AFC North: Bengals part of NFL’s second-toughest division, per expert
The division’s dominance over the years has stemmed from a stellar track record by the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers, with the Marvin Lewis-led Cincinnati Bengals consistently scrapping and fighting for playoff bids as well.
Former Bengals DT Domata Peko is still making the free-agency rounds
Peko, who last played for the Denver Broncos, has made it clear he would like to play for a team like the Los Angeles Chargers or Los Angeles Rams, though he’s also had interest from a team like the Detroit Lions.
Marvin Lewis on NFL return? 'I don't think so'
"You become an NFL coach for one thing, and that's to win the championship - and we were unable to do that," Lewis said. "That's the unfortunate part. But that locker room is full of great young players. I'm wishing them the best of luck this coming season."
Jungle Pass Goes On Sale Thursday at 10 a.m.
Jungle Pass will go on sale this Thursday at 10 a.m. Fans can purchase up to two tickets together. The mobile-only tickets, which are non-transferable and must be used by the purchaser, will be delivered through the Bengals app a few hours before kickoff of each home game.
Around the league
Gerald McCoy upset Bucs gave his No. 93 to Suh
Gerald McCoy said he would "never say anything bad about Tampa" after the Buccaneers released him and he landed with the Carolina Panthers. But the former All-Pro defensive tackle is clearly frustrated with how his time in Tampa Bay came to an end.
Browns' Greedy Williams: 'I want to be a Hall of Famer'
The Browns traded up three spots in the second round of the draft to snag the LSU corner, who slid to No. 46 overall after being projected by some as a first-round pick. Pairing Williams with Denzel Ward could give Cleveland a dynamic corner pairing for a long time if both live up to the hype.
Cohen: Nagy replays playoff loss to motivate Bears
"He just shows us the last seconds of the game," Cohen told Schein. "He shows us the crowd's reaction, our reactions from the sideline, and he just tells you 'never forget that hurt,' you know, and that we want to get back to that place and have a different outcome. So that drives us and motivates to get through practice every day."
Tom Brady getting in some work with Josh Gordon
There has been no recent update on Gordon's status. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported back in February that Gordon's rehab was going well and there was a "chance" he could be reinstated by training camp. With camp coming down the pike, we have yet to get a progress report on Gordon outside his lowkey throwing sessions with Brady.
Ravens QB Trace McSorley working as punt returner
McSorley was a dual-threat player as a three-year starter at Penn State -- he passed for 9,899 yards and 77 touchdowns and ran for 1,697 yards and 30 scores. It's easy to see why the Ravens want to utilize him in different ways.