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NFL Week 12 injury report roundup: Will Tua Tagovailoa play on Sunday?

Week 12 of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with wins by the Texans and the Washington Football Team and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night [more]

Raiders place Takk McKinley on injured reserve

The 49ers and Bengals claimed, and subsequently waived, Takk McKinley with a failed physical. The Raiders claimed him earlier this week and plan to keep him. Instead of waiving him with a failed physical, the Raiders instead placed the pass rusher on injured reserve with the groin injury that kept him out of games for [more]

Bengals won’t have two assistant coaches Sunday

The Bengals were without three assistant coaches for Sunday’s loss to the Washington Football Team due to COVID-19 protocols. They were without four coaches the previous week. This week, Cincinnati is down only two assistants. The team announced defensive line coach Nick Eason and secondary/cornerbacks coach Steve Jackson will not attend Sunday’s game against the [more]

Giovani Bernard, Mackensie Alexander are questionable

Bengals running back Giovani Bernard is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Giants. Bengals coach Zac Taylor said he was optimistic about Bernard’s chances of playing after Bernard missed Wednesday’s practice with a concussion. Bernard was a full participant Friday. Bernard has started the past four games with Joe Mixon on injured reserve with a [more]

Bengals place Auden Tate, B.J. Finney on COVID-19 list

The hits just keep coming for the Bengals this week. Three days after losing rookie quarterback Joe Burrow to a season-ending knee injury, the Bengals announced they have placed receiver Auden Tate and offensive lineman B.J. Finney on the reserve/COVID-19 list. They did remove cornerback Winston Rose from the COVID-19 reserve list, returning him to [more]

Report: Bengals plan to start Brandon Allen at QB

The Bengals turned to Ryan Finley at quarterback when Joe Burrow suffered a season-ending knee injury against Washington last Sunday, but they are not expected to give him the start against the Giants in Week 12. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the team plans to start Brandon Allen. Allen was promoted from the [more]

Bengals bring in Kevin Hogan, Alex McGough for tryouts at quarterback

With No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow out for the season after injuring his knee Sunday against the Washington Football Team, the Cincinnati Bengals brought in a pair of quarterbacks for tryouts on Tuesday. Kevin Hogan and Alex McGough were the two quarterbacks the Bengals took a look at as possible ways to bolster their [more]

Carlos Dunlap boosting Seahawks pass rush and “having the time of his life”

Prior to the arrival of Carlos Dunlap in a trade from the Cincinnati Bengals last month, the Seattle Seahawks had managed just 12 sacks in total through the first seven games of the season. Since Dunlap’s acquisition, the Seahawks have 13 sacks in their last three games alone with Dunlap in the lineup. “Yeah, well [more]

Deshaun Watson offers to help Joe Burrow

As a rookie in 2017, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL. As a rookie in 2020, Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has suffered a torn ACL. On Tuesday, Watson made a public offer of assistance to Burrow while speaking to reporters on Tuesday. “I just want to say prayers out to Joe Burrow and [more]

The PFT PM Week 11 awards

The NFL will announce its weekly awards on Wednesday morning, three players each per conference (offensive player, defensive player, special-teams player). We announced our weekly awards tonight. Both have the same cash prize. As in, no cash prize. MDS, Charean Williams, and I listed offensive players of the week, defensive players of the week, rookies [more]

Updated NFL draft order: Bengals currently sit third behind Jets, Jaguars

Heading into Week 12 of the NFL season, the winless Jets remain atop the NFL draft order for 2021. The Jaguars, who have one win, could become the first team to go 1-15 and not finish with the worst record in the league. The Bengals, who lost the 2020 No. 1 overall choice, Joe Burrow, [more]

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson headline Hall of Fame semifinalists for 2021

Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson, Jared Allen and Calvin Johnson headline the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021. Manning, Woodson, Allen and Johnson are in their first year of eligibility. The list also includes four players – Eric Allen, Willie Anderson, Cornelius Bennett and Rodney Harrison – who [more]

Report: Bengals DL coach Nick Eason tests positive for COVID-19

The Bengals were without three assistant coaches for Sunday’s loss to the Washington Football Team due to COVID-19 protocols and another one is going to be away from the team for a while for the same reason. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that defensive line coach Nick Eason has tested positive for COVID-19. Pelissero adds [more]

Raiders claim Takk McKinley, sign Vic Beasley to practice squad

Defensive end Takk McKinley‘s tour of the NFL will continue in Las Vegas. McKinley was claimed off of waivers by the Bengals when the Falcons cut him two weeks ago, but failed a physical and went back on the waiver wire. The 49ers claimed him and failed him on another physical last week, which left [more]

Bengals place Joe Burrow on injured reserve, promote Brandon Allen

Joe Burrow‘s season is done. He tweeted Sunday night, “See ya next year.” An MRI on Monday revealed more damage than initially believed with Burrow tearing his ACL and MCL in addition to other structural issues in his left knee. The Bengals moved Burrow to injured reserve Monday afternoon. “The injury will require surgery and [more]

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