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32 NFL teams, 32 people to root for: From Lamar Jackson to Lovie Smith to Laura Fryar -- and beyond
Objectivity is crucial in journalism, but Jim Trotter admits he has certain biases, particularly when it comes to various fine folks around the NFL. Here is one person to root for on each of the league's 32 teams.
Projecting long-term contracts for 2022's franchise-tagged players
Anthony Holzman-Escareno projects potential long-term extensions for 2022's franchise-tagged players. What might Dalton Schultz, Mike Gesicki and Orlando Brown hope to earn on new deals?
2022 NFL franchise tag tracker: Who received tag ahead of March 8 deadline?
NFL teams had until 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday to use the franchise or transition tag on prospective free agents. Here is all of the tags used by teams -- and notable ones not used -- ahead of Tuesday's deadline.
Bengals place franchise tag on safety Jessie Bates
Though it wasn't the news their standout safety was hoping to hear, the Bengals are ensuring a pillar of their defense isn't playing elsewhere in 2022. The Bengals on Monday placed the franchise tag on Jessie Bates.
Combine Debrief: Cardinals' brass, Amari Cooper up, Jimmy Garoppolo's stock down
Gregg Rosenthal breaks down the NFL stories coming out of the combine, from Cardinals drama to Amari Cooper's status to Jimmy Garoppolo's trade value.
2022 NFL Scouting Combine Buzz: Jaguars GM Trent Baalke says 'you're always open for business' for No. 1 pick
Are the Buccaneers rebuilding or reloading for another run? Might the Broncos trade in the draft to get their future QB? Here's all the buzz from the NFL Scouting Combine on Tuesday.
Bengals safety Jessie Bates hopes to sign long-term deal, avoid tag: 'You only get one shot at this'
Decisions must be made between Jessie Bates and the Bengals in the coming weeks, with the fourth-year safety eligible for the franchise tag or free agency. After breaking out in 2020 and taking a star turn in the 2021 playoffs, Bates wants to re-sign with Cincinnati but avoid playing under the tag.
2022 NFL franchise tag primer: Ten most intriguing candidates
Which NFL players are in line to receive the franchise tag before the March 8 deadline? Judy Battista explores the 10 most intriguing candidates to be tagged this offseason.
2022 NFL free agency: One free agent each AFC team must keep
Will the Bengals extend Jessie Bates? Can the Chargers hang on to Mike Williams? Gil Brandt eyes one free agent each AFC team must keep.
Zac Taylor: Bengals working through 'discussions' with safety Jessie Bates on contract extension
Jessie Bates' 2021 season wasn't the home-run year he'd expected, but the playoffs proved his worth. Now, we'll wait to see if that means a future with the reigning AFC champion Bengals.
Super Bowl LVI scouting report: Who has the edge in Los Angeles Rams vs. Cincinnati Bengals?
Will Joe Burrow be able to throw against an Aaron Donald-led front? Can Zac Taylor successfully match wits with his former boss, Sean McVay? Next Gen Stats maven Mike Band crunches the numbers on five crucial Super Bowl LVI matchups. Who has the edge?
Vonn Bell, Bengals defense smother Mahomes, Chiefs after hot start: 'We never batted an eye'
Patrick Mahomes had the Bengals defense on its heels early in Sunday's AFC Championship Game, as the Chiefs raced out to a 21-3 lead and moved the ball at will. Then the halftime bell rang, and the Bengals D shifted into shutdown mode.
2021 NFL playoffs: What we learned from Bengals' win over Chiefs in AFC Championship Game
For the first time since the 1988 season, the Cincinnati Bengals are going to Super Bowl LVI following their overtime win against the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game.
2021 NFL playoffs: What we learned from Bengals' win over Titans in Divisional Round
After 33 long years, the Cincinnati Bengals are back in the AFC Championship Game with a 19-16 win over the Tennessee Titans in the Divisional Round.
NFL Divisional Round showdowns: Deebo Samuel or Davante Adams? Josh Allen or Patrick Mahomes?
