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Key matchup: Steelers run defense vs. Bengals ground game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Can the Bengals get their running game going? We take a closer look in Saturday's key matchup.

AFC North Spin cycle: Costly win for Ravens

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Ravens inched further ahead in the AFC North race, but at a huge price with the losses of Lardarius Webb and Ray Lewis.

Browns top Bengals for first win

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Rookie Brandon Weeden threw two touchdown passes and the Browns snapped an 11-game losing streak, beating the Bengals 34-24 Sunday.

Key matchup: Browns return game vs. Bengals coverage units

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Stopping Browns RS Joshua Cribbs will be a top priority for Cincinnati, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Steelers got a win they desperately needed, and they got their running game going, too. More in this week's AFC North Spin cycle. 

Bengals place RB Scott on I.R.

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed RB Bernard Scott on injured reserve Monday and activated LB Dontay Moch from the suspended list.

Turnovers key Dolphins' win over Cincy

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Dolphins S Reshad Jones intercepted Andy Dalton's overthrown pass at midfield with 1:22 left on Sunday, preserving a 17-13 victory over the Bengals.

Bengals' Green playing at elite level

Posted Oct. 06, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Bengals WR A.J. Green has begun his second NFL season on a tear.

Week Five handicapping column

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening, 10-5-1 ATS through four weeks, largely sides with underdogs in Week Five, but one favorite also caught his eye.

Newman, Jones pressed into heavy service for Bengals

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Bengals have had to lean on reserve CBs Terence Newman and Adam Jones, and they held up well in the Week Four win at Jacksonville.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
While the Steelers rested in Week Four, the Bengals and Ravens pulled further ahead in the AFC North.

Dalton, Green lead Bengals past Jaguars

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, and the Bengals beat the Jaguars 27-10 Sunday for their third consecutive win.

Key matchup: Bengals passing game vs. Jaguars pass defense

Posted Sept. 29, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
Can the Jaguars slow down the Bengals' thriving passing game? It's one of the more interesting story lines of Week Four.

Bengals re-sign S Crocker

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed S Chris Crocker on Thursday, the team announced.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 8 p.m. ET
In this week's AFC North Spin cycle, we explore the Ravens' soaring passing game and the Steelers' struggling pass rush. 

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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