The Cincinnati Bengals signed free agent quarterback Jason Campbell as a backup to starter Andy Dalton, the National Football League team said on its Twitter account.
Quarterback Blaine Gabbert was traded to the San Francisco 49ers by the Jacksonville Jaguars, while Pro Bowl pass rushers DeMarcus Ware and Julius Peppers were released on the opening day of the National Football League’s free-agent period.
The Cincinnati Bengals will be featured on HBO Sports’ “Hard Knocks” for the second time as the reality show returns for its eighth run during the National Football League preseason.
Mike Zimmer, who has run the Cincinnati Bengals’ defense for the past six seasons, agreed to take his first head coaching role in the National Football League with the Minnesota Vikings.
Adam “Pacman” Jones signed a contract with the Cincinnati Bengals, the latest stop in the National Football League for a player with a history of long kick returns and off-the-field troubles.
The Washington Redskins chose Jay Gruden as the successor to Mike Shanahan, who was fired as coach last month after a four-year tenure that yielded one playoff appearance.
Former All-Pro linebacker James Harrison was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals, remaining in the same National Football League division after the Pittsburgh Steelers cut him.
The Minnesota Vikings reached an agreement to hire Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their head coach, ESPN reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the situation.
The Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts avoided local television blackouts by selling out their home playoff games, while the Cincinnati Bengals are getting closer to meeting their deadline.
Jay Gruden has agreed to become the next coach of the Washington Redskins, the first such National Football League job for the former Cincinnati Bengals assistant, the Washington Post reported today.