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Browns sign Brian Allen from Bengals’ practice squad

The Browns signed cornerback Brian Allen to the active roster from the Bengals’ practice squad, the team announced Monday. Allen is in his third NFL season out of Utah. The Steelers made Allen a fifth-round choice in 2017. He has appeared in 17 career games between Pittsburgh (2017-18) and San Francisco (2020). Allen appeared in [more]

Bengals announce Zac Taylor will return

Is 6-25-1 good enough to get Bengals coach Zac Taylor a third year on the job? Yes, it is. The Bengals have announced that Taylor will return for 2021. “Our fans wanted a fresh new direction two years ago, and that is what we aimed to do in hiring a bright, energetic head coach in [more]

Dolphins will pick third in 2021 NFL Draft thanks to Laremy Tunsil trade

The Dolphins didn’t get the on-field results that they needed to make the playoffs, but they did have one thing go their way. Sam Sloman doinked a last second field goal off the upright, but it still went through and the Titans beat the Texans 41-38 to secure the AFC South title. They also secured [more]

Ravens rush for 404 yards, clinch playoff berth with 38-3 win over Bengals

The Ravens rushed for 404 yards on Sunday, demolishing the Bengals 38-3 to clinch a playoff berth. Baltimore was in total control from start to finish, winning time of possession 40:31 to 19:29. The club had 525 total yards, averaging 7.2 yards per play. The Ravens’ 404 yards rushing were the most in a game [more]

Will Bengals bring back Zac Taylor?

Three coaching jobs are open (Lions, Texans, Falcons) and others are widely expected to become vacant (Jaguars, Jets). Some jobs fall squarely into the “we’ll see” category. In Cincinnati, a definite “we’ll see” vibe has emerged this weekend. Although NFL Media has reported that Zac Taylor is expected to return, there’s a rumor making that [more]

Lamar Jackson becomes first quarterback to rush for multiple 1,000-yard seasons

Lamar Jackson has once again done something no quarterback has ever done before. With his seven-yard run in the third quarter, Jackson became the first QB in NFL history to ever rush for 1,000 yards in multiple seasons. He entered Sunday with 908 yards on the ground. With 3:44 left in the third quarter, he [more]

Ravens take 24-3 lead over Bengals

It looks all but over in Cincinnati. The Ravens lead 24-3 over the Bengals after scoring a touchdown on their first drive of the second half. Running back J.K. Dobbins took in the TD with a four-yard carry for the eighth rushing touchdown of his rookie campaign. With 90 yards on 10 carries, quarterback Lamar [more]

Tee Higgins ruled out with hamstring injury

Tee Higgins‘ rookie season has come to an end. The wide receiver suffered a hamstring injury in the the first half and has now been ruled out for the rest of the game. Higgins has dealt with hamstring issues throughout his first year in the league. He pulled up after making a catch and run [more]

Ravens have 161 rushing yards, lead Bengals 17-3 at halftime

If the Ravens win, they’ll be in the postseason. So far, they’ve had little trouble with the Bengals and lead 17-3 at halftime. The Ravens did not punt in the first half, scoring on three of their first four possessions. The only time they didn’t was Lamar Jackson‘s ninth interception of the year, which came [more]

Tee Higgins questionable to return with hamstring injury

Bengals rookie receiver Tee Higgins is questionable to return to Cincinnati’s season finale against Baltimore with a hamstring injury. Higgins caught a short pass and darted up the field, but pulled up and immediately grabbed his hamstring as he went down after gaining 41 yards. To add insult to injury, the play didn’t count because [more]

Miles Boykin 43-yard touchdown puts Ravens up 10-0

The Ravens are trying to avoid a repeat of 2017, when the Bengals stunned them to keep them out of the playoffs. So far, so good. Baltimore’s first drive stalled after a holding penalty in the red zone, and the club had to settle for a field goal. But quarterback Lamar Jackson fired a 43-yard [more]

NFL Week 17 early inactives: DeVante Parker will play, Bills rest Tre’Davious White

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the 1 p.m. ET games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. The Dolphins are in Buffalo to try to beat the Bills and advance to the playoffs without relying on help from any other teams. They will have the help of wide receiver [more]

All Week 17 games are on as scheduled

The final day of the regular season is set to proceed as scheduled. NFL vice president of communications Brian McCarthy announced that all 16 games are set to go on as planned. There was no concern about 15 of the games on Sunday morning, but there was some question about the Browns and Steelers due [more]

Lions interviewed Marvin Lewis

Former Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis has interviewed for the Lions’ head coaching vacancy, according to multiple reports. The Lions job is the second one Lewis has interviewed for in the last month; he also interviewed for the Texans job. Like Houston, Detroit still does not have a general manager, but both teams have begun [more]

Andy Dalton is on the verge of significant incentives, and maybe a nice payday in free agency

Like Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton could emerge from Week 17 with a playoff berth and an opportunity to enhance free-agency value in the wild-card round, and possibly beyond. Unlike Trubisky, Dalton can make plenty of extra money by getting to the postseason — and by thriving there. As noted by Adam [more]

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