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Bengals add Derek Frazier, Charles Burks and James Bettcher to coaching staff

And a promotion for Jordan Kovacs.

Bengals hiring Mark Duffner as senior defensive assistant

The Bengals are bringing back a familiar face to assist their defense in 2019.

What will the Bengals’ defensive scheme look like in 2019?

Cincinnati’s defensive staff is in place and it’s not totally clear what scheme we’ll see the most this year.

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 2/27 livestream

The Bengals are in the midst of an overhaul, as Zac Taylor is finalizing his staff, and the team may be open to trading a former high pick. The OBI crew discusses those topics and asks about what Bengals documentaries would be the most appealing to watch.

Reactions to the Bengals’ most recent staff moves and awarded compensatory picks

Lou Anarumo is now the Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive coordinator and the team is trying to finalize the rest of the staff as the league heads to Indianapolis for the NFL Combine.

How should the Bengals prioritize their internal free agents?

Cincinnati usually prefers to look inward during March’s contract-fest, so how should they value some of their guys set to hit the open market?

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 2/20 livestream

After what has been a short honeymoon, the Cincinnati Bengals have entered the month of February on a sour note. Who will take the seemingly-unwanted defensive coordinator job and do the Bengals now need to look at adding to the running back group again this offseason?

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 2/13 livestream

Zac Taylor is finalizing his coaching staff, as the Bengals gear up for one of the biggest offseason events in the form of the NFL Combine. With some recent news in the AFC North, might Cincinnati be shifting its NFL Draft focus?

Duke Tobin is putting his reputation on the line with the Zac Taylor hire

According to Bengals owner Mike Brown, de facto general manager Duke Tobin was the main party responsible for the Zac Taylor hire. Whichever way Taylor’s tenure goes, Tobin’s reputation will be judged accordingly.

Coaching change providing Bengals veterans a “needed spark”

One of the Bengals’ best players recently noted that the organization making a head coaching change is the shakeup that’s been needed.

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 1/30 livestream

This week, we talk about some of the intriguing prospects who showed off during Senior Bowl week, as well as talking about another quarterback swap-out possibility for the Bengals and answering your questions on the air!

Bengals mailbag: Armory stockpiling and Del Rio’s system

The Bengals can’t afford to reach for a player at No. 11 and need him to come in and contribute right away. Speaking of the draft, could the Bengals load up at the skill positions as the Rams have recently done?

Bengals should see immediate improvements in quarterback play next season

With a trio of quarterback gurus supposedly going to be on the team’s staff, the position group should provide optimism in 2019.

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 1/23 livestream

We catch up with John Sheeran, who is in Mobile, AL, covering the Senior Bowl. Who has impressed and what other rumors are swirling around about the Bengals down south?

Bengals mailbag: Brotherly love and a Dalton resurgence?

Could Zac Taylor bring his brother, Press Taylor, to the Bengals in an assistant capacity? Would Press bring one of the two Eagles quarterbacks with him?

Major update on the Bengals’ search for coordinators

Taylor also has Bill Callahan’s son as his preferred offensive coordinator.

Bengals news (1/20): Reaching for potential

Cincinnati needs offensive line help, but they have to be careful of who they might select from the position group at No. 11.

Bengals news (1/19): Flash or substance?

The Bengals have some big decisions to make this offseason—particularly when it comes to April’s Draft.

Is the Bengals’ staff overhaul too fast and furious to ensure immediate success?

Cincinnati has been in full house-cleaning mode since 2019 has begun, but is that setting themselves up for a fourth-straight losing season, despite the coaching change?

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 1/16 livestream

On this week’s episode, the OBI crew discusses the pros and cons of their head coach selection still working through championship weekend, while also asking the question of if the Bengals are scrapping too much too soon and what’s ahead at quarterback.

Bengals head coach: Tracking the latest news, rumors and reports

The Bengals have parted ways with Marvin Lewis, and the process to find the next head coach is winding down. Check back here for the latest news.

Report: Zac Taylor “very interested” in Washington OL coach Bill Callahan

One reporter thinks it’s "extremely likely" Callahan ends up in Cincinnati.

Bengals mailbag: Draft positioning and coach congeniality

Does a new coach automatically mean that a quarterback will come in the draft? Is there a concern that some seasoned veterans could tune out a younger, unproven coach?

An update on the Bengals’ search for coordinators

The Bengals remain without an offensive and defensive coordinator. Their options right now are not the same as they were a few days ago.

Don’t be too quick to judge the Bengals hiring Zac Taylor

History shows us that outside views on head coaching hires can be dead wrong.

Bengals news (1/13): Young duds

While the league trend is to hire the next hot-shot millennial coach, NFL history hasn’t always been kind to younger head coaches.

Bengals reportedly interested in Darrell Bevell

Cincinnati’s coaching staff might be starting to take shape, as rumored head coach hire Zac Taylor is looking at the former Seahawks assistant.

Bengals may have violated NFL rules with Zac Taylor, and they’re “terrified”

A league source claims Cincinnati is afraid of a potential investigation.

What’s the one word you’d use to describe the Bengals’ head coaching candidates?

We’ve known for bit now that the Bengals have had strong interest in eight candidates for their vacant head coaching spot. What’s the best single word to describe the guys who have been connected to the gig?

Reactions to Bengals reportedly choosing Zac Taylor as head coach

Though nothing is official, the Cincinnati Bengals are rumored to have pinpointed their next head man in Rams assistant, Zac Taylor. Is the risky move going to pay off?

Report: Vance Joseph interviewing with Cardinals for DC opening; still in play for Bengals HC job

One of the early favorites to land the Bengals’ head coaching job isn’t likely to come to Cincinnati for any other position. Another could end up with the Browns.

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 1/9 livestream

The Cincinnati Bengals are taking their time in their search for a new head coach. We have a little fun this week, using one word to describe the candidates for the job, while also scouting out some players we’d like to see in stripes from the National Championship.

Bengals assistant special teams coordinator Brayden Coombs could join Packers

The Bengals could see some of their coaching staff members poached before the new head coach arrives.

Bengals nearing a head coach decision, per report

The Bengals could be the next domino in the hiring circuit to fall.

The complete and updated NFL head coaching big board

It’s been over a week since "Black Monday" and over half of the head coaching vacancies have been filled. Who are the candidates that remain available for hire?

Bengals news (1/6): Turning the page

Could a new head coach in Cincinnati also mean that a new quarterback comes hand-in-hand?