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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]

Ja’Marr Chase wouldn’t mind playing with Joe Burrow again

Wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase opted out of playing for LSU in 2020, so the last quarterback he played with was Joe Burrow. Burrow could be the next quarterback Chase plays with as well. Burrow is now a member of the Bengals and Chase’s Pro Day workout on Wednesday should help his bid to be the [more]

Bengals re-sign Amani Bledsoe to one-year deal

The Bengals are bringing back an exclusive rights free agent, announcing on Wednesday that defensive lineman Amani Bledsoe has signed a one-year deal. Bledsoe joined Cincinnati in 2020 after spending the 2019 season on Tennessee’s practice squad. He appeared in 14 games for the club last season, starting four. He was on the field for [more]

Mike Daniels returning to Bengals

Veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels is returning to the Bengals. He has agreed to terms on a one-year, $2.5 million deal, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Daniels, 31, started 11 games for the Bengals last season after signing a one-year deal worth up to $2.7 million in August. He made 17 tackles. Daniels entered [more]

Bills sign Bobby Hart

The Bills have added some offensive line depth, signing Bobby Hart on Tuesday. Hart’s contract is for one year. Hart spent the last three seasons with the Bengals as their primary right tackle. He started all 16 games in 2018 and 2019, but was limited to 14 games in 2020 with 13 starts. Cincinnati released [more]

Quinton Spain re-signs with Bengals

The Bengals made the signing of unrestricted free agent Quinton Spain to a one-year contract official Tuesday. News came last week that Spain’s representation was working on finalizing a deal for him to return to the Bengals. Spain signed with Cincinnati as a free agent on Oct. 30 and appeared in each of the Bengals’ [more]

Packers-Chiefs, Cardinals-Browns among additions to 2021’s 17-game schedule

NFL owners have approved a 17-game schedule for the 2021 season and that means each team now has a new opponent on their schedule. The 17th game will be an inter-conference game each season and teams the conferences will alternate hosting duties. The AFC will host the games in 2021 and they will feature matchups [more]

Shawn Williams heading to Cardinals on one-year deal

The Cardinals are adding to their secondary depth. Arizona has agreed to terms with safety Shawn Williams to a one-year contract, the team announced on Monday. Williams, who turns 30 in May, has been in the league since 2013. He was a Bengals third-round pick that year, and spent his entire career with the club. [more]

Bengals re-sign Jordan Evans

Linebacker Jordan Evans will be back for a fifth season in Cincinnati. The Bengals announced on Sunday that Evans has re-signed with the team. It is a one-year deal for the 2017 sixth-round pick. Evans has played in 60 games during his four seasons with the Bengals and made nine starts in his first two [more]

Early run on quarterbacks should be good news for Bengals

The 49ers trading up for the third overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft makes it a lock that the first three players selected will be quarterbacks. And the Falcons aren’t ruling out a quarterback at No. 4. And that’s good news for the Bengals. Having selected quarterback Joe Burrow first overall last year, the [more]

Mackensie Alexander is returning to the Vikings

Cornerback Mackensie Alexander is returning “home.” Alexander’s agent, Neil Schwartz, announced Friday night on Twitter that Alexander has agreed to terms with the Vikings. Alexander, 27, was one of the top remaining free agents on PFT’s top-100 list. The Vikings selected Alexander in the second round of the 2016 draft. He spent his first four [more]

Report: 49ers did not have trade talks with Jets for No. 2

The 49ers hold the No. 3 pick in the draft after Friday’s trade with the Dolphins and a move further up the board reportedly wasn’t a topic of conversation. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the 49ers spoke to the Falcons and Bengals, who have the fourth and fifth picks, before making the swap with [more]

Seahawks bring back Carlos Dunlap

Cut earlier this month by the Seahawks to avoid a $3 million roster bonus and to create $14 million in cap space, pass rusher Carlos Dunlap is back with the team. According to agent Drew Rosenhaus, Dunlap has agreed to terms to rejoin Seattle. Per Rosenhaus, it’s a two-year, $16.6 million deal, with $8.5 million [more]

Report: Bengals have discussed Giovani Bernard trade

Bengals running back Giovani Bernard could be on the move. The Bengals have talked to multiple teams about the possibility of trading Bernard, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network. Trading or cutting Bernard would save the Bengals more than $4 million against this year’s cap. The Bengals are in good cap shape, but given [more]

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