BEREA, Ohio (AP) — While the Browns relaxed during the bye week, their fired former coach went back to work.
Hue Jackson’s got a new gig.
And this strange season in Cleveland will take another odd turn Sunday when the Browns face the Bengals and Jackson, who somehow survived an 0-16 ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Head coach Marvin Lewis fired the defensive coordinator and installed himself in a dual role. Bengals players talked about their trip to Baltimore as a pivotal moment in the season, almost a last-stand opportunity. They wound up getting run over.
Bengals seek answers after loss to Ravens drops them to .500
BALTIMORE (AP) — A once-promising season is spiraling dangerously out of control, and the Cincinnati Bengals can’t even agree on the proper path to turning themselves back into a postseason contender.
There’s no doubt that the defense has to get better. Yet the offense hasn’t exactly been ...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Flacco’s sore right hip means Ravens coach John Harbaugh may have to wait until Sunday before deciding who to start at quarterback in a pivotal game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The joy shows on Marvin Lewis’ face. The Bengals coach is back to doing what he loves — running a defense.
Can his return to his football roots save his team from another ignominious season? Will the 16th-year head coach get burned out doing two demanding jobs? And can he ...
Hue Jackson back with Bengals in unscripted coaching role
CINCINNATI (AP) — Hue Jackson was talking to reporters outside Paul Brown Stadium when quarterback Andy Dalton yelled at him that practice was about to begin.
Just like old times.
The former Bengals offensive coordinator is back in town, though this time dabbling in the other side of ...
Hue Jackson back in Cincinnati, helping to run defense
CINCINNATI (AP) — Hue Jackson needed only a few weeks to land another job in the place where he’s always welcomed.
The Bengals hired Jackson on Tuesday as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis as he tries to resurrect Cincinnati’s historically bad defense. Jackson was
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson’s timeout from coaching didn’t last long.
Fired last month after a brutal run with the Browns, Jackson will rejoin Cincinnati’s staff under Marvin Lewis, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press on Monday night.
Jackson, who was ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Marvin Lewis got the Bengals’ head coaching job because of his reputation for defensive excellence. He’s now in charge of trying to resuscitate a historically bad unit and pulling Cincinnati’s season back from the brink.
The Bengals fired defensive coordinator Teryl ...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton says he broke a blaring fire alarm in visitor’s locker room at Cincinnati’s Paul Brown stadium and that he intends to ensure the repairs are paid for.
Payton says it would be “a little sensationalist” to say he “destroyed” the fire alarm and ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The black stool rested upside-down in A.J. Green’s locker — not a site the Bengals wanted to see coming out of their bye week .
Green was getting his injured right foot examined on Monday while his teammates ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — With their defense unable to stop anybody, the Buccaneers fired their coordinator and got a better showing — and a slump-busting win — the next time out.
The Bengals won’t be doing anything so drastic, even though they’ve got significant issues that came to the forefront ...
Bengals’ challenge: Get over yet another prime-time meltdown
CINCINNATI (AP) — Marvin Lewis went to sit in his chair and realized someone had lowered it. The chair didn’t cooperate as he struggled to get it to a comfortable level.
“I guess that’s what happens when you get beat up,” the Bengals coach joked.
Beat up, and then some.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Marvin Lewis flipped on tape of the Kansas City Chiefs this week and saw Tyreek Hill moving all over the field, Kareem Hunt bulldozing for first downs, Travis Kelce making acrobatic catches, and Patrick Mahomes delivering the ball to all of them.
Then he was asked ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Marvin Lewis routinely shows his Bengals players video of egregious conduct from around the league as a way of trying to keep them in line. Exhibit A would be their game last December against the Steelers.
The Bengals were penalized 13 times for a club-record 173 ...
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick knows what it’s like to think that victory is only a few seconds away, only to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers rally for another improbable win, and run off the field as thousands of their fans twirl towels in the stands.
Many of Kirkpatrick’s ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Since blowing a late lead to the Steelers during their first-round playoff loss in the 2015 season, the Bengals have been known for coming up short at the end of close games.
A young defense with a knack for turnovers is changing Cincinnati’s style.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals coach Marvin Lewis knew that linebacker Vontaze Burfict was back when he felt his feet leave the floor.
