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Bengals agree to terms with third-round choice Zach Carter

The Bengals have agreed to terms with third-round draft choice Zach Carter, Aaron Wilson of reports.Carter will sign a four-year, $5.06 million deal. He started 25 of the 46 games he played at the University of Florida and totaled 107 career tackles, 17.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and eight pass breakups.The Bengals made Carter [more]

Bengals sign Cam Taylor-Britt, Jeffrey Gunter

The Bengals drafted three defensive backs last month and all of them are now under contract.Cornerback Cam Taylor-Britt is the latest to agree to a four-year deal with the team. First-round pick Daxton Hill and fifth-rounder Tycen Anderson have also signed with the team.Taylor-Britt spent the last four seasons at Nebraska and left the school [more]

Bengals sign fifth-rounder Tycen Anderson

The Bengals signed first-round pick Daxton Hill on Wednesday and they got another deal done with a draft pick on Thursday.The team announced the signing of fifth-round safety Tycen Anderson. The team has four other picks left to sign before the entire group is under contract.Anderson spent the last five seasons at Toledo and was [more]

Joe Burrow: Browns had to take a chance at Deshaun Watson, Baker Mayfield will land on his feet

The Bengals are the current top dogs in the AFC North. But that could easily change this season with Lamar Jackson returning healthy for the Ravens and the Browns acquiring Deshaun Watson.During a recent appearance on the Full Send Podcast, Cincinnati quarterback Joe Burrow was asked about his thoughts on the competition in his division, [more]

Joe Burrow: I got sacked a lot, but they weren’t all bad sacks

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is pushing back a bit against the idea that he took too many sacks last season.Burrow says that some sacks aren’t so bad, and that a lot of his league-leading 51 sacks last season (plus another 19 in the postseason) weren’t of the bad variety.“Here’s the thing about sacks. So there’s [more]

Bengals don’t have the usual target that attaches to Super Bowl teams

When an NFL franchise makes it to the Super Bowl one year, that team faces a rude awakening the next. The Bengals may avoid this fate.Typically, a conference champion acquires the bull’s-eye that comes from being a measuring stick for other teams. Suddenly, teams that want to prove themselves circle that date on the schedule. [more]

Bengals agree to terms with Daxton Hill

The Bengals have gotten their first-round pick under contract.Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Cincinnati has agreed to terms with defensive back Daxton Hill on his four-year rookie deal.Hill was the 31st overall pick of the 2022 draft — the latest Cincinnati has ever picked in the first round after falling to the Rams in [more]

Joe Burrow checked to Ja’Marr Chase’s go route on last play of Super Bowl LVI

On the Bengals’ last play of Super Bowl LVI, receiver Ja’Marr Chase was open.He was open enough streaking down the right sideline on fourth-and-1 that he likely would’ve had a touchdown if the ball had been delivered to him.But as we all know, it wasn’t. Defensive tackle Aaron Donald made sure of that, spinning down [more]

NFL’s betting partners surely would like to have a Deshaun Watson decision, too

Beyond the Browns, their opponents, and their fans, there’s another key constituency that would like to know whether quarterback Deshaun Watson will miss any, some, or all of the games to be played in 2022.The NFL’s seven sports betting partners.They want to take bets. They want to make money from taking bets. With Watson’s status [more]

Joe Burrow has shed his knee brace, feels “great”

The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 prevented Joe Burrow from getting a real offseason before his rookie year. The Bengals quarterback was rehabbing from major knee surgery last offseason.So, heading into his third season, Burrow finally is getting a “normal” NFL offseason.“I feel great,” Burrow said Tuesday, via video from the team. “Obviously, this is my [more]

Report: Jessie Bates has no plans to sign franchise tag

Bengals safety Jessie Bates hasn’t shown up at the team’s voluntary offseason workouts because he hasn’t signed the franchise tag.Tyler Dragon of USA Today reports Monday that Bates has no plans to sign the one-year, $12.91 million tag or play this season without a long-term deal.The sides have hit an impasse in talks, according to [more]

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