BENGALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Top Bengals in Madden 17

EA Sports’ Madden NFL 2017 released on Tuesday August 23, 2016. In this year’s edition, the Cincinnati Bengals will certainly be a team to be reckoned with.
Via Bengals.com
17 hours ago

Former Wisconsin WR Alex Erickson making big impact with Cincinnati Bengals

The Darlington native has made his presence known in Cincinnati. Alex Erickson is accustomed to working his way up and proving himself. After a prep career in which he accounted for 94 touchdowns as a quarterback and was named the Wisconsin State Journal’s small school player of the year, the Darlington, Wis., native walked on to Wisconsin and transitioned to wide receiver. ...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
19 hours ago

WR derby heads down the stretch

Cody Core is also trying to catch on to special teams.  On Mohamed Sanu’s 27th birthday Monday, the Bengals lined up rookie wide receiver Tyler Boyd in a variety of ways during practice and while...
Via Bengals.com
23 hours ago

Jon McKeeman and Grady Eifert Earn Scholarships

Purdue awards scholarships to a pair of basketball walk-ons Sunday was a good day if you were a Purdue basketball walk-on. If you were a walk-on on the roster, you likely got the next year of schooling paid for. Both Jon McKeeman and Grady Eifert were awarded scholarships for the 2016-17 season as a thank you for their hard effort: Jon McKeeman as well. https://t.co/eSuWzE03Zu...
Via Hammer and Rails
1 day ago

High school workout saves Dre Kirkpatrick some embarrassment

The Bengals took a field trip Sunday, practicing at West Carrollton High School instead of the team’s Cincinnati team facility. Soon after arriving following the hour-long bus trip, cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick realized he did not bring any cleats with him. Being so far away from the team facility, Kirkpatrick had to think on his feet, so to speak. “I was looking around and saw...
Via Saturday Down South
1 day ago

Cincinnati Bengals impress in 2nd preseason game

The Cincinnati Bengals preseason is now halfway over. With the Cincinnati Bengals defeating the Detroit Lions. With a 30-14 win in the Motor City, in the first of back to back road games for the Bengals. Here’s some of what stood out from last night’s game. The Bengals roared out of the gate early after the Lions started the game with a field goal. In fact field goals seemed...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marvin Lewis: Tyler Boyd is taking advantage of his opportunities

The Bengals got a chance to catch up with wide receiver Marvin Jones for the first time since he left for the Lions as a free agent during Thursday night’s game in Detroit and they saw Jones looking at home in the Lions offense with four catches for 65 yards. If there are any regrets…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Bengals get preseason W but Jeremy Hill is left wanting more

DETROIT (AP) -- Jeremy Hill scored a touchdown on Cincinnati's first possession, but that was it for the Bengals when their top offensive players were in the game."I think we need to score more points," Hill said. "We left too many on the field when we were out there. We did finish one drive, which we didn't do last week, but we need to do a better job of converting third downs....
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hill's early TD helps Bengals to 30-14 win over Lions

DETROIT (AP) Jeremy Hill ran for a 9-yard touchdown on Cincinnati's first possession, and the Bengals went on to a 30-14 victory over the Detroit Lions on Thursday night. Hill hurt his left hand in Cincinnati's preseason opener last week, but he had three carries for 16 yards against the Lions and also caught a pass. Former Cincinnati wide receiver Marvin Jones, signed by the Lions...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LaFell has torn ligament in hand, surgery possible

Already extremely thin at wide receiver, the Cincinnati Bengals will likely be without Brandon LaFell for a while as he recovers from a torn ligament in his hand. As reported by Mike Garafolo of NFL.com, surgery is a possibility for LaFell, though on a positive note this isn’t considered a season-ending injury. That’s excellent news for both the player and his team in the long...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Key notes from Cincinnati Bengals Preseason opener

For the first time in seven months the Cincinnati Bengals had a game. The Bengals lost to the Minnesota Vikings 17-16 on Friday night. The game was close throughout, even though the Bengals never held the lead in the game. There were several points to ponder from Friday’s preseason opener. Including the stand out performance from rookie Wide Receiver Alex Erickson. Scoring two...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals coaches have tried to bait defensive players during camp to teach discipline

It’s fair to say that the Cincinnati Bengals saw their season end prematurely because their players, particularly Adam Jones and Vontaze Burfict, couldn’t keep their cool in the biggest moments. The team’s coaching staff is already hard at work trying to change that. Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther understands that the team needs to maintain its edge while not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: More yards in 2016 – Bernard or Hill?

The Cincinnati Bengals’ backfield is unlike any other in the National Football League, possessing two young running backs who could theoretically start on their own on many NFL teams. Giovani Bernard and Jeremy Hill complement each other well for the Bengals – Hill with the power and Bernard with the finesse. For the past two seasons, this running back partnership has helped...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals practice rained out, have to work out in gym

CINCINNATI (AP) A downpour limited the Cincinnati Bengals to a 30-minute practice Tuesday afternoon. Soon after it started, they were drenched and heading for cover. The Bengals are the most northern NFL team without a covered practice field. They moved up their practice by an hour to try to beat the coming rain, but it still cut the session short. Players did a scaled-back workout...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Petition calls for Cincinnati Bengals to change name to Cincinnati Harambes

A growing portion of NFL fans wouldn’t mind seeing the Cincinnati Bengals change their name to the Cincinnati Harambes. Harambe, the gorilla the Cincinnati Zoo tragically killed after a child fell into the pit, is something of an internet sensation to this day. Per a survey with more than 8,000 signatures and growing, the local NFL team should change their name to honor the iconic...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals 2016 preview: Super Bowl or bust

The 2016 NFL season is just around the corner. As such, Sportsnaut will be previewing all 32 teams before the games begin in September. Continuing the series, we continue with the AFC North to visit the defending division champion Cincinnati Bengals — a team that’s in need of proving its worth in the second season. Before we look ahead, let’s take a glance at some key developments...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals lose top pick William Jackson to torn pec

Cincinnati Bengals rookie cornerback William Jackson has reportedly torn his pectoral muscle, which would be a season-ending injury. Bengals first rounder William Jackson suffered a torn pec, source said. Big blow. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) August 2, 2016 The Bengals selected Jackson in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft (No. 24 overall) out of Houston and expected...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals rookie CB William Jackson suffers torn pectoral muscle

The Cincinnati Bengals have likely lost their 2016 first-round pick to a season-ending injury. According to Mike Garafolo of NFL.com, Bengals rookie cornerback William Jackson suffered a torn pectoral muscle during training camp—an injury that will likely cost him most, if not all, of the 2016 season. Bengals first rounder William Jackson suffered a torn pec, source said. Big...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Eifert says he will never play in the Pro Bowl again

Of all of the All-Star games in professional sports, the Pro Bowl is the most useless. Many players feel the same way, and now one of them has made his feelings public. Bengals TE Tyler Eifert tore a ligament in his ankle in last season’s game, and he made it clear that he wouldn’t be returning to the Pro Bowl. Eifert was hurt in the middle of the fourth quarter of the...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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