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Bengals | A.J. Green targeted heavily before injury

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:21:48 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green saw a 32.3-percent target share in Weeks 1 through 10 before he was lost for the season with a hamstring injury.

Fantasy Tip: Much of Green's heavy involvement had to do with the prolonged absence of Tyler Eifert as well as the struggles of the running game and the departure of Marvin Jones as well as Mohamed Sanu. Owners should expect the target share to fall back down closer to the 25-percent range - more typical for elite receivers - following the return of Eifert as well as the additions of John Ross and Joe Mixon. He remains firmly in the WR1 conversation, however.

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Bengals | William Jackson fully healthy

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:03:32 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB William Jackson III said he is completely recovered from the torn pectoral muscle he suffered last season.

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Bengals | Adam Jones suspended for opener

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:14:34 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals CB Adam Jones was suspended one game by the NFL on Friday, July 21, for violating the personal conduct policy. He has the right to appeal the decision.

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Bengals | Cedric Ogbuehi finding comfort zone

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 19:13:43 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OT Cedric Ogbuehi said he is a more confident player this season and more comfortable with his technique. "Every day I'm getting better," Ogbuehi said. "I'm learning something every day and the game is slowing down."

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Bengals | Jake Elliott was coach's choice

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 18:48:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals PK Jake Elliott was considered the top player at his position in the 2017 NFL Draft by special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons. "I spend a lot of time with each of the top guys and I feel comfortable with the guy we got," Simmons said.

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Bengals | Marvin Lewis has high praise for Joe Mixon

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:58:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis admitted that RB Joe Mixon is "off the charts talent-wise," just from the brief time they have spent together on the football field. "Big, fast, catch, run, see, smart -- and he's 20-year-old kid. He's as smart as a whip. You know, I mean, those things are fun. And I keep reminding everybody, he's a 20-year-old kid. Keep understanding that. Let Joe continue to grow and develop as we go."

Fantasy Tip: There's no question about Mixton's talent level, as it was only off-the-field issues that pushed him into the second round of this year's draft. However, it may be hard to lean on him for consistent production in his rookie season, considering the other talented running backs on Cincinnati's roster. At the same time, Giovani Bernard may miss the first few regular season games, which could provide a valuable opportunity for the former Oklahoma star.

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Bengals | Joshua Malone standing out

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 09:07:17 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Joshua Malone is 6-3, 208 pounds and ran at 4.40 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. His size/speed ratio was evident on the practice field during the Bengals OTAs and minicamps. "He showed us what we thought he was. He's big and he's fast and he has a good natural feel for the game. He's learning how to run our routes and do things our way like any of them are - especially new guys. But he has some real ability," receivers coach James Urban said.

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Bengals | Jeremy Hill to remain involved

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 18:35:44 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Jeremy Hill is "going to get some carries" and will remain a factor near the goal line, according to Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com.

Fantasy Tip: The assumption is that Joe Mixon will eventually take control of Cincinnati's backfield, but Hill could have something to say about that. Mixon is without a doubt the better long-term option, but Hill could still be a flex play this season.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson


Bengals | Brandon LaFell likely will make team

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:26:24 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Brandon LaFell likely will make the 53-man roster this season because it would leave at least $3 million of dead money on the salary cap if he was released, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Katherine Terrell. The Bengals also like that LaFell has a mentor-like relationship with WR A.J. Green.

Fantasy Tip: LaFell should continue to be one of the starting receivers for the Bengals in 2017 but could lose some targets because of the younger receivers on the team. He posted 862 yards and six touchdowns this past season and could be a No. 4 or No. 5 fantasy receiver if he can post similar numbers.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Katherine Terrell


Bengals | A.J. Green focused on winning

Sat, 01 Jul 2017 19:07:07 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green said he wouldn't mind seeing fewer targets this season if it means the other receivers are contributing and the team is winning.

