Roethlisberger, Lamar Jackson, Joe Burrow and Baker Mayfield is the name of the game in the AFC North.

Cincinnati Bengals feel ‘really good’ about NFL Draft board

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor was on a Zoom chat Wednesday ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft. The 2020 NFL Draft begins two weeks from Thursday. The Cincinnati Bengals and their fan base are eagerly anticipating the three-day virtual draft.

Bountiful Free Agency Zaps Zac Into New Draft World: ‘We didn’t hold back’

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

"Success!" is how Taylor put it in a post-Zoom text. What Taylor also said definitively: - Wide receiver A.J. Green, who has missed 23 of the last 24 games with foot and toe problems, is 'fully healthy," and everything is "positive," in wake of the team giving him the franchise tag.

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 4/8 livestream

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

The next step in the Cincinnati Bengals’ roster reconstruction takes place in just a couple of weeks. While they might make another significant move or two after the NFL Draft, there is little doubt that the Zac Taylor thumbprint will be readily visible by the end of this month. To help us digest all of the happenings this offseason and what may be ahead, The Orange and Black Insider welcomes in Ben Baby of ESPN.