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Keys to beating the Las Vegas Raiders... again
Joe Goodberry joins Jake and James to talk keys to victory as the Bengals prepare for the Raiders on Wildcard Weekend.
41 min
Tee Higgins foot injury update and Crossover Th...
James has the details on what's going on with Tee Higgins' foot injury that landed him on the injury report on Wednesday, then we cross over with Q from Locked On Raiders to talk about everything going on with the Bengals' first round opponent.
48 min
How the Bengals can beat the Raiders in the pla...
Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata joins the show to discuss film lessons from Week 11's Bengals victory in Las Vegas that reveal how Cincinnati can break the playoff drought.
33 min
Breaking down the Bengals Path to the Super Bowl
The Bengals got their guys back from the COVID list, and we react to the Raiders as a first-round opponent
32 min
Ja'Marr Chase runs into the recordbooks as the ...
As a rookie, Ja'Marr Chase has already had one of the greatest receiving seasons in Bengals history and playoff football will return to Cincinnati next weekend.
31 min
Who will play and what's at stake for the Benga...
Both teams in the Bengals' Week 18 contest will be diminished and playing for pride, but the Bengals can still use this game to develop certain aspects of their game and get ready for the playoffs.
33 min
Joe Burrow will not play Week 18, Joe Mixon and...
Joe Burrow is getting a week off to rest and recuperate in lieu of risking injury in a game with questionable meaning in Week 18 in Cleveland with the division locked up.
31 min
All-22 Takeaways: How Burrow & Chase dominated ...
Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata joins jake and James to break down how Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase played at such a high level against the Kansas City Chiefs, how worried to be about the offensive line, and how the defense adapted against the high-powered Chiefs offense
36 min
Joe Burrow for MVP, Ja'Marr Chase for All-Pro, ...
Ja'Marr Chase makes his case for All-Pro recognition, Joe Burrow is making a late-season MVP push by playing at an elite level, and we review the obscure and likely seeding scenarios for the playoffs.
34 min
VICTORY MONDAY! The Cincinnati Bengals clinch t...
The Cincinnati Bengals are AFC North Champions after walking off against the Kansas City Chiefs with a 34-31 victory. Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase are those dudes.
33 min
Keys to Victory: Can Burrow and the Bengals com...
Keys to victory include letting Burrow cook and executing against a solid defense, finding swing plays where the ball bounces the Bengals' way, and the Joe Burrow factor as the Bengals play the home underdog role in Week 17.
34 min
Crossover Thursday: First look at the Chiefs, t...
We cross over with Locked On Chiefs to get our first look at what turned their season around as they've rounded into form.
35 min
All-22 Takeaways: How can the Bengals continue ...
Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata joins the show to break down the All-22 lessons learned from the Ravens game, including Joe Burrow's development, pass protection issues, and what the Bengals can try defensively against the Chiefs.
37 min
Let Joe Cook - The playoff recipe for the Cinci...
Brandon Allen tested positive for COVID, but Joe Burrow is, for now, in the clear. We break down the COVID protocols we're watching this week then dive into Joe Burrow's emergence as one of the best QBs in the NFL, and talk playoff scenarios for Week 17 and 18
32 min
Bengals run back the blowout, beat Baltimore 41-21
Joe Burrow set records as the Bengals blew out the Ravens to put themselves in "win and you're in" territory with meaningful January football on tap
33 min
Can the Bengals run back a blowout against Balt...
Jake and James break down the keys for the Bengals to come out on top in their second matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, who surely will come prepared with a new approach after getting thumped in Week 7.
35 min
Crossover Thursday - Injury Ravaged Ravens, and...
Jake and James break down the Pro Bowl selections for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2021 along with a few notable snubs, then dive into this week's crossover with Kevin Oestreicher who breaks down the depleted Ravens roster.
37 min
Charting the Bengals' Path to the Playoffs
Linebackers are in a precarious situation and the Bengals will be going with limited depth into their last 3 of the season. We talk about their path to the playoffs and whether Zac Taylor has the experience to win close games and get to the playoffs.
32 min
All-22 Takeaways: Weapons get clamped by Fangio...
Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata and Jake break down the film takeaways from Bengals-Broncos, including Vic Fangio's secondary playing a great game and Joe Burrow doing a good job game managing, first down runs, OL performances, DJ Reader's impact, and how the Bengals will cope with another LB injury.
34 min
Back into first place! Bengals beat Broncos 15-10
A strong defensive performance, long field goals, and a big Tyler Boyd touchdown gets the Bengals over the finish line in Denver to get to 8-6 and back atop the AFC North as of Sunday night
34 min
Reiff to IR, Chido to COVID/IR - How the Bengal...
35 min
Monitoring Joe Burrow and Other Injuries and a ...
Health Updates on Burrow, Hendrickson and Reiff, Plus a Look at the Broncos
30 min
Film Review: The Best of Joe Burrow, Analyzing ...
The good, the bad and the ugly from Sunday's loss to the 49ers in our weekly film review
32 min
Will Taylor Learn? Is Joe Burrow a top 2 QB? An...
Zac Taylor took accountability for his decisionmaking in overtime, and now the question is whether he'll learn the right lessons.
34 min
Bengals blow opportunities, lose 26-23 to the 4...
Zac Taylor's seat may be warming up after a series of blown opportunities, self-inflicted mistakes, and coaching miscues cost the Bengals a chance to sneak a win out against the 49ers.
32 min
Keys to beating the Kyle Shanahan and the 49ers...
It's cliche, but a hot start and winning the turnover battle will make it so much easier for the Bengals to beat the 49ers to get their 8th win of the season.
35 min
Crossing over with Locked On 49ers: Bengals Wea...
Eric Crocker and Brian Peacock join Jake and James to discuss the 49ers' season to date, Jimmy G's chaos, who you should know about, and we discuss the most intriguing players in Week 14's matchup.
43 min
All-22 Takeaways: Linebacker without Logan Wils...
Mike (bengals_sans) joins Jake and James to look at the future of linebacker for the Bengals with Logan Wilson looking at an extended absence, we look at Joe Burrow's pocket management against LA, and try to project the matchups to watch for the Bengals against the 49ers
31 min
Injuries could have been worse, Joe Burrow was ...
We discuss the injury updates from head coach Zac Taylor on Monday, where we learned that the injuries could have been a whole lot worse than they are, discussed some of the most impressive plays from Joe Burrow's gritty performance on Sunday, and look at Ja'Marr Chase's frustration as his production has fallen off.
33 min
Sloppy! Bengals lose 41-22 in a mistake-filled ...
Injuries and turnovers dominated the discourse in Paul Brown Stadium as the Bengals couldn't keep the ship right long enough to scrape out a W against the visiting Chargers
32 min
Keys to beating Justin Herbert and the Chargers...
If the Bengals can play with a lead against the Los Angeles Chargers, the game gets a whole lot easier.
32 min
Crossover Thursday! Injured offensive linemen, ...
Brekaing down the injury outlook for Trey Hopkins, Riley Reiff, and a number of other Bengals who didn't practice on Wednesday, the increasingly versatile offense and team winning multiple ways, and crossing over with Locked On Chargers to talk Justin Herbert and Brandon Staley's defense.
31 min
Steelers blowout film takeaways: Run game growt...
Mike (bengals_sans) joins Jake and James to break down the takeaways from the All-22 review against the Steelers, including how the Bengals run game is evolving and getting better in scheme and individual play, how the defense confused Big Ben, and offensive adjustments to defenses taking away Chase
30 min
Riley Reiff injury update, OL praise, and meani...
Riley Reiff's ankle needs monitoring as the Bengals prepare for Joey Bosa and the Chargers, but the OL and coaching staff deserve praise for how they've performed coming out of the bye week. We also look at the Bengals' positive playoff odds and the huge importance of the last 6 games on the schedule.
31 min
Bengals crush Steelers 41-10, complete season s...
Joe Mixon, the offensive line, and the defense dominated all day against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the Bengals put an exclamation point on their season sweep of a division rival.
32 min
That's Money Mac to you, a Stanley Morgan shout...
