Bengals keep WR John Ross, give him important role

Football 05/01/19, 14:55

John Ross read the reports that the Bengals were trying to trade him ahead of the draft.Not only did they keep him, they decided not to add any receivers, leaving Ross with an even higher profile heading into his third season.Still here, still waiting for that breakout season."They've put a ...

Bengals trade down, take tight end in second round

Football 04/26/19, 19:46

The Bengals took tight end Drew Sample from Washington in the second round Friday after trading down 10 spots with Denver, which went for quarterback Drew Lock.It's the third straight year that Cincinnati traded down in the second round.The Bengals have tried to upgrade their offense with their first two ...

Bengals hire Callahan as coordinator, add 3 other coaches

Football 02/07/19, 16:03

Bengals coach Zac Taylor has made his first hires, bringing in longtime friend Brian Callahan as offensive coordinator.The Bengals also hired Jim Turner as offensive line coach, James Casey as tight ends coach and Ben Martin as assistant offensive line coach on Thursday.Taylor was hired from the Rams, where he ...

Joe Mixon becomes centerpiece of Bengals’ depleted offense

Football 12/12/18, 16:22

A.J. Green had surgery on his injured toe. Tight end Tyler Eifert is recovering from a broken ankle. Andy Dalton is gone, too, sidelined by a torn thumb ligament in his passing hand.What's left of the Bengals' offense? Running back Joe Mixon, who's settling into the role Cincinnati envisioned for ...

Bengals receiver A.J. Green out for the season with injury

Football 12/05/18, 13:40

Bengals receiver A.J. Green will be sidelined for the rest of the season with an injured toe on his right foot.The Bengals placed him on injured reserve Wednesday. Green got hurt on Oct. 28, missed three games with the injury, and returned last Sunday against Denver. He aggravated it while ...

Broncos’ Chris Harris Jr. leaves with broken right leg

Sports 12/02/18, 21:05

Cornerback Chris Harris Jr. broke his lower right leg in the first quarter of the Broncos' 24-10 win over the Bengals on Sunday.It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined with a cracked bone in his lower leg. He'll have more tests in Denver on Monday.Harris said it's possible he could ...

Bengals’ season unravels more with 24-10 loss to Broncos

Football 12/02/18, 18:59

A.J. Green took a couple of steps, tried to cut and crumbled to the ground, grabbing his right foot. He was carted off the field, along with the Bengals' hopes of a late-season recovery.They keep unraveling a little more each week.Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Jeff Driskel (6) is sacked by Denver ...

Talib active for Rams after long absence, Flacco out again

Football 12/02/18, 12:16

Veteran cornerback Aqib Talib is active for the first time since Week 3 for the Los Angeles Rams' game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco is missing his third straight game in a visit to Atlanta.Talib injured an ankle in a win over the Los ...

Broncos try to extend late surge against reeling Bengals

Football 11/29/18, 15:25

A.J. Green has a collection of stories about quarterback Jeff Driskel's athletic exploits, such as the way he can dribble between his legs and dunk.Or outrun teammates. Or play multiple positions in practice.Green suggested that Driskel might be the best all-around athlete on the Bengals."Nice," Driskel said in response. "But ...

Bengals seek answers after loss to Ravens drops them to .500

Football 11/18/18, 18:32

A once-promising season is spiraling dangerously out of control, and the Cincinnati Bengals can't even agree on the proper path to turning themselves back into a postseason contender.There's no doubt that the defense has to get better. Yet the offense hasn't exactly been racking up the points without injured wide ...

Bengals pick off Winston 4 times for 37-34 win over Bucs

Football 10/28/18, 16:45

Jessie Bates returned Jameis Winston's fourth interception for a touchdown Sunday, and Randy Bullock kicked a 44-yard field goal on the final play that sent the Cincinnati Bengals to a 37-34 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who now have a question at quarterback.Winston was benched after matching his career ...

Bengals’ Boyd would love to beat hometown Steelers for once

Football 10/12/18, 16:42

Hines Ward was Tyler Boyd's favorite Steelers player while he grew up in Clairton, Pennsylvania. He loved how No. 86 made the tough catches in the biggest games and helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 14 seasons."He was my guy," the Bengals receiver said. "Everything about him was ...

Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict activated after 4-game suspension

Football 10/05/18, 09:49

Linebacker Vontaze Burfict is back on the Cincinnati Bengals' active roster after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancer policy.He's glad to be back, even doing some work with special teams. He watched his teammates pull out a 37-36 win at Atlanta last Sunday on Andy Dalton's touchdown ...

Tyler Boyd emerges as Bengals’ top receiver in 3rd season

Football 10/04/18, 15:52

Tyler Boyd watched some of the Bengals' worst moments from the sideline, unable to contribute to the NFL's least-effective offense. The receiver turned those moments into something better when he got another chance.Boyd finished last season with a big game and carried it over, emerging as Andy Dalton's top target ...

Bengals’ Andy Dalton back in comfort zone in new offense

Football 10/02/18, 17:10

The Bengals knew drastic changes were in order after they finished last in the league in offense and Andy Dalton suffered through his worst season since he was a rookie.They changed the playbook, bolstered the offensive line and decided to set Dalton loose.One month into the season, he's back in ...

Clutch: 1st-place Bengals showing new ability for big plays

Football 10/01/18, 20:20

Sitting in the end zone after his game-turning catch, A.J. Green raised the ball in celebration as Bengals teammates streamed toward him. They haven't had many moments like this one — not in recent years, not in their 51-year history.The moment captured the difference between this Bengals team and the ...

Bengals don’t flinch, beat Falcons on Dalton’s late TD pass

Football 10/01/18, 02:55

The Cincinnati Bengals had no reason to panic when they trailed the Atlanta Falcons by five points with about four minutes remaining.That was plenty of time for Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and his top targets, Tyler Boyd and A.J. Green.Dalton's 13-yard touchdown pass to Green with 7 seconds remaining capped ...

Falcons defense keeps coming up short at the end

Football 09/30/18, 21:55

The Atlanta Falcons are making a bad habit of collapsing in the final moments of games.They were at it again in Sunday's 37-36 loss to Cincinnati, allowing Andy Dalton to complete a 13-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Green with 7 seconds remaining."It's like just taking your heart and ripping it ...

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