Turner Likes His Options At LG
After losing left tackle Jonah Williams for the year (torn labrum) and left guard Clint Boling to retirement (blood clot), some might be grousing about the rather rude welcome back to the NFL after a two-year stint in Miami with Bengals head coach Zac Taylor in 2012 and 2013. But Turner knows he hasn’t been singled out for the slings and arrows of Shakespeare’s outrageous fortune. He just has to look at his once and future left tackle.
Bengals Tour Welcome Stadium in Advance of First Training Camp Practice
Gates at Welcome Stadium open at 1:30 p.m. and admission is free at the 11,000-seat stadium. Players and coaches will start taking the field shortly after 2 p.m. with practice scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. At the conclusion of practice (estimated 3:30 p.m.), players will be available for an autograph session.
Bengals Booth Podcast: Life Happens
In the latest Bengals Booth Podcast, broadcasters Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham discuss the significant changes on the team’s offensive line with the retirement of guard Clint Boling and the injury to tackle Jonah Williams.
2019 Bengals Preview: New coach, new feel, same results
Andy Dalton remains up-and-down in Zac Taylor’s Rams-style system. The shifts, motion and misdirection concepts brought by the new coach play perfectly to Dalton’s sharp presnap awareness, but the condensed formations help defenses disguise coverages and blitzes, exacerbating Dalton’s career-long struggles when the picture changes after the snap.
Bengals coaches say Michael Jordan in the mix to replace Clint Boling
Jordan isn’t the first name to come to mind when thinking about potential replacements at guard in the wake of Clint Boling announcing his anticipated retirement.
Five Bengals to Watch During Training Camp
The fifth year former Buffalo guard may be the biggest name Cincinnati added in free agency this year. Alongside re-signee Bobby Hart, Miller will look to improve the right side of the offensive line. This is something that the team desperately needs if it is going to contend this year. New offensive line coach Jim Turner is key for Miller.
Around the league
NFL training camp 2019: AFC North preview
It is a division that has a new look all around, as the Browns and Ravens made some big offseason signings, the Bengals added a new head coach for the first time in 17 years and the Steelers moved on from two thirds of their 'Killer B' trio.
Broncos among four teams reporting for training camp
The Broncos will see both their rookies and veterans report to the UCHealth Training Center, Englewood, CO, while Arizona, Baltimore and Seattle will only have their first-year players report. Veterans will show up to the latter three camps one week later on July 24.
'More freedom' bodes well for Browns' Myles Garrett
Though Williams, who has since departed to the New York Jets to be their defensive coordinator, paid dividends as the Browns interim coach it would seem his brand of individual coaching might have confined the dynamic pass rusher.
SB win in the past for Bears' Cordaralle Patterson
Perhaps under the radar somewhat, Patterson is a six-season vet who has four years of experience in the NFC North and above all else comes to town with two All-Pro selections and a Super Bowl championship in his back pocket.
Vikings RB Roc Thomas suspended three games
Thomas was arrested in January after Dakota County police officers executed a search warrant of his apartment and found over five ounces of marijuana, over 100 grams over the legal limit, per the Pioneer Press. The running back admitted to felony marijuana possession in May, though the charge will stay off his record if he completes his probation.
Ex-Eagles special teams captain Chris Maragos retires
A core special-teamer in Philly, Maragos suffered a devastating knee injury during the 2017 season after just six games. He underwent multiple surgeries the past two years, recently undertaking his third surgery on the problematic knee. He spent all of 2018 on the physically unable to perform list. The Eagles released the defensive back in February.