Andy Dalton, Cincinnati's second-round draft pick, led four first-half scoring drives and the Bengals held on for a 24-13 preseason victory over Carolina on Thursday night.
Featuring some nifty work by backup QB Matt Flynn, the Packers are atop PFW's power rankings after the second week of preseason games.
The Bengals have acquired S Taylor Mays from the 49ers in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice.
Antwan Odom, a former defensive end for the Titans and Bengals, was shot in the leg early Monday during a robbery attempt of his home in Alabama.
Plaxico Burress, Santonio Holmes and Dustin Keller had TD catches as the Jets rolled past the Bengals, 27-7, on a rainy night in New Jersey.
With the release of Tank Johnson, Bengals second-year DT Geno Atkins is getting an opportunity to show he can thrive playing more snaps.
The NFL has apparently fined Lions DT Ndamukong Suh $20,000 for his hit on Bengals QB Andy Dalton in Friday night's preseason game.
The Falcons signed veteran TE Reggie Kelly on Tuesday. Kelly spent the first four seasons of his career in Atlanta.
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the Falcons and impressive rookie WR Julio Jones sit at No. 5 overall.
The Bengals released DT Tank Johnson and TE Garrett Mills on Tuesday morning following.
With Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens gone, WR Jerome Simpson is the player to watch in Cincinnati, as PFW examines each of the AFC North teams during camps.
Lions QB Matthew Stafford, who missed most of last season with a shoulder injury, threw two TD passes as Detroit beat Cincinnati 34-3.
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the defending champion Packers start 2011 where they ended the 2010 season, on top.
The Bengals didn't set out to make significant additions to their LB corps in free agency, but injuries helped change those plans, we're told.
The Bengals announced that they have signed veteran TE Bo Scaife on Friday. According to Pro Football Talk, the deal is for one year at $1 million.