Adam Jones doesn't get it. Except that he does. You can't count on Adam Jones for much, but when it comes to finding new levels of dumb, he's a picture of reliability.
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Former Bengals and Ohio State linebacker A.J. Hawk is going to sign a one-day contract with the Green Bay Packers so that he can retire with the team that originally drafted him into the NFL.
Bengals president Mike Brown and his children, accompanied by head coach Marvin Lewis, attended Steelers owner Dan Rooney’s funeral Tuesday in Pittsburgh. Bengals executive vice president Katie Blackburn and vice president/ player personnel Paul Brown joined their father to pay respects to the boss of their long-time division rival. Rooney, 84, and Mike Brown were friends for more than 60 years in a relationship that stretched back to the days Brown’s father Paul coached Cleveland in the embryonic stages of the Browns-Steelers rivalry.
The Cincinnati Bengals rank near the bottom of the NFL in revenue and have been outspoken about the structural problems of doing business in the NFL, including the widening disparity between the league’s richest and poorest teams. Yet the Bengals could have more money if they wanted. They play in one of the few stadiums in the league that has never been named after a corporation in exchange for millions of dollars annually.
Marcus Oliver was in the middle of the action Tuesday afternoon, but he’s eager to show he be a factor out on the edge the way he did during his days at Hamilton High School.
Nine of 10. The Bengals invested last offseason in both starting safeties, George Iloka (five years, $30 million) and Shawn Williams (four years, $19.5 million) through the duration of their primes. Also, backups Derron Smith and 2016 seventh-round pick Clayton Fedejelem showed promise in small sample sizes.
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Baltimore is expected to have a pre-draft visit with Reuben Foster, the consensus No. 1 inside linebacker in the draft, on Wednesday.
Former President Barack Obama was among those who attended Tuesday’s funeral for Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney. Rooney served as Obama's ambassador to Ireland.
The Cleveland Browns own the NFL draft's first pick and Joe Haden says Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett is his choice to go No. 1.
Jon Ledyard turns to film to highlight how Derek Barnett's lack of cornering ability will hold him back from being an elite edge rushing prospect.
With less than two weeks remaining until the league descends upon Philadelphia for the 2017 NFL Draft, Cris Collinsworth takes his best pass at Round 1.
Herm Edwards may love football more than anyone on Earth has ever loved football. He played 10 seasons, coached for 22, and now resides in television sets, from which he tells people all about football. And he admits that, as a football lover, he would absolutely try to fake the NFL concussion protocol if he were playing today.
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, acquitted of a double murder just days ago, died after hanging himself in his prison cell Wednesday morning, Massachusetts prisons officials said. Hernandez, 27, was found by guards in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley just after 3 a.m., Department of Correction spokesman Christopher Fallon said in a statement.