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James and Jake split the mailbag this week and answer the best questions we got after Week 3 of OTAs
OTA Observations Week 3: Burrow goes deep
The Bengals emphasized the deep ball on Tuesday, Joe Mixon was praised for blocking, and comparing the Bengals' OTAs to other teams around the league
Weekend Mailbag! Uncertainty the theme in proje...
Weekend Mailbag! Uncertainty the theme in projecting the defense, can't-lose players, ranking Bengals WR, and more
Mina Kimes Talks Joe Burrow, the Bengals' Offen...
Mina Kimes weighs in on Joe Burrow and the Bengals' O-Line
Joe Burrow velocity encore in OTAs Week 2, CJ U...
Joe Burrow's velocity was the talk of the town after the Bengals wrapped their open practice in week 2 of their OTA program
Bengals Fantasy Focus with Hayden Winks from Un...
Underdog Fantasy's Hayden Winks joins the show to take a deep dive into the Bengals 2021 fantasy outlook
Weekend Mailbag: A new safety, breakout candida...
The Cincinnati Bengals signed a new safety for depth and special teams, and we take your questions about who the breakout candidates are, which newcomers will have the biggest impact, concerns about Ja'Marr Chase's hands, and more
OTA Observations, Jessie Bates extension with a...
James gives his observations from OTA practice #1 and Jake reacts, before we talk about Jessie Bates' extension in a world with a rising salary cap, and the Bengals new waiver claim LB
Joe Burrow is back, participates on day one of ...
Joe Burrow didn't waste any time getting back to work, showing up for the first OTA and grabbing the spotlight and the headlines as he threw to receivers as a participant in day 1 of the Cincinnati Bengals' OTA program.
Bengals OTAs Begin: Top Storylines for Week 1
We break down some of the top "things to look for" as the Cincinnati Bengals begin their 2021 offseason program on Tuesday, then talk about PFF's offensive line rankings for 2021
Ring of Honor voting begins, re-examining the M...
Mike Brown spoke to Dan Hoard about the Ring of Honor ahead of voting, and diving back into the complicated idea of adding Morgan Moses
Weekend Mailbag! Morgan Moses, Cicadas, Breakou...
Morgan Moses is now a free agent who would make sense for the Cincinnati Bengals to pursue, then we take mailbag questions about breakout candidates, position battles, breakout candidates, and more!
Joe Burrow throws to Ja'Marr Chase and CJ Uzoma...
The good news of the day is that CJ Uzomah has joined Joe Burrow's triumphant comeback in the form of running routes, joined by Ja'Marr Chase on Wednesday
Joe Burrow is "All Systems Go" for Week 1
Joe Burrow's doctor says rehab is ahead of schedule and the Bengals' QB is looking good for Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season.
Trent Taylor and rookies sign contracts, previe...
WR Trent Taylor will join the Cincinnati Bengals after his tryout, rookies sign their deals, and Jake and James preview the OTA and minicamp schedule and discuss the Bengals' youth
A sneak peek at the first episode of the Locked On Podcast Network and Audacy collaboration: The Ultimate Mock Draft 2021.
Mock Draft Monday: "What would WE do" edition
Jake and James walk through 7 rounds of mock draft simulation in the "what would WE do" version of Mock Draft Monday.
Weekend Mailbag! Captains in the draft, 2nd rou...
Jake and James answer all of your questions, including captains the Bengals may target in the draft, what positions the Bengals won't draft, areas for improvement for Burrow, and much more.
New jerseys coming Monday, praise for Dane Brug...
Jake and James talk about the New Stripes campaign's big event coming up Monday at 9AM, have praise for Dane Bruger's first 3 Bengals picks in his 7-round mock, and play mythbusters on some common (but wrong!) arguments in the Sewell/Chase debate
Malik Wright spoils the Bengals' draft plans an...
Jake and James talk with Malik Wright about the Bengals' draft plans, his media company, his accuracy and glow up during free agency, and so much more!
A Joe Burrow rehab update, Thaddeus Moss joins ...
Jake and James talk about Joe Burrow's progress update, break down the Thaddeus Moss waiver claim, Gio's new home, and Lance Zierlein's positional rankings in the 2021 NFL draft.
Mock Draft Monday: The Ja'Marr Chase Scenario
Jake and James break down the Louie Cioffi hire, then go through 5 rounds of the Ja'Marr Chase at #5 scenario for Mock Draft Monday
Weekend Mailbag: The Bengals Ring of Honor is o...
Jake and James break down the most interesting facets of the Bengals' newly announced ring of honor before taking your questions in the weekend mailbag.
Mike "Bengals Sans" joins to break down Lou Ana...
