Bengals Bites (3/5) : The Onion Bites Andy Dalton

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Mother Encourages Andy Dalton To Keep Career Options Open | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
CINCINNATI—Stressing that the 26-year-old still has “plenty of time to figure everything out,” Tina Dalton, mother of Bengals starting quarterback Andy Dalton, reportedly encouraged her son Monday to keep his career options open for the next few years.

How physical were Bengals' RBs in 2013?
This all started with Hue Jackson. The day the Cincinnati Bengals' position coach was formally elevated to offensive coordinator, the Bengals planted the seed of their forthcoming physicality. After the Bengals struggled to find an offensive identity at times in 2013, Jackson was determined to make sure they found one long before a down was played in 2014.

Walkthrough: Reality of free agency | Bengals Blog

The deadline to tag players came and went Monday. As we’ve been telling you for weeks would be the case, Cincinnati didn’t tag Michael Johnson or Anthony Collins. Dropping 13.1 or 11.6 on either of those two means a doctor should head to PBS and check Mike Brown for a fever.

2014 NFL Offseason - Cincinnati Bengals' projected lineup, cap situation, free-agent and draft targets - ESPN

Insider's NFL experts team up to break down the Cincinnati's top offseason priorities, projected 2014 lineup, cap situation, free-agent and draft targets and potential stars already on the roster.

NFL Rumors: Darren McFadden won't sign with Cincinnati Bengals

After making it sound as though Darren McFadden’s only home in free agency this year was with the Cincinnati Bengals, it turns out that the banged up running back will have to look for work elsewhere.

Ravens, Monroe unlikely to get deal done before start of free agency - Carroll County Times: Ravens

The start of free agency is less than a week away, and the Baltimore Ravens and impending free agent left tackle Eugene Monroe remain “nowhere close” to agreeing on the terms of a long-term contract that will keep Monroe in Baltimore, according to a source.

Here's why it now will take until 2015 for the Browns to introduce new uniforms

New duds are coming: During NFL owners meetings last week in Phoenix, the Browns committed not only to changing their uniforms but also to consider every facet of the team’s marketing brand.

Reilly: Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly patiently endures cancer, loss

Next time you're running about two quarts low on hope, or feel like you're on the wrong end of God's Whac-A-Mole game, think of Jim Kelly and be glad you're not him.

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