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Best Bengals games to watch while self-isolating

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Get your Bengals fix while you blow off work you’re supposed to do from home.

Are you suffering from the no sports blues in the midst of COVID-19?

While you’re staying home to keep the spread of the coronavirus down, you might as well hunker down and watch some old Bengals games.

Since the NFL has made Game Pass free until May 31, you can now watch every game from every season since 2009 for free.

With 160 Bengals games to chose from, how will you...

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John Sheeran

Joe Burrow remains atop Bengals’ draft board, per report

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In case you didn’t already know, the Bengals have a thing for this guy.

The Cincinnati Bengals’ affinity with former LSU quarterback Joe Burrow quickly went from presumed to heavily implied.

Initial comments from various assistant coaches back in January then turned into higher praise after interviewing the Heisman trophy winner at the NFL combine. As everyone predicted, the Bengals have been locked in on Burrow.

Per The Cincinnati Enquirer, Burrow...

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Trae Waynes is hyped to still be Mackensie Alexander’s teammate

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images The Bengals are keeping the working and personal relationships between Waynes and Alexander alive and well. It’s a rare thing for two free agents of the same position on the same team to each join the same new team. But that’s exactly the case for Trae Waynes and Mackensie Alexander. Waynes was the second free agent signing the Cincinnati Bengals made last week; a move that was announced after Darqueze Dennard reportedly agreed to join the...

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Matt Minich

Chalk Talk: 2020 NFL Draft offensive linemen with Matt Valdovinos

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Which offensive lineman should the Bengals target on Day 2 of the NFL Draft and beyond?

On the latest episode of Chalk Talk, Matt Valdovinos of The Blue Chip Scouting Podcast and Pro Football Network stops by to talk about the offensive lineman in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Is Cesar Ruiz worth pick 33? Should the Bengals bring in an LSU offensive lineman like Lloyd Cushenberry III or Damien Lewis? Who is the best offensive tackle that the Bengals could get in...

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John Sheeran

Bengals reportedly interested in XFL stud Cam Phillips

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More receiving help could be coming to Cincinnati by way of the XFL.

Before the revival of the XFL was cut short due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Houston Roughnecks wide receiver Cam Phillips was lighting up box scores almost every week. Now, Phillips is looking for work and the Cincinnati Bengals may be his next employer.

According to NFL insider Aaron Wilson, the Bengals and Miami Dolphins are interested in signing Phillips.

Dolphins and...

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Nick Manchester

Bengals beat out Browns and others in battle for Vonn Bell

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It’s one thing for the Bengals to spend money, it’s another thing for them to win a bidding war.

It’s a great time to be a Bengals fan.

Not only are the Bengals spending money and signing free agents, they are actually outbidding other teams.

The Bengals signed safety Vonn Bell to a 3-year, $18 million deal on Wednesday. Not only did they sign an outside free agent of this caliber, they beat the Browns and other teams in a bidding war, according to...

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John Sheeran

NFL announces 2020 Draft will stay on schedule

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The show goes on!

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stated that the 2020 NFL Draft will proceed from April 23-25 as scheduled in a memo sent to every franchise in the league. NFL Network insider Tom Pelissero was the first to break the news.

The full memo from Roger Goodell: pic.twitter.com/Nnur7RdBxX

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 26, 2020

Previously, the league cancelled all public events pertaining to the draft, which was scheduled to...

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Anthony Cosenza

Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast interview with Tim McGee

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The former Bengals’ wide receiver stopped by the program to talk about his glory days and give his thoughts on the current state of the team.

The number 85 holds a special place in Bengaldom. Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson made it a household name a decade and a half ago, while Tyler Eifert also did it justice in his seven years of Bengals service.

But, some of their predecessors were the ones that initially made it magical. Isaac Curtis did so in the...

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John Sheeran

Bengals News (3/27): Trademarks and tribulations

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Tom Brady and Lamar Jackson are in the news for reasons aside from football.

Find out who national media members believe the Bengals will take in the first three rounds of the 2020 NFL Draft
Take a look at which players media outlets are predicting the Bengals select in their most recent mock drafts.

What's NFL Future for Ex-Cincinnati Bengals Franchise QB Andy Dalton? - InsideHook
Now 32 and entering his 10th NFL season, Dalton has a career record of...

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Matt Minich

NFL Draft Film Room: The best throws of Joe Burrow’s historic 2019 season

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Burrow made some ridiculous plays on his journey to a National Championship last season.

Joe Burrow is filthy.

Plan and simple. Burrow is a ridiculous talent.

There are however still critics. His arm strength has been questioned by some, myself included.

