Latest Cincinnati Bengals News

Bengals' top pick Williams is injured, watching minicamp

Jun. 12, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Left tackle Jonah Williams is a lonely figure at the Bengals' minicamp. He walks around the field in his No. 73 jersey watching everyone else work out. The first-round pick stands behind his teammates during drills. It's unclear when he'll be able to practice again. Williams got hurt...

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa

Jun. 6, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges he used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii, according to court documents filed this week. Fanene...

Marv Lewis joins football staff at Arizona State as adviser

May. 28, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is joining Arizona State coach Herm Edwards' staff as a special adviser. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday. Lewis spent 16 seasons coaching the Bengals and is the franchise's all-time wins leader with 131. He led Cincinnati to seven...

Bengals guard Redmond suspended 4 games by league

May. 23, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has suspended Cincinnati Bengals guard Alex Redmond for the first four games of the 2019 regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Redmond is eligible to participate in all offseason and preseason practices and games before sitting out the...

Following arrests, Walton gets another chance with Dolphins

May. 12, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Running back Mark Walton, arrested three times this offseason by police in Miami, has signed with his hometown Dolphins. Walton tried out this week, when coach Brian Flores said he was aware of the legal issues. "I think people deserve a second chance," Flores said Saturday. "I don't want to...

QB Ryan Finley gets first crack at running Bengals' offense

May. 10, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With the Bengals' first practice concluded, Ryan Finley walked past Andy Dalton's locker and headed to a side locker room where the rookies are relegated until the final roster cut. The two quarterbacks will be much closer once the season begins. How close? That'll be up to Finley. The...

Bengals keep WR John Ross, give him important role

May. 1, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Ross read the reports that the Bengals were trying to trade him ahead of the draft. Not only did they keep him, they decided not to add any receivers, leaving Ross with an even higher profile heading into his third season. Still here, still waiting for that breakout season. "They've...

Andy Dalton not surprised Bengals moved up to get QB

Apr. 30, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton isn't surprised that the Bengals moved up in the fourth round to take a quarterback. He doesn't feel threatened, either. New coach Zac Taylor has made it clear that Dalton is the unchallenged starter as the Bengals transition to a new offense. Cincinnati traded and moved up to...

Bengals' draft: Shore up the blocking, toss in a backup QB

Apr. 27, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With the exception of a fourth-round quarterback, the Bengals' first draft under coach Zac Taylor was more about upgrading their infrastructure. And there was a distinct emphasis on Taylor's favorite side of the ball. The Bengals got two offensive linemen, a run-blocking tight end, a...

Bengals' Zac Taylor gets his QB: Ryan Finley from NC State

Apr. 27, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals waited until the fourth round to get coach Zac Taylor a quarterback who reminds him of the one he just left. Cincinnati traded up to get Ryan Finley from N.C. State as Andy Dalton's backup — for now, anyway. Dalton has two years left on his deal, and Finley will get...