Jake and James discuss some of the keys to the game for the Bengals against the Steelers coming up on Sunday, acknowledge James' W for "Money Mac", some love for Stanley Morgan, and cross over with Chris Carter to discuss Steelers Week #2!
35 min
Bengals-Chargers doesn't get flexed, and it's S...
We discuss the NFL's decision to flex Patrick Mahomes instead of Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert, then get into Steelers Week 2, where the Bengals have an opportunity to show that Joe Burrow has brought in a new era of Bengals football against their division rival.
30 min
Bengals vs. Raiders All-22 Review: Offensive ad...
Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata and Jake break down the Bengals-Raiders All-22, including the offensive passing attack, adjustments in the second half in the run game and pass protection, and what the defense did well to containthe Raiders offense.
33 min
Victory Monday! Bengals 32 - Raiders 13
The Bengals were in a close game until pulling away in the 4th quarter, but controlled the tempo and outcome of the game with an important workmanlike road win to get to 6-4.
32 min
Containing Darren Waller and getting off to a f...
The Bengals are heading to sin city to take on the Las Vegas Raiders, and Jake and James are here to preview the game and break down the key matchups for the Bengals to come home with a win. Derek Carr has some weapons, and the Bengals tackles need to handle Maxx Crosby and Yannick Ngakoue
34 min
Crossover Thursday! A look at the 5-4 Raiders +...
We cross over with Locked On Raiders as we dive out of the bye week back into real football games, and cover Zac Taylor's updates about Hakeem Adeniji and Eli Apple retaining their starting spots out of the bye week.
35 min
Double digit wins or bust? Midseason mailbag an...
Jake and James discuss the Bengals additions on the depth chart, then get into your questions in a midseason mailbag, including whether anything less than 10 wins would be a failure in 2021.
33 min
Bates talks bye week benefits, and we talk post...
Jessie Bates spoke to the media today about getting his mind right during the bye week, and Jake and James break down some of the major differences in his 2021 from his 2020. We also talk news updates and post-bye week outlook and questions for the Bengals to answer.
32 min
Brian Callahan midseason review part 2 - Protec...
The conclusion of our interview with Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan covers the decision to start Hakeem Adeniji at right guard, managing Trey Hopkins' recovery and protecting Joe Burrow, and gets into the overall scheme of the offense with Frank Pollack's wide zone changes.
27 min
Brian Callahan reviews the Bengals' offense at ...
Brian Callahan joins the Locked On Bengals podcast to review all things offense over two episodes. In part one, we talk about Joe Burrow's growth, tight window throws, and all of the Bengals' offensive weapons.
27 min
Joe Goodberry joins Locked On Bengals for a mid...
Joe Goodberry joins Locked On Bengals for a midseason review - Joe Burrow optimism, the Ja'Marr Chase impact, what needs to change on the defense, and a prediction for the rest of the year.
37 min
Zac Taylor joins Locked On Bengals for a bye we...
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor joins Jake and James on the podcast to discuss how he handles losses, how the offense has evolved, how they'll self-scout during the bye week, and why the team remains confident going into the second half of the season.
29 min
All-22 Takeaways: Identifying the positives and...
Jake and Mike Santagata (bengals_sans) take a look at the All-22 from the Bengals Week 9 loss to the Browns, finding positives (Jonah Williams, scripted plays, Germaine Pratt!) and areas for improvement.
35 min
Bengals melt down against Browns, drop to 5-4 a...
Jake and James react to the disappointing Battle of Ohio that saw the Bengals melt down after a promising first drive turned disastrous, setting the tone for the rest of the game.
32 min
Battle of Ohio 2021 Part 1: Keying in on Myles ...
Vernon Hargreaves III and Hakeem Adeniji join the Bengals' 53-man roster, and Jake and James preview the keys to the Bengals beating the Browns in the first meaningful Battle of Ohio in a very long time.
36 min
Crossover Thursday! Bengals preparing for a bat...
Jeff Lloyd from Locked On Browns joins Jake and James to discuss the OBJ drama and the battered Browns after Jake and James set the stage with Wednesday's injury report and Browns HC Kevin Stefanski's "desperate" mentality for a win.
