Glenn Steps Back Out
Bengals offensive line coach Jim Turner, a key component in head coach Zac Taylor’s new playbook, has seen plenty of tough times in his three decades of coaching. The loss of rookie left tackle Jonah Williams for what looks to be the rest of the season certainly qualifies, but he knows the blow is cushioned because not many of his colleagues can turn to an eight-year veteran with 90 NFL starts to fill a void a month from training camp.
Shoulder Surgery Likely Sidelines Jonah Williams for Season
The club confirmed that rookie left tackle Jonah Williams underwent left shoulder surgery Tuesday to repair a torn labrum that is likely to sideline him for the entire season, but he is expected to make a full recovery. He sat out the June 11-13 mandatory minicamp after getting injured the week before in practice.
Bengals' top pick Williams likely out for season
The Bengals announced Tuesday that Williams is expected to make a full recovery from the surgery, which repaired a torn labrum in his left shoulder. He was expected to be their starting left tackle. Cordy Glenn, who started at left tackle last season, is expected to again start there with Williams out.
Bengals hit panic mode early with Jonah Williams lost for season
Tuesday, word broke from the team Jonah Williams — the first-round pick anointed as the big fix at left tackle and a positive ripple effect on the entire unit — would miss his rookie season after surgery to repair a torn labrum.
NFL 2019 burning questions: Will Zac Taylor be able to turn the Bengals into the Midwest Rams?
Throughout the offseason, a consistent trend in the interviewing and hiring of head coaches was a connection to Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay. The Green Bay Packers hired one of McVay's former assistants, Matt LaFleur. The Arizona Cardinals hired former Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury, and touted his friendship with McVay in the press released announcing the move. And the Cincinnati Bengals hired Zac Taylor, who had served as McVay's assistant wide receivers coach in 2017 and quarterbacks coach in 2018.
Jonah Williams’ injury just the latest Bengals bad luck
When the Bengals announced yesterday that first-round pick Jonah Williams was likely out for the year with a shoulder injury, it likely had a familiar ring.
Cincinnati Bengals top pick Jonah Williams out for season
The Cincinnati Bengals announced Tuesday afternoon their first-round pick from the most recent NFL draft is out for the year after having surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.
NFL playoffs odds 2019: Updated numbers aren’t kind to Bengals
In fact, those Bengals manage to have the third-worst odds of any team to make the playoffs in 2019, per betting numbers rounded up by Bleacher Report in the graphic above.
Around the league
Robbie Gould on future with 49ers: It's complicated
"It's a complicated situation," Gould told NBC Chicago. "The way I've kind of approached it is, I want to spend time with my family. And I let my agent handle it, and if anything comes up that I have to make a decision or be in the know, he'll call me and let me know. But right now there's nothing to really know, and I'm just enjoying being home and being in Chicago.
Van Noy explains how Pats will overcome roster losses
No NFL team is the same one year to the next. Players depart in free agency, retire, are released, move on. New blood is added to the mixture. Even if some key pieces remain, NFL teams are shift shapers, always changing one year to the next.
Jack Del Rio: No idea we were drafting Blaine Gabbert
"I had no idea we were going to draft Blaine Gabbert. No idea," Del Rio said Tuesday, via ESPN Jacksonville 690. "In fact, I left to go get something to eat because our pick wasn't for much longer in the draft. I'm sitting there filling my plate thinking, 'Oh great, we've got a couple more hours until we pick.' Then, I look up and see 'The Jaguars are on the clock.' I'm like 'What the blank is going on?'"
Brett Hundley seeks to help Kyler Murray's transition
"The knowledge that I have, I'm able to pass it along to (Murray), especially through this journey of his because the NFL isn't a sprint. It's a long distance marathon," Hundley told TMZ in a recent interview. "For me, my goal has always been to start, no matter what position it's in. I don't play to be second. So I think that's my number one goal, to get that starting job and at the same time, it's a competition for a reason."
Bridgewater: Saints 'best opportunity for me to grow'
Instead of signing with Miami where he might have competed with a younger QB in a rebuilding program, Bridgewater decided to re-re-up with the New Orleans Saints where he will act as insurance to a Super Bowl contender.