AP sources: Bengals agree to deals with Cappa, Karras
The Cincinnati Bengals went right to free agency for their biggest area of need, agreeing to contracts with a pair of offensive linemen on Monday. People with knowledge of the deals confirmed to The Associated Press that the Bengals reached agreements with Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard Alex Cappa and offensive lineman Ted Karras, formerly of the New England Patriots. The 27-year-old Cappa, who allowed just one sack last season for the Bucs while protecting Tom Brady, agreed to a four-year, $40 million deal.news.yahoo.com
By the numbers, Bengals and Rams look like a perfect match
The Cincinnati Bengals and Los Angeles Rams look evenly matched. Joe Burrow of the Bengals was the second-highest-rated passer in the National Football League (NFL) during the 2021 season. Cooper Kupp of the Rams caught an unbelievable 145 passes (the second most in NFL history) for 1,947 yards. The Rams’ defense was ranked 17th among the NFL’s 32 teams for yards allowed per game with 344.9. That may be a problem for the Bengals, because the Rams have Aaron Donald.washingtonpost.com
Bengals top Chiefs 27-24 in OT to clinch Super Bowl trip
Evan McPherson kicked a 31-yard field goal in overtime after Joe Burrow kept his cool while leading a furious second-half comeback to get the Cincinnati Bengals to the Super Bowl for the first time in 33 years with a 27-24 victory over Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC championship game.
Bengals hold on, finally win in playoffs, 26-19 over Raiders
Joe Burrow led an efficient offense that scored on six drives, including two of his touchdown passes, and rookie Evan McPherson made four field goals as the Cincinnati Bengals finally advanced in the playoffs with a 26-19 win over Las Vegas in Saturday’s wild-card game.
Mixon runs for career-high 165 yards, Bengals crush Steelers
Joe Mixon rushed for a career-high 165 yards and two touchdowns, Joe Burrow scrambled ran for a score and passed for another one and the Cincinnati Bengals crushed the Pittsburgh Steelers 41-10, sweeping the season series for the first time since 2009.