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FILE - Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs off the field after a win against the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game in Cincinnati, in this Oct. 4, 2020, file photo. Burrow said Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2020, he’ll start running on his surgically repaired knee next month and will be ready to start the opening game of the 2021 season.(AP Photo/Emilee Chinn, File)

Injured Burrow says he'll be ready for opening day 2021

Jan. 12, 2021 5:22 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow expects to start running on his surgically repaired left knee next month and is confident he'll be ready to start the 2021 season. “I’ve always been a fast healer,” Burrow said Tuesday in a Zoom session with reporters....

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) celebrates after scoring on a 5-yard pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Column: Smith-Schuster fires up foes through jigs and digs

Jan. 12, 2021 2:31 AM EST

Say this about Ju-Ju Smith-Schuster: he sure knows how to fire up foes through jigs and digs alike. Baker Mayfield trolled the Steelers star Sunday night, bellowing, “The Browns is the Browns!” as he hurried to join his delirious teammates following Cleveland’s 48-37 AFC wild card win at...

FILE - Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis attends a new conference after an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders in Cincinnati, in this Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, file photo. The New York Jets interviewed former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, for their head coaching vacancy. Lewis is currently on former Jets coach Herman Edwards' staff at Arizona State as the Sun Devils' co-defensive coordinator. (AP Photo/Gary Landers, File)

Jets interview former Bengals coach Marvin Lewis for vacancy

Jan. 7, 2021 3:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets interviewed former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis on Thursday for their head coaching vacancy. Lewis is currently on former Jets coach Herman Edwards' staff at Arizona State as the Sun Devils' co-defensive coordinator. The 62-year-old Lewis is the second known...

Seattle Seahawks strong safety Jamal Adams (33) reacts to a play with Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) in the background, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Scott Eklund)

Adams, Dunlap find the playoffs in first seasons in Seattle

Jan. 5, 2021 8:00 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When Jamal Adams and Carlos Dunlap each made it clear to their former employers they wanted out, part of the reason was so they could experience the postseason. For Adams, he wanted to get there for the first time. For Dunlap, he wanted another chance at a playoff run in the latter...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) passes against the Cincinnati Bengals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Streaking Ravens look forward to 'next challenge' vs. Titans

Jan. 4, 2021 4:52 PM EST

There might come a time when the Baltimore Ravens look back with pride at the late-season surge that got them into the playoffs for the third year in a row. For now, their scrutiny is on what happens next — with the objective of avoiding the one-and-done pattern that’s thus far defined their...

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (18) tosses a cleat to a fan after an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

After Bengals limp to finish, Taylor gets vote of confidence

Jan. 4, 2021 3:26 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Less than 24 hours after Cincinnati fell flat in the final game of another frustrating season, Bengals President Mike Brown made it clear he still thinks coach Zac Taylor is the guy who can turn the ship around. So the 37-year-old Taylor, 6-25-1 in his first two years as a head coach,...

The Baltimore Ravens defense celebrates with cornerback Marcus Peters (24) after he intercepted a pass in the end zone intended for Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green during during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Ravens clinch playoff spot with 38-3 rout of Bengals

Jan. 3, 2021 9:46 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — As one of the NFL's worst COVID-19 outbreaks sidelined star players, and injuries hit others, the Baltimore Ravens didn't look like a playoff team in late November. But as quarterback Lamar Jackson came roaring back, so did Baltimore. After a Dec. 2 loss to Pittsburgh with Jackson on the...

The Latest: Packers half away from clinching NFC's top seed

Jan. 3, 2021 6:10 PM EST

The Latest on Week 17 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 5:55 p.m. The Green Bay Packers are a half away from clinching the NFC's No. 1 seed and a bye week for the playoffs. The Packers lead Chicago 21-13 at halftime, a loss that would eliminate the Bears from the playoffs. The Titans lead Houston 17-9 at halftime...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) looks to throw a pass as New York Giants inside linebacker Blake Martinez (54) applies pressure during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

It's win and they're in (the playoffs) for Ravens vs Bengals

Dec. 31, 2020 3:32 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Five weeks ago, the Baltimore Ravens figured they’d have to win out and get some help to reach the playoffs. After tending to their own part of the equation with four straight victories and receiving the necessary assistance last weekend in the form of losses by Cleveland and...

Ravens look to clinch playoff berth with win at Cincinnati

Dec. 31, 2020 11:27 AM EST

BALTIMORE (10-5) AT CINCINNATI (4-10-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Ravens by 12 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Ravens 9-5-1; Bengals 9-6 SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 26-23 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Bengals 27-3 on Oct. 11 in Baltimore LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Giants 27-13; Bengals beat Texans 37-31 AP PRO32...