AFC North writers vote the Pittsburgh quarterback as the MVP over Antonio Brown and Andy Dalton.
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By upholding the three-game ban, the NFL sent Vontaze Burfict a message that it won't continue to tolerate his rough play when it crosses the line.
Vontaze Burfict's three-game suspension for a hit on Antonio Brown was upheld by the league, sources tells ESPN's Dan Graziano.
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin led his team to a 10-6 record despite half of his starters (11 of 22) missing games because of injuries.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict had been hoping to meet with Roger Goodell once the commissioner's schedule allowed. Now that we're past the Super Bowl, it appears he'll have that chance. A source told ESPN on Thursday that Burfict will meet with Goodell within a week to discuss his pending three-game suspension at the start of next season.
The NFL is concerned about Vontaze Burfict's behavior, which includes a helmet-to-helmet hit on Antonio Brown last month that resulted in a concussion for Brown and a suspension for Burfict.
Reggie Nelson has been the lifeblood of one of the NFL's best defensive backfields, but will the Bengals be able to bring him back?
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton's two lost suitcases were finally returned to him after they fell out of his truck bed early Wednesday morning.
Cornerback Leon Hall has provided the Bengals with solid play and leadership when healthy, but it could be time to part ways.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
Andy Dalton is close to finally throwing again following his Dec. 13 thumb injury. His hand isn't quite 100 percent yet, but should be soon. He's expecting to get his share of throws in next month when he visits throwing coaches Tom House and Adam Dedeaux in Southern California.
Andy Dalton still hasn't thrown a football since breaking his thumb back in mid-December, but is looking forward to offseason work.
Far from a Burfict record
Vontaze Burfict has already been fined over $200k in his career. If his 3-game suspension to start 2016 is upheld, he would lose another $500K.
Running with a chip on his shoulder
C.J. Anderson didn't let the disappointment of draft day hold him back. The undrafted free agent has outproduced 23 of the 26 running backs selected in 2013.
Bengals quarterback takes to Twitter in search of his lost luggage.
Predicting Cincinnati's offseason
The Bengals have made it a priority to retain their own in free agency in recent years. But Coley Harvey doesn't see that approach working quite as well this offseason. Offseason predictions
Duke Johnson was a bright spot in another bad year in Cleveland, finishing second in the NFL in receptions among rookies.
Jones brings baggage and success
Adam Jones will be 33 in September and has a long history of baggage to his name. But he can still play corner at a high level, making him a good short-term option in free agency. Free-agent sleepers (Insider)
Antonio Brown's 1,834 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns make him our writers' unanimous choice for the AFC North offensive player of the year.
Campbell's donated 30 cans of soup to a local foodbank for every tackle made by a Bengals defender in 2015, equating to more than 43,000 servings.
Like Cam Newton, energy and enthusiasm were key components to Andy Dalton's style of play this season.
Marvin Jones plans to test the market
The pending free-agent wide receiver told NFL Media that he won't be giving the Bengals a hometown discount. With a weak market for wideouts, Jones could be on his way out of Cincinnati. NFL rumors roundup