Latest Zac Taylor News

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor speaks during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. The Bengals won 33-23. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Bengals, Lions staffs to coach in Senior Bowl

Jan. 2, 2020 4:23 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The staffs of the Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions will coach the Senior Bowl teams. The Senior Bowl announced the coaches, who are assigned by the NFL, on Thursday. Coach Zac Taylor and the Bengals hold the No. 1 pick in the draft and Matt Patricia's Lions pick third. The Senior...

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor watches during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

Zac Taylor's 1st Bengals season one for the record books

Dec. 30, 2019 3:06 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — On the eve of training camp, Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown noted that first-year head coaches often struggle to win games in that inaugural NFL season. “It could go both ways,” Brown said. “I know what I hope happens.” Zac Taylor's first season in...

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton celebrates after the Bengals defeated the Cleveland Browns 33-23 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Dalton leads Bengals over Browns 33-23, Kitchens later fired

Dec. 29, 2019 8:47 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton took the snap and went to his knee, finishing a double-digit victory that might suffice as his farewell to Cincinnati. On the Browns sideline, Freddie Kitchens hugged Baker Mayfield at the end of a disappointing season that would culminate a few hours later with the first-year...

Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Clayton Fejedelem (42) tackles Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Browns' Landry says hip pain caused by fractured vertebrae

Dec. 26, 2019 5:56 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jarvis Landry has been plagued by hip pain since the Browns reported to training camp in late July. The Pro Bowl wide receiver revealed the origin of his injury Thursday. Landry said he was diagnosed with a fractured bone at the base of his spine early in the summer, limiting his...

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor, left, talks to quarterback Andy Dalton (14), during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Officially the worst: Bengals move on to top of the draft

Dec. 23, 2019 5:34 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have secured the top pick in next year's draft. All that's left is a send-off for the quarterback who had a hand in their best — and most frustrating — moments in the past decade. Andy Dalton gets to wrap up his tenure as the Bengals' franchise quarterback on...

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd (83) stretched for a touchdown as Miami Dolphins defensive back Nik Needham (40) is unable to defend, during the second half at an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Despite frantic rally, Bengals lose and clinch No. 1 pick

Dec. 22, 2019 7:29 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — After 13 losses and three lousy quarters, it was awfully late for the Cincinnati Bengals to start a comeback. Give them credit — they tried. The Bengals overcame a 23-point deficit in the final 5:01 and scored 16 points in the last 29 seconds to force overtime, but lost...

Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores gestures, during the first half at an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Dolphins survive late collapse and beat Bengals in OT, 38-35

Dec. 22, 2019 7:03 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A laugher became a thriller for the Miami Dolphins, and they needed overtime to beat the Cincinnati Bengals. Miami gave up 16 points in the final 29 seconds of regulation but regrouped, and Jason Sanders kicked a 37-yard field goal as time expired for a 38-35 win Sunday. Andy...

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) runs the ball against the New York Jets during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

It's worst vs worst when Dolphins try to run against Bengals

Dec. 19, 2019 1:46 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — The woebegone Cincinnati Bengals face a challenge Sunday they might be able to tackle: the Miami Dolphins’ running backs. Cincinnati's run defense is allowing 158 yards per game to rank last in the NFL. But then the Dolphins rank last in run offense, and their leading rusher is a...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8), center right, hugs Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green, center left, after an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

Green done for season, won't practice if Bengals tag him

Dec. 18, 2019 5:23 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals kept receiver A.J. Green on the active roster all season, hoping he could return from ankle surgery and put some life back into their foundering offense. Turns out that was wishful thinking. Green said Wednesday he has decided not to try to play in either of the final two...

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Alex Erickson (12) fumbles a punt for a New England Patriots recovery in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Closing in: 1-win Bengals can clinch No. 1 draft pick

Dec. 16, 2019 4:03 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengal days of December have arrived. Another lost season is mercifully winding down. Fans are bringing banners to the remaining home games urging them to draft a quarterback. Mostly, everybody — including the players — just wants it to be over. "Do everything we can to...