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FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles catches a touchdown pass during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, in Minneapolis. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

More quarterbacks are using their hands to catches passes

Jan. 10, 2020 7:09 PM EST

Tom Brady tried it. Nick Foles perfected it. More quarterbacks are doing it. Catching passes isn't just for wide receivers, tight ends and running backs anymore. Coaches aren't shy about drawing up trick plays that let quarterbacks use their hands for more than throwing a football. Foles has the most famous catch...

FILE - In this Jan. 9, 1989 file photo, Cincinnati Bengals coach Sam Wyche clenches his fist as he is carried from the field on the shoulders of his players after their 21-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills for the AFC Championship game in Cincinnati , Ohio. Sam Wyche, who pushed the boundaries as an offensive innovator with the Cincinnati Bengals and challenged the NFL’s protocols along the way, has died, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. He was 74.  (AP Photo/Rob Burns, File)

Sam Wyche, boundary-pushing coach of Bengals, dead at 74

Jan. 2, 2020 6:56 PM EST

Sam Wyche, who pushed the boundaries as an offensive innovator with the Cincinnati Bengals and challenged the NFL’s protocols along the way, has died. He was 74. Wyche, who had a history of blood clots in his lungs and had a heart transplant in 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina, died Thursday of melanoma,...

Houston Texans J.J. Watt speaks during a press conference on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, in Houston. Watt will return to practice with the Houston Texans on Tuesday, clearing the way for the star defensive end to play in the team's playoff game in two weeks. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Watt to return for Texans in playoffs against Buffalo

Jan. 2, 2020 4:39 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — J.J. Watt was a rookie in the 2011 playoffs when his spectacular performance against the Cincinnati Bengals led the Houston Texans to the first postseason win in franchise history. The spotlight will be on Watt again on Saturday, when he'll return to the field a little more than two months...

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 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)

Misery in Ohio: Browns, Bengals end woeful seasons together

Dec. 26, 2019 2:42 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Yet another dismal season of professional football in Ohio concludes within the state's borders — a most appropriate finish for two franchise with more big questions down the road. The Browns (6-9) and Bengals (1-14) get together at Paul Brown Stadium on Sunday in what will likely...

Cleveland Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens gestures during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns-Bengals Preview Capsule

Dec. 26, 2019 10:10 AM EST

CLEVELAND (6-9) at CINCINNATI (1-14) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE — Browns by 2½ RECORD VS. SPREAD — Browns 5-9-1; Bengals 5-9-1 SERIES RECORD — Bengals lead 50-42 LAST MEETING — Browns beat Bengals 27-19, Dec. 8 LAST WEEK — Browns lost to Ravens 31-15; Bengals...

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...