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Most teams holding OTAs on Tuesday

By Mike Wilkening

For more than three-quarters of the NFL’s clubs, the work week begins anew on Tuesday. Twenty-five clubs begin or resume organized team activities (OTAs) on Tuesday, with the Bears, Bengals, Browns, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Chargers, Chiefs, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Falcons, 49ers, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Patriots, Raiders, Redskins, Saints, Seahawks, […]

Mike Zimmer believes Margus Hunt can make “big jump”

By Mike Wilkening

The Bengals used a second-round pick on defensive end Margus Hunt last April, but they were in no rush to put him right into action. Hunt, a former Estonian discus star, played in 10 regular season games and one postseason game as a reserve for Cincinnati in 2013. However, the 27-year-old […]

Report: Bengals promote Paul Guenther to defensive coordinator

By Josh Alper

When Jay Gruden was hired by the Redskins as their head coach last week, the Bengals acted quickly to promote Hue Jackson to replace him as offensive coordinator. They’ve acted just as quickly now that defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer has taken the Vikings head coaching job. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports […]

Titans confirm interview with Mike Zimmer

By Mike Wilkening

The Titans confirmed Thursday that they had interviewed Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer for their head-coaching vacancy. Zimmer, 57, has overseen the Bengals’ defense for the last six seasons. He has also interviewed for the Vikings’ head-coaching vacancy. Zimmer has been a defensive coordinator in each of the last 14 NFL […]

Report: A favorite has emerged in the Vikings’ head coaching search


After making the playoffs and getting bounced in the first round, the Bengals may be losing their offensive and defensive coordinators.

What does that mean for the Vikings?

After an interview apparently fell through with Cincinnati offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer reportedly has emerged as the favorite in […]

Jay Gruden has a series of rapid-fire interviews

By Darin Gantt

He couldn’t get points lined up so quickly for the Bengals in the playoffs, but Jay Gruden has job interviews stacked up this week. According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, Gruden is talking to the Titans today, will interview with the Redskins Wednesday and the Vikings Thursday. There’s no […]

Report: Mike Zimmer, Jim Caldwell expected to interview for Titans this week

By Josh Alper

The Titans have requested permission to interview Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and they also appear to have interest in speaking with Gruden’s counterpart on the defensive side of the ball. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans have Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer on their list of candidates […]

Bengals’ Jay Gruden, Zimmer hot coach candidates

By Sessler, Marc Between the two of them, no less than seven teams have contacted Bengals OC Jay Gruden and DC Mike Zimmer as potential head-coaching candidates. It seems Cincinnati’s first-round playoff fail wasn’t a deterrent for coach-needy teams.

Source: National Football League

Minnesota Vikings interested in Bengals coordinators

By Hanzus, Dan The Minnesota Vikings unequivocally will be watching Sunday’s playoff matchup between the Bengals and Chargers. Minnesota has interest in both Cincinnati coordinators as coaching candidates.

Source: National Football League

5 Things To Know After Bengals Beat Vikings 42-14

By Jeff Wald

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton gets another chance to show that he and the Bengals can be winners in the playoffs. It’s been a long time since that’s happened.

Dalton threw four touchdown passes during a 42-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, the first step in a series of […]