It’s true, he does not have quite as much arm strength as Justin Herbert or Tua Tagovailoa, but he has enough. In the grand scheme of things as long as a certain threshold is surpassed, arm strength...

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Bengals in no hurry to decide what to do with Andy Dalton

The Bengals are expected to draft LSU quarterback Joe Burrow with the first overall pick, which will make incumbent starter Andy Dalton the odd man out. So what becomes of Dalton? At this point, no one knows. The Bengals haven’t decided what to do with Dalton and are in no hurry to make a decision, [more]

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John Sheeran

Jaguars and Darqueze Dennard fail to finalize contract

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In a shocking turn of events, Dennard is back out on the market.

Social distancing has made things a bit unorthodox for NFL free agency. A lot of free agent acquisitions are still unofficial because teams cannot perform medicals on some of the players they’ve agreed to terms with.

One thing’s for certain: it’s not a done deal until pen meets paper. This is exactly the case when it comes to former Bengals cornerback...

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Jason Marcum

Early odds released for AFC North vs. AFC South matchups

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The two divisions combined to have three playoff teams in 2019 and could have even more in 2020.

With the 2020 NFL season now (hopefully) six months away, we’re starting to see odds being set for various matchups. The latest features SportsBetting.ag releasing odds for every AFC North vs. AFC South matchup.

Between the two divisions, three teams (Ravens, Texans and Titans) made the playoffs, and the Titans actually beat the Ravens in the Divisional...

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John Sheeran

8 winners and 4 losers from a very active Bengals free agency period

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Not even a pandemic could stop the Cincinnati Bengals from emptying their wallet in free agency for the first time in franchise history. Who came out looking good and who should be nervous?

Are you out of breath? Because we are.

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed eight external free agents since the legal tampering period opened just over eight days ago. Including franchise player A.J. Green and restricted free agents such as Brandon Wilson and Josh...

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PatrickJudis

Bengals News (3/26): Change continues

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The Bengals keep bringing in contributor after contributor for the defense this offseason.

The Bengals reportedly signed safety Vonn Bell to a three-year contract.
The latest surfaced Wednesday off internet reports they agreed with Saints safety Vonn Bell on three years for $18 million as he became the third starting defensive back to join them since free agency opened last week and the sixth new defender. At roughly a total cost of $115 million, the...

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Aaron Gershon

Vonn Bell discusses joining Bengals

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The newest member of the new look Bengals defense speaks.

The Cincinnati Bengals rare offseason spending spree continued Wednesday with the addition of safety Vonn Bell.

Bell joins the Bengals on a three-year $18 million deal after spending his first four pro seasons with the New Orleans Saints.

After reports of the deal surfaced, Bell spoke with Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com to discuss signing with Cincinnati.

”I guess they said enough is enough and drew...

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Bengals keeping all options open with Andy Dalton

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That includes remaining on the roster for the 2020 season, supposedly.

The Cincinnati Bengals have been far more active than fans envisioned this free agency period.

Whether it’s signing cornerbacks, wide receivers, safeties, or the highest-paid nose tackle in football, Cincinnati has stayed on the edge of rumors for quite a few free agents.

Well, their options are still open, and they’re reportedly still looking to find deals, most notable one for...

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Matt Minich

Chalk Talk: Week 1 of free agency with Rebecca Toback

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We talk losses, gains, and quarterbacks old and new

On the latest episode of Chalk Talk, Cincy Jungle alum Rebecca Toback stops by to talk about the Bengals offseason, which has featured:

Note: This occured before the Bengals signed free agent safety Vonn Bell to a three-year deal.

Spending money in free agency Not trading Andy Dalton or anyone else for that matter And a complete and utter disregard for the linebacker position (this conversation took place...

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Report: Bengals could keep Andy Dalton; 'all options' on the table

The Cincinnati Bengals have been trying in vain to find a trade partner for quarterback Andy Dalton, and they may end up keeping him in 2020. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, discussing this situation live on Wednesday night, shared that some of the teams that had previously been interested in Dalton have acquired a quarterback. Rapoport noted that Dalton could potentially be the backup for whomever the Bengals draft this coming season. (Our latest mock draft has Cincinnati selecting Joe...

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Anthony Cosenza

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 3/25 livestream

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Former longtime Bengals wide receiver Tim McGee stops by the show, as John and Anthony also comb through the many moves of the Bengals’ free agency period and what it means for the team going forward. Join us!

The Cincinnati Bengals’ offseason overhaul of their roster continued this week with a couple of other high-profile additions. It seems that the team and its coaching staff were highly-displeased at the 2-14 record and dwindling attendance last...

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