Cop Who Threatened Bengals Player With Taser During Traffic Stop Fired

Sam Montgomery, a defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals, was caught for speeding in South Carolina back in June. R.S. Salter, the state trooper who pulled over Montgomery, threatened to use a taser on the cooperative NFL player before arresting him. Being an unnecessary prick cost Salter his job today. » 8/22/14 5:42pm 8/22/14 5:42pm

Matt Scott Barfed Then Threw A Touchdown

We are aggressively apathetic toward the results and performances in NFL preseason games, instead relying on weird stuff, sometimes including players doing unlikely things with bodily fluids, to make the news. Like Bengals QB Matt Scott puking his guts out a couple of times, then immediately throwing a touchdown pass. » 8/08/14 9:00am 8/08/14 9:00am

Dashcam Footage Shows NFLer Arrested For Speeding, Being An NFL Player

Bengals defensive end Sam Montgomery was pulled over early Wednesday morning when L.Cpl. R.S. Salter clocked him driving 89 mph in a 55 mph zone. Once Salter pulled him over, the South Carolina state trooper turned into a real asshole. Montgomery was berated, handcuffed, put in the back of a patrol car, and taken to… » 6/30/14 11:31pm 6/30/14 11:31pm

Rules For Ben-Gals Cheerleaders: "No Panties," "No Slouching Breasts"

Looks like that Raiderettes lawsuit was just the beginning. Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader Alexa Brenneman has filed her own class-action lawsuit against the team for allegedly violating federal employment laws. As with the Raiders and Ravens, the juiciest reading here is the list of rules handed down to cheerleaders,… » 2/13/14 4:21pm 2/13/14 4:21pm

NFL Playoff Longshots: A Guide To The Also-Rans

The teams with the best Super Bowl chances in this year's playoffs are obvious. But who cares about them—most aren't even playing this weekend. This is a look at some of the other teams in the Wild Card round who haven't gotten as much play, whether it's because they're heavy underdogs or just haven't had many… » 1/03/14 4:40pm 1/03/14 4:40pm

Three Of Four NFL Playoff Games Could Be Blacked Out

The NFL maintains the largest live-to-televised enjoyment disparity of any major sport, but that ought to dissipate come the postseason. Yet three playoff games still have thousands of unsold tickets remaining, and broadcasts in those areas could be blacked out this weekend. The deadlines are just hours away. » 1/02/14 11:32am 1/02/14 11:32am

Jeff Triplette Is Working A Playoff Game For Some Reason

How many referees' names do you actually know? In an ideal world, it'd be Ed Hochuli, and that's it. But the name Jeff Triplette has popped up a few times this year, and not for anything good: Triplette's crew had major game-changing screw-ups in consecutive weeks. And what do you know? Triplette's working a playoff… » 1/02/14 10:21am 1/02/14 10:21am

Missed Penalty Gave Pittsburgh A Touchdown (And Broke A Punter's Jaw)

Kevin Huber was a lock for the Pro Bowl. But the Bengals punter's tremendous year was cut short with a fractured jaw, suffered when he was blindsided by Steelers LB Terence Garvin. It sprung Antonio Brown for a touchdown, but it was a blatantly missed penalty that should have cost Pittsburgh the score. » 12/16/13 10:53am 12/16/13 10:53am