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AFC North Spin cycle: Bengals primed to rally?

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals started the second half with a huge win. Now, can they make a run? We explore in the AFC North "Spin cycle."

Sanu takes step forward for Bengals

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
In Week 10, Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu flashed the ability that made him one of the more well-regarded receivers in the 2012 draft.

Bengals snap losing skid behind four Dalton TDs

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw a career-high four touchdown passes - each to a different receiver - and the Bengals beat the Giants 31-13 on Sunday.

NFL fines Steelers, WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Steelers $35,000 and WR Emmanuel Sanders $15,000 for faking an injury against the Bengals.

Bengals activate DT Sims of PUP list

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals activated DT Pat Sims from the physically-unable-to-perform list and waived LB Roddrick Muckelroy.

Bengals-Giants game blacked out in Cincinnati

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Sunday’s Bengals-Giants game in Cincinnati will be blacked out, the Bengals confirmed Thursday.

Scout's Notebook: Bengals DT Geno Atkins

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki assesses the talent of Bengals DT Geno Atkins, who leads all NFL interior linemen in sacks.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens, Steelers separating from pack

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
At the season's midpoint, it's business as usual in the AFC North.

Manning throws three TDs, remains undefeated vs. Bengals

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame his two interceptions by throwing for three touchdowns on Sunday, leading the Broncos to a 31-23 victory over the Bengals.

Bengals make roster moves

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed rookie LB Emmanuel Lamur to the active roster and placed Dontay Moch on the reserve/non-football illness list.

Dalton facing challenges as leader, QB

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' call for QB Andy Dalton to keep growing as a leader is one of the challenges the second-year passer faces. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Here comes Pittsburgh

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Here come the Steelers. And hey, look, the Browns won! We recap how the two AFC North teams in action fared in Week Eight. 

Burfict emerges as building block at linebacker

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Vontaze Burfict has played well enough to be a key part of the Bengals' LB plans next season. The overall LB situation remains muddled, however.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers impressive in key win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Steelers, in a much-needed strong performance, won at Cincinnati and took a step forward. The rest of the AFC North? Not so much. 

Steelers overcome injuries to beat Bengals

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw one touchdown pass, and the Steelers overcame their injury-depleted running game to beat the Bengals 24-17 on Sunday night.

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Scott, Bernard (RB)

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 1:46 p.m.
The Bengals have re-signed reserve running back Bernard Scott, who missed all but two games last season because of injuries.
The sixth-round draft pick from 2009 has started three games during his four seasons in Cincinnati. Last year, he suffered a hand injury during preseason, then an ankle injury that resulted in him going on the injured reserve list on Oct. 8. He carried eight times for 35 yards in his two games.

Pollak, Mike (G)

Posted April 12, 2013 @ 6:33 p.m.
The Bengals signed Pollak, who was an unrestricted free agent.
Pollak is a sixth-year veteran out of Arizona State, and has played in 59 NFL games, with 41 starts. Pollak entered the NFL in 2008 as a second-round draft choice of the Indianapolis Colts. He signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Carolina Panthers last season.

Skelton, John (QB)

Posted April 03, 2013 @ 4:25 p.m.
The Bengals have acquired quarterback John Skelton off waivers from Arizona to compete for the job backing up Andy Dalton.
Skelton was a fifth-round pick from Fordham in 2010 who started 17 games in three seasons, including six last year. He has completed 53 percent of his passes for 3,707 yards with 15 touchdowns and 25 interceptions.

Skelton, John (QB)

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 8:25 p.m.
The Arizona Cardinals have released quarterback John Skelton, who started 17 games for the team over the past three seasons. The move on Monday came amid reports the team was trying to work out a trade to bring quarterback Carson Palmer from Oakland.
Skelton beat out Kevin Kolb for the starting job under then-coach Ken Whisenhunt in training camp last season. He was hurt in the opener and Kolb took over.

Tate, Brandon (WR)

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 3:33 p.m.
The Bengals have reached deals with two more of their unrestricted free agents, cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones and Tate.
That makes five free agents on defense and six on offense or special teams that have decided to stay with Cincinnati. The Bengals' only notable signing from outside the team has been backup quarterback Josh Johnson, who will compete for the job that opened when Bruce Gradkowski signed with Pittsburgh as a free agent.

Jones, Adam (CB)

Posted March 25, 2013 @ 3:32 p.m.
The Bengals have reached deals with two more of their unrestricted free agents, Jones and receiver Brandon Tate.
That makes five free agents on defense and six on offense or special teams that have decided to stay with Cincinnati. The Bengals' only notable signing from outside the team has been backup quarterback Josh Johnson, who will compete for the job that opened when Bruce Gradkowski signed with Pittsburgh as a free agent.

Johnson, Josh (QB)

Posted March 23, 2013 @ 12:43 p.m.
The Bengals have signed a quarterback, giving Johnson a chance to back up Andy Dalton.
Johnson was Tampa Bay's fifth-round pick in 2008 and played four seasons there, starting five games. He signed with San Francisco last year but was released before the season opener. He signed with Cleveland for the final game last season.

Maualuga, Rey (LB)

Posted March 18, 2013 @ 11:01 a.m.
The Bengals have signed Maualuga to a new contract, another move to keep the league's sixth-ranked defense virtually intact.
Maualuga was a second-round pick from Southern California in 2009. He has had some rough times during his transition to starter, with coach Marvin Lewis challenging Maualuga and quarterback Andy Dalton to become more vocal leaders last season.

Geathers, Robert (DE)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:23 p.m.
The Bengals signed Geathers to a contract extension.
Geathers has spent all of his nine seasons in Cincinnati, making him the longest-tenured Bengal. He had 3 1/2 sacks.

Gilberry, Wallace (DE)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 1:18 p.m.
The Bengals signed Gilberry to a contract extension, another move to keep their defensive line intact.
Gilberry was signed as a free agent last September and finished third on the team with 6 1/2 sacks. He also recovered three fumbles and returned one for a touchdown, becoming an integral part of Cincinnati's rotation on the line. Earlier this month, the Bengals used their franchise tag on end Michael Johnson, who had 11 1/2 sacks last season.

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