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Zac Taylor: Joe Mixon’s future is here with the team

Running back Joe Mixon‘s $12.8 million salary cap hit created uncertainty about his future in Cincinnati. Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin cast further doubt at the combine when he said he couldn’t predict the future when asked about Mixon’s status.Bengals coach Zac Taylor, though, expressed support for Mixon on Saturday.“His future is here [more]

Bengals fan trolls NFL by making coin flip before announcing selection

By day three of the draft, the NFL has all sorts of people announcing picks, from all sorts of places.The Bengals’ fan of the year, Phil Armein, made a fourth round pick from the podium in Kansas City.Before announcing the selection at No. 131 (receiver Charlie Jones of Purdue), Armein produced a coin and flipped it.It [more]

Bengals draft picks 2023: All of Cincinnati’s selections, NFL draft results, team order

Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals won a second straight AFC North division title last season as they carried on as one of the top teams in the AFC. After losing against the Rams in Super Bowl LVI in the 2021 season, the Bengals reached the AFC Championship Game last season, losing 23-20 against the [more]

Bengals add DJ Turner with 60th overall pick

The Bengals added edge rusher Myles Murphy in the first round and they added some speed to their secondary in the second round of the 2023 NFL Draft.Cornerback DJ Turner ran the fastest 40-yard-dash at this year’s Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and the Bengals made him the 60th overall pick in Kansas City on Friday [more]

Gio Bernard announces retirement

Running back Giovani Bernard announced his retirement from the NFL on Friday.“Ten years ago, I came into this league grateful,” Bernard wrote on social media. “Grateful for what God has done for me to get to that moment and to celebrate all the obstacles that were overcome. And now fast forward 10 years, I leave [more]

Bengals take Myles Murphy at No. 28

The Bengals added a defensive piece with their first pick of the 2023 draft.The team took edge rusher Myles Murphy off the board with the 28th overall pick.Murphy broke into the Clemson lineup as a freshman with four sacks and 12 tackles for loss. He added 13.5 sacks and 25 tackles for loss over his [more]

Basketball skills have helped Michael Mayer make great catches in traffic

Notre Dame tight end Michael Mayer, who set the all-time receiving record for tight ends in only three seasons in South Bend, initially wanted to play basketball. He tried football on a lark, and it became his future.But his basketball skills have helped. During a Wednesday visit with #PFTPM, Mayer agreed with my characterization that [more]

Three-year cash flow for quarterbacks reveals how badly Patrick Mahomes needs a new deal

Chiefs G.M. Brett Veach recently said that, after Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow and Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert do new deals, the Chiefs will take another look at the contract signed three NFL seasons ago.They frankly shouldn’t have to wait that long.The Mahomes deal was grossly team-friendly from the get go. Someone apparently wanted to be [more]

Bengals: We’ll continue to work with Joe Burrow to secure his long-term future with the team

The Bengals are being particularly direct when it comes to their franchise quarterback.A little over an hour after it was reported that Cincinnati had exercised Joe Burrow‘s fifth-year option, the club confirmed the news with an announcement that included some further detail.“This is a mechanical step along the way and we will continue to work [more]

Bengals pick up Joe Burrow’s fifth-year option

Justin Jefferson isn’t the only former LSU player to get a little money guaranteed on Tuesday.NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports the Bengals have exercised quarterback Joe Burrow‘s fifth-year option.Much like Jefferson, whose fifth-year option was picked up by the Vikings on Tuesday, Burrow’s option was never in question. It was simply a matter of Cincinnati [more]

Tom Telesco has “no updates” on an extension for Justin Herbert

With Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts becoming the first quarterback in the 2020 draft class to receive a second contract, the spotlight now goes to the Chargers and Bengals as they prepare to lock up Justin Herbert and Joe Burrow, respectfully.Los Angeles General Manager Tom Telesco held his pre-draft press conference on Monday and was asked [more]

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