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Bengals receiver Tee Higgins said he'll change his jersey number from 85 to 5 after the season in large part because "I don't want to be a 2.0," with it previously being worn by former team star Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson.
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Bengals safety Ricardo Allen will miss at least three weeks with a broken hand and a hamstring strain, per source.
Which teams should be most worried? What opening-week surprises are for real? And which teams are ready for an upset win in Week 2? Our insiders weigh in.
Twelve underdogs covered the spread, the most in Week 1 in the Super Bowl era. The nine underdogs that pulled outright upsets in Week 1 was the most in any week in the past four seasons.
DeVonta Smith found the end zone, Mac Jones showed poise for the Pats, and Joe Tryon-Shoyinka made his mark on the veteran Super Bowl champs.
Cincinnati's second-year quarterback has set a standard for those around him, a clear sign he's stepping into his role as a team leader.
Arizona lit it up on offense, Sam Darnold rolled against his old Jets team and the Bills looked ... off. Here's what to know and what it means going forward for every Week 1 game.
Asked if he wants to be the highest-paid safety in the league, Jessie Bates III declined to comment Monday before he smiled, swiveled out of his chair and finished his news conference.
Ja'Marr Chase had five catches for 101 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals' Week 1 overtime victory over the Vikings, following chatter about his preseason drops.
— The Minnesota Vikings overcame a choppy start to storm back and tie the game after regulation against the Cincinnati Bengals.
With less than two minutes left in the first half of Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, Ja'Marr Chase hauled in a 50-yard pass for his first NFL touchdown.
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Bengals inactives for today's game against Minnesota: CB Trae Waynes, CB Nick McCloud, OL D'Ante Smith, OT Fred Johnson, DT Tyler Shelvin.
The 2020 No. 1 overall pick admitted to struggling early in training camp, but everything has changed since.
Will Patrick Mahomes continue his dominance in season openers? Can Trevor Lawrence break a trend? And should we expect anything different from the Giants?
A young giraffe named for Bengals quarterback and former LSU star Joe Burrow died Wednesday, a day after falling ill.
Joe Burrow spent the offseason unlocking untapped zing in his right arm, which could mean big things for the Bengals offense in 2021.
Think your favorite team has no shot at a title this season? Think again. Let's count them down, from the worst squad to the best.
The 2021 NFL season is nearly here. Our NFL Nation reporters have you covered with intel and projections on all 32 teams.
Aware that drops were a preseason theme, Bengals rookie receiver Ja'Marr Chase said Monday that he has committed to improving that facet of the game, and that he's in Cincinnati "to work, to get better, make the team better, make the organization better."
We used FPI simulations to find best-case and worst-case scenarios for every team this season, and NFL Nation weighed in on the biggest variables in the win totals.
FiveThirtyEight: Will Josh Allen Regress? Will Joe Burrow Stay Upright? Two QB Storylines To Watch This Season.
As the NFL kicks off its season, quarterbacks will again take center stage.
Zero rookies made our NFL Rank list of the top 100 players for the 2021 season. But Todd McShay says four of them could break through for next year's list.