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Bengals news (9/14): Turning heads

The performance by the Cincinnati Bengals was surprising to many, but the performance of the defensive unit may have been the biggest and most pleasant surprise.

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Quick Hits: Mixon Working Friday; Phillips, Erickson Split Returns; One Of Hottest Home Games On Tap

As expected, running back Joe Mixon (ankle) bounced off the Thursday rehab field into Friday morning’s practice and looks good to go for the 49ers in Sunday’s (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 19) Paul Brown Stadium opener.

Bengals/49ers roster mash-up: Defense

Yesterday, we went position by position on the Bengals/49ers offenses ahead of their Week 2 matchup. Today is about defense.

It might be time to re-evaluate expectations for the 2019 Bengals

Is it time to rethink?

What pieces of memorabilia do Bengals’ players cherish the most? – The Athletic

NFL players are sometimes as starstruck by their fellow athletes and as into keepsakes as the fans are.

Former Bengals first-round pick finds way into starting role again - Cincinnati Bengals- ESPN

Andre Smith thought his career might be over, but a spate of injuries on the Bengals’ offensive line brought his back to Cincy.

Bengals A.J. Green making progress in return from ankle injury

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green is still rehabbing from an ankle injury he suffered on the first day of training camp, but things are looking good for the immediate future.

Cincinnati Bengals defense ‘tired of hearing about’ how bad they were in 2018

All offseason long the Cincinnati Bengals defense heard how terrible there were. The team couldn’t tackle, susceptible to big passing plays and vulnerable against the run. They heard the naysayers, and now Bengals defenders are out to prove their critics wrong...

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Week Two injury report roundup – ProFootballTalk

Week Two of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Buccaneers and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday.

AB won’t be put on Commissioner’s Exempt List - NFL.com

Patriots WR Antonio Brown will not be placed on the Commissioner’s Exempt List, per Ian Rapoport. Brown has participated in practice this week and the team is preparing him to play against the Dolphins.

Week 2 NFL game picks, schedule guide, fantasy football tips and more

What to watch for in every game. Bold predictions. Fantasy advice. Key stats to know. And, of course, score predictions. It’s all here for Week 2.

2019 NFL practice squad power rankings: Redskins’ Robert Davis is the practice squad Julio Jones; Keelan Doss called up - CBSSports.com

A member of the first practice squad power rankings got poached by another (familiar) team this past week

Steelers legend Terry Bradshaw says he would have paid Le’Veon Bell and traded Antonio Brown earlier | Sporting News

Terry Bradshaw had a lot to say about the two Steelers who got away in the offseason.

Handicappers Corner, Week 2 | Pro Football Weekly

Picks for every remaining game in Week 2 slate, headlined by NFC title game rematch