Burfict, who has been suspended repeatedly in his career, rejoined the team after completing a ...
Bengals run defense stumbles in 31-21 loss to Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals had limited their first two opponents to 141 rushing yards. That made what happened in their third game all the more surprising.
Christian McCaffrey ran for a career-best 184 yards and the Panthers piled up 230 yards on the ground and got two ...
Dalton, Bengals look to stay unbeaten against Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Bengals have their offense revving in high gear.
Cincinnati has put up 34 points in back-to-back games to open the season, although quarterback Andy Dalton said they haven’t played a perfect game.
“We left some stuff out there,” Dalton said. “We can ...
Bullock perfect on kicks, gets 2-year extension from Bengals
CINCINNATI (AP) — While Minnesota and Cleveland changed kickers after only two games, the Bengals gave Randy Bullock a two-year contract extension for his perfect start.
He’s made every field goal and extra-point attempt, helping the Bengals remain unbeaten.
The seventh-year kicker ...
CINCINNATI (2-0) at CAROLINA (1-1)
Sunday, 1 p.m., ET, CBS
OPENING LINE — Panthers by 3
RECORD VS SPREAD — Cincinnati 2-0, Carolina 1-1
SERIES RECORD — Tied 2-2-1
LAST MEETING — Bengals and Panthers tied 37-37, Oct. 12, 2014
LAST WEEK — Bengals beat Ravens ...
Dalton throws 4 TD passes, leads Bengals over Ravens 34-23
CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton has turned into a big pain for the Baltimore Ravens.
He threw four touchdown passes on Thursday night — three of them to A.J. Green — as the Cincinnati Bengals got ahead big and held on for a ...
Ravens, Bengals back together after last season’s thriller
CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton came to the line on fourth-and-12 from the Baltimore 49-yard line.
He knew it could be the final play of the Bengals’ losing season — and maybe of Marvin Lewis’ coaching career in Cincinnati, too.
The 70,507 fans at M&T Bank Stadium were on their ...
Bengals overcome mistakes, hold on for 34-23 win at Indy
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Marvin Lewis expects his defense to play aggressively.
It also comes with a danger — as the Cincinnati Bengals found out Sunday.
They overcame the first-quarter ejection of safety Shawn Williams and three more personal foul calls during the season opener to hold ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — For the second year in a row, the Bengals lost a backup quarterback in the final preseason game.
Matt Barkley’s left knee was injured by a low hit after he threw a pass during Cincinnati’s 27-26 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night, giving Jeff Driskel the ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals celebrated their 50th season last year, finishing 7-9. They’re reaching back into history again for a bit of nostalgia, honoring their 1988 Super Bowl team — the last one to do anything noteworthy in the postseason.
Owner Mike Brown remembers those giddy days ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals and their coach, Marvin Lewis, don’t like major changes.
Neither does Teryl Austin, which makes him a good fit as the team’s new defensive coordinator.
“We wanted to stay within our structure,” Lewis said Thursday during Austin’s introductory ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals have hired Teryl Austin as defensive coordinator.
Austin spent the past four seasons as Detroit’s defensive coordinator, but his future was in doubt after the Lions fired coach Jim Caldwell
CINCINNATI (AP) — When Bill Lazor looks at the Bengals’ playbook, he sees the imprint of three coordinators. He’s getting a chance to try to pull it all together and resurrect the NFL’s least-productive offense — a shocking statistic for a talented unit.
Coach Marvin Lewis’ first big ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The assistant head coach is gone, but head coach Marvin Lewis is coming back for a 16th try at a playoff victory.
And so it goes in Cincinnati.
In a what-have-you-done-lately league, the Bengals remain ...
What did Bengals coach Marvin Lewis do to deserve an extension? Good question
Another season without a playoff win. Third-lowest attendance in the NFL. A ho-hum 7-9 season a year after an equally ho-hum 6-9 season a year after winning the AFC North and losing in the divisional round to move to 0-7 in the playoffs under Marvin Lewis.
So, conventional wisdom obviously ...
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer is retiring after 15 NFL seasons.
