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Bengals News (2/11): Great fit

The Bengals get listed as the best fit for one of the top offensive lineman entering free agency.

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Old School Scribe Podcast: Anthony Munoz And The Drive To Be The Greatest Who Ever Lived
"I think a little more than half the teams failed me," says Munoz in the latest Old School Scribe Podcast highlighting the 40th anniversary of his 1981 AFC champs. "Like anything else, a lot of times it takes just one. And it took one team to say, 'Hey, we're going to draft you,' and I'll always be thankful to the Bengals."

Could the Bengals be adding a Ring of Honor?
According to Jeremy Rauch of FOX 19, the Bengals deleted a tweet from their official Twitter account that appeared to show the names of offensive tackle Anthony Munoz, quarterback Ken Anderson and defensive lineman Tim Krumrie listed on the stadium facade. Cameras from the TV station were also able to capture Munoz’s name on the stadium walls on video shot from outside of the stadium.

Did Bengals accidentally leak upcoming Ring of Honor plans?
But this one was interesting because astute fans quickly zoomed in on the image and noticed the stadium bowl video board listed off the names of a few franchise legends: Anderson, Krumrie and Munoz.

Kyle Pitts to Bengals in NFL mock draft? Cons outweigh pros
In a draft with a high potential for trades and quarterback-needy teams looking to jump up in the top 10, the Bengals could be in a nice spot to move back. Perhaps in doing so, a fit with Pitts would make more sense than it does with the fifth pick.

NFL: Retired Bengals PR director comes out as queer
Brennan retired after the 2016 NFL season following 23 years with the team. He waited until leaving the industry to come out as queer, becoming one of the first men within the NFL to do so, and shared his story with Joe Posnaski at The Athletic.

Bengals land Penei Sewell in Todd McShay mock draft due to QB rush
Sitting fifth in the draft order, Cincinnati might get a chance at an elite offensive tackle prospect like Penei Sewell. Or, they might have to settle for something else, potentially after a trade back, because teams in front of them gobble up all the good linemen.

NFL free agency: Bengals listed a best fit for Joe Thuney, Matt Milano
A year removed from being one of NFL free agency’s biggest spenders, the Cincinnati Bengals again figure to flirt with the status as the roster overhaul continues.

Dave Lapham Names One Free Agent He Wants the Cincinnati Bengals to Sign This Offseason
"I'd probably spend my big dollars on Joe Thuney or Brandon Scherff," Lapham said on the latest episode of the Bengals Booth Podcast. "One of those offensive linemen that can be a bell cow. Everybody talks about how guards aren't that important. Well in today's NFL they've become more and more important. They're important in the run game. Everybody talks about pressure in a quarterbacks face. The depth of the pocket is determined by the guards and the center up front so I think the guards are taking a bigger and bigger role.

Around the league

Buccaneers celebrate Super Bowl LV with jovial boat parade
Brady stood at the stern of his $2 million boat -- one he piloted for a period of time Wednesday -- as it glided across the Hillsborough River during the Buccaneers' Super Bowl LV championship parade, holding the Lombardi Trophy his team won just days earlier. A boat nearby awaited perhaps the most clutch (and risky) throw of his life.

All goes well with Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes' toe surgery
Mahomes had been troubled by turf toe for much of the Chiefs' postseason run. Following his team's Super Bowl LV loss, the former AP NFL Most Valuable Player went under the knife to repair a torn plantar plate in his toe -- commonly known as the aforementioned turf toe.

Britt Reid no longer a member of Chiefs coaching staff after contract expires
The crash occurred when, according to the KCPD, a grey Chevy Impala, which had run out of gas, was stopped on the southbound entrance ramp for I-435 from Stadium Drive near Arrowhead Stadium. A Chevy Traverse was parked, with its lights on, near the Impala to provide assistance. A Ram pickup truck, which Britt Reid admitted to police he was driving, traveling on the entrance ramp struck the left front of the Impala and then the rear of the Traverse.

Matthew Stafford on trade to Rams: 'I wanted to shoot my shot'
After being drafted No. 1 overall a dozen years ago, Stafford owns all of the Lions' passing records but never could drag a perpetually rebuilding team over the playoff hump. In three playoff appearances in his career, Detroit won zero postseason games.