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Bengals place RB Mixon on IR with foot injury

ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate The Cincinnati Bengals placed running back Joe Mixon on injured reserve Saturday. The move means that Mixon, who has not played since Week 6 against the Indianapolis Colts, will miss at least three more games with his […]

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Source: Bengals trade DE Dunlap to Seahawks

ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate CINCINNATI — The Bengals’ all-time sack leader is on the move. Veteran defensive end Carlos Dunlap has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not […]

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Source: Bengals decline fifth-year option on Ross

ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate CINCINNATI — The Bengals have informed wide receiver John Ross that they will not be picking up the fifth year of his rookie contract, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Saturday. Ross, who was selected ninth […]

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Dolphins draft QB Tua Tagovailoa with No. 5 pick

It loomed as a burning question draped over the 2020 NFL Draft: Where on terra firma would Tua Tagovailoa wind up? Five picks into Thursday’s first-round selection process, we had our answer. The Miami Dolphins made the celebrated Alabama quarterback their newly anointed franchise signal-caller amid chatter and whispers they might go elsewhere with the […]

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Bucs trade with 49ers to draft OL Tristan Wirfs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers moved up to the No. 13 overall pick in the 2020 NFL draft to select Iowa offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs in what proved to be the first in-draft trade of the first round. The Bucs moved up just one selection and packaged the Nos. 14 overall and 117th overall picks (fourth […]

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Bengals coach: Burrow is as good as advertised

ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor is all smiles with one of the biggest days in franchise history looming. In an interview with ESPN’s “Get Up” on Wednesday morning, Taylor said he has enjoyed getting to know former […]

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Zac Taylor doesn't see Bengals trading No. 1 draft pick

Mike Brown’s Cincinnati Bengals once famously turned down a war chest of nine picks the New Orleans Saints were offering in the Ricky Williams draft to select quarterback Akili Smith. Keeping that background in mind, it seems safe to assume any offer the Bengals might get for the 2020 No. 1 overall pick (and the […]

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LSU QB Joe Burrow: 'I'll play for whoever drafts me'

INDIANAPOLIS — Joe Burrow rebuffed any notion that he doesn’t want the Cincinnati Bengals to select him No. 1 overall in the 2020 NFL Draft. "I’ll play for whoever drafts me," Burrow said Tuesday from the 2020 NFL Scouting Combine. "I’m just not going to be presumptuous about what they want to do. It’s the […]

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Burrow says he’d play for Bengals, if picked No. 1

ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North Texas graduate INDIANAPOLIS — Joe Burrow stifled any speculation about avoiding the next stop in his career. The former LSU quarterback said he will play for the Cincinnati Bengals if the franchise takes him with the top overall pick […]

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Jalen Hurts plays in Senior Bowl with 'heavy heart'

MOBILE, Ala. — Jalen Hurts spoke to many NFL teams, media members and fans in recent days as part of Senior Bowl festivities, but few knew all he has been going through over the past couple weeks. Hurts’ maternal grandfather, Otis Dewalt, died on Jan. 13 at age 82. Dewalt’s funeral was on Wednesday — […]