Posts Tagged ‘Cincinnati Bengals’

Joe Burrow has road named after him

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

The legend of Joe Burrow continues to grow. The latest example comes from Burrow having a Louisiana road named after him, according to WAFB reporter Scottie Hunter. It’s very rare for a road to be renamed after a college player, but Burrow just enjoyed one of the greatest seasons a college athlete has ever accomplished: An unbeaten record, a Heisman Trophy, a national championship, and he became the No.

Could Bengals making playoffs be a good long-shot bet?

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

Now that things have slowed down ahead of training camps it seems the national perspective is starting to realize the Cincinnati Bengals are…a pretty interesting team going into 2020. Joe Burrow’s elite cast of weapons just had one expert suggesting the Bengals could be a “sneaky-good team. And now another analyst doesn’t mind the long-shot adds the Bengals have of making the playoffs.

Bengals News (7/12): The tailgate must go on

Sunday, July 12th, 2020

Report: Bengals receiver A.J. Green expected to play under franchise tag Cincinnati began its offseason by immediately placing the franchise tag on Green. Determined to keep the seven-time Pro Bowler under contract, the Bengals guaranteed he would return for the 2020 season. Masks, fewer fans expected at Bengals games I've got to shave this off, put some face paint on, a big foam hat and I gotta yell.

Bengals rumors: AJ Green not expected to sign long-term deal

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

A.J. Green remains as one of the only players that hasn’t signed his franchise tender this offseason. With the deadline looming, Green is not expected to sign a long-term deal with the Cincinnati Bengals before the 2020 season. While speaking on SportsCenter on Saturday, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler exclaimed that the Bengals expect Green to sign his franchise tag: “He has not signed the tag.

Joe Burrow has road named for him near LSU’s Baton Rouge campus

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow has a road named after him near the campus of LSU, where he starred and led the Tigers to the national championship before Cincinnati made him the No. pick in April's 2020 NFL Draft. Last December, Athens County School District board members voted to rename Athens High School's football stadium "The Joe Burrow Stadium."

A.J. Green expected to sign franchise tag with Bengals

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Former Georgia wide receiver A.J. Green is apparently expected to sign and play under the franchise tag with the Cincinnati Bengals this upcoming season. Green has spent the past nine seasons, the entirety of his NFL career, with the Bengals. He suffered an ankle injury in training camp last season that lingered throughout the year, causing him to miss all of 2019.

Report: Bengals WR Green to play on franchise tag

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

The Cincinnati Bengals expect veteran wide receiver A.J. Green to play the 2020 season on the franchise tag rather than sign a long-term extension, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported Saturday. "They don't sound overly optimistic in Cincinnati that their best pass catcher will be locked up long term," Fowler said on SportsCenter. "They expect he'll play this year on the tag, sort of a feeling-out period for both parties.

Update on A.J. Green contract talks

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

According to ESPN reporter Jeremy Fowler (via Bleacher Report), the Bengals expect Green to ultimately sign his franchise tag tender, but it’s not looking good for a long-term deal getting done. He has not signed the tag,” said Fowler. I’ve talked to some sources involved.

From Mexico City to Cincinnati: Olympic champion Tommie Smith reflects on time with Bengals

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Smith and Carlos stood on the Olympic podium bowed their heads and raised black-gloved fists as the national anthem played after they won gold and bronze medals. In Smith’s autobiography, “Silent Gesture,” the Olympic champion stated the action was a “human rights salute. Many around the country and world didn’t see it that way.

Bengals have a chance to lead NFL with virtual tailgating efforts

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

The Cincinnati Bengals didn’t deviate much from budding leaguewide trends in messaging to season-ticket holders this week. The team will provide fans with an opt-out, reduce attendance capacity and enforce social distancing and mask usage during games at Paul Brown Stadium. But the Bengals did swerve in one notable area tucked into the messaging — tailgating.