Jake, James and Mike break down the Giovani Bernard release, Mike explains his pro-Penei Sewell stance, and breaks down what Lou Anarumo wants to do with this defense
Dan Hoard joins the podcast and is Team Sewell
Jake and James chat with Dan Hoard about his broadcasting come-up, his recent conversation with Duke Tobin, and why he's Team Sewell
The Bengals trading back gets less likely, and ...
Jake and James break down the Sam Darnold trade's impact on the Cincinnati Bengals draft plans, then analyze Duke Tobin's recent comments on the Bengals' free agency activity and plans for the draft.
Evaluating Penei Sewell's Pro Day and Round 2 O...
Jake and James react to Penei Sewell's pro day and whether it should change how teams perceive the top OT prospect in the 2021 draft, then get into where the value is for pick 38.
The lightning round returns to the weekend mailbag after we break down Teven Jenkins' strong pro day and discuss Wednesday's #TeamChase vs. #TeamSewell debate.
Joe Burrow throwing?! Ja'Marr Chase and others ...
Jake and James dive into the Bengals' Joe Burrow teaser on social media, a bunch of interesting pro day testing numbers and Ja'Marr Chase's comments, and touch on WJ3's comments on Washington Radio
Director of Pro Scouting Steven Radicevic talks...
Jake and James talk about Mike Daniels' return to the Cincinnati Bengals, then chat with Director of Pro Scouting Steven Radicevic to get his take on this free agency class and how it has set them up for the draft
Smoke signals for Ja'Marr Chase, minor moves, a...
Jake and James cover the minor moves for the Bengals from late Sunday and Monday, break down all of the smoke building around the Bengals and Ja'Marr Chase, and give you some interesting pro day results.
Mock Draft Monday Returns: The Sewell Plan
Jake and James break down how the Miami Dolphins trade impacts the Cincinnati Bengals at pick #5, then dive into a 3-round Penei Sewell plan for Mock Draft Monday
Weekend Mailbag: Trading Gio, WR/OL value in ro...
Jake and James take your questions, including what the return should be for Giovani Bernard in a hypothetical trade, and whether Penei Sewell is the guy if he's there at #5
Another defensive free agent addition, begging ...
Jake is a little tired of all these defensive free agents, and James agrees that they still need to find a starting guard.
Quinton Spain is back, Eli Apple adds CB depth,...
Jake and James break down the Bengals re-signing Quinton Spain on a prove-it deal and whether the Bengals should still go get another guard
The Bengals next free agency move better be goo...
Jake and James discuss national reports that are disappointed with the Cincinnati Bengals' free agency period, talk about the dwindling options, and get back to some draft chatter
Why the Bengals aren't done in Free Agency afte...
Jake and James break down the signs that the Cincinnati Bengals aren't done in free agency, where they might go next, and what a luxury it is to have Joe Burrow on the team
BONUS EPISODE - The Great Barrier Reiff arrives...
Jake and James break down the Riley Reiff signing, update you on #GollaDEY and other free agency rumors, and talk about the Friday cap cuts
#GollaDEY, Reiff in town, and resetting after 4...
Jake and James catch you up on the latest #GollaDEY trend, the Riley Reiff visit, and where the Bengals sit after 4 days of free agency activity.
BONUS EPISODE - Kenny Golladay and Riley Reiff ...
Jake and James break down the minor moves the Bengals made to retain some special teamers, then dive into the more exciting news that they've got an offer in to Golladay, and Reiff is visiting
Honoring A.J. Green, Contract Structures and O-...
Green Heads West, Bengals Contract Structures and O-Line Concern
Expectations after the Bengals fill the Cornerb...
Jake and James break down the details on the Bengals new cornerbacks and their contracts, and where it leaves the Bengals for the rest of the free agency period.
EMERGENCY Pod: Bengals Sign Trey Hendrickson
The Bengals made a big move on Monday night, agreeing to terms with Trey Hendrickson
BONUS EPISODE - Carl Lawson walks, and the fanb...
BONUS EPISODE - Carl Lawson walks, and the fanbase is cracking
Tampering Window Day 1: Cincinnati Bengals star...
James, Jake and Joe talk about the Cincinnati Bengals' inactivity on day 1 of the tampering period, and reset expectations and hopes for the rest of the period
Free Agency Eve: Expectations, Cap Math, and Sa...
We break down the Bengals.com-reported cap math and why we think the Bengals will still spend, James does some singing, and we play a game
Weekend Mailbag! The Carl Lawson door isn't closed
Carl Lawson says the Bengals are the frontrunners to sign him in free agency, and Jake and James break that down in addition to all of your mailbag questions
Zac Taylor says absolutely nothing, and cap cas...
Jake and James complain about Zac Taylor's platitude-filled press conference, then get into the set cap number, what it means for the Bengals, and cap casualties that are changing the free agency landscape.
