Marvin Lewis Keeps His Streak Of Playoff Losses Alive

The Bengals got unceremoniously flushed out of the playoffs earlier today, losing 26-10 to the Colts. If this sounds familiar, that's because it's happened for the fourth straight season. Cincinnati is performing an admirable exercise in underachievement. » 1/04/15 5:31pm 1/04/15 5:31pm

Mike Tomlin, Reggie Nelson Have Lively Discussion After Bengals-Steelers

Bengals safety Reggie Nelson took out Le'Veon Bell in tonight's game with a low—but legal—hit to Bell's leg. The Steelers back exited the game; team doctors say he has a hyperextended knee. Coincidentally, coach Mike Tomlin had an animated conversation with Nelson after the game. » 12/29/14 12:23am 12/29/14 12:23am

That Couldn't Have Gone Much Worse For Johnny Manziel

Well, shit. Johnny Manziel made his first NFL start today, and it was about as thorough a mollywhopping as you'll see from the professionals. » 12/14/14 5:24pm 12/14/14 5:24pm

Here's What The Johnny Manziel Effect Looks Like For Fox

The above NFL viewing map, from our friends over at, shows what fans were originally slated to watch for Fox's early game on Sunday. Both the Tampa Bay at Carolina and Washington at New York matchups are trash, so only fans in those markets were scheduled to watch them. Practically the entire rest of… » 12/11/14 10:20pm 12/11/14 10:20pm

Marvin Lewis Calls Johnny Manziel A "Midget" 

Brian Hoyer turned in an abysmal 14-31, two interception performance against the Colts on Sunday, and it looks like it will cost the Cleveland Browns quarterback his job. Hoyer has been one of the worst starting quarterbacks in the league all season, yet at 7-6 the Browns still have an outside shot at making the… » 12/08/14 10:59pm 12/08/14 10:59pm

Bengals Fans Pummel Bucs Fan Right Outside Of Raymond James Stadium

Despite their best efforts to lose, Cincinnati escaped Tampa with a win yesterday over the Bucs. Their fans, it seems, did too—teaming up to beat the crap out of this Buccaneers fan who, it can be assumed, was getting a bit mouthy. » 12/01/14 3:32pm 12/01/14 3:32pm

Devon Still's Ex Says He Hasn't Paid Child Support In Months

Bengals defensive end Devon Still's relationship with his cancer-stricken four-year-old daughter, Leah, has seemed to be perhaps the only true feel-good story in the NFL this year. Maybe not so much anymore, though, as Leah's mother, Channing Smythe, is claiming that Still has recently refused to pay months worth of… » 11/26/14 11:06am 11/26/14 11:06am

Browns WR's Son Now Knows Which Team To Support

Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins's son admitted his favorite players were Bengals back in October. Bad idea, kid. After a lot of introspection, however, Hawkins's son was allowed back in the house on Friday. » 11/09/14 11:34am 11/09/14 11:34am

Bengals RB Jeremy Hill Says The 6-3 Browns Are Still Bad

Holy crap, the Browns are at the top of their division (tied with the Steelers). They beat the Bengals 24-3 last night to improve to 6-3, their best start since football returned to Cleveland in 1999. Hoyer the Destroyer! An impressive defense! Josh Gordon's coming back soon! But Bengals running back Jeremy Hill, after » 11/07/14 2:28pm 11/07/14 2:28pm

Leah Still Reminds Us What A Bullshit Deal Childhood Cancer Is

The NFL Network (and, evidently, enormous caterpillars with human faces) have identified the sugary-awful emotional center of tonight's battle of Ohio: a 4-year-old named Leah Still, the daughter of Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still. She's attending the Browns-Bengals game tonight. It's the first time she… » 11/06/14 9:29pm 11/06/14 9:29pm

Browns WR Exiles 2-Year-Old Son From House For Liking Bengals

Andrew Hawkins played three seasons for the Bengals, but he signed with the Browns this offseason. The wide receiver had to uphold the AFC North rivalry after Hawkins's two-year-old son said his favorite players were Bengals receivers Mohamed Sanu and A.J. Green. » 10/24/14 11:28am 10/24/14 11:28am

Report: NFL Will Investigate Vontaze Burfict's Ankle-Twisting

After complaints from the Panthers alleging that Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict was giving a little extra on two tackles and trying to twist Cam Newton's and Greg Olsen's ankles clean off, the NFL will reportedly review tape and consider further discipline for Burfict. » 10/14/14 12:51pm 10/14/14 12:51pm

Vontaze Burfict Is Back To Committing Post-Play Misdemeanors

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, whose college career consisted of spectacular plays punctuated by pugilism (sometimes against his own teammates) and who has at least once in his pro career delivered that most unkind of love taps is again accused of playing the heel after yesterday's game against Carolina. » 10/13/14 9:30am 10/13/14 9:30am

Bengals, Panthers Waste Everyone's Time, Tie

The Bengals and Panthers played four quarters and couldn't find a winner. They played another 15 minutes, but the game ended at 37-37. You know what that means: No one's happy! » 10/12/14 5:25pm 10/12/14 5:25pm