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Browns trade Josh Gordon to Patriots
 The Cleveland Browns have agreed to trade wide receiver Josh Gordon to the New England Patriots, the team announced. Cleveland reportedly will receive a 2019 fifth-round pick for Gordon. The Patriots also will receive a conditional 2019 seventh-round pick. The Browns announced Saturday they would release the talented but troubled wide receiver...

Posted: 17 hours ago

The Cleveland Browns have agreed to trade wide receiver Josh Gordon to the New England Patriots, the team announced. Cleveland reportedly will receive a 2019 fifth-round pick for Gordon. The Patriots also will receive a conditional 2019 seventh-round pick. The Browns announced Saturday they would release the talented but troubled wide receiver...
Reports: Bengals Mixon to have knee surgery, miss two games
 Cincinnati Bengals running back will have arthroscopic knee surgery Saturday and expected to miss two weeks, according to published reports. Mixon, a second-year player out of Oklahoma, suffered the injury in Thursday night’s 34-23 win over Baltimore. He finished with 84 yards on 21 carries but was in and out of the lineup. He said...

Posted: 3 days ago

Cincinnati Bengals running back will have arthroscopic knee surgery Saturday and expected to miss two weeks, according to published reports. Mixon, a second-year player out of Oklahoma, suffered the injury in Thursday night’s 34-23 win over Baltimore. He finished with 84 yards on 21 carries but was in and out of the lineup. He said...
Bengals sign wide receiver to contract extension
 Return specialist Alex Erickson is staying in Cincinnati. The Bengals today announced the signing of the wide receiver to a two-year contract extension through the 2020 season. He was entering the final season of a three-year deal. »RELATED: 5 things to know about Sunday’s season opener Erickson has played in all 32 of the Bengals&rsquo...

Posted: 9 days ago

Return specialist Alex Erickson is staying in Cincinnati. The Bengals today announced the signing of the wide receiver to a two-year contract extension through the 2020 season. He was entering the final season of a three-year deal. »RELATED: 5 things to know about Sunday’s season opener Erickson has played in all 32 of the Bengals&rsquo...
Cincinnati Bengals waive two defensive players
 The Bengals waived two players — rookie defensive tackle Chris Okoye and veteran cornerback Josh Shaw — from the Reserve/Injured list today with injury settlements. Okoye and Shaw were waived Saturday as part of the Bengals final cuts, but reverted to the team’s Reserve/Injured list after they cleared waivers. »RELATED...

Posted: 11 days ago

The Bengals waived two players — rookie defensive tackle Chris Okoye and veteran cornerback Josh Shaw — from the Reserve/Injured list today with injury settlements. Okoye and Shaw were waived Saturday as part of the Bengals final cuts, but reverted to the team’s Reserve/Injured list after they cleared waivers. »RELATED...
Cincinnati Bengals sign 10 players to practice squad
 The Bengals signed 10 players to the practice squad on Sunday. Tight end Moritz Bohringer; defensive tackle Andrew Brown; halfback Quinton Flowers; halfback Jordan Franks; cornerback C.J. Goodwin; center Brad Lundblade; offensive tackle Kent Perkins; cornerback KeiVarae Russell; wide receiver Kermit Whitfield and linebacker Chris Worley were...

Posted: 15 days ago

The Bengals signed 10 players to the practice squad on Sunday. Tight end Moritz Bohringer; defensive tackle Andrew Brown; halfback Quinton Flowers; halfback Jordan Franks; cornerback C.J. Goodwin; center Brad Lundblade; offensive tackle Kent Perkins; cornerback KeiVarae Russell; wide receiver Kermit Whitfield and linebacker Chris Worley were...
Centerville grad claimed on waivers by Browns
 The Cleveland Browns claimed Centerville High School graduate Ifeadi Odenigbo on waivers Sunday. Odenigbo, a 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive end, was one of five players reportedly claimed by the Browns. “At the end of the day, I think that we are a better football team on both sides of the line of scrimmage ,” Browns GM John Dorsey...

Posted: 15 days ago

The Cleveland Browns claimed Centerville High School graduate Ifeadi Odenigbo on waivers Sunday. Odenigbo, a 6-foot-3, 260-pound defensive end, was one of five players reportedly claimed by the Browns. “At the end of the day, I think that we are a better football team on both sides of the line of scrimmage ,” Browns GM John Dorsey...
Bengals sign Atkins, Dunlap to contract extensions
 The Cincinnati Bengals locked up two of of their best defensive players on Tuesday. The team has agreed to contract extensions with defensive tackle Geno Atkins and defensive end Carlos Dunlap. The deals are reportedly four years for Atkins, 30, and three years for Dunlap, 29. Both players’ exisiting deals were set to expire after this...

Posted: 20 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals locked up two of of their best defensive players on Tuesday. The team has agreed to contract extensions with defensive tackle Geno Atkins and defensive end Carlos Dunlap. The deals are reportedly four years for Atkins, 30, and three years for Dunlap, 29. Both players’ exisiting deals were set to expire after this...
Son of former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver returns to team
 Darius Hillary is back with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals on Tuesday signed the free agent defensive back who spent part of the 2016 season on the team’s practice squad. Hillary (5-foot-11, 183 pounds) originally signed with the Bengals as a college free agent in 2016 out of Wisconsin. He spent time on the Browns’ practice...

Posted: 20 days ago

Darius Hillary is back with the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals on Tuesday signed the free agent defensive back who spent part of the 2016 season on the team’s practice squad. Hillary (5-foot-11, 183 pounds) originally signed with the Bengals as a college free agent in 2016 out of Wisconsin. He spent time on the Browns’ practice...