Tag Archives: Bengals

Follow live: Steelers, Bengals in a battle

Bengals have given up a lot of big plays on defense today due to penalties and poor tackling. But despite that, the last two defensive drives felt like wins after they held the Steelers to field goals. Bengals are going to have to play a lot more sound on defense going forward. It’s surprising to see for this unit, which has been the bright spot of this season. Katherine Terrell, ESPN Staff Writer Let’s block ads! (Why?) www.espn.com – TOP

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Source: Bengals cut NFLPA president Winston

12:08 PM ET ESPN.com news services Offensive tackle and NFL Players Association president Eric Winston is being released by the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday, a source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Veteran defensive tackle Wallace Gilberry is also being released, the source said. Another Bengal that was released Saturday was rookie kicker Jake Elliott, a source told ESPN’s Katherine Terrell. NFL teams have to trim their rosters to 53 players by 4 p.m. ET Saturday. Winston, 33, re-signed with the Bengals this offseason. He was fighting for a backup spot on ...

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Bengals CB Jones banned 1 game for conduct

3:01 PM ET Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones has been suspended for the 2017 season opener for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy, the league announced Friday. Jones’ suspension stems from his January arrest at a hotel in downtown Cincinnati, where he allegedly pushed a security guard, poked him in the eye and refused to comply with law enforcement officers. Jones had faced misdemeanor charges of assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business and a felony count of harassment with a bodily substance for allegedly spitting on a nurse in ...

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Bengals brush off concerns, draft RB Mixon

8:48 PM ET ESPN.com news services The Cincinnati Bengals drafted controversial running back Joe Mixon on Friday with the 48th overall pick. Rds. 4-7: Saturday, noon, ESPN/ESPN App Draftcast: Follow the picks live »NFL draft home page » • Pick-by-pick analysis | By team• NFL Nation:Pros, cons for 2nd-rd picks• Fantasy:Day 2 reaction | Round 1• Tracking every trade The Bengals were among only four teams that said they would consider drafting Mixon in an anonymous survey by ESPN’s Adam Schefter of all 32 NFL teams. Mixon, taken with the ...

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Bengals CB Jones arrested, faces four charges

7:52 AM ET ESPN.com news services Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones faces several charges after he was arrested early Tuesday morning for allegedly pushing a man and poking him in the eye and then refusing to comply with law enforcement officers, according to Hamilton County Jail records. Jones, 33, was arrested and booked in the jail at approximately 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. He was and charged with assault, disorderly conduct, obstructing official business and harassment with a bodily substance, court records said. When arrested, Jones refused to enter the police ...

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Source: Green mad after Bengals shut down WR

11:04 AM ET ESPN.com news services Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green continues to be hampered by a hamstring injury and is not expected to play in either of the team’s final two games, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Saturday. Sources told ESPN’s Bob Holtzman on Saturday that Green, who had been optimistic all week that he would play Saturday against the Houston Texans, was pulled from a team meeting and told that he would sit out. The sources said Green was not happy with the ...

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Sources: Bengals don't expect a Burfict ban

8:48 AM ET The Cincinnati Bengals are not expecting linebacker Vontaze Burfict to be suspended‎ for the incident Sunday in which he was alleged to have stomped on LeGarrette Blount after the New England Patriots running back scored a touchdown, league sources said. A Bengals source said punishment for Burfict would amount to “a slap on the wrist for now,” an indication he could be fined. Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is under NFL review following his hit on Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett on Sunday. Stew Milne/USA TODAY Sports The league ...

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NFL to review low hit by Bengals LB Burfict

11:36 AM ET Mike Reiss Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009 Katherine Terrell Close ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2016 Previously covered the Saints for the Times-Picayune from 2013-2016 FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The NFL will review a hit by Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict to the knee of New England Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett, as is standard operating procedure, after Bennett said Burfict apologized to him following the game and told him it wasn’t intentional. On third-and-2, Burfict was seen lunging at ...

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DeAngelo Williams straps up for Bengals: 'We will see who breaks first'

9:50 PM ET PITTSBURGH — Aside from Cam Heyward calling the Baltimore Ravens his chief rival, the Pittsburgh Steelers have generally played defense in the locker room this week to avoid making explosive comments about the Bengals. DeAngelo Williams, fresh off an AFC offensive player of the week award after 143 yards and two scores at Washington, stepped to the plate with some fresh perspective on Bengals/Steelers. You should hear his words in full. And here we go. On the Steelers’ O-line: “They are making an old guy look good.” ...

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Mistakes, 'stupid' flags trip Bengals vs. Steelers

3:48 AM ET Coley HarveyESPN Staff Writer Close Previously covered Florida State for Orlando Sentinel and Georgia Tech for Macon Telegraph Northwestern University graduate print CINCINNATI — A quote from Cincinnati Bengals founder and former coach Paul Brown scrolled all this week on monitors in the Bengals’ locker room. “The key to winning,” it read, “is poise under stress.” How fitting. The Steelers, falling apart in the 14 minutes without the injured Ben Roethlisberger, let the Bengals implode on their way to a 18-16 win in Cincinnati with penalties from ...

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