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  1. Richardson hammers defenders, criticism

    Jamison Hensley

    Teams shouldn't spend a top-five pick on a running back in this pass-happy age of football. Two knee surgeries in less than a year reveal that Trent Richardson is damaged goods. Even Jim Brown, the greatest runner in Browns -- and perhaps NFL -- hist...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  2. Observation deck: Bengals-Packers

    Jamison Hensley

    If the Bengals learned anything from their series of breakdowns in Thursday night's 27-13 preseason loss to Green Bay, it's that they have to step up their game in the red zone. Cincinnati's defense failed to contain the quarterback again, allowin...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  3. Wake-up call: Starks works with first team

    Jamison Hensley

    Good morning, AFC North family. Wednesdays are always a fun day for the division blog. This is the day for my weekly column (it will be posted at 10 a.m.), weekly poll and the weekly chat (which starts at 2 p.m.). It's a lot of weekly stuff, if you g...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  4. Schefter: McCoy to Packers makes sense

    Jamison Hensley

    A day after the Green Bay Packers signed former Bengals running back Cedric Benson, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter believes the Packers should look at the AFC North to fill another need: backup quarterback. In his weekly mailbag, Schefter sees Bro...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  5. Ex-Bengals RB Benson signs with Packers

    Jamison Hensley

    Cedric Benson, a 1,000-yard rusher for the Bengals for the past three seasons, has signed a one-year deal with the Green Bay Packers, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. As Bengals fans can attest to, Benson is consistent although not spe...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  6. Schefter: Raiders interested in Benson

    Jamison Hensley

    The Oakland Raiders are expressing interest in free agent running back Cedric Benson, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. You remember Benson, don't you? Over the past three years, he produced three 1,000-yard seasons for the Cinc...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  7. Bengals are tied for second in arrests

    Jamison Hensley

    The biggest black mark in a feel-good year for the Cincinnati Bengals has been their frequent run-ins with the law. Since June of last year, the Bengals are tied with the Detroit Lions for the second-most arrests with five, according to the San Di...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  8. Why do Bengals sign troubled players?*

    Jamison Hensley

    There are so many positives surrounding the Bengals' organization these days. They're coming off a surprising playoff season. They are returning two young offensive stars in A.J. Green and Andy Dalton. And they're having one of the best offseasons of...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  9. Richardson brings spark, identity to Browns

    Jamison Hensley

    BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns couldn't hide their enthusiasm for Trent Richardson. The Browns wanted him so badly that they gave up three picks to move one spot to make sure they got the only elite running back in this draft. Then, even befo...

    Blog | April 26, 2012
  10. Poll: Who will be the Steelers' starting RB?

    Jamison Hensley

    One of the big question marks surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers is at running back. With Rashard Mendenhall expected to start the season on the physically unable to perform list (PUP), the Steelers have to find someone to replace their leading r...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  11. AFC North free-agency assessment

    Jamison Hensley

    Cincinnati Bengals Key additions: RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis, S Reggie Nelson, G Travelle Wharton, CB Jason Allen, CB Adam Jones, DE Jamaal Anderson, DE Derrick Harvey Key losses: DE Frostee Rucker (Browns), G Nate Livings (Cowboys), G Mike McGly...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  12. Browns shouldn't trade down from No. 4

    Jamison Hensley

    The Browns shouldn't trade down from the fourth overall pick. In fact, they shouldn't even be thinking it. But unfortunately, the Browns are talking about it. "We're most likely going to stay at No. 4 and we know we'll get a really good player...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  13. Benson delivers classy goodbye to Bengals

    Jamison Hensley

    The Bengals took a chance on Cedric Benson during the 2008 season, and he rewarded them with three 1,000-yard seasons and a classy farewell. Cincinnati signed Patriots free-agent running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis on Wednesday, which officially si...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  14. 'The Law Firm' brings reliability to Bengals

    Jamison Hensley

    The Cincinnati Bengals added youth, security and some punch around the goal line Wednesday when they reached a three-year agreement with former New England Patriots running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis, a free agent. What stands out about Green-Elli...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  15. Bengals turn focus to running backs

    Jamison Hensley

    The Bengals take their first step in replacing Cedric Benson on Monday, when they host two free-agent running backs, Michael Bush and BenJarvus Green-Ellis. It's interesting to note that Bush is visiting Cincinnati on Monday, but he already met co...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  16. Bengals make big move in keeping Nelson

    Jamison Hensley

    The Bengals made the AFC North's biggest move in free agency so far, re-signing safety Reggie Nelson, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Why is it so big? Cincinnati pointed to Nelson as its top priority in free agency and didn't lose hi...

    Blog | March 18, 2012