1. Why Cincinnati Bengals Should Draft a Running Back in 2012 First Round

    Now, I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume the Cincinnati Bengals don't find themselves with the No.1 overall pick heading into 2012...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 1,460 reads 10 comments

  2. Cincinnati Bengals Working out Portis/Johnson in Preparation for Benson Ban

    According to a tweet from NFL .com expert Jason La Canfora , the Cincinnati Bengals held workouts for running backs Larry Johnson and Clinton Portis earlier today...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 346 reads 1 comments

  3. Cincinnati Bengals: What We Learned in the Bengals' Week 3 Loss to 49ers

    Week 3 is officially in the books for the Cincinnati Bengals, and it really proved to be one hell of a tough game to watch...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 614 reads 1 comments

  4. Cincinnati Bengals 7 Storylines to Watch vs. San Francisco 49ers

    To say this week has been a tough one for the Cincinnati Bengals would be a huge understatement. With suspensions and investigations the talk of the town, those voices who frequently slate the Bengals just got a lot more ammo...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 858 reads 1 comments

  5. Cincinnati Bengals: Andre Caldwell Has an Opportunity to Become No. 2 Receiver

    When the 2011 season kicked off, Andre Caldwell found himself fourth on the Bengals list of receivers, behind A.J. Green, Jerome Simpson and Jordan Shipley respectively...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 275 reads 6 comments

  6. Bengals vs Broncos: 4 Reasons to Be Upbeat Following Cincinnati's 24-22 Loss

    I'll be the first to admit it, last night was tough to watch at times. The Bengals put in a performance that left a lot to be desired, and at times really did show just how young a side they are...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 934 reads 3 comments

  7. Bengals vs. Broncos: Halftime Adjustments Cincinnati Must Make

    We have reached the halfway point of the Bengals' second road game of the 2011 season, and it's been a really slow start for Cincinnati...

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  8. Bengals vs. Broncos: 5 Keys to a Cincinnati Victory in Denver

    The Cincinnati Bengals will be faced with tackling their second road game in two weeks this coming Sunday, as they travel to Denver, to take on a Broncos team that is struggling to just stay afloat...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 1,075 reads 2 comments

  9. Why the Cincinnati Bengals Could Go 8-0 in 2011

    Now, I know what you're thinking, the very prospect of the Bengals going 8-0 with a rookie QB is about as likely as Curtis Painter winning a Super Bowl MVP award...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 315 reads 12 comments

  10. Cincinnati Bengals: 5 Things We Learned from Week 1

    Week 1 is in the books, and the Bengals are 1-0 following an unlikely 27-17 victory over the Cleveland Browns ...

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  11. Cleveland Browns vs. Cincinnati Bengals: Live Reactions to Sunday's Game

    As the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns take to the field for the first 'Battle of Ohio' of the 2011 season, I will be giving my live reactions to all of the day's action...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 315 reads 2 comments

  12. Cincinnati Bengals Week 1 Preview: 4 Keys to a Victory over the Cleveland Browns

    We're one day away from the first Bengals game of the 2011 season and, fittingly, it all kicks off at Cleveland Browns Stadium with the 76th Battle of Ohio...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 308 reads 1 comments

  13. NFL Preview: Cincinnati Bengals Defense Ready to Make a 'Statement' at Cleveland

    While Andy Dalton and the Bengals offense continue to be the focal point of media criticism, being called a reason for fans and pundits to write the 2011 Bengals off, the defense ...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 928 reads 3 comments

  14. 2011 NFL Preview: The Latest Cincinnati Bengals News Heading into Week 1

    The first game of the year is literally days away, and the 2011 Cincinnati Bengals are (following some intriguing waiver claims) finalizing their depth chart in preparation for the Battle of Ohio...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 1,267 reads 2 comments

  15. Back to Football: 5 Reasons the NFL Is Better Than College

    The 2011 NFL season is literally days away, and excitement is reaching fever pitch. While college football owned the airwaves this past weekend, there can be no doubt that all eyes will be on the NFL in the coming days...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 133 reads 1 comments

  16. NFL Cutdown Day 2011: Which Cincinnati Bengals Didn't Make the Final Roster

    The final cut-down day is in the books, and the 2011 Cincinnati Bengals roster has been finalized. It will have proved a hard task for Marvin Lewis & Co...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 1,174 reads 0 comments

  17. 2011 NFL Predictions: 5 Coaches Who Will Cool Their Hot Seats in 2011

    In 1988 Jerry Glanville coined the now famous acronym "Not For Long" in reference to the NFL. Little did he know that the phrase he coined to chastise an official would come full circle ...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 2,464 reads 9 comments

  18. 2011 NFL Predictions: 5 Cincinnati Bengals Poised for a Breakout Year

    So another NFL preseason is in the books, and despite a multitude of bumps in the road, the 2011 Bengals are beginning to take shape...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 1,140 reads 13 comments

  19. Making Moves: Cincinnati Bengals Re-Sign Cornerback Leon Hall

    Jason La Canfora of NFL .com is reporting that the Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed cornerback Leon Hall . The four-year deal is reportedly worth $39 million, and runs through 2015...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 77 reads 3 comments

  20. Cincinnati Bengals Downplaying Unfounded Rumors of a Carson Palmer Return

    Last week, I published an article about the potential for a Carson Palmer return and why it could come in the next week or so...

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  21. Colts vs. Bengals: 5 Cincinnati Roster Battles to Watch in the Preseason Finale

    With two days until final cuts, tonight will be the last chance for some Bengals to stake their claim to a roster spot...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 406 reads 1 comments

  22. Andrew Whitworth: Why Extending the Cincinnati Bengals LT Was a Great Decision

    Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer has reported that the Cincinnati Bengals have come to terms on a contract extension for tackle Andrew Whitworth , and it may well be the best move they've made in years...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 225 reads 4 comments

  23. Going Global: International Expansion Could Be Next in the Post CBA/NFL Era

    With the 2011 NFL season ready to get underway, and 10 years until we have to hear the words collective bargaining agreement again, this could be an exciting decade for the NFL...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 1,005 reads 3 comments

  24. NFL Roster Cuts 2011: Cincinnati Bengals Who Didn't Make the Grade

    The first cut is upon us, as teams are required to cut roster numbers from 90 to 80 by the end of today, following lockout altered schedules. Further cuts to bring the roster down to 53 must be completed by Saturday's end...

    Matt Gray Written by Matt Gray about almost 3 years ago 1,764 reads 7 comments

  25. Cincinnati Bengals: Running Back Cedric Benson Begins Jail Sentence

    UPDATE: NFL.com is reporting that Cedric Benson has changed original plans to begin his sentence during the bengals bye week, and instead surrendered to Travis County Police late on Tuesday...

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