BENGALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

No horsing around: Andy Dalton meets namesake

It's not every day you meet someone named after you. Even more rare is that choice encounter with a horse bearing your namesake. Well, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton got to experience that special life moment when he met Red Rifle at the Keeneland horse-racing track in Lexington, Kentucky. Red Rifle is a 4-year-old colt owned by Todd Pletcher that has earned $70,260...
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Vontaze Burfict deserves his money too

Andy Dalton and A.J. Green have been the topic of discussion throughout the Bengals community this offseason. Everybody wants to know when, if and should they be given long-term extensions. Yet through all this, another one of the Bengals young pro bowlers has been left hanging. Vontaze Burfict has already cemented himself as one of the best linebackers in the league. During his...
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Cincinnati Bengals trade up, get their guy in cover32′s mock draft 2.0

The Cincinnati Bengals have an aging secondary (that’s no secret), so in our latest mock draft, version 2.0, they were wheeling and dealing all the way up to No. 13. Sure, the team would have to sacrifice a third round pick in that scenario, but if it meant landing arguably the best cornerback in the draft, you’d have to think the Bengals’ brass would pull the trigger. So,...
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Why Andy Dalton Isn’t Worth Franchise Quarterback Money

Andy Dalton, the starting quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals has lead his team to three consecutive playoff appearances since being drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Dalton feels that he should be paid like a franchise quarterback due to this accomplishment. Please click here to read this story. The post Why Andy Dalton Isn’t Worth Franchise Quarterback...
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Bengals Working On Contract Extensions With Vontaze Burfict

Vontaze Burfict has come a long way from the guy nobody wanted to draft in 2012.  Burfict has rehabbed his image and played phenomenal football for the Cincinnati Bengals over his first two seasons. Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Bengals and Burfict are beginning the initial discussions on a huge new deal for talented inside linebacker. #Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict, @NFL leader...
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Report: Bengals working on an extension for Vontaze Burfict

The Cincinnati Bengals are working on a contract extension for linebacker Vontaze Burfict. #Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict, @NFL leader in tackles, set to make $570K in '14. He’s due for a big extension, both sides are talking about it — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 22, 2014 Burfict has been a monster for the Bengals since being signed as an undrafted free agent a few years...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Vontaze Burfict and Bengals working on contract extension

The Cincinnati Bengals have exercised the fifth-year option on Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green, and now it's time for the next order of business. The Bengals will now look to re-sign quarterback Andy Dalton to a manageable deal that ensures he remains the team's starting QB for the foreseeable future. Burfict is set to hit restricted free agency in 2015, so they could theoretically...
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QB Andy Dalton takes on role as 'face of the franchise'

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dlaton is feeling pretty confident in his abilities going into 2014. While he's led his team to the playoffs three straight years, playoff failures followed, with many questioning if he's the right QB going into the future. But with head coach Marvin Lewis offensive coordinator Hue Jackson's apparent approval, Dalton feels comfortable...
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Bengals pick up A.J. Green’s 5th-year option

According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network,  the Bengals have exercised the fifth-year option of wide receiver A.J. Green. Fifth-year options for Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson, Bengals WR AJ Green and Steelers DL Cameron Heyward were officially exercised today. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) April 21, 2014 As if there was a question as to whether the Bengals would pick up Green’s...
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Talks of contract extension linger but Dalton's focus is on field

CINCINNATI -- Andy Dalton isn't the shy type. The Bengals quarterback isn't necessarily the most loquacious of speakers but don't mistake that for him being shy. The microscope was focused squarely on Dalton last year. It'll be even more so this year. Dalton and the Bengals have had three straight winning seasons and three straight playoff appearances but their inability...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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Bengals’ Andy Dalton hopes to get paid like franchise QB

Andy Dalton is going into his fourth season in the NFL and has just one-year remaining on his rookie deal. The Cincinnati Bengals quarterback is confident he will be re-singed before his contract expires next March. Dalton believes he is the face of the organization. “I do,” Dalton said, per ESPN.com. “Everything that [coach] Marvin [Lewis] has said, [offensive coordinator...
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Report: Contract extension talks haven’t started between the Bengals and A.J. Green

The Cincinnati Bengals will most certainly exercise the fifth-year option on A.J. Green’s contract.  The only question now is when will they sign him to a long-term extension? According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the Bengals and Green haven’t started working on an extension yet. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talks on an extension for Green have not yet begun. ...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals not concerned about Green holding out

While there has been much talk about whether or not the Bengals will extend quarterback Andy Dalton's contract prior to this season, should they be concerned about star receiver A.J. Green holding out this summer? That is the question Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio posed to Marvin Lewis in a video that aired Thursday night. "No, there's no concern of that,"...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Montreal Alouettes officially sign Chad Johnson

The Montreal Alouettes have reportedly signed former NFL star receiver Chad Johnson. IT’S OFFICIAL: @ochocinco puts pen to paper with @PoppJim. Bienvenue à #HuitCinq chez les #Alouettes! #CFL #LCF pic.twitter.com/yKkRlBwU7y — Montreal Alouettes (@MTLAlouettes) April 17, 2014 [RELATED: Ranking the 10 Best NFL Free Agents Still Available] Johnson (formerly known as Ochocinco...
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