The Insider: Cincinnati Bengals


Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Paul Guenther to become Bengals defensive coordinator

A potential addition to Jay Gruden’s staff instead stays in Cincinnati to replace Mike Zimmer as defensive coordinator.

By Mark Maske  |  01:50 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer, Minnesota Vikings, Paul Guenther

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Paul Guenther a candidate for Bengals, Vikings and Redskins staffs

Paul Guenther is a man in demand, as the Vikings, Redskins and Bengals are all interested in the Cincinnati linebackers coach.

By Mark Maske  |  12:45 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer, Minnesota Vikings, Paul Guenther

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Guenther’s status uncertain with Zimmer ‘looking good’ to land Vikings job

If Zimmer winds up with the Vikings, that likely would lead to Bengals linebackers coach Paul Guenther replacing him as Cincinnati’s defensive coordinator.

By Mike Jones  |  10:10 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ben Kotwica, Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, Jay Gruden, Jim Haslett, Mike Zimmer, Minnesota Vikings, Paul Guenther, Raheem Morris

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Paul Guenther, Bengals linebackers coach, is possible candidate for Redskins’ staff

He would replace Mike Zimmer as Cincinnati’s defensive coordinator if Zimmer gets a head coaching job, but could join the Redskins if Zimmer remains with the Bengals.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  11:40 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer, Paul Guenther

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Jay Gruden to become Redskins coach, agrees to five-year deal [updated]

Bengals offensive coordinator is given a five-year deal to succeed the fired Mike Shanahan, and will be introduced at 4 p.m.

By Mark Maske and Mike Jones  |  09:10 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden, photos, poll

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Redskins coaching search: Jay Gruden by the numbers

Gruden, 46, has transitioned from prolific Arena Football League quarterback to successful offensive coordinator

By Mike Jones  |  12:16 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  By the numbers, Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Jay Gruden expected to interview Wednesday with Redskins

Bengals offensive coordinator also scheduled to meet Tuesday with the Titans and Thursday with Vikings.

By Mark Maske  |  02:05 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Redskins trying to hire Jay Gruden ‘would make a lot of sense’ to some

Coaching candidate has ties, through Buccaneers, to some in Redskins organization, including GM Bruce Allen.

By Mark Maske  |  12:22 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, coaching search 2014, Jay Gruden

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 01/06/2014

Redskins request to interview Bengals’ Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer [updated]

Cincinnati’s playoff loss means assistants are eligible to talk to other clubs.

By Mark Maske  |  10:18 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, coaches, coaching search 2014, Hue Jackson, Jay Gruden, Mike Zimmer

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Do you prefer a boisterous coach like Rex Ryan or a strait-laced Marvin Lewis type?

With Jets-Bengals arguably the NFL’s game of the week, we ask: If you had to choose one to coach your team, would you prefer Rex Ryan or Marvin Lewis?

By  |  07:02 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Opening kick

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/08/2013

NFL top 10: Who belongs behind the Denver Broncos?

Mark Maske's weekly ranking and photo gallery of the 10 best teams in the NFL.

By Mark Maske  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Opening kick, San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks, top 10

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Who belongs in the NFL’s top 10 after Week 3?

Mark Maske ranks the top 10 teams in the league through three weeks.

By Mark Maske  |  10:43 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Indianapolis Colts, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks, top 10, Week 3

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Revisited, Week 3: Highs and lows during Redskins' loss to Bengals

As we take a casual look back at last year's games, the home opener against Cincinnati stands out for all that it was and was not.

By Keith McMillan  |  01:47 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cincinnati Bengals, Redskins vs. Bengals, Revisited

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 09/24/2012

Were there any good things to come out of Redskins’ loss to Bengals?

Losses are no fun to digest, but there were some things that went well enough against the Bengals that you'll see them again.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:17 AM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bengals vs. Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, FedEx Field, Opening kick, Redskins-Bengals, Week 3

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 09/21/2012

Redskins vs. Bengals: Fans’ takes on Sunday’s matchup

In Friday's free-for-all, the Opening Kick talks with two Bengals fans, and gets a three-point breakdown from a Redskins fan on what needs to happen on Sunday.

By Keith McMillan  |  08:41 AM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andy Dalton, Bengals vs. Redskins, Brandon Banks, Cincinnati Bengals, Danny Smith, Jim Haslett, Kyle Shanahan, Opening kick, Pacman Jones, Redskins-Bengals, Sav Rocca, Taylor Mays, Week 3

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The Bengals are beatable, but could be trouble

In looking at the Bengals, there appears a team that's solid but not spectacular. It's one the Redskins could be, but only if they play well.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alfred Morris, Bengals vs. Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Jim Haslett, Opening kick, punt coverage, Week 3