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Deep Dive
Bengals Preview: New Staff, Same Stars
Bengals Preview: New Staff, Same Stars
After three straight playoff appearances, the Bengals lost their offensive and defensive coordinators to head coaching jobs. But adjusting to a new staff is secondary to the development of their young players, specifically QB Andy Dalton
By Andy Benoit
3Q Interview
‘I Kind of Cried a Little Bit’
‘I Kind of Cried a Little Bit’
Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict on making the Pro Bowl, adjusting to a new coordinator and playing without Cincinnati’s key ingredient on D
Business of Football
The QB Contract Mirage
The QB Contract Mirage
Nine-figure deals make for splashy headlines, but they aren't actually reality. Recent extensions for Andy Dalton and Colin Kaepernick are prime examples of how teams have all the long-term leverage and players continue to cede control
By Andrew Brandt
Training Camp 2014
Bengals Report: Ready to Take the Next Step
Bengals Report: Ready to Take the Next Step
Now a big-money QB, Andy Dalton must finally deliver wins in the postseason. But simply getting there is no gimme in the tough AFC North
On Further Review
It’s All on Andy … and Hue
It’s All on Andy … and Hue
Andy Dalton got one monkey off his back—a contract—but he still has to get another: a playoff win. Enter Hue Jackson, Cincy's new offensive boss and the man charged with getting the QB to perform in January. Plus, reader email
By Peter King
Training Camp 2014
Bengals to World: ‘Andy’s Our Guy’
Bengals to World: ‘Andy’s Our Guy’
The Bengals are showing faith in Andy Dalton, but they’ve got enough of an out if he doesn’t produce that the new contract makes some sense
By Peter King
NFL 95
The First Helmet Radio: Paul Brown and Football’s Forgotten Dynasty
The First Helmet Radio: Paul Brown and Football’s Forgotten Dynasty
Long before Manziel Mania, the Cleveland Browns were the game’s dominant franchise, with a daring and innovative coach who pushed the NFL into the modern age. So how did it go so wrong?
Deep Dive
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
What It All Means: AFC Draft Breakdowns
The 2014 NFL draft went down in unpredictable fashion. Now it’s time to look at what each team’s haul means going forward
By Andy Benoit
Open Field
The Bengals Are Crazy for Thinking Andy Dalton Is Their QB of the Future
The Bengals Are Crazy for Thinking Andy Dalton Is Their QB of the Future
Coach Marvin Lewis wants to lock him down with a new contract. But Cincinnati would be wise to wait and see
By Greg A. Bedard
On Further Review
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
No, not Jim Harbaugh. As the announcement of 2014 compensatory draft picks shows, 49ers GM Trent Baalke is building a lasting winner in Northern California. Plus, more news and rumors from the NFL annual meeting and reader email
By Peter King