Palmer, who turned 38 last week, made the announcement in an open letter released Tuesday by the Cardinals. Palmer missed the last nine games of what would be his final season with a broken left arm.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Marvin Lewis got a two-year contract extension Tuesday, providing more chances to try to get the Cincinnati Bengals that playoff victory that has eluded him for 15 seasons.
The agreement came after a second straight losing season and two days of discussions with ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals resolved their biggest offseason question when they gave coach Marvin Lewis a two-year extension through 2019 on Tuesday, providing him yet another chance — a 16th, actually — to try to get a playoff win.
There are a lot of issues to work through before they ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Marvin Lewis talked to owner Mike Brown about his future with the Bengals on Monday, but they reached no conclusions and planned more discussions.
The Bengals failed to make the playoffs for the second ...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Marvin Lewis had just snagged a victory well worth celebrating, yet the focus of his postgame session had very little to do with X’s and O’s.
What everyone really wanted to know after Cincinnati’s 31-27 win over Baltimore on Sunday was: Would this be the last game for ...
Ravens look to clinch wild-card berth against Bengals
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens fully understand the ramifications of Sunday’s regular-season finale against Cincinnati.
“It pretty much lets us know if we’re going to be on the couch next week or on the field,” Ravens tackle Brandon Williams said. “Definitely don’t want to be on the ...
CINCINNATI (6-9) at BALTIMORE (9-6)
Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS
OPENING LINE - Ravens by 10 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cincinnati 8-7, Baltimore 8-6-1
SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 22-21
LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Bengals 20-0, Sept. 10
LAST WEEK - Bengals beat Lions ...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Marvin Lewis knew what everybody was wondering: Is this his farewell to Cincinnati?
“I guess everybody’s writing me off,” Lewis said, after his Bengals rallied for a 26-17 win ...
Bengals eliminate Lions from playoff contention 26-17
CINCINNATI (AP) — Matthew Stafford made a right-hand turn out of the visitors’ locker room and headed into the gloomy night with yet another long offseason soon to follow. With everything on the line, the Lions came up short again.
Stafford and the Lions couldn’t take advantage of
Justin Rogers, James Hawkins, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News predict the outcome of Sunday’s Lions at Bengals game.
Justin Rogers: The Lions are playing for something while the Bengals appear to be going through the motions down the stretch. It should be a blowout, but ...
Lions try to stay in contention vs down-and-out Bengals
CINCINNATI (AP) — Reaching the postseason was an annual thing when receiver Marvin Jones Jr. played four seasons with the Bengals.
He’s returning to Cincinnati for a game that his current team must win to have any chance of a playoff berth.
Lions Lowdown: Christmas Eve showdown in Cincinnati
John Niyo and Justin Rogers break down the Lions-Bengals’ game in Cincinnati on Sunday.
Detroit is still in the playoff race with a 14 percent chance of making the playoffs.
Here are highlights from this week’s edition of Lions Lowdown.
Allen Park — The Cincinnati Bengals have been embarrassed the past two weeks by NFC North foes, but coach Marvin Lewis insists his team isn’t giving up on the season.
“Effort has been fine,” Lewis said during a conference call with Detroit reporters on Wednesday. “We haven’t made enough ...
Bengals’ Marvin Lewis noncommittal about next year
CINCINNATI (AP) — Marvin Lewis went to sit in his customary chair for his Monday media availability and discovered that it had been adjusted to a lower setting.
He laughed after discovering that his seat at the front of the room no longer fit.
The Bengals’ coach will finish his 15th ...
How Mike Zimmer put twist on his defensive signature to set up Eric Kendricks’ pick-six
It seemed only fitting the Vikings would seize control of the Bengals by confusing quarterback Andy Dalton with a wrinkle to the Double A Gap blitz package that Mike Zimmer concocted in Cincinnati and parlayed into his first head coaching job in Minnesota.
Zims always got something going, ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Zimmer has a second NFC North title in his fourth year in Minnesota, with the Vikings just a few wins away from becoming the first team in history to play in a home-stadium Super Bowl.
Zimmer’s mentor, Marvin Lewis, is simply winding down a wince-inducing season ...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is not ready to concede the end of his second-longest tenure in the league.
ESPN reported Sunday before the game at Minnesota, citing unnamed league sources, that