December 19, 2014

NFL Lockout un-locked?

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If you have a twitter account and if you happen to follow anyone with an interest in the NFL, then you have probably been blasted with news ranging from “The lockout is over and players report when…” to “This is a power play by the owners to swing fan support…”. First, whether technically the lockout [...]

Free Agency No-Brainer: Re-Sign J-Joe

Re-signing Johnathan Joseph should be a slam dunk.

James Walker of ESPN.com posted the salary cap situations of every AFC North team. The Bengals are a reported $35.9 million under the cap and will have to spend a good portion of that if the salary floor rises as expected. So what is the team to do? Well, if it were me, I’d start [...]

Going Polling: Veteran QB Targets

Bruce Gradkowski has been rumored as a prospective target for the Bengals

Once free agency begins, a number of veteran quarterbacks will hit the open market. Others could become available after being released by their teams. If all of these players are free agents, which one would you want for the Bengals? [polldaddy poll=5254072]

WDW Episode 34 – Steelers Preview

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This week we kick off our AFC North Preview Series with Dave Bryan of The Terrible Podcast at SteelersDepot.com. Other than Super Bowl wins, these two teams have a lot in common

Trying it on: Palmer for DRC, straight-up. Thoughts?

NFC Wild Card Game: Atlanta Falcons v Arizona Cardinals

Part of the fun of blogging about the Bengals is that it allows you to throw your wild ideas out for public consumption. Every fan fantasizes about being the GM; sitting in the big chair making the draft picks, the trades, and the free agency moves while occasionally sending the office clerk Mike Brown out [...]

PFF: AFC North Free Agency Preview

Johnathan Joseph is gone. John Thornton thinks his replacement isn't here yet,

ProFootballFocus takes a look at the AFC North’s approach to free agency, which could be starting on Monday. Both analysts believe the Bengals would be best served by re-signing Johnathan Joseph, but I have a feeling he will command more money than the Bengals are willing to pay (stop me if you’ve heard that before). [...]

Green Gets an 80 in Madden 12

A.J. Green is a solid player in the latest version of Madden

According to ESPN.com’s James Walker, Bengals rookie wide receiver A.J. Green will be ranked as a respectable 80 overall in the latest version of the popular Madden video game franchise. Green is the fourth highest-rookie in the game. Hopefully, that virtually ranking translates to an impact on the field that counts. Click the image to [...]

Bengals may look to give Vince Young a workout

NFL: DEC 14 Titans at Texans

Per our source in the Bengals organization, the Bengals may be looking to add a veteran quarterback to the roster.  Our guess based on the information we have is that the Bengals are looking for someone with NFL experience to back up Dalton.  Our source passes this along: “More vince young talk today around the [...]

Backs to Keep An Eye On

Could the Bengals go after Tim Hightower when Free Agency starts?

    With the lockout nearly over and with free agency, training camp, and the preseason now poised to begin in what’s sure to be a whirlwind, don’t-blink-you-might-miss-something August, attention can finally be given to the matter of how the 2011 Bengals roster will be built. It’s fairly settled on the defensive side of the [...]

Uncertainty Hits the RB Position

Carson Palmer is threatening to retire. Chad Ochocinco would like to move on. Heading into the season, the only certainty for the Cincinnati Bengals seemed to be at the running back position, with the return of Cedric Benson. As James Walker from ESPN.com points out, Benson’s status now is in doubt as well. If the [...]