Carlos Dunlap on Charleston shooting


"I texted my family this morning and all of them are fine and they say everyone we know is fine," said Dunlap, recalling he’s been by the building many times. "It’s a crazy thing that it can happen anywhere, let alone happen in my hometown. I still can’t believe anyone would go into a church and do that."

Carlos Dunlap on

Marvin Lewis on message to players as OTAs wrap-up


"Don’t get hurt … and stay away from the knuckleheads. There’s knuckleheads around every turn. Make sure those people that you’re around think your career is more important than you do. You have to make good choices, good decisions. They’ll leave here with a great baseline of conditioning at football level right now. We don’t want to lose it. We want to continue on it. We’re at this point and we want to come back at this point and we want to work at that point. They’ve got a great baseline right now of where they are in conditioning and so forth, so we want to continue on with that. Their body fats, their weights and so forth are all monitored and checked, so that’s an easy way to continue with them. This has been good. They need a little break from the coaches, and I know the coaches certainly need a break from them. That’s good time for the coaches to be away."

"We need a little of that attitude." - Whit


We need some, young kids now call it swagger, but we need some of that ability to have a confidence in us that says, 'You know what? It doesn't matter who you are or where you're from or how good the football team is we're playing, we're really good, too, and we're going to bring it and you better stop it. We need a little of that attitude." - Andrew Whitworth

Fantasy Football Snapshot: Cincinnati Bengals


Hill and wide receiver A.J. Green seem relatively safe as fantasy second-rounders, and either could get into the first round. After that, there’s not a whole lot to see. Bernard’s value is stagnant for standard formats. Look for calls of sleeper status for tight end Tyler Eifert, but the team used two draft picks at the position, so chances are we can all find 15 more suitable options there.


Just because someone is or has recently been an NFL GM doesn't mean they know what they're talking about


"A lot of teams around the NFL are kicking themselves right now after seeing what AJ McCarron, a fifth round pick, did in the preseason last year"

Mark Dominik, former Bucs GM, on Sirius NFL Radio today

Hue Jackson on James Wilder working at Fullback:


"He doesn’t look out of place…He’s a tough guy. He’s one of these guys willing to do anything for the offense to be better and he’s willing to try something different," Jackson says. "But you can’t access that position until the pads come on. He’s got to do it in pads….It’s (a position) where there has to be want-to and he wants to. We’ll give him a chance."

More praise for Tyler Kroft


"He (Tyler Kroft) was our guy on the board. I liked the fact that out of all of them, he was the most able to do both. That’s what I like about him," says Bengals tight ends coach Jon Hayes. "He’s got to get bigger and stronger. But he’s a hard worker. He works at it. He really loves football. With a guy like that, it gives you a puncher’s chance."

Whitworth tells the Cincinnati Enquirer how he feels about the NFL Draft.


"I've always had the opposite mentality. Mess up and draft somebody at my position because you are going to sit around and watch him sit the bench. That's always been my mentality. I see it as a challenge. Right now, this is the strongest I've been in my life, most conditioned I've been in my life. I don't see the door that's closing. This is the strongest I've ever lifted in my career. I feel like I'm as fast or faster than I've ever been in my life. I'm in the best shape ever."

And we paid Maualuga how much?


Mason Foster one-year Bears deal: $825,000, $745K salary, $80K bonus, $665K cap on minimum salary benefit, has injury waiver

— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 2, 2015

T. Mays to Vikes


Coley Harvey ‏@ColeyHarvey 1m1 minute ago #Bengals RT @JosinaAnderson Source: S Taylor Mays has agreed to a 1-year deal with the #Vikings.

Zim finally got himself a Bengal.....