Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser

Football 05/28/19, 14:33

Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' staff as a special adviser.The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise's all-time wins leader with 131. He led Cincinnati to seven playoff appearances, including five straight ...

Bengals release oft-suspended LB Vontaze Burfict

Sports 03/18/19, 15:43

The Cincinnati Bengals released oft-suspended linebacker Vontaze Burfict on Monday.Burfict's career was marked more by his behavior than his tackling skills. In his seven years with the Bengals, he was suspended by the NFL to start each of the past three seasons, mostly for egregious hits that violated the league's ...

Can Zac Taylor take long-suffering Bengals the next step?

Sports 02/05/19, 17:37

The Cincinnati Bengals liked Zac Taylor the first time they talked to him, but there was one overriding concern when they discussed offering him their head coaching job. He's 35 with only a few games as a coordinator on his NFL resume.Would it be too much, too soon, to make ...

Broncos kick off coaching search with Chuck Pagano

Football 01/02/19, 14:52

John Elway's search for his fourth coach in six seasons began with former Colts head coach Chuck Pagano, a native of Boulder, Colorado, on Wednesday.Elway fired Vance Joseph after he went 11-21 in two seasons. Joseph is interviewing for the Cincinnati Bengals' opening Thursday and Friday. Joseph was a former ...

Steelers edge Bengals 16-13 but miss out on AFC North title

Football 12/30/18, 20:00

Ben Roethlisberger passed for 287 yards and a touchdown, newly acquired kicker Matt McCrane booted three field goals and the Pittsburgh Steelers edged the Cincinnati Bengals 16-13 on Sunday.Still, it wasn't enough for Pittsburgh to win its third straight AFC North title. The Steelers (9-6-1) saw their chance at capturing ...

Big swing: Browns go from winless to almost winners in 2018

Football 12/24/18, 15:46

Just a year ago, the Browns were winless. They were aimless. They looked hopeless.Disgusted with their laughable team, some Cleveland fans spent the holidays planning a tongue-in-cheek parade around FirstEnergy Stadium to celebrate a probable 0-16 season. Coach Hue Jackson promised to jump into Lake Erie.Those gloomy days are long ...

Stare down: Mayfield throws 3 TD passes, Browns down Bengals

Football 12/24/18, 04:25

No awkward hug. No cold handshake. No holiday greeting.Baker Mayfield's only interaction with former coach Hue Jackson was an icy stare.Mayfield threw three touchdown passes to thrill a sellout, holiday-spirited crowd that came out to boo Jackson, and rookie Nick Chubb ran for 112 yard as the Cleveland Browns beat ...

Bengals clinch last-place finish with 26-18 loss to Browns

Football 12/23/18, 18:54

Marvin Lewis spent about 60 seconds summing up his team's latest loss. Hue Jackson was nowhere to be found.At this point, there's not much left to say — the Cincinnati Bengals are a mess.A last-place mess.By losing for the sixth time in seven games, the Bengals locked up their first ...

Mayfield throws 3 TD passes as Browns down Bengals 26-18

Football 12/23/18, 16:10

Baker Mayfield threw three touchdown passes to thrill a sellout, holiday-spirited crowd that came out to boo former Cleveland coach Hue Jackson. The Browns beat the Cincinnati Bengals 26-18 on Sunday and swept their southern Ohio neighbors for the first time since 2002.Mayfield continued his stellar rookie season, one that ...

Popular Browns line coach Wylie breaks ankle during practice

Football 12/20/18, 20:25

Beloved Browns offensive line coach Bob Wylie broke his ankle during practice Thursday and underwent surgery.A team spokesman said Wylie got hurt during Thursday's workout as the Browns prepared to face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. There were no immediate details on how the popular Wylie, who is in his ...

Boo Hue: Jackson set for frosty homecoming in Cleveland

Football 12/20/18, 15:55

Tis the season for giving, and Hue Jackson's about to get something before Christmas he can't return.Fired by the Browns in October after winning just three of 40 games as Cleveland's coach, Jackson will return Sunday for the first time to face fans who haven't forgotten or forgiven him."I'm sure ...

Carr gets record but Raiders offense languishes in loss

Football 12/16/18, 18:44

Derek Carr kept his streak without an interception going. In the end, he couldn't complete enough throws to give the Raiders a chance.Carr extended his streak without an interception to nine games, but Oakland managed only 19 yards in the fourth quarter, helping the Cincinnati Bengals hold on for a ...

Bengals end 5-game losing streak, beat Raiders 30-16

Football 12/16/18, 16:29

Joe Mixon had another big game Sunday, rushing for 129 yards and a pair of touchdowns, and the Cincinnati Bengals held on for a 30-16 victory over the Oakland Raiders that ended one of their longest losing streaks under coach Marvin Lewis.The Bengals (6-8) had dropped five straight — their ...

Chargers quickly shift focus to Thursday showdown vs. Chiefs

Football 12/10/18, 20:09

Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers didn't have much time to celebrate reaching double-digit wins for the first time in nine seasons.While most teams get 24 hours to savor a victory, the Chargers spent about 24 minutes to revel in their 26-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals before preparations ...

Bengals hang with Bolts, but fall short as skid hits 5 games

Football 12/09/18, 21:55

Jeff Driskel ran away from Chargers star Joey Bosa, scrambled past a linebacker and dived into the end zone to cap a thrilling effort by the Cincinnati Bengals' young quarterback.Except the officials took the touchdown off the board after video review in accordance with this season's NFL rule that equates ...

Rivers, Badgley lead Chargers to 26-21 win over Bengals

Football 12/09/18, 19:25

Philip Rivers threw for 220 yards and Michael Badgley kicked four field goals — including a team-record 59-yarder — as the Los Angeles Chargers held off the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 on Sunday.Rivers completed 19 of 29 and threw a touchdown in what was not one of the team's best games. ...

Surging Chargers are not overlooking slumping Bengals

Football 12/06/18, 19:02

The Los Angeles Chargers are coming off a 16-point comeback victory at Pittsburgh and have a crucial AFC West showdown next week at Kansas City. Before Anthony Lynn's team can turn attention toward the Chiefs, there is the matter of taking care of the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.The Chargers (9-3) ...

Lindsay leads Denver to 3rd straight win, 24-10 over Bengals

Football 12/02/18, 16:29

Rookie Phillip Lindsay ran for a career-high 157 yards and a pair of touchdowns Sunday as the Denver Broncos adapted to a windy afternoon and got their third straight victory, 24-10 over the Cincinnati Bengals.The Broncos (6-6) have emerged from their bye week and knocked off the Chargers, Steelers and ...

NFL ICYMI: Baker’s got no love for Hue; Browns matter now

Football 11/26/18, 02:46

Led by brash rookie QB Baker Mayfield, the Cleveland Browns suddenly merit keeping an eye on.Are they legitimate playoff contenders yet? Of course not; only their most ardent fans would say so.Still, the Browns — owners of just one victory over the previous two entire seasons combined — are a ...

Dalton hurts thumb as Bengals’ spiral continues

Football 11/25/18, 20:17

A season that started with promise for the Cincinnati Bengals continued its spiral when quarterback Andy Dalton injured his right thumb in a 35-20 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.Dalton was hurt on his passing hand while trying to recover a shotgun snap that sailed over his head in ...

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