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Bengals hang on to beat Redskins

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton completed 19-of-27 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to lead the Bengals to a 38-31 win over Robert Griffin III and the Redskins.

After predraft fall, Burfict rises for Bengals

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie Vontaze Burfict is getting an opportunity at weak-side linebacker for Cincinnati. 

Benglas sign Gilberry, place Anderson on I.R.

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed DE Jamaal Anderson on injured reserve Tuesday and signed DE Wallace Gilberry.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
We take a closer look at the AFC North with two games in the books.

Report: Bengals DE Anderson tears quad

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Bengals DE Jamaal Anderson suffered a torn quad in Sunday’s win over the Browns, according to PFW correspondent Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Dalton throws three TDs in Bengals' win

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton matched his career high with three touchdown passes, leading the Bengals to a 34-27 victory in their one-sided rivalry.

Key matchup: Browns running game vs. Bengals run defense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Whether the Browns can establish the run will go a long way in determining whether they can be a serious threat to the Bengals. 

Bengals place LB Howard on I.R.

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed LB Thomas Howard on injured reserve Friday and signed free-agent LB Roddrick Muckelroy.

Opportunity knocks in Bengals' passing game

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
WRs Andrew Hawkins and Armon Binns are two names to watch in the Bengals' passing game.

Cowboys release TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released TE Colin Cochart, who had originally been claimed off waivers from Cincinnati.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the rest of the AFC North stumbled, the Ravens got off to a fast start in Week One. PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look. 

Injuries up front a concern for Bengals

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
A too-long list of injuries in the trenches is a major concern for the Bengals as the regular season begins.

Bengals put C Cook on I.R. recall; sign TE Quinn

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bengals C Kyle Cook received the “designated to return” injury label, allowing him to be placed on injured reserve with the option of being reactivated later.

Cowboys release QB McGee, sign TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released No. 3 QB Stephen McGee and claimed TE Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati on Saturday.

Bengals QB Dalton leaves game with arm bruise

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
QB Andy Dalton could not escape the Bengals' final preseason game unscathed.

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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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