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Bengals interviewing Todd Grantham on Tuesday

A report on Monday pegged Todd Grantham as the favorite to become the Bengals defensive coordinator and he’ll have his shot at making his case for the job on Tuesday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that Grantham is interviewing with the head coach Zac Taylor for the position. The Bengals also requested and were granted [more]

A.J. Green back to working out for first time after season-ending injury

Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green had the worst season of his career in 2018, playing a career-low nine games and catching a career-low 46 passes for a career-low 694 yards. But he’s eager to get his offseason started right. Green, who had a season-ending toe injury, posted on Instagram that he has been able to [more]

Bengals claim Brad Kaaya off waivers

The Bengals are busy adding coaches, and they just gave them another quarterback to work with. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Bengals claimed quarterback Brad Kaaya off waivers from the Colts. Kaaya spent last year on the Colts’ injured reserve list. He has spent time with the Lions and Panthers, but has never [more]

Bengals announce three coaching hires

The Bengals announced the hiring of three assistant coaches Monday. Jemal Singleton will coach the running backs; Joey Boese will oversee strength and conditioning; and Doug Rosfeld will serve as director of coaching operations. Singleton, 43, spent last season as the Raiders’ running backs coach. He previously worked for the Colts in the same position [more]

Bengals request permission to interview Todd Grantham

It appears Florida defensive coordinator Todd Grantham is the leading candidate to become the Bengals’ defensive coordinator, Will Sammon of The Athletic reports. The Bengals formally requested permission from UF to talk to Grantham. The team began with a long list of candidates, including veteran coaches Jack Del Rio and Dom Capers. The Rams granted [more]

Zac Taylor: Bengals job was the top job available

Of the eight jobs that were available in the 2019 hiring cycle, many would have put Cincinnati at or near the bottom. One guy didn’t. Coincidentally, he’s the one who got the job. Zac Taylor tells Peter King of Football Morning in America that Taylor viewed the Bengals job as the best of the bunch. [more]

Bengals hire high school coach as assistant to Zac Taylor

The Bengals are willing to go young. That even means considering guys who were coaching at the high school level last year. According to Katherine Terrell of, the Bengals have hired local high school coach Doug Rosfeld to a position on new coach Zac Taylor’s staff. Rosfeld worked with Taylor at the University of [more]

Now the Bengals’ coach, Zac Taylor is turning the page on the Super Bowl

Zac Taylor was the quarterbacks coach for the Rams last season, but the pathetic performance by the Rams’ offense in Super Bowl LIII hasn’t put him in a gloomy mood over the last week. Taylor officially became the Bengals’ head coach shortly after the Super Bowl, and he told Peter King in Football Morning in [more]

Bengals hire Jemal Singleton as RBs coach

The Bengals are hiring Jemal Singleton as their running backs coach, Jeremy Rauch of Cincinnati’s FOX 19 reports. Singleton is leaving the Raiders after one season. He follows Brian Callahan, who served as the Raiders’ quarterbacks coach last season but recently left to become the Bengals’ offensive coordinator. Singleton began his NFL coaching career in [more]

Bengals have youngest head coach/offensive coordinator duo in NFL

It has become less unusual to see teams hire young head coaches in recent years and those teams have often paired those coaches with more experienced assistants, but the Bengals went a different way when they hired an offensive coordinator to go with Zac Taylor. Taylor is 35 and Brian Callahan is 34, which gives [more]

Report: Bengals get permission to interview Aubrey Pleasant

The Bengals are working to fill out head coach Zac Taylor’s first staff in Cincinnati and they’ve reportedly received permission to interview a candidate for one of the biggest open roles. Vincent Bonsignore of The Athletic reports that the Rams have granted the Bengals permission to interview cornerbacks coach Aubrey Pleasant for their defensive coordinator [more]

Marvin Lewis quickly pivots to the broadcast booth

Roughly a month after Bengals coach Marvin Lewis ended a 15-year run in Cincinnati, he’s starting a new gig. Lewis will be in the NFL Network broadcast booth for Sunday night’s game between the Salt Lake Stallions and Arizona Hotshots of the Alliance of American Football. Dan Hellie and Maurice Jones-Drew will join Lewis for [more]

Zac Taylor wants Brian Callahan to be “a big idea guy”

There wasn’t much intrigue about whether the Bengals would hire Brian Callahan as their offensive coordinator because Raiders coach Jon Gruden revealed Cincinnati’s plans for his former quarterbacks coach from the Senior Bowl last month, but the team didn’t make the move official on Thursday. That meant it was the first chance for head coach [more]

Report: Bengals making changes to strength and conditioning staff

The on-field coaching staff isn’t the only thing being overhauled in Cincinnati. According to Katherine Terrell of, the Bengals are also making changes to their strength and conditioning staff. Head strength and conditioning coach Chip Morton and assistant strength and conditioning coach Jeff Friday will not be retained as part of Zac Taylor’s staff. [more]

Zac Taylor on hiring Jim Turner: I know this is the right decision

During a press conference on Tuesday, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor discussed his philosophy of hiring assistant coaches and said he “would never do anything to tarnish the reputation” of the team by bringing anyone other than the right people into the organization. Those comments got a second look on Thursday when the Bengals announced [more]

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