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Who will the Bengals take in Round 1? Ranking the top 10 candidates

Who will the Bengals take in Round 1? Ranking the top 10 candidates

Ranking their options with the 18th pick in the NFL Draft.

The NFL Draft is almost here. Who could the Cincinnati Bengals be considering at 18?

At least four quarterbacks will go before the Bengals. (Caleb Williams, Jayden Daniels, Drake Maye, and J.J. McCarthy) and there is an outside chance it could be up to six (Michael Penix Jr. and Bo Nix).

The three top wide receivers (Marvin Harrison Jr, Malik Nabers, and Rome Odunze) will also be gone.

Joe Alt and Olumuyiwa Fashanu are the top offensive tackles and will both be off the board, just like the consensus...

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Bengals News (4/22): NFL Draft Week

Bengals News (4/22): NFL Draft Week

We’re a few days away from one of the biggest weekends on the NFL calendar.

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Everything You Need To Know: 2024 NFL Draft

The Bengals have 10 picks in the 2024 NFL draft. Learn more about who is announcing the picks, how to watch the draft, and more.

Who is Jalen McMillan? Washington receiver visits with Cincinnati ahead of NFL draft

With the 2024 NFL draft set to begin next Thursday, the Cincinnati Bengals own the 18th pick of the first round.

Projected strength of schedule for Bengals and their opponents in 2024

Let one metric tell...

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Bengals interested in Auburn center Avery Jones

Bengals interested in Auburn center Avery Jones

Jones believes he can play all the three IOL positions.

If there’s one position group that the Cincinnati Bengals should be interested in upgrading every chance they get, it is the offensive line. Joe Burrow has been among the most-sacked quarterbacks in the NFL since he entered the league in 2020.

That needs to change, and Cincinnati tried to do its best, spending big in free agency last offseason, but those bodyguards didn’t quite do the trick as the Bengal's offensive line still didn’t play to its full potential.

That’s why it should again target the offensive line in the...

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Bengals News (4/21): Hometown Heroes

Bengals News (4/21): Hometown Heroes

A number of local collegiate prospects have some odd ties to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Bengals News

Hometown heroes, relatives of former players, and other NFL Draft prospects with ties to the Cincinnati Bengals

Cincinnati is a football town, and that goes beyond just the NFL team that plays here.

Bengals Mourn the Passing of Bill Tobin

Bill Tobin, who built one of the NFL super teams before ending his 50-year career in the league as a friend and mentor in the young Bengals personnel department that helped shape one of the most recent Super Bowl teams, has died. He...

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Bengals meet with Trajan Jeffcoat

Bengals meet with Trajan Jeffcoat

The Bengals meetings are coming to an end with the draft coming up, but there are still reports slowly coming out of who they’ve met with

The Cincinnati Bengals have a solid defensive end room for 2024 with the hopeful ascension of Myles Murphy. There’s also the potential for Joseph Ossai to make a significant impact if he can stay healthy.

However, they could always look to add to such an important position, and they seem to be doing just so with their latest meeting.

Per Aaron Wilson, the Bengals had a visit with Arkansas defensive end Trajan Jeffcoat.

Jeffcoat...

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Bengals showing interest in UCLA RB Carson Steele

Bengals showing interest in UCLA RB Carson Steele

Steele could play multiple positions at the next level.

The upcoming NFL Draft is an interesting one for the Cincinnati Bengals, given all the different directions they could go with their first-round pick.

However, the later-round picks could be the steals of the draft, and the Bengals are taking a look at UCLA running back Carson Steele.

Ahead of the 2023 season, Steele transferred to UCLA from Ball State to prove that he can play at the highest level in the PAC-12. He finished 2023 with 847 yards and six touchdowns.

In an interview with The Draft Network, Steele talked...

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Chad Johnson: The AFC North is a “wrap” if Bengals have a healthy Joe Burrow

Chad Johnson: The AFC North is a “wrap” if Bengals have a healthy Joe Burrow

The All Pro receiver likes where his former team is headed.

