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OBI podcast: Previewing Week 1 and setting expectations for the Bengals

On this week’s episode, we catch up with former Bengals great, Willie Anderson and get his thoughts on the team. We also preview the Bengals’ Week 1 game against the Colts with Matt Genaro of SB Nation’s Stampede Blue and take your questions on the air!

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: 9/5 live stream

On this week’s episode, we catch up with former Bengals great, Willie Anderson and get his thoughts on the team, while also previewing the Week 1 against the Colts with Matt Genaro of SB Nation’s "Stampede Blue" and take your questions on the air!

Bengals practice squad players who have gone on to contribute in the NFL

The Bengals have formed their 2018 practice squad. Can any of these players contribute to the same level of some from the past?

The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: Bearing the preseason

It was a jam-packed show, as the crew talked about the recently-released depth chart, the upcoming preseason opener against Chicago and many listener questions. Don’t forget to check out our interview with Anthony Munoz!

OBI exclusive: Anthony Munoz talks Bengals coaches, offensive line progress

The Orange and Black Insider podcast caught up with Bengals Hall of Fame tackle Anthony Munoz to talk about Marvin Lewis’ return, his observations with the Bengals so far in camp, the progress the offensive line is making and much more.

Where were you when Stanford Jennings scored his Super Bowl touchdown?

We take some time to reflect on one of the biggest moments in Cincinnati Bengals history.

The Bengals’ most impressive records set under Marvin Lewis

Some of the Bengals’ highest statistical marks have been reached by players under Marvin Lewis’ watch. Which ones were they?

By the numbers: Bengals’ best franchise records

As we head into the 2018 season, we crack open the franchise record books to look at some of the best records, streaks and numbers by Bengals players in team history.

Former Bengals DE Coy Bacon makes’s list of all-time great defensive ends

Though he was only with the Bengals for a short time, defensive end Coy Bacon was known as one of the best players in team history.’s Gil Brandt agrees.

Remembering the best moments of Jon Kitna’s career with the Bengals

The journeyman quarterback recently interviewed for the team’s open coaching job at the position he once played. It got us thinking about going down memory lane about his five years in Cincinnati.

Former Bengals No. 1 overall draft pick Carson Palmer announces his NFL retirement

The Bengals’ 2003 first round draft pick—and Cardinals quarterback for the last five years—has announced his retirement from the NFL.

A review of the best moments of Marvin Lewis’ tenure with the Bengals

Rumor has it that the 15-year reign of Marvin Lewis is coming to a close a couple of weeks. We take a look back at some of the best moments of his career with Cincinnati.

Trio of former Bengals stars nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Some of the the Cincinnati Bengals’ biggest stars have been recently nominated in the Hall of Fame’s modern-era process.

Former Bengals QB Ken Anderson snubbed from Hall of Fame again

One of the best players in Bengals franchise history has missed out on enshrinement in the Hall of Fame once again, via the senior candidacy process.

Top 50 Bengals of all time: Nos. 5-1, No surprises here

Four of these five Bengals are worthy of Hall of Fame consideration and the other is the only Bengals player enshrined in Canton. We announce the top five players in our top 50 Bengals of all time countdown!

Baby Hawk retires from NFL, writes letter to Bengals fans

The former Bengals and Browns receiver is calling it a career in the NFL.

Bengals announce All-50th Team in honor of 50th anniversary season

The Bengals’ All-50th Team will be recognized on banners throughout the concourses in Paul Brown Stadium. 

Bengals First 50: Biggest omissions and odd rankings

Now that the Bengals “First 50” has been fully released, we reflect on the most puzzling decisions among the fan and media voters.

Boomer Esiason completely snubbed by 2 media members in Bengals First 50 vote

Apparently, there are people out there who are part of the credentialed media and think Boomer Esiason is not among the top 50 Bengals player of all time. Say, what?!

Ken Anderson reflects on history with Bengals, First 50 honor

Ken Anderson offered nothing but elation for his placement on the Bengals’ Top 50 greatest players list.

Bengals’ Dave Lapham praises Isaac Curtis as “top 3 teammate”

The Bengals once rostered a wide receiver who absolutely changed the game and remains one of the best players in franchise history.

Solomon Wilcots humbled, honored by Bengals First 50 inclusion

Solomon Wilcots isn’t sure he’s actually one of the top 50 Bengals players of all time, but whether he believes it or not, he’s well deserving of his recognition in the Bengals’ First 50 ranking.

Top 50 Bengals of all time: Nos. 15-11, Freezer Bowl memories

Cincinnati has AFC Championship pedigree and many of the players from the historic Freezer Bowl make an appearance in this edition of our ranking of the top 50 Bengals of all time.

Corey Dillon and Willie Anderson reunited and excited to be honored by Bengals

The right tackle and running back both rank among the best Bengals players of all time. After not speaking for years, the two have reconnected and are excited by their Bengals First 50 recognition.

Bengals First 50 countdown reveals players ranked 20-11

Takeo Spikes is part of the next round of players in the Bengals First 50 countdown. Tomorrow we’ll find out the players ranked between 1-10 as the final part of the list is revealed.

Bengals First 50 countdown reveals players ranked 30-21

Rudi Johnson comes in surprisingly high on the latest portion of the Bengals First 50 countdown.

Bengals First 50 countdown reveals players ranked 50-41

Stanford Jennings kicks off the Bengals’ countdown of the 50 best retired players to ever don the orange and black.

Top 50 Bengals of all time: Nos. 35-31, youth is served

Defensive linemen pave the way in this iteration of our top 50 Cincinnati Bengals players in the team’s 50 year history.

Bengals to begin countdown of “First 50” on Sunday

On Sunday, the Bengals will reveal the players who ranked 50-41 from the fan and media voting of the team's top 50 retired players, a list being referred to as the First 50.

Corey Dillon trying to rebuild relationship with Bengals

One of the best players in Bengals’ history has had a fractured relationship with his former team for more than a decade. Corey Dillon is looking to change that as the team celebrates 50 years as a pro franchise in 2017.

Top 50 Bengals of all time: Nos. 40-36, doing the Ickey Shuffle

This section of our top 50 Bengals of all time list features some Super Bowl Bengals as well as some current players.

Top 50 Bengals of all time: Nos. 50-41, reviewing the legacy

We start our series of the 50 greatest Bengals players in the 50 years of the team’s history with a wide range of talent from decade’s past.

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Chad Johnson vs Terrell Owens? Count us in!

Ochocino and T.O. are playing in the American Flag Football League launch game on Wednesday. They will be playing on opposing teams and you know they're both going to bring it! You can get more info about Wednesday's game here.

Chad Johnson gearing up for American Flag Football League Launch Game

The former Bengals’ receiver isn’t done playing professional football.

Cris Collinsworth takes in Bengals OTAs, praises Dalton and Mixon

Collinsworth is very high on what Dalton and Mixon bring to the table for this Bengals team.

David Fulcher among former Bengals on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

David Fulcher was a stud in college and in the NFL.