33 min
Bengals make no trades, fall in power rankings,...
The Cincinnati Bengals didn't make any moves at the trade deadline, adhering to 30 years of history. The did, however, fall in the power rankings and playoff odds simulators after losing to the Jets, and we discussed the fall and the increased importance of Week 9 against the Browns.
31 min
Will the Bengals make a move to reinforce the t...
Jake and James preview the trade deadline and discuss some names that may be available to bolster the trenches, then we get into the All-22 with Bengals_Sans and identify where things went wrong for the Bengals' loss in New York.
34 min
Embarrassment in New York: Bengals 31, Jets 34
The Bengals go to New York and lay an egg and lose with a disaster on defense against the Jets' offense led by Mike White. Is it the worst loss in Zac Taylor's tenure in Cincinnati?
32 min
Keys to keeping it up against the New York Jets...
Jake and James break down the keys to the Cincinnati Bengals visit to the Meadowlands, including Joe Burrow taking care of the ball, the interior offensive line standing up to an area of quality on the Jets defense, adapting to potential gameplans designed to slow down Ja'Marr Chase, and finding turnovers on defense.
31 min
Bengals crack the Power Rankings top 10 - but a...
Quinton Spain veteran presence'd Jackson Carman into shape, Khalid Kareem's return to action, examining the Locked On NFL Power Rankings, and crossing over to get a look at the disarray of the New York Jets.
31 min
All-22 Takeaways: Bengals level up against the ...
Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata joins Jake and James to break down how Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase, and Lou Anarumo leveled up against the Baltimore Ravens by showing new skills and schematic ideas.
34 min
Joe Burrow's Bengals Have Arrived
The national media has hopped on the Bengals bandwagon, and Jake and James break down the updated playoff odds and some of the reasons to believe in this team
35 min
Victory Monday! Cincinnati Bengals thrash Balti...
Joe Burrow's Bengals thrashed the Ravens in their house on their way to Zac Taylor's most impressive win yet in Cincinnati, Jake and James break down the highlights
29 min
Keys to beating the Ravens for first place in t...
James catches you up on injury news from Thursday's practice, then Jake joins and the guys break down the keys to beating Baltimore, from Joe Burrow taking a step forward against Wink Martindale to the defense finding a way to contain Lamar Jackson
33 min
Crossover Thursday! Hakeem Adeniji's surprise r...
Hakeem Adeniji and Khalid Kareem are making their way back from injured lists, and we talk with Locked On Ravens about the interesting matchups coming up as the Bengals visit Baltimore in Week 7.
34 min
Week 6 All-22 Takeaways as the Bengals prepare ...
The All-22 is always instructive, and Mike (bengals_sans) Santagata, Jake and James break down the notable themes against the Lions and project how those themes will play out against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7.
34 min
Week 6 lessons, players rising up the depth cha...
Revisiting Sunday's blowout for some takeaways and lessons learned, then Jake and James talk about Chris Evans and Trey Hill's potential ascension on the depth chart, take a tangent to discuss Whitney Mercilus as a midseason FA fit, and hit some Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase stats.
33 min
Victory Monday! Bengals 34 - Lions 11 | Instant...
The Cincinnati Bengals proved that tigers are better than lions in a road thrashing of Detroit's depleted roster
30 min
Keys to beating the Detroit Lions: Put on a show
Jake and James update you on the injury concerns at right guard, Joe Mixon's DNP on Thursday, and the disastrous state of injuries for the already low-talent Lions before previewing the game. If the Bengals are a good football team, this should be a get-right week for all three phases.
29 min
Fixing the Bengals offense & crossing over with...
Injury news is generally positive for Joe Mixon and Joe Burrow on Wednesday, then Jake is joined by PFF's Seth Galina to expand on what will take the Bengals offense to the next level. We wrap up with James and Matt Dery's crossover Thursday, where you'll find out how Penei Sewell is doing in Detroit.
34 min
Week 5 All-22 Takeaways: What's wrong with the ...
Mike (bengals_sans) breaks down the issues with the Cincinnati Bengals' offensive scheme
37 min
Joe Burrow's throat is OK, and evaluating coach...
