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Marvin Lewis: Rookie DE Sam Hubbard “way ahead of the curve”

The Bengals added 11 rookies in the draft this year as they try to infuse some new talent into a roster that’s fallen short of the playoffs in each of the last two seasons. One of those picks has made a strong early impression on head coach Marvin Lewis. During last week’s minicamp, Lewis discussed [more]

Billy Price fully cleared from pec injury ahead of Bengals training camp

Bengals first-round pick Billy Price‘s workload was limited during the team’s offseason program, but it looks like it is all systems go for the center at training camp. Price partially tore his pectoral muscle while doing the bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine in March, which led to surgery a few days later and [more]

New Jersey has some unusual Super Bowl odds

With sports betting now legal in New Jersey, and even with football season still more than two months away, bets can be placed on one important NFL proposition: Who will win the Super Bowl? Accompanying an article from Connor Orr of SI.com is a photo of the betting board at Monmouth Park, revealing some of [more]

Jake Fisher fully practicing seven months after heart surgery

Bengals tackle Jake Fisher went through a full practice on Tuesday for the first time since having heart surgery last November. Fisher, who had surgery to correct an irregular heartbeat and cleared for lighter workouts in February, worked in full again on Wednesday as the Bengals continued their minicamp. “I was a little rusty, but [more]

Report: Bengals rookie Logan Woodside arrested for DUI

Bengals rookie quarterback Logan Woodside was arrested for speeding and operating a motor vehicle under the influence on early Saturday morning in Bellevue, Kentucky, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Woodside, 23, was detained at 3:46 a.m. The Bellevue officer cited Woodside for driving more than 10 mph over the speed limit. Woodside took a blood alcohol [more]

Marvin Lewis vague about Tyler Eifert’s rehab

Tyler Eifert said two weeks ago that he was on schedule in his rehab from back surgery and feeling good. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis sounded less optimistic about Eifert’s progress, expressing surprise the tight end sat out Tuesday’s minicamp practice. “As time goes on, when we start to play football, then we will have an [more]

A theory emerges on T.O.’s decision to skip Canton

It’s not entirely clear why receiver Terrell Owens won’t be participating in the Hall of Fame induction ceremony. One person with knowledge of how the ceremony works has offered a theory. For the Hall of Famer, induction weekend can be an expensive proposition, with travel and lodging for multiple family members and friends, and the [more]

Which NFL rivalries are the best?

With the Subway Series returning this weekend, Thursday’s PFT Live draft pondered the best rivalries in all of football. (Yes, the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry carries much more weight than the Mets-Yankees rivalry, but work with me on this.) As usual, Chris Simms and I went back and forth for multiple rounds, Stats picked a winner, [more]

Hall of Fame “disappointed” by “unprecedented” decision from Terrell Owens

Terrell Owens often didn’t do things by the book during his playing career, and that isn’t changing now that he’s retired and heading for the Hall of Fame. Shortly after Owens announced that he will not attend his enshrinement into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Hall released a statement saying it regrets that [more]

Terrell Owens says he won’t attend Hall of Fame induction

Terrell Owens was voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year after falling short of election in 2016 and 2017, but he won’t be celebrating his induction with the rest of this year’s class. Owens released a statement on Thursday announcing that he will not be in Canton, Ohio for the festivities surrounding [more]

William Jackson: People will definitely know about me this year

Cornerback William Jackson wasn’t able to get on the field for the Bengals during his rookie season due to a torn pectoral muscle, but the 2016 first-round pick started showing why he was such a high pick by the time the 2017 season came to an end. Jackson worked off the bench for the most [more]

Carlos Dunlap says he isn’t worrying about his contract

Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap missed out on $300,000 in workout bonuses by opting out of voluntary work with the team this offseason in a decision that’s been linked to his desire for an extension as he enters the final year of his current deal. While contract matters were likely part of that call, Dunlap [more]

Tyler Eifert “methodically moving forward” after back surgery

Wide receiver John Ross is doing 11-on-11 work for the Bengals during OTAs, but another player the Bengals are hoping to see play a big role in their offense isn’t quite that far along yet. Tight end Tyler Eifert played just two games last season before having back surgery and has played in only 24 [more]

John Ross makes much earlier debut in 11-on-11 drills this year

As Bengals receiver John Ross tries to turn the page on a disappointing rookie season, he’s already ahead in one key respect. As noted by Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Ross participated in 11-on-11 drills for the first time this season on May 22. Last year, it didn’t happen until August 14. “It’s been [more]

Who are the NFL’s best receivers?

We’re always looking for ideas for the patent-pending PFT Live draft. On Wednesday, Browns receiver Jarvis Landry handed us one. He said he’s the best receiver in the NFL. Many disagreed. So Simms and I decided to settle it by making the question the subject of Thursday’s three-round draft. I won the toss and deferred. [more]

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