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Big spending or maximizing compensatory picks? ...
Spend big money on a right tackle? Maximize comp picks? Jake and James break down a pair of approaches to free agency for the Cincinnati Bengals ahead of next week's new league year.
Cincinnati Bengals continue modernization with ...
The NFLPA team report cards highlighted a few areas where the Bengals could improve facilities and services, according to their players. They're taking significant action to address one big area of feedback this offseason.
Identifying the many possibilities and ideal sc...
With the combine behind us, it feels like there are a ton of scenarios in play for the Bengals at 28. We try to identify the best outcome for the Bengals based on what we know right now, and discuss some prospects that put themselves on our radar at the combine.
Mike Renner talks tight ends, Bengals draft tar...
PFF's lead draft analyst Mike Renner talks combine takeaways, the deep tight end class, offensive tackle candidates, and ideal Bengals draft targets by round.
Cincinnati Bengals showing interest in running ...
The Bengals met with a lot of tight ends and running backs at the combine, and have shown interest in plenty of defensive players. We break down what those meetings tell us and some of the other combine standouts so far, including a freaky athletic cornerback class.
Frank Pollack and Brian Callahan weigh in on Ci...
Breaking down what Bengals offensive coaches had to say about the future of the offensive line and running game, and Darrin Simmons clearly stating a need for more consistent hangtime in the punter competition in 2023.
Breaking down Duke Tobin's combine comments on ...
Cincinnati Bengals' brass talked about Joe Burrow's extension, not trading Tee Higgins, and uncertainty about Joe Mixon's contract at the combine. We break down how their comments align with our expectations and analysis for the 2023 offseason.
In part 2 of the Cincinnati Bengals free agency roundtable, Joe Goodberry and Mike Santagata join Jake and James to break down the ideal scheme for a Cincinnati Bengals running back and get into their free agency tier list.
Free Agency Roundtable: How the Bengals can mai...
Joe Goodberry and Mike Santagata join Jake and James to dive into the first of two episodes on 2023 free agency, including how the Bengals can stay aggressive, what to do with some of their own free agents, and what we expect the Bengals to actually do.
Bijan Robinson in the first round? Over a tackl...
Breaking down the merits of drafting a running back like Bijan Robinson in the first round, some tight ends that may fit the Bengals early in the draft, and speculation on Bobby Wagner, Jalen Ramsey, and Taylor Lewan.
2023 NFL Draft Primer: With notes on Bijan Robi...
PFF's Sam Monson breaks down his offseason plan for the Bengals, where the depth is in the 2023 NFL draft, how to think about drafting a running back like Bijan Robinson, and depth throughout this year's draft
Everything is on the table for the Cincinnati B...
Breaking down the most surprising possibilities for the 2023 Cincinnati Bengals' offseason in a year when most ideas are within the realm of possibility.
History says the Bengals will draft a receiver ...
In an offseason mailbag episode, we break down why history says the Bengals will draft a receiver this year, the best-case scenario for a Joe Burrow contract, which player will make the biggest strides in 2023, and what the Bengals should do with their 1st round pick.
Most urgent free agency needs? Or, Mike McGlinc...
The Bengals appear to have a big questionmark at starting right tackle for 2023 with La'el Collins recovering from a knee reconstruction. So we discussion the idea of a big Mike McGlinchey contract vs. other approaches to the offseason.
Jonah Williams and Joseph Ossai have offseason ...
Jonah Williams had knee surgery, but should be ready to resume his starting position at left tackle for most of the offseason program.
What does "all-in" even mean for the Cincinnati...
After answering the "should the Bengals go all-in" question in part 1 yesterday, we break down what the idea of going all-in to maximize the Joe Burrow rookie contract window might look like.
Should the Bengals go all-in this offseason? Wi...
In part one of a two-part miniseries on the idea of the Cincinnati Bengals going "all-in" in 2023, we talk about reasons the Bengals should,
Lou Anarumo is back and continuity reigns supre...
Lou Anarumo's return means incredibly rare continuity is in tact for the Cincinnati Bengals coaching staff in 2023
Super Bowl LVII Takeaways: Offensive themes dom...
Find a dynamic tight end, don't spend too much at running back, weapons are important, and so is trench play. Offensive themes dominated the conversation as we dive into lessons learned from the best teams in 2022.
Continuity for Cincinnati Bengals coaching staf...
Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan and quarterbacks coach Dan Pitcher will be back in 2023, and there's smoke building around the Arizona Cardinals hiring Jonathan Gannon
How the Cincinnati Bengals can rediscover the e...
Breaking down how the Bengals can rediscover the explosive play on offense, where and how the offensive line can improve, and how they'll adapt to personnel changes coming on the defensive side of the ball.
How Joe Burrow and Tee Higgins extensions would...
Cap expert Andre Perrotta breaks down detailed Joe Burrow and Tee Higgins contract proposals and how they'd impact the Bengals' cap space and spending ability in 2023.
Cincinnati Bengals team needs amid looming defe...
Joe Goodberry joins the show for a discussion around resource allocation and team needs for the Cincinnati Bengals, faced with departures on the defensive side of the ball as they look to capitalize on Joe Burrow's rookie contract
Breaking down the factors involved in Joe Burro...
The Cincinnati Bengals are going to negotiate an extension for Joe Burrow this offseason, we break down the key decisions for the Bengals and for Burrow as they work toward locking in his future in Cincinnati.
Tee Higgins isn't going anywhere, but will the ...
The Cincinnati Bengals are trying to win Super Bowls, and Tee Higgins is a cost controlled part of their young core in 2023. We break down why they won't trade him - especially this year - and what future contracts or roster building decisions around Higgins could look like.