Jay Morrison

Jay Morrison covers the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and various other teams and events in Southwest Ohio. He graduated from Fairfield High School and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Darqueze Dennard (21) works against teammate Darius Hillary during position drills Wednesday at practice.

2:28 PM Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Darqueze Dennard (21) works against teammate Darius Hillary during position drills Wednesday at practice.
Nothing settled on Bengals O-line after first preseason game
 If Cincinnati Bengals offensive line coach Frank Pollack saw anything in the first preseason game that will alter the starting lineup moving forward, he isn’t saying. Then again, he doesn’t have to. The starting unit Thursday’s night – left tackle Cordy Glenn, left guard Clint Boling, center Billy Price, right guard...

5:20 PM Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018

If Cincinnati Bengals offensive line coach Frank Pollack saw anything in the first preseason game that will alter the starting lineup moving forward, he isn’t saying. Then again, he doesn’t have to. The starting unit Thursday’s night – left tackle Cordy Glenn, left guard Clint Boling, center Billy Price, right guard...
Driskel flashes with arm, eyes more than feet in Bengals comeback
 The Cincinnati Bengals had a number of flash and splash plays Thursday night in their 30-27 preseason win against Chicago. Joe Mixon’s spin move on the way to his touchdown drew oohs, John Ross’ juke that turned a 5-yard out route into a 20-yard gain elicited aahs, and Auden Tate’s leaping grab for the game-winning touchdown...

3:35 AM Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018

The Cincinnati Bengals had a number of flash and splash plays Thursday night in their 30-27 preseason win against Chicago. Joe Mixon’s spin move on the way to his touchdown drew oohs, John Ross’ juke that turned a 5-yard out route into a 20-yard gain elicited aahs, and Auden Tate’s leaping grab for the game-winning touchdown...
5 things to know about Bengals win in preseason opener
 Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis couldn’t have asked more a more ideal preseason opener than the one he got Thursday night at Paul Brown Stadium. The first-team offense scored touchdowns on two of its three drives, and the first-team defense had two dominant series where it held the Chicago Bears to minus-1 yard. There also...

12:46 AM Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis couldn’t have asked more a more ideal preseason opener than the one he got Thursday night at Paul Brown Stadium. The first-team offense scored touchdowns on two of its three drives, and the first-team defense had two dominant series where it held the Chicago Bears to minus-1 yard. There also...
First team offense, defense impressive in Bengals win vs. Bears
 After going 0 for the preseason in 2017 – and 0 for the first two regular season games – the Cincinnati Bengals first-team offense scored two touchdowns on their first three possessions of the year Thursday night. Andy Dalton threw touchdown passes of 24 yards to running back Joe Mixon and 3 yards to wide receiver Tyler Boyd to...

2:20 AM Friday, Aug. 10, 2018

After going 0 for the preseason in 2017 – and 0 for the first two regular season games – the Cincinnati Bengals first-team offense scored two touchdowns on their first three possessions of the year Thursday night. Andy Dalton threw touchdown passes of 24 yards to running back Joe Mixon and 3 yards to wide receiver Tyler Boyd to...
5 things to watch in Bengals preseason opener vs. Bears
 The Cincinnati Bengals will play their first preseason game Thursday night against a Chicago Bears team hitting the field for the second time after falling to the Baltimore Ravens 17-16 in last week’s Hall of Fame game. Look for the majority of the Bengals starters to play one series, maybe two if the first is a three and out. Head...

5:10 PM Wednesday, Aug. 08, 2018

The Cincinnati Bengals will play their first preseason game Thursday night against a Chicago Bears team hitting the field for the second time after falling to the Baltimore Ravens 17-16 in last week’s Hall of Fame game. Look for the majority of the Bengals starters to play one series, maybe two if the first is a three and out. Head...
Soggy observations from Day 11 of Bengals camp
 The Cincinnati Bengals held their final practice Tuesday afternoon before their first preseason game Thursday night against the Chicago Bears. Here are some observations from Day 11 of training camp: Split session Forty-five minutes into a practice a light rain turned steady and then torrential, prompting head coach Marvin Lewis to order...

10:36 PM Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2018

The Cincinnati Bengals held their final practice Tuesday afternoon before their first preseason game Thursday night against the Chicago Bears. Here are some observations from Day 11 of training camp: Split session Forty-five minutes into a practice a light rain turned steady and then torrential, prompting head coach Marvin Lewis to order...
Bengals release first depth chart of season
 The Cincinnati Bengals released their first depth chart of the season Monday, and it has Bobby Hart as the starter at right tackle and Trey Hopkins starting at right guard. Those were the two biggest questions heading into training camp, and those spots are still are up for grabs with four preseason games and 33 days until the season opener...

2:00 PM Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2018

The Cincinnati Bengals released their first depth chart of the season Monday, and it has Bobby Hart as the starter at right tackle and Trey Hopkins starting at right guard. Those were the two biggest questions heading into training camp, and those spots are still are up for grabs with four preseason games and 33 days until the season opener...
Lakota West grad excited for opportunity with Bengals
 Standing on the field inside Paul Brown Stadium for his first practice as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday morning, Hamilton native Kayaune Ross’ eyes were drawn to a specific spot — the section he sat in five years ago as a fan watching his hometown team upset the New England Patriots. “If I had to go to it...

1:30 PM Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2018

Standing on the field inside Paul Brown Stadium for his first practice as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday morning, Hamilton native Kayaune Ross’ eyes were drawn to a specific spot — the section he sat in five years ago as a fan watching his hometown team upset the New England Patriots. “If I had to go to it...
Burfict talks about first practice of camp, plan for preseason games
 Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had a simple message for his teammates Monday before heading out to his first practice of training camp: “I told them, ‘I’m not going to be the Energizer Bunny today. Just let me focus on me today because it’s the first day,’” Burfict told reporters after practice...

11:40 PM Monday, Aug. 06, 2018

Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had a simple message for his teammates Monday before heading out to his first practice of training camp: “I told them, ‘I’m not going to be the Energizer Bunny today. Just let me focus on me today because it’s the first day,’” Burfict told reporters after practice...
Longshot kicker eager to try first field goal for Bengals
 It’s been more than four years since Cincinnati Bengals kicker Jonathan Brown gave up soccer to play football at the University of Louisville, yet in that time he has never attempted a field goal in a game. But that should change Thursday night when the Bengals play host to the Chicago Bears in their preseason opener at Paul Brown Stadium...

10:45 PM Monday, Aug. 06, 2018

It’s been more than four years since Cincinnati Bengals kicker Jonathan Brown gave up soccer to play football at the University of Louisville, yet in that time he has never attempted a field goal in a game. But that should change Thursday night when the Bengals play host to the Chicago Bears in their preseason opener at Paul Brown Stadium...