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Despite all the praise for the Bengals' defensive line last year, they only ranked 18th in overall pass rushing efficiency. This article explains exactly how the Bengals defense finished with a top ten defense in 2011.
Bengals first round rookie cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick recently suffered an offseason injury to his knee that will make him miss most of training camp. The injury may stem from Osgood-Schlatter syndrome.
Who should you watch for this year in training camp. We break down all the battles for you on the offensive side of the ball.
The Bengals linebacker corps is generally considered one of the thinnest on the team. But, don't mistake lack of proven depth for young, promising players, argues head coach Marvin Lewis.
Who will be returning punts and kickoffs this year for the Bengals? Brandon Tate, last year's return man, is expected to take a bigger role in the offense this year, and may not be used as a return man.
The Bengals drafted Marvin Jones late in the 5th round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Bengals fans have speculated that Jones could become the second wide receiver of the future, but he will definitely be fighting for a roster spot this year in training camp
Why we are both excited and nervous for whoever ends up starting at strong safety this year for the Bengals this year. Every candidate has a lot of upside, but little NFL experience to back it up.
A very, very detailed analysis of the twelve wide receivers on the Bengals offseason roster. This article (part two) covers the shorter six wide receivers: Brandon Tate, Ryan Whalen, Jordan Shipley, Taveon Rogers, Kashif Moore, and Andrew Hawkins.
Kyle Cook recently ranked as the 4th worst center in the league in total pressures allowed in the past three years. But, the story goes much deeper than that. In this article, we examine Cook's abilities and what to expect from him in the future.
The second installment of Brennen Warner's weekly take on the biggest stories of the week. In this piece: is AJ Green a top five wide receiver? Will the Bengals use the wide receiver by committee approach? Why did the Browns take Josh Gordon?
We've talked a lot recently about exactly what BenJarvus Green-Ellis brings to the table, but now we are bringing out the big guns. A detailed analysis of BenJarvus Green-Ellis's history as a pass catcher, and what we expect out of him in 2012.
A very, very detailed analysis of the twelve wide receivers on the Bengals' current offseason roster. What can we expect from them as we head into training camp? We've got roster projections and seasons projections cooked right up and ready to serve.
What were the biggest and most controversial Bengals stories of the week? Contributor Brennen Warner breaks it down with his own spin.
There are 9 running backs/fullbacks on the teams roster right now. I covered the four incumbent running backs in part one, and now it's time for the full backs and running backs on the roster bubble.
Longtime starter at running back Cedric Benson is gone, and the Bengals are moving to a running back by committee approach this year, according to offensive coordinator Jay Gruden. BenJarvus...
Head Coach Marvin Lewis enters his tenth season with some positive momentum and a talented young team. But, if he doesn't put together successful consecutive seasons for the first time in his career, his time with Cincinnati may be up.
Defensive Coordinator Mike ZImmer blitzes his secondary players effectively, as evidenced by former starting strong safety Chris Crocker's effeciency at getting to the quarterback. What that means is that Taylor Mays, the current favorite to replace Crocker at the starting safety spot, will probably have several unblocked, straight shots at quarterbacks. Yummy.
A.J. Green was the only player to make the NFL Network's Top 100 players this year. But former scout Daniel Jeremiah thinks that quarterback Andy Dalton has a great chance to join Green a year later.
Fourth-year running back Cedric Peerman held a football camp for youngsters over the past few days. Peerman has proven himself as a great special teams player over the past two years, but he will have to beat out former Buckeye Dan Herron for the final running back spot this year if he wants to remain on the team.
The rest of the world may not think so, but we feel that the Bengals have made a conscious effort to improve the character of the team in recent years. Here's a bunch of recent news supporting that claim.
Paul Brown Stadium will set up smoking areas for the 2012 season and beyond. They are located near Gates A, C, D & E, will be sectioned off with bike racks.
The Bengals have been selling two and four game ticket packs, and they've released the details of which packs are selling the most already. The nationally televised Steelers game, packaged in with the Browns game, has taken the top spot so far.
The Ohio State Buckeyes may play their 2013 spring football game at the Bengals' Paul Brown Stadium. OSU announced that the two sides were talking this afternoon.
With 6 former first round cornerbacks fighting to make the roster, Brandon Ghee is a forgotten man in the cornerback rotation. But Ghee has been making plays in practice this offseason, and don't be surprised if he makes the team when final cuts come in September.
First round pick Dre Kirkpatrick missed practice today with an illness. He has missed exactly half of the team's practices so far, thanks to a hamstring tweak a few weeks ago.
Quarterback, pass rusher, left tackle, and cornerback make up the "premium positions" in today's NFL. The Bengals place 16th in the league, when ranked by these positions alone.