Cincinnati Bengals Rumors & News Wire

  • Bengals News (1/21): Heartwarming reunion
    by John Sheeran on January 21, 2023 at 1:00 PM

    Photo by Nick Grace/Getty Images Tee Higgins hopes to reconnect with Damar Hamlin before Sunday’s playoff showdown. Tee Higgins hopes to link up with Damar Hamlin before Bengals-BillsTee Higgins spoke on potentially meeting up with Damar Hamlin before the playoff game. NFL Insider Says […]

  • Zac Taylor embracing Bengals’ challenges to be faced in Buffalo
    by Anthony Cosenza on January 21, 2023 at 12:00 PM

    Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images In a recent sit-down with former Bengals defensive backs Pacman Jones and Solomon Wilcots, the team’s head coach is looking forward to facing an elite foe. If you were to take a pulse of media outlets, both national and local, it’s likely you’d […]

  • Joe Burrow’s parents presented a game ball to Courtside Pizza in Athens
    by Aaron Gershon on January 21, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    Courtside Pizza in Athens, Ohio. | https://courtsidepizza.com/ Athens is Burrow’s hometown. A local business in Joe Burrow’s hometown of Athens, Ohio, now has a game ball from the Cincinnati Bengals’ Wild Card victory over the Baltimore Ravens. The parents of the Bengals star […]

  • 5 Questions with the Enemy: Matt Byham of SB Nation’s Buffalo Rumblings
    by Anthony Cosenza on January 20, 2023 at 10:35 PM

    Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images We went for another go of it with the great Matt Byham over at SB Nation’s Buffalo Bills site. A huge matchup is a couple of days away in the state of New York. Emotions are all over the spectrum from fanbases of both the Cincinnati Bengals and the […]

  • Bengals vs. Bills Injury Report: Jonah Williams and Alex Cappa officially out, Tre Flowers doubtful
    by John Sheeran on January 20, 2023 at 7:30 PM

    Photo by Silas Walker/Getty Images Each team will have at least one game-time decision to make. Just two days separate us from the Cincinnati Bengals taking on the Buffalo Bills for a spot in the AFC Championship, and each team got in one last practice before the weekend. Bengals head […]

  • Bengals News (1/20): Red zoned in
    by John Sheeran on January 20, 2023 at 1:00 PM

    Photo by Kevin Sabitus/Getty Images Cincinnati will need to lean on their strength inside the 20 against Buffalo. Bengals Quick Hits: Jackson Carman's Potentially Unique BirthdayBengals offensive line coach Frank Pollack noticed it, too. As he gets ready to possibly head into Sunday’s AFC […]

  • Marvin Lewis and Mike Zimmer discuss the Bengals’ playoff run
    by NathanBeighle on January 20, 2023 at 12:00 PM

    Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images “They love that chip on their shoulder.” The Cincinnati Bengals will get a much-anticipated matchup with the Buffalo Bills in one of two AFC Divisional Round battles. While a neutral-site battle might have been ideal for Cincinnati, the Bengals were […]

  • Ja’Marr Chase on staying in Cincinnati: “I need to be here too”
    by NathanBeighle on January 20, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images Chase, who said he believes he’s the best receiver in the NFL, wants to stay with the Bengals. The Cincinnati Bengals fanbase has deserved some luck after their 2-win 2019 season. They struck gold with Joe Burrow and followed that up by adding another […]

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  • NFL ponders taking conference championship games to neutral sites
    by Mike Florio on January 21, 2023 at 2:25 PM

    For years, Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt pushed for the NFL to move conference championship games to a neutral site. Every time Hunt brought the proposal to ownership, ownership voted it down. Now, as Hunt’s Chiefs and the Buffalo Bills stand one win each away from the first ever neutral-site […]

  • Brian Callahan to interview with Colts Friday
    by Josh Alper on January 20, 2023 at 7:27 PM

    Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan’s Friday won’t be totally devoted to preparing for Sunday’s game against the Bills. The Colts requested an interview with Callahan for their head coaching vacancy this week and Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said that the interview will take place […]

  • DaQuan Jones, Jordan Phillips questionable for Bills
    by Josh Alper on January 20, 2023 at 7:08 PM

    The Bills have two players with injury designations for Sunday’s home game against the Bengals. Defensive tackles DaQuan Jones and Jordan Phillips are both listed as questionable for the divisional round of the playoffs. Both players were limited in practice this week. Jones (calf) had a tackle […]

  • Jonah Williams, Alex Cappa officially ruled out for Bengals
    by Josh Alper on January 20, 2023 at 5:14 PM

    The signs have pointed in the direction of the Bengals being shorthanded on the offensive line all week and the team made it official on Friday. Head coach Zac Taylor said that left tackle Jonah Williams and right guard Alex Cappa have been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Bills. Williams […]

  • The NFL is telling us, without telling us, that neutral-site conference championships may become the norm
    by Mike Florio on January 20, 2023 at 5:13 PM

    Sometimes, it takes careful analysis to understand where the NFL’s hockey puck is going. Other times, it’s obvious. The NFL’s next he-shoots-he-scores (more cash) moment is coming from an apparent plan to make the conference championship games neutral-site affairs. The evidence is hiding in […]

  • Josh Allen: It seems the more we can get Dawson Knox the ball, the better we do
    by Myles Simmons on January 20, 2023 at 3:10 PM

    After catching nine touchdown passes in the 2021 regular season, Bills tight end Dawson Knox is once again showing how important he is to Buffalo’s offense. Knox has caught a touchdown in each of his last five games, including a 6-yard TD that opened the scoring in last week’s wild-card victory […]

  • Damar Hamlin still has “lengthy recovery”; Tee Higgins hopes to see him Sunday
    by Josh Alper on January 20, 2023 at 11:33 AM

    Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins has been in contact with Bills safety Damar Hamlin‘s family since Hamlin went into cardiac arrest following a tackle of Higgins in a Week 17 game between the teams, but he hopes that changes this weekend. Hamlin has been at the Bills facility since returning to […]

  • Alex Cappa, Jonah Williams remain out of practice for Bengals
    by Myles Simmons on January 19, 2023 at 10:09 PM

    As the Bengals continue to get ready for their divisional-round matchup with the Bills, it still looks like they’re going to be without two key offensive linemen. Right guard Alex Cappa (ankle) and left tackle Jonah Williams (knee) both remained non-participants for Thursday’s practice. […]

  • Jordan Poyer is only Bills player to miss practice Thursday
    by Charean Williams on January 19, 2023 at 9:05 PM

    The Bills had only one player miss Thursday’s practice. Safety Jordan Poyer, who has a knee injury that limited him Wednesday, sat out with what the Bills termed a rest day. The only other change to the team’s report Thursday was cornerback Dane Jackson having full participation. He was limited […]

  • Report: Colts request interview with Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan
    by Charean Williams on January 19, 2023 at 8:26 PM

    The Colts have requested an interview with Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan for their head coaching vacancy, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Callahan is in his fourth season as the Bengals’ offensive coordinator. He previously was the quarterbacks coach for the Raiders (2018) and […]