Rant Sports 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Cincinnati Bengals Select Tyrann Mathieu at No. 21

Derick E. Hingle-US Presswire

Most people looked at me like I had two heads when I selected Tyrann Mathieu with the No. 21 pick in the first round. Why would I take a player in round one who has had off-the-field issues and is […]

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Tight End Alex Smith

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The Cincinnati Bengals have signed former Cleveland Browns tight end Alex Smith according to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Smith, who visited Cincinnati a few weeks ago, was selected in the third round, 71st overall in the 2005 NFL […]

Cincinnati Bengals Making Push to Sign James Harrison

Charles LeClaire-US Presswire

The Cincinnati Bengals will try to sign former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison this week ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. The Bengals hosted Harrison and former Miami Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby last week. Harrison should expect a 1-2 year deal from the Bengals. Cincinnati […]

Is Cordarrelle Patterson the Playmaker the Cincinnati Bengals Need?

Spruce Derden-US Presswire

According to The Sideline View’s Lance Zierlein, former University of Tennessee wide-receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is dropping on NFL teams’ draft boards. Patterson was considered the top wide-receiver prospect in the NFL Draft, but Zierlein believes poor combine interviews have hurt his […]

Cincinnati Bengals Hosting Free Agent Linebacker Karlos Dansby

Steve Mitchell-US Presswire

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Cincinnati Bengals are hosting veteran linebacker Karlos Dansby today. He was released from the Miami Dolphins on March 12. Dansby has recorded 887 tackles, 31.5 sacks and 11 interceptions during his nine-year career. He […]

Cincinnati Bengals Hosting Veteran Linebacker Akeem Jordan

Howard Smith-US Presswire

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports the Cincinnati Bengals will host free agent linebacker Akeem Jordan. Jordan joined the Philadelphia Eagles in 2007 as an undrafted free agent out of James Madison. He played in 82 games during his […]

NFL: Is Andre Smith “Overrated?”

Thomas Campbell-US Presswire

  Dan Pompei, of the National Football Post, reviewed the best free agents left on the market in his Sunday Blitz. The general consensus is that Andre Smith is the best free agent offensive tackle. However, Pompei had a different take […]

Giovani Bernard: Missing Link for Cincinnati Bengals?

Bob Donnan-US Presswire

In 2012, the Cincinnati Bengals struggles’ in the run game were evident. The rushing attack was non-existent at times, which put more pressure on quarterback Andy Dalton. Running back Benjarvus Green-Ellis ran for 1,094 yards and six touchdowns. However, his low […]

Why Did the Cincinnati Bengals Let Bruce Gradkowski Leave?

Daniel Shirey-US Presswire

When the Cincinnati Bengals let backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski leave in free agency, most didn’t think much of it. The Bengals were expected to draft a prospect that would fit their system just in case starting quarterback Andy Dalton was […]

Should the Cincinnati Bengals Consider Drafting Players with Character Issues?

Derick E. Hingle-US Presswire

The Cincinnati Bengals have changed their culture in recent years. They have cleansed themselves of flashy names like Carson Palmer and stopped drafting players who had major legal issues. This team has drafted well and revamped their organization.  That raises a […]

Can Dre Kirkpatrick Contribute to Cincinnati Bengals in 2013?

Frank Victores-US Presswire

When the Cincinnati Bengals selected defensive back Dre Kirkpatrick 17th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft most people thought he would contribute right away. He helped lead Alabama to a National Championship and was accustomed to helping his team win. […]

Can Andrew Hawkins be the Playmaker the Cincinnati Bengals Need?

David Kohl-US Presswire

Wide receiver Andrew Hawkins took the NFL by storm last season. In his first game he had eight-receptions for 86 yards. The 5’7” speedster went on to have 51 catches for 533 yards and four touchdowns. Offensive Coordinator Jay Gruden […]