The Divisional Round presents a number of enticing individual showdowns, including Deebo Samuel vs. Davante Adams, Josh Allen vs. Patrick Mahomes and Joe Mixon vs. Derrick Henry. So, who does Nick Shook trust more in each matchup?
Bengals safety Jessie Bates says contract status has affected play
Jessie Bates began the season as one of the most underrated players in the NFL. But entering Week 11, the safety admits the focus on his contract situation has negatively affected his play on the field.
Bengals safety Jessie Bates III plans to play 'a little pissed off' after not getting contract extension
With a potential long-term deal hanging in the balance, Bengals safety Jessie Bates plans to play with an added edge that should give opponents fits as the season continues.
NFL Week 1: Cardinals good, Bills bad, Packers ugly
With the opening Sunday of the 2021 season in the books, Adam Schein identifies the good (Arizona Cardinals), the bad (Buffalo Bills) and the ugly (Green Bay Packers) from a wild, unpredictable Week 1.
Chiefs must extend Tyrann Mathieu ASAP; DeVonta Smith's great first impression in Philadelphia
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says the Chiefs need to give Tyrann Mathieu a long-term extension NOW. Plus, first impressions on DeVonta Smith, a big advantage in Baltimore and more.
Top 25 NFL free agents in 2022: Prospective class loaded with pass catchers and defensive backs
Which players are poised to cash in on the 2021 NFL season? Gregg Rosenthal provides an early look at the top 25 free agents in 2022, and the class is absolutely loaded with talented pass catchers and defensive backs.
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 90-81: Three Buccaneers nab recognition after Super Bowl win
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Jessie Bates on contract situation with Bengals: 'I guess I haven't done enough yet' to be paid like a top safety
Safety Jessie Bates is in the midst of negotiations with the Bengals on a long-term extension, but it sounds as if the two parties aren't making much progress.
Top 10 safeties heading into 2021 NFL season
DeAngelo Hall ranks the top 10 safeties heading into the 2021 NFL season. Who makes the cut? Who doesn't? And who lands at No. 1?
2021 All-Under-25 Team: Lamar Jackson leads NFL's rising stars
Who are the NFL's brightest young talents heading into the 2021 season? Nick Shook identifies the league's top rising stars at each position with his All-Under-25 Team, a group headlined by 2019 MVP Lamar Jackson.
Palmer: Bengals players will 'have their eyes on' Jessie Bates' long-term deal negotiations
NFL Network's James Palmer reports Cincinnati Bengals players will "have their eyes on" safety Jessie Bates' long-term deal negotiations.
Garafolo, Pelissero: Potential franchise tags coming before Tuesday's deadline
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero discuss potential franchise tags coming before Tuesday's deadline.
Zac Taylor: 'We want Jessie (Bates) back' in Cincinnati for 2022
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor shares 'We want Jessie (Bates) back' in Cincinnati for 2022.
Rosenthal's Top 25 free agents for 2022
Check out Gregg Rosenthal's list of the top free agents available for the 2022 season.
Kinkhabwala explains the importance of Bengals bringing Jessie Bates III back in 2022
NFL Network's Aditi Kinkhabwala explains the importance of the Cincinnati Bengals bringing safety Jessie Bates III back for the 2022 NFL season.
Which team needs to keep their franchise tag-eligible defender most? | 'NFL Total Access'
The 'NFL Total Access' crew name which team needs to keep their franchise tag-eligible defender most.
Jessie Bates III: 2021 Bengals 'set a standard that can last us forever'
Cincinnati Bengals safety Jessie Bates III shares that the 2021 Bengals set a standard that can last us forever.
Most intriguing candidates to be designated with franchise tag or transition tag
Most intriguing candidates to be designated with franchise tag or transition tag.
Mic'd Up: Best sounds and moments from Bengals | 2021 season
Listen to the best Mic'd Up moments from the Cincinnati Bengals during the 2021 NFL season.
Highest-graded players