Chad Johnson and Shannon Sharpe talked Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs on their podcast, and they agreed that the Bengals can hang with the champs if they have a healthy Joe Burrow.

Here’s the exchange between Johnson, an iconic figure in Cincinnati and Ring of Honor inductee, and the Hall of Fame tight end:

Johnson: From a team perspective, offensively, we are built to beat [the Chiefs]. Why? Because we have a special quarterback ourselves in Cincinnati, one that can match up toe to toe with Patrick Mahomes....

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Bengals have an ‘easy’ 2024 schedule based on Vegas projected win totals

Bengals have an ‘easy’ 2024 schedule based on Vegas projected win totals

The folks in Vegas usually have their ducks in a row.

The Cincinnati Bengals don’t have an easy schedule in 2024.

Not only do they play in the AFC North, the toughest division in the NFL, but they also face the Cowboys, Chiefs, Chargers, and Eagles.

However, according to Warren Sharp, when you use Las Vegas’ forecasted win totals for each team, the Bengals have the sixth-easiest schedule in the NFL.

Sharp ranked each team’s strength of schedule based on current Vegas betting odds and implied win totals for every NFL team, and when doing so, only the Falcons, Chargers,...

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Bengals meet with Johnny Newton ahead of 2024 NFL Draft

Bengals meet with Johnny Newton ahead of 2024 NFL Draft

Newton is the kind of disruptor the Bengals defense needs more of.

The 2024 NFL Draft is almost here, and it’s no secret that the Cincinnati Bengals are in the market for a defensive tackle.

One of the best in this year’s class is Illinois’ Jer’Zahn ‘Johnny’ Newton. He’s been mocked to the Bengals at pick No. 18 in several projections, though one recent mock had him falling all the way to pick 49 in Round 2.

Regardless, he’s someone the Bengals have an interest in, as they recently hosted him for a pre-draft visit, according to Joe Goodberry.

The...

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Byron Murphy, a popular target in Bengals mock drafts, could be a surprise top-10 pick

Byron Murphy, a popular target in Bengals mock drafts, could be a surprise top-10 pick

The Bengals could be lucky to add Byron Murphy at No. 18 according to one draft expert.

The Cincinnati Bengals are looking down the barrel of the 2024 NFL Draft, and one position of need, especially after losing DJ Reader in free agency, is defensive tackle.

With the depth at the offensive tackle position in this year’s draft class, it’s very possible the team could get a starting-caliber tackle on Day 2 and focus on another position of need.

Two names come to mind with the Bengals and defensive tackle when it comes to the draft, and those are Byron...

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Bengals announce the passing of Bill Tobin

Bengals announce the passing of Bill Tobin

Tobin previously worked with the Bengals and is the father of Duke Tobin.

The Bengals have announced that former player personnel executive Bill Tobin has passed away at the age of 83.

Tobin joined the Bengals as a scouting consultant in 2003 and worked in the team’s player personnel department through 2022. He came to Cincinnati after having served as general manager of the Chicago Bears from 1987-92, general manager of the Indianapolis Colts from 1994-96, and the director of player personnel of the Detroit Lions from 2001-02.

“He was a true NFL success story,” said Bengals president Mike Brown...

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Three and Out Podcast: Parker Blake joins the show

Three and Out Podcast: Parker Blake joins the show

Let’s talk about the Bengals offensive line and the draft with Parker Blake!

This week on Three and Out, Kevin and I had Parker Blake, Twitter’s Cincinnati Bengals offensive line aficionado, to discuss the Bengals offensive line and a path forward through 2024 and beyond.

First, we discussed the team’s free agency acquisition of Trent Brown, the ups and downs, and what he brings to the team. We also discussed what the plan should be to back up Brown in the event he or Orlando Brown Jr. goes down with some sort of injury. This is where Parker comes in!...

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