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Gio Bernard: Even though they won the Super Bowl, Bucs still want greatness

Running back Giovani Bernard has been a quality receiving threat out of the backfield since he entered the league in 2012, making 342 receptions for 2,867 yards and 11 touchdowns throughout his career. Even as the Bengals went 4-11-1 last season, Bernard tied for third on the club with 47 catches. After spending eight seasons [more]

Bengals will unveil new uniforms on Monday

Images of new Bengals uniforms appeared on the internet in early March and we’ll know if they were authentic early next week. The Bengals announced early this year that they would be getting a new look for the 2021 season and the team announced that they will officially unveil the uniforms that Joe Burrow and [more]

Taking a look at the top 10 picks, with 16 days to go

The 2021 draft is coming. Our one, and only one, mock draft is coming. Eventually. For now, let’s take a look at how the first 10 picks may go, based on things we’re hearing and various reports and rumors and other information making the rounds only 16 days from the launch of round one. No. [more]

Bucs turned to Gio Bernard because of running back drops

During the 2020 season, Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians bristled at the idea that his players dropped too many passes. On Monday, his team signed a running back who is less likely to drop passes. As explained by Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com, the Buccaneers added Gio Bernard in order to address that deficiency. It’s a move [more]

Report: 49ers, Seahawks pursued Giovani Bernard before deal with Buccaneers

Before running back Giovani Bernard reached a deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he was also pursued by the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks, according to Jenna Laine of ESPN.com. Bernard was released by the Cincinnati Bengals last week after eight seasons with the team. He reached an agreement on a one-year deal with [more]

Bengals claim Thaddeus Moss off waivers

Joe Burrow is about to be reunited with one of his targets from his final season at LSU. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Bengals claimed tight end Thaddeus Moss off waivers. Washington cut Moss — the son of Hall of Famer Randy Moss — late last week. Moss spent his rookie season on [more]

Bengals hire Louie Cioffi as defensive quality control coach

The Bengals are bringing back a former member of their coaching staff in a new role. Louie Cioffi has been hired as a defensive quality control coach. Cioffi was on the team’s staff from 1997 to 2010 and served as a defensive assistant and defensive backs coach during his first stint in Cincinnati. Cioffi’s most [more]

Anthony Muñoz hopes the Bengals draft Penei Sewell

In 1980, the Bengals drafted offensive tackle Anthony Muñoz with the third overall pick in the NFL draft. That worked out so well that the Bengals announced today that Muñoz will be one of the first two members of their Ring of Honor. Now Muñoz is urging the Bengals to use another high pick on [more]

Anthony Muñoz, Paul Brown are first members of Bengals Ring of Honor

The Bengals announced the creation of a Ring of Honor at Paul Brown Stadium on Thursday and the building’s namesake is one of the first two members. Hall of Fame tackle Anthony Muñoz joins Brown in being the first members of the organization to be enshrined. Brown founded the team and was its first coach [more]

Bengals cut Giovani Bernard

Veteran running back Giovani Bernard will hit free agency. The Bengals announced today that they have released Bernard. The move was no surprise, as Cincinnati had been looking to trade Bernard but not finding any takers. Cutting Bernard will save the Bengals more than $4 million against this year’s cap. The Bengals are in good [more]

Duke Tobin: We’ll see if there are things that can be worked out with Geno Atkins

Longtime Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins was set to cost $14.7 million against the salary cap in 2021 before Cincinnati released him last month. The eight-time Pro Bowler played only eight games while dealing with a shoulder injury in 2020, and was on the field for just 119 snaps. But with Atkins still on the [more]

Duke Tobin: Bengals won’t get greedy moving from No. 5 pick

The Cincinnati Bengals already have a quarterback in last year’s No. 1 overall pick Joe Burrow. With a run on quarterbacks expected in the first several selections of this month’s NFL Draft, the Bengals, who currently hold the No. 5 pick, could end up with one of the top non-quarterback prospects in the draft class. [more]

Bengals well represented as Penei Sewell impresses at Pro Day

Quarterbacks could be the first four picks in the 2021 NFL draft, which means the Bengals, picking fifth, may have their choice of all the non-quarterbacks. Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell could be their man. The Bengals, who spent the first overall pick in last year’s draft on quarterback Joe Burrow only to see him [more]

William Jackson III: Blessing to get away from Cincinnati

Cornerback William Jackson III spent the last five seasons with the Bengals, but it doesn’t sound like he’ll be missing too much about those days now that he has signed with the Washington Football Team as a free agent. During an appearance on 106.7 The Fan, Jackson said that he’s excited to play behind a [more]

Kyle Pitts now working on getting back into football shape, not Combine shape

Florida tight end Kyle Pitts acknowledged after his outstanding Pro Day that everyone in the football world knows but can often get overlooked this time of year: Being in shape to sprint and jump in shorts isn’t the same thing as being in shape to play football. So Pitts said that now that he doesn’t [more]

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