Posts Tagged ‘Cincinnati Bengals’

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict facing another suspension

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Vontaze Burfict is appealing a four-game suspension from the NFL for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances, the third straight season that the Cincinnati Bengals linebacker is facing punishment from the league. The Bengals had no comment on Burfict. The Bengals have steadfastly supported Burfict, even giving him a three-year contract extension while he was suspended last year.

Injured Steelers LB Ryan Shazier attends NCAA tournament in Pittsburgh

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier took a break from his rehab regimen to take in some NCAA tournament action in Pittsburgh on Thursday. By the looks of it, he was all-in on the dramatics of Rhode Island’s overtime win over Oklahoma. Steelers Ryan Shazier takes in the Rhode Island vs. Oklahoma game at PPG Paints Arena Thursday afternoon.

Bills’ offseason transformation includes signing QB McCarron

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Bills general manager Brandon Beane wasn't fooling around when saying he had a lot of work to do shortly after Buffalo enjoyed its first playoff appearance in 18 years. The transformation Beane began during his first season on the job continued into the start of the NFL's free-agency period Wednesday, when Buffalo took the next step in overhauling its quarterback position. Aside from formally announcing trading third-year starter Tyrod Taylor to Cleveland, the Bills signed former Cincinnati Bengals backup AJ McCarron to a two-year contract.

QB AJ McCarron agrees to sign 2-year contract with Bills

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

The Buffalo Bills took the first step in restocking their quarterback position by agreeing to a two-year contract with A.J. McCarron. The 27-year-old spent the past four seasons backing up Andy Dalton in Cincinnati after being selected by the Bengals in the fifth round of the 2014 draft. McCarron's signing on Wednesday came a few hours after the NFL's free-agency period opened, and five days after Buffalo traded three-year starter Tyrod Taylor to Cleveland.

Report: Bengals, Raiders talking about a trade for Vontaze Burfict

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Chris Renkel of CBS 42 in Birmingham, Alabama reports that the Raiders and Bengals are discussing a possible trade for linebacker Vontaze Burfict. It’s crazy enough to be true, in large part because new Raiders coach on Jon Gruden has hired former Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, who coached Burfict in Cincinnati.

Monday’s Sports In Brief

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL NEW YORK (AP) -- UConn is back in a familiar place - the No. 1 overall seed in the women's NCAA Tournament. Joining the Huskies as top seeds are Notre Dame, Louisville and Mississippi State. The Huskies enter as the lone unbeaten

Source: Bills Move Up in First Round by Trading Cordy Glenn to Bengals

Monday, March 12th, 2018

The Bills have moved up the first round of this year’s NFL draft by sending Cordy Glenn and the No. 21 pick to the Bengals in exchange for the No. 12 choice, The MMQB’s Albert Breer reports. Buffalo also receives Cincinnati’s sixth-round pick (No. 187) and the Bengals get the Bills’ fifth-round pick (No. 158). The Bills also have the No. 22 pick, acquired last year from the Chiefs when Kansas City traded up to select Patrick Mahomes.

Bengals to acquire left tackle Cordy Glenn from Bills; teams swap first-round picks

Monday, March 12th, 2018

The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to a trade with the Buffalo Bills for left tackle Cordy Glenn, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson. As part of the trade, the Bengals and Bills agreed to swap first-round picks with Buffalo receiving the No. 12 overall selection and Cincinnati receiving No. 21 overall, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Bengals also get the Bills' fifth-round pick (No. 158 overall) and the Bills get the Bengals' sixth-round pick (187th overall). The trade comes days after the Bills agreed to trade starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor to the Cleveland Browns. The Bengals have struggled at tackle since longtime veteran Andrew Whitworth signed with the Los Angeles Rams in free agency

Bengals decline to pick up option on veteran CB Adam Jones

Friday, March 9th, 2018

The Cincinnati Bengals?will not pick up the option on cornerback Adam Jones for the 2018 season, making him a free agent, he told the team's website Friday. The move will not become official until the start of the league year on March 14. By declining to pick up his contract, the Bengals will allow Jones to become an unrestricted free agent, which will factor into the compensatory pick formula next year. However, that doesn't rule out a potential return to Cincinnati. According to the team website, the Bengals told Jones they would like him back to compete as a nickel corner and a kick returner. "Of course I'd love to come back," Jones told the team website?on Friday. "Don't make it sound like

Drug charges against Bengals wideout Tyler Boyd dismissed

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd is in the clear. According to Katherine Terrell of, drug charges against Boyd were dismissed during a preliminary hearing in Pittsburgh Wednesday. Boyd was charged with possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia after his vehicle was wrecked in Pittsburgh in July.