Cincinnati Bengals

Stadium: Paul Brown Stadium | Coach: Marvin Lewis
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense4th113.0 (17th)326.0 (4th)
Defense7th196.0 (31st)122.0 (1st)
2014 Draft
124Darqueze DennardCBMICHST
255Jeremy HillRBLSU
388Will ClarkeDEWVU
4111Russell BodineOGUNC
5164AJ McCarronQBBAMA
6212Marquis FlowersOLBARIZ
7239James WrightWRLSU
7252Lavelle WestbrooksCBGAS


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Bengals to 'expand portfolio' of Giovani Bernard
by Larry Hartstein |

The Bengals want to find different ways to get the ball to running back Giovani Bernard, reports

"I don't know if it's the workload that's going to get more, it's more the type of plays that we're going to run with him in the game," running backs coach Kyle Caskey told the website. "We're going to expand his portfolio of plays and find different ways to get the ball in his hands in space. You get the ball in Gio's hands in space, he's dangerous."

Cincy could line up Bernard as an outside or slot receiver -- anything to get him in space.

"You don't necessarily have to hand it off and say, 'Hey, Gio got 260 touches last year out of the backfield.' Maybe he gets 260 to 300 touches but he gets them some other way," Caskey said. "Maybe he gets 200 out of the backfield but he catches 100 passes or however it is. We'll find a way to get the ball to him."

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Jeremy Hill still ahead of BenJarvus Green-Ellis
by Larry Hartstein |

Bengals rookie running back Jeremy Hill continues to work with the second team, ahead of veteran BenJarvus Green-Ellis, reports While he remains popular among teammates and coaches, Green-Ellis doesn't appear close to supplanting Hill or starter Giovani Bernard, the report said.

Rex Burkhead or Cedric Peerman could threaten Green-Ellis' roster spot.

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Dre Kirkpatrick dealing with minor hamstring issue
by Igor Mello |

Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick was held out of Sunday's practice after sustaining an apparent hamstring injury on Saturday, ESPN reports. The injury is not considered to be serious enough to keep him out an extended period of time.

The Bengals will open their preseason Aug. 7 at Kansas City.

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Devon Still returns to action for Cincinnati
by Marty Gitlin |

Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still has been cleared to practice after having landed on the PUP list with a back problem.

Still was used sparingly the last two seasons.

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Curtis Feigt let go by Cincinnati
by Marty Gitlin |

The Bengals have dumped rookie tackle Curtis Feigt under the waived/left squad category. Feigt was signed by the team in May.

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