Bengals Draft Kirkpatrick, Zeitler In First Round

With their two first-round picks in the 2012 NFL Draft – Nos. 17 and 27, respectively – the Cincinnati Bengals chose cornerback Dre’ Kirkpatrick from Alabama and offensive guard Kevin Zeitler from Wisconsin. The Bengals originally had the 21st overall pick, but traded it to New England for the Patriots’ first-rounder (the Zeitler pick) and […]

Bengals Rapid Fire: Staying Active As Draft Nears

The Cincinnati Bengals have made three more key signings and a trade since last we left you. The free-agent signings included offensive guard Jacob Bell, outside linebacker Manny Lawson and cornerback Terence Newman. The trade sent 2008 first-round draft bust Keith Rivers to the New York Giants in exchange for a fifth-round pick in this […]

Bengals Actually Having Decent Offseason

Mea culpa! Just when it looked like the Bengals were having an extremely-poor offseason – even for their cheap/incompetent standards – they finished somewhat strong on the free-agent front. They didn’t make any earth-shattering moves, but they made some solid signings. Among that group included five free agents from the outside, and five players that […]

Bengals still doing Bengal-ish things

Remember last year when the Bengals decided against using the franchise tag on cornerback Johnathan Joseph? Yeah, bad idea. And this is far from “hindsight is 20/20.” I was extremely outspoken at the time that the Bengals were making a foolish decision to allow Joseph to test the free agent market, as you can see […]

5 Key Questions On Bengals-Texans

Something I’ll be doing more of here on the Bloguin Network is contributing to our national NFL site, This Given Sunday. Trust me, if you’re an NFL fan, you should bookmark the site now. Earlier today, I answered five questions from TGS managing editor Will Horton about Saturday’s Bengals at Texans game which will kickoff […]

Bengals Are IN Playoffs

The Cincinnati Bengals secured the sixth and final spot in the AFC playoffs on Sunday despite their 24-16 loss to the visiting Baltimore Ravens. Due to the Denver Broncos losing (and the Oakland Raiders as well, although it turned out the Bengals didn’t need that) and the Miami Dolphins upsetting the New York Jets earlier […]