Fantasy Tip: Even if Green does see a few less targets, his role as Andy Dalton's go-to receiver isn't changing any time soon. He is a safe bet to deliver WR1 production again in 2017.

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Bengals | Cody Core ready for more

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 20:43:36 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Cody Core is seeing the benefits from the playing time he received last year when WR A.J. Green was injured, according to head coach Marvin Lewis. "It gives him the confidence to come out and work in the offseason and know that he can achieve higher goals," Lewis said.

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Bengals | Alex Erickson not guaranteed a spot

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 17:43:37 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Alex Erickson was praised for his versatility and competitiveness by wide receivers coach James Urban, but Urban said Erickson will have to compete for a roster spot this weekend.

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Bengals | C.J. Uzomah still adjusting

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 20:10:48 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals TE C.J. Uzomah said he is still adjusting to an NFL system after playing in a spread offense in college. "I have some things to work on, blocking assignments and being fundamentally sound in everything that I do," Uzomah said.

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Bengals | Andre Smith moving to guard

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 07:13:58 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals OT Andre Smith is moving from right tackle to offensive guard this season.

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Bengals | Kickers even for Cincinnati job

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 11:33:21 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals PKs Randy Bullock, Jake Elliott and Jon Brown are "pretty even" in their battle for the starting job, according to special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons. Simmons added that wouldn't be surprised to see the starting kicker competition last until the end of the preseason.

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Cincinnati Bengals Player News

Albright Bryson LB
Atkins Geno DL
Benwikere Bene CB
Bernard Giovani RB
Billings Andrew DT
Bodine Russell C
Boling Clint OG
Boyd Tyler WR
Brown Chris WR
Brown Jon PK
Brown Ryan DE
Bullock Randy PK
Burfict Vontaze LB
Carson Tra RB
Carter Cethan TE
Clarke Will DL
Core Cody WR
Dalton Andy QB
Dawson Paul LB
Dean David DL
Dennard Darqueze CB
Dielman J.J. C
Driskel Jeff QB
Dunlap Carlos DL
Eifert Tyler TE
Elliott Jake PK
Erickson Alex WR
Evans Jordan LB
Fejedelem Clayton S
Fisher Jake OT
Flowers Marquis LB
Gilberry Wallace DL
Glasgow Ryan DT
Green A.J. WR
Hamilton Karel WR
Hardison Marcus DT
Harris Clark TE
Hewitt Ryan FB
Hill Jeremy RB
Hopkins Trey OG
Huber Kevin P
Iloka George SS
Jackson III William CB
Johnson Michael DL
Johnson T.J. OG
Jones Adam CB
Kirkpatrick Dre CB
Kroft Tyler TE
Kumerow Jake WR
LaFell Brandon WR
Laufasa Darrin FB
Lawson Carl DE
Lee Cameron OG
Madaris Monty WR
Malone Joshua WR
McCarron AJ QB
McRae Tony DB
Minter Kevin LB
Mixon Joe RB
Ogbuehi Cedric OT
Peerman Cedric RB
Redmond Alex OG
Rey Vincent LB
Ross John WR
Russell Alonzo WR
Russell KeiVarae CB
Schreck Mason TE
Shaw Joshua CB
Sims Pat DL
Smith Andre OG
Smith Chris DE
Smith Corey X. WR
Smith Derron S
Uzomah C.J. TE
Vigil Nick LB
Westerman Christian OG
Williams DeShawn DL
Williams Jarveon RB
Williams Shawn SS
Williams Stanley RB
Willis Jordan DE
Wilson Brandon CB
Winston Eric OT

Alexander Paul AC
Burney Jacob AC
Caskey Kyle AC
Coyle Kevin AC
Guenther Paul DC
Haslett Jim AC
Hayes Jonathan AC
Lazor Bill AC
Lewis Marvin HC
Lippincott David AC
Morton Chip AC
Simmons Darrin AC
Tobin Duke TO
Urban James AC
Zampese Ken OC