LOS ANGELES (AP) — If anyone can speak about the highs and lows of Cincinnati Bengals football it is Darrin Simmons. He has had a front row seat in 19 seasons as special teams coordinator.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Coastal Carolina's Shermari Jones had a 5-yard touchdown run and Southeastern Louisiana's Cole Kelley connected with Indiana's Peyton Hendershot for the 2-point conversion as the National squad overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit to beat the American 25-24 on Saturday in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Vance Joseph's first NFL head coaching experience didn't go so well.
He's got plenty of company in that regard.
He'd also have good company if he received a second chance, an opportunity that's proved elusive for many of the league's Black head coaches.
NEW YORK (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals executive Katie Blackburn has become the first woman appointed to the NFL's powerful competition committee, which plays a major role in rules changes.
Blackburn, the executive vice president of the Bengals, is the franchise's fourth member of the committee.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' quickly growing list of head coaching candidates got quite a bit longer Sunday...
DENVER (AP) — Every year, while a dozen NFL head coaches are preparing their teams for the playoffs, nearly as many coaches are called into their general manager's office and told they're fired for not being one of those dozen coaches who are preparing their teams for the playoffs...
Sean Payton despises the term "Black Monday." And he's one of the coaches who always survives it....
CINCINNATI (AP) — The surprise isn't that Marvin Lewis is gone, but that it took so long for the Bengals to make the change...
Weeks after being fired by the Cleveland Browns, Hue Jackson might be in line to replace the second-longest tenured coach in the NFL.
The Cincinnati Bengals hired Jackson as a special assistant to head coach Marvin Lewis, and on Sunday Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported that the "growing sense around the league" is that Jackson will succeed Lewis when he retires or steps down.
In a rare moment of candor last week, Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis reflected on his time in the Queen City — almost 15 years now — and shed light on his future.
"We all realize that when you sign up for these jobs, the thing is it’s not forever," Lewis said.
Throughout the NFL season, we’ll check in with former Idaho State football players currently in the NFL. Here’s an update after the first week of the regular season.