Matchup of the Game: Bengals' Sizzle vs. Seattle's Boom
Bengals QB Andy Dalton vs Seattle's Legion of Boom: Andy Dalton pits his 123 passer rating vs. a secondary holding passers to 73.5 since 2012 in Sunday's sellout (1 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 12) at Paul Brown Stadium.
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton is wired for sound against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4 of the 2015 NFL season.
Adam Jones of Cincinnati Bengals credits coach Marvin Lewis for helping get me out of 'hole'
Adam Jones told ESPN Radio's Dan Le Batard Show on Wednesday that a phone call from Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis nearly six years ago saved his life.
Bengals' secondary hopes to emulate Seahawks' 'Legion of Boom'
This past offseason, Bengals secondary coach Vance Joseph sent video of Seahawks safeties Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas to his safeties, George Iloka and Reggie Nelson. Dre Kirkpatrick says he learned leverage — the positioning of a cornerback in relation to the rest of the field — from watching Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.
Things get interesting when Bengals break the huddle
Sixth play of the game. The Bengals break the huddle on second-and-1. Left tackle Andrew Whitworth lingers in the backfield and then takes the position of a fullback. What? After he's gotten the Kansas City defense's attention, Whitworth slides over to his usual spot on the line and blocks for Jeremy Hill, who gets the first down with a 3-yard run. Not the first time the Bengals (4-0) have left everyone wondering what's going on. They're becoming known for it.
Behind Enemy Lines
The bashing of Jimmy Graham continues
On Thursday, ESPN’s Darren Woodson jumped on the pile with Dilfer and Lewis, in an appearance on ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith (on his SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio show).
Eateries atop Russell Wilson's to-do list in native Cincinnati
If Russell Wilson has his way, the trip to his native Queen City this weekend will be one part business, one part feasting. "The Nasty 'Nati," the Seattle Seahawks quarterback said Wednesday, laughing as he opened his conference call with Cincinnati Bengals reporters. "I haven't had a chance to go lately, but I'm excited to hopefully get some White Castles and Skyline Chili."
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson: 'I'm not going to play scared'
Russell Wilson has been sacked 18 times through four games, tied for most in the NFL. The conversation at the practice facility all week has been about how the offense can protect him better. But Wilson is trying to do his part too, which means finding a balance between buying time with his legs and getting rid of the ball quickly.
Russell Wilson 'not surprised' by how well Andy Dalton is playing
Count Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson among those impressed with what they have seen out of Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton. Ahead of his game Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, Wilson said on a Wednesday conference call with Bengals media that he had a feeling the kind of start Dalton has enjoyed was on the horizon.
Richard Sherman no longer thinks A.J. Green is overrated
Apparently, Richard Sherman's opinion of A.J. Green has changed over the past four years. In 2011, after Sherman made his first NFL start against the Bengals, he told Curtis Crabtree of 950 KJR-AM that the Bengals wide receiver was overrated.
QB Index: Quarter Season Rankings 1-32
Four games is enough. It's enough to start believing in Andy Dalton or wondering about Ryan Tannehill. It's enough to believe this is finally Carson Palmer's year. Four weeks is enough to recognize how this season is different, while understanding how dramatically things will change from here.
Ask 5: What's best NFL player comp for Cal QB Jared Goff?
Daniel Jeremiah reached out to five NFL executives, asking them to make a player comparison for Cal QB Jared Goff. In a stunner, all five compared the talented prospect to the same veteran QB.
NFL set to test boundary cameras at MetLife Stadium this year
As much as it would certainly pain the NFL to admit it, Patriots coach Bill Belichick probably has a point with his "challenge everything" theory. But they’re about to try out another one of his ideas.
Goodell explains why NFL has no issues with daily fantasy
The NFL consistently fights any effort to expand gambling on its games. The NFL has no qualms whatsoever about gambling on its players.