Posts Tagged ‘Cincinnati Bengals’

Bengals G Boling retires after eight seasons

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling retired Monday after eight seasons, citing medical concerns. The 30-year-old lineman started 109 of his 111 games since being drafted in the fourth round out of Georgia in 2011. "After eight years in the NFL, it is time for me to step away from the game due to medical reasons," Boling said in a statement.

Bengals DE Lawson eyes Week 1 return

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals pass rusher Carl Lawson expects to be ready for Week 1 of the regular season after undergoing surgery on a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Lawson, 24, has 9 1/2 sacks over his first two seasons with the Bengals, who drafted him in the fourth round out of Auburn in 2017. "The goal is to be out there Week 1, and I'm feeling great," Lawson said in comments published by

Bengals’ Carl Lawson says Aaron Rodgers is easy to sack

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Bengals defensive end Carl Lawson has 9.5 sacks in his two-year NFL career, of which 2.5 came in the third game of his career, against the Packers. Lawson said Rodgers has so much confidence in his abilities to make plays that he'll hold onto the ball longer than most quarterbacks, giving the defense more time to get to him. “Honestly, I think it's easier to sack Aaron Rodgers than most quarterbacks,” Lawson said on NFL Network.

John Ross changing numbers to “start everything over”

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Bengals wide receiver John Ross said this offseason that there's a “completely different” energy around the Bengals and there will be another change from the last two seasons as well. Ross is changing from No. 15 to No. 11 in a move that he said represents his bid to “start everything over” after a disappointing first two years in the NFL. The switch isn't as simple as just throwing on a new jersey as the NFL requires a player buy out jerseys with the old number before going through with the change.

David Njoku: We felt disrespected by Hue Jackson last year

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Quarterback Baker Mayfield was the Browns player most visibly upset with Hue Jackson after Jackson was fired as the team's coach last season and went to work for the Bengals, but he wasn't alone in harboring bad feelings about the former coach. Tight end David Njoku was a guest on The Rich Eisen Show Tuesday and was asked whether Mayfield's slam of Jackson following a game against the Bengals last season was a case of the quarterback speaking for the entire locker room. “Well, obviously we weren't happy with what Hue said about us after he left.

Bengals OL coach: Cordy Glenn’s been a real pro this offseason

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Bengals first-round pick Jonah Williams had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder and the expectation is that he will miss the entire season while recovering from the injury. Offensive line coach Jim Turner said that the injury is an obstacle for Williams, but believes it is “an obstacle he can overcome” in time. Williams was inserted as the starting left tackle for Cincinnati right off the bat, although replacing him in the first team isn't quite as big an obstacle as it might be under other circumstances.

Bengals sign Germaine Pratt

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The Bengals now have all 10 draft picks under contract. Cincinnati announced Thursday it has signed linebacker Germaine Pratt, a third-round choice. The Bengals took the former North Carolina State standout with the 72nd overall choice.

Bengals’ Williams likely out for year after shoulder surgery

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Bengals rookie offensive tackle Jonah Williams is expected to miss the season after surgery for a torn labrum in his left shoulder. The team said in a statement that Williams is expected to make a full recovery. The Bengals drafted Williams at No. 11 overall in April, looking to upgrade an offensive line that has been a longstanding problem.

Bengals announce first-round pick Jonah Williams likely to miss entire season after surgery

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

The Cincinnati Bengals needed to upgrade their offensive line. According to Pro Football Focus, the group was 27th in the league last year. Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Jonah Williams will likely miss his entire rookie season after labrum surgery.

Former Bengal, Patriot Marquis Flowers opens up on the ‘We’re on to Cincinnati’ game

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Former Bengal, Patriot Marquis Flowers opens up on the 'We're on to Cincinnati' game originally appeared on The New England Patriots weren't exactly in a great spot heading into Week 5 of the 2014 NFL season. The team was only 2-2 and was coming off a crushing 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football. In that game, Tom Brady didn't look like his usual self.