Joe Burrow and Jessie Bates are OK according to Zac Taylor, but Jackson Carman and Samaje Perine will head to the COVID list and Trae Waynes pulled his hamstring again.
33 min
Gameday Reaction: Bengals grasp defeat from the...
We break down the Bengals' frustrating loss in Paul Brown Stadium where there were some good performances, but ultimately the team let a win slip through their fingers against a good Green Bay Packers team.
32 min
Keys to beating Aaron Rodgers - Let Joe cook!
Injuries aren't trending in the right direction on Thursday's practice report, and Jake and James discuss the keys to the Cincinnati Bengals winning as home underdogs against the visiting Packers.
34 min
Crossover Thursday! A big test for the Bengals ...
James gets you caught up on a ton of injury news from the Bengals' first practice of the week after their mini-bye from Thursday Night Football, then Jake is joined by Locked On Packers host Peter Bukowski to talk about the Packers-Bengals matchup, and where both teams will be tested in Week 5.
38 min
Midweek Mailbag! PBS atmosphere, Burrow vs. Her...
In our midweek mailbag James and Jake discuss their event at the Blind Pig, the atmosphere at PBS for TNF, extending Jessie Bates as a piece of a great defense, and some comparisons between Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert, and A.J. Green and Ja'Marr Chase
37 min
Positive injury update and Bengals-Jaguars film...
Zac Taylor delivered a very encouraging injury update in his Monday press conference, and Mike "Bengals Sans" joins us with observations from All-22 film review
34 min
Identifying Cincinnati Bengals areas for improv...
Jake and James break down areas for improvement for the Bengals, including first quarter offense, second down offense, and discuss Jackson Carman's second start
33 min
Victory Friday! Bengals 24 - Jaguars 21
The Cincinnati Bengals move to 3-1 after a thrilling second half comeback against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The first half was rough, but the Bengals found their footing on both sides of the ball in the second half to clutch out the W.
33 min
Bengals-Jaguars TNF Preview + Crossover
Jessie Bates and Tee Higgins are out and Chidobe Awuzie is doubtful, we talk about the potential impact of those injuries on the Bengals' Week 4 matchup against the Jaguars, talk keys to the game, and hear from Locked On Jaguars' Tony Wiggins on how Urban Meyer's team is progressing from its 0-3 start.
33 min
Joe Burrow Showing Improvement, Ja'Marr Chase S...
Cincinnati Bengals Film Review: Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and the Offensive Line
29 min
Jackson Carman re-watch notes, and injuries pil...
Injuries to Jessie Bates and Chidobe Awuzie have made the secondary thin, we get you notes from theJackson Carman rewatch, and discuss the trap game potential as heavy favorites in Week 4.
31 min
Victory Monday! Bengals 24 - Bad Pittsburgh Tea...
Instant reaction to the Bengals' resounding victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, complete with effient offense, dominant trench play, takeaways, and even a little luck.
34 min
Keys to Steelers Week and matchups to watch in ...
Jake and James break down the keys to victory for the Cincinnati Bengals road trip to Pittsburgh, and cover the key matchups on both sides of the ball.
35 min
Crossover Thursday: Steelers Week #1
T.J. Watt and Ben Roethlisberger on the injury report, but we all know they're going to play, plus Zac Taylor and Joe Burrow press conference notables, and Chris Carter from Locked On Steelers tells us how things are going for the Bengals archrivals
33 min
Bengals Film Review: Week 2 OL Report Card, Bur...
Mike (bengals_sans) joins Jake and James as we break down the All 22 from Week 2 in Chicago
35 min
Moody Monday Mailbag! 2nd Down Plagues Bengals ...
Xavier Su'a-Filo might have an injury that propels Jackson Carman into the starting lineup, and Jake and James take your questions in the Monday Mailbag.
33 min
Bengals 17 - Bears 20: Missed opportunities doo...
The defense settled into a great football game after an opening-drive touchdown for the Bears, but Joe Burrow and the Bengals offense couldn't capitalize on their opportunities and turn it over 4 times in a row en route to a disappointing Week 2 loss.
