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Patrick Mahomes is trying to strike the balance between too much and not enough

The headline that came from Patrick Mahomes‘s recent comments regarding his contract, which is already outdated less than 40 months after it was finalized, focused on his decision to prioritize legacy over money. The full contents were far more nuanced.Mahomes is trying to strike the right balance between taking too much and not being paid [more]

Patrick Mahomes: It’s “tough” to see Orlando Brown sign with Bengals

When the Chiefs elected to move on from Orlando Brown and the left tackle elected to sign with the Bengals, it added a layer to what’s become one of the AFC’s most intriguing rivalries.But that move didn’t end the friendship with Brown’s former quarterback.Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes was asked about his reaction to Brown signing [more]

Joe Burrow knows what he wants; so what is it?

The most telling comment from Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow regarding his ongoing contract talks came late in his recent press conference with reporters.“I’m pretty clear on what I want in the contract and what I think is best for myself and the team,” Burrow said. “And so we’re on the road to making that happen.”I’m [more]

Ja’Marr Chase responds to claim Bengals-Bills playoff game would have been different in a dome

The Bengals and Bills got together in the postseason, after the unexpectedly truncated game in Cincinnati to cap Week 17. Former Bills receiver Isaiah McKenzie recently claimed that, if the game had been played indoors, the home team would have won.McKenzie, now with the Colts, made the comments on a podcast with Tyler Dunne of [more]

Tee Higgins: It means a lot having Joe Burrow looking out for others in contract talks

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow gave an update on his contract situation this week and said that the fact that other members of the team are also headed for new contracts is “always on your mind” because of the need to have as many good players as possible.One player whose future in Cincinnati could be impacted [more]

Joe Burrow: Irv Smith is looking smooth, we’re excited to have him

With Hayden Hurst signing a three-year deal with the Panthers in free agency, the Bengals had a significant vacancy at tight end.So, they signed former Vikings second-round pick Irv Smith Jr. to fill the void.Smith has suffered various injuries in his career that have limited him to just 37 games with 15 starts over his [more]

Orlando Brown on Joe Burrow: With a quarterback like that, the sky’s the limit

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow said this week that tackle Orlando Brown is “everything you could hope for” in a teammate and the admiration is mutual in Cincinnati.Brown called Burrow “super chill” and said that the quarterback is “always playing chess ten steps ahead of the next man on and off the field,” which is the [more]

Joe Burrow: Orlando Brown has been everything you could hope for so far

The Bengals made a surprising splash in free agency when they signed left tackle Orlando Brown Jr.After spending his first three seasons with Baltimore, Brown was traded to Kansas City where he continued to excel. But Brown played under the franchise tag in 2022 and the Chiefs ended up signing Jawaan Taylor early on in [more]

Ja’Marr Chase sets goal of setting “every receiver record” Bengals have

Ja’Marr Chase didn’t struggle to come up with an answer for a question about his goals for the 2023 season.Chase set the Bengals franchise record for single-season receiving yards with 1,455 yards during his rookie season and he posted another strong year in 2022. For his third year in the league, Chase wants to rewrite [more]

Joe Burrow: Hopefully we have Jonah Williams back, but business is business

While Bengals offensive tackle Jonah Williams requested a trade after the club signed Orlando Brown Jr. to play left tackle, Williams currently remains with Cincinnati.A report emerged on Monday that the Bengals and Jaguars had pre-draft discussions about a potential Williams trade. But Cincinnati elected to keep the offensive tackle, with Jacksonville selecting Anton Harrison [more]

Tee Higgins on voluntary offseason program: I love the game, why not come in and work?

Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins is heading into the final season of his rookie contract, and some players in that situation skip the voluntary offseason program until they get a new deal. But Higgins says that’s not his style.Higgins, who has been participating throughout the offseason, said today that he considers it important and wouldn’t [more]

Jets among teams interested in being permanent hosts of Black Friday games

In a press conference last week, NFL vice president of broadcast planning Mike North said that the Bengals showed interest in being a permanent host of the league’s Black Friday games and they aren’t alone on that front.The team hosting the first Black Friday game is also showing some interest in making it an annual [more]

Joe Burrow on contract extension: That’s in the works

While Jalen Hurts was the first quarterback from the 2020 draft class to receive a contract extension, Justin Herbert and Joe Burrow likely won’t be far behind.Cincinnati picked up Burrow’s fifth-year option — a move that was more of a formality than anything else given the quarterback’s performance over his first three seasons. But in [more]

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