Butch Hobson joins the guys as the Bengals don'...
Jake and James talk about the impact on the Bengals' offseason as Carl Lawson didn't receive the franchise tag, then Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson joins to share his view on the Bengals' offseason
Duke Tobin sounds ready to build around Burrow
Jake and James discuss the potential jersey leak and then dissect Duke Tobin's press conference for the Bengals' offseason plans
Four Cincinnati Bengals Free Agency Scenarios
Jake and James talk about their free agent tier list, and break down four different potential groupings of free agents the Cincinnati Bengals could go after in the coming weeks.
Weekend Mailbag: Is a big offseason coming?
Jake and James set their expectations for the Bengals' offseason, talk day 2 WR value, fantasy value for Joe Burrow in 2021, and take more of your questions
Veteran Options Aplenty, as Bengals Remake Digi...
Free Agent OL Options Grow, as Bengals Remake Social Media Strategy
Ricardo Allen visits the Bengals, and we specul...
Jake and James try to figure out Ricardo Allen's fit in Cincinnati, then speculate on Malcom Brown, Kyle Rudolph, and Kyle Van Noy
Doug Farrar on Bengals scheme issues
Jake and James break down the JJ Watt signing's impact on the Bengals and Joe Burrow, then talk with Doug Farrar about the Bengals' schematic deficiencies
Mock Draft Monday: A trade UP?!
Jake and James discuss C.J. Uzomah's contract as he recovers in Paul Brown Stadium, then Mock Draft Monday gets a little weird with a trade up and a bunch of value picks
Weekend Mailbag! Top fruits and the bare minimu...
The standards for "the bare minimum to be satisfied" have increased for the Cincinnati Bengals, and Jake and James break it down.
Elizabeth Blackburn takes the spotlight at PBS ...
Jake and James break down exactly what the Cincinnati Bengals are doing by featuring the youngest Blackburn as they try to rally the fanbase
Mock Draft Wednesday: An ideal 3 rounds of Beng...
We discuss the Carl Lawson franchise tag news, and absolutely nail a 3-round mock for the Cincinnati Bengals
Deep Dive into Joe Burrow's rookie QB Annual nu...
Anthony Treash makes a persuasive case for Ja'Marr Chase and breaks down the QB Annual numbers that point to a bright Joe Burrow future
OC Brian Callahan Exclusive Part 3: Improving t...
Jake and James ask coach Callahan about one of Jake's favorite plays from 2020, where the OL went wrong and how it can get better, and how Joe Burrow can improve in 2021
Weekend Mailbag! Contract structures, OL self-s...
The Bengals CAN spend in free agency, but will they? We talk about the contract structures that can allow it and some history they shouldn't repeat.
OC Brian Callahan Exclusive Part 2: Burrow's In...
Brian Callahan discusses Joe Burrow's injury and what the Bengals are looking for at wide receiver
OC Brian Callahan exclusive interview Part 1: C...
Jake and James sit down with Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan for part 1 of an interview series, covering his upbringing, and a week in the life of an NFL offensive coordinator
Burrow coming soon, Moton a franchise candidate...
Joe Burrow hints that rehab is going well, Tyler Boyd recruits, and we break down the plan for the OL if Moton gets the franchise tag
Bengals finalize coaching staff, and Mock Draft...
Jake and James target the trenches on Day 2 of Mock Draft Monday
A Ring of Honor, Grading GM James, and Mailbag ...
The Bengals may have leaked their ring of honor plans, and James earns a good grade for his off-season simulator effort.
BONUS EPISODE – Locked On Today – The only 20 m...
Mock Offseason: James Rapien Assumes Role of Be...
Mock Offseason: James Rapien Assumes Role of Bengals General Manager
Joe Goodberry talks Super Bowl lessons and Beng...
Jake and Joe kick it old school and bring you the teambuilding takeaways from the Super Bowl before discussing the Bengals' offseason plans
PFF's Mike Renner weighs in on Bengals draft op...
Jake and James chat with lead draft analyst Mike Renner about the directions the Bengals can take in the 2021 NFL Draft
Palmer Praises Burrow, Cap Comes Into Focus, an...
Jake has positional value concerns with Kyle Pitts, and James outlines the scenario where he makes sense for the Bengals
A Split-Episode Super Bowl Mailbag
James and Jake want ketchup on their hashbrowns and explain salary cap mechanics and draft prospect preferences
Passing on Shaq Barrett, Mock Draft Roundup and...
Passing on Barrett, Mock Draft Roundup and Super Bowl LV
Mock Offseason: GM Jake takes control
Mock Offseason: GM Jake takes control
Cincy Jungle's John Sheeran joins to talk offse...
Cincy Jungle's John Sheeran joins to talk offseason plans