33 min
Bengals at Bears: Keys to victory, key matchups...
The Bears are the Vikings in many ways, but Justin Fields is a wildcard in Week 2. We talk keys to victory, the key matchups on both sides of the ball, and James predicts a winner for Week 2!
34 min
Joe Burrow Progress Report and Week 2 Crossover
Jake and James dive into the details of Joe Burrow's Week 1 performance before taking a first look at the Chicago Bears, Wednesday's roster moves, and catching up with Locked On Bears host Lorin Cox on all things Andy Dalton
32 min
Week 2 Mailbag! Trey Hopkins alarm level, 4th d...
Jake and James dive into the Week 2 mailbag, getting into how loud Paul Brown Stadium was on Sunday, how high the alert level is for Trey Hopkins, dissecting 4th down decisionmaking, and more!
36 min
Week 1 Takeaways with Bengals_Sans: Defensive s...
Bengals_Sans joins Jake and James to break down observations from re-watching Sunday's game with a focus on the trenches and Joe Mixon's success in the wide zone.
33 min
Victory Monday! Bengals 27 - Vikings 24
The Bengals won a one-score game in Joe Burrow's return to action in 2021's premier at Paul Brown Stadium. Jake and James break down the game, fourth down decisions, and takeaways after Evan McPherson delivered the game-winning kick with time expiring in the extra period.
32 min
Bengals-Vikings Preview: Keys to victory and ma...
Jake and James break down 4 keys to the Bengals' success on Sunday against the Vikings, then dive into critical matchups on both sides of the ball as Joe Burrow and Zac Taylor try to get off to a strong start in year 2.
33 min
Crossover Thursday with Locked On Vikings
Luke Braun joins Jake and James to break down what's going on with Mike Zimmer's Vikings in Minnesota.
34 min
Week 1 Mailbag: James predicts the season week-...
James goes through every week on the Bengals schedule to predict wins and losses, and we answer the first mailbag questions of the 2021 season.
37 min
Bengals work the deep ball, '21 captains named,...
Ja'Marr Chase and Zac Taylor addressed the media on Monday and discussed the deep ball and drops, the Bengals named their new captains, Mike Daniels is back with the team, and we discuss some of the threats facing a Trae Waynes-less defense in Week 1.
32 min
Joe Goodberry shares his optimistic outlook for...
Joe Goodberry joins Jake and James to share his reasons for optimism for the 2021 iteration of the Cincinnati Bengals. He has high expectations for the offense to carry the load.
34 min
Biggest Storylines for the 2021 Cincinnati Bengals
Jake and James break down the biggest storylines and questions facing the Cincinnati Bengals in 2021, from the coaching staff answering questions, to Joe Burrow finding the deep ball, and figuring out the pass rush, we break it all down!
32 min
Bengals claim two, cut two, and fill out the pr...
The Cincinnati Bengals claimed a corner and edge defender on waivers, unexpectedly cut two wide receivers (who we expect will be back with the team), and filled out their practice squad Tuesday. Jake and James break it all down.
28 min
Cincinnati Bengals Initial 53 Man Roster Review...
Jake and James break down the biggest surprises and guys who remain on the roster bubble as the Bengals cut down to their initial 53. Waiver claims and veteran cuts will come next as Zac Taylor and Duke Tobin shape their team for Week 1 against Minnesota.
33 min
Bengals trade Billy Price for B.J. Hill, we tal...
Jake and James break down the Cincinnati Bengals trade of Billy Price for interior defensive lineman B.J. Hill and the ripple effect that might have on the cutdown to 53 players on the roster.
34 min
Bengals 26 - Dolphins 29: The preseason closes ...
Joe Burrow took 3 snaps to start the game, Brandon Allen bounced back, and players fighting for roster spots made their final auditions in Cincinnati on Sunday.
32 min
Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase close out camp on ...
Joseph Ossai likely out for the year, Trae Waynes hurt his other hamstring, Darrin Simmons weighs in on the special teams focus for preseason game 3 as the Bengals look for the final 53, and Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase close out open camp practices with a strong performance.
33 min