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Bengals Bites (6/8)

News and notes about the Cincinnati Bengals and the rest of the NFL

Joe Robbins

Giovani Bernard seeks more 'explosive runs' in 2014 - NFL.com
Thirty-three backs broke more runs of 20-plus yards than Giovani Bernard last season, but the Cincinnati Bengals runner plans to correct that statistic in Year 2. "If you're a running back, you always want to be able to have explosive runs," Bernard said Friday, per ESPN.com. "Maybe not so much just the 10-yard runs or 15-yard runs or the 20.

Wilbert Montgomery brings strong credentials to Cleveland Browns’ coaching staff
“I would like to see who is going to be the next Kevin Mack or the next Earnest Byner,” said Montgomery. “Being on that wall is the epitome of the National Football League. Who is going to be that guy? We have someone capable on this team, right now.”

James Harrison does pushups with Brown on his back (Video) | Helmet2Helmet
James Harrison may be on the downslope of his career, but he remains in tip-top physical shape. Taking to his Instagram on Friday, the free agent linebacker shared a video of himself doing pushups with Steelers receiver (and former teammate) Antonio Brown riding his back.

Bush League Chronicle: DeSean Jackson: Drew Rosenhaus bribed me with cash to sign with agency
DeSean Jackson claims former agent Drew Rosenhaus violated the National Football League Player's Association rules by bribing him to sign with his agency with tons of cash and a Louis Vuitton bag back in 2009. This is according to a report stemming from legal documents obtained by TMZ Sports.

Eagles have $18,000 rookie dinner at Del Frisco's | Larry Brown Sports
NFL rookie hazing is risky business these days in the wake of the Jonathan Martin scandal, but there is no way it is ever going to stop completely. Rookie dinners are still part of the initiation process into the league. Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson reminded us of that on Friday night when he shared a photo of a $17,747.68 dinner bill from Del Frisco’s.

WHAT IF NFL TEAMS WERE ANIME | Kissing Suzy Kolber
A while back after making a sassy anime Bucko Bruce, I made a joke that someone should make all the logos into anime. Then implied that someone would be me. I waited. I waited a long time, hoping against hope that someone else would see that post and decide to beat me to the punch, thus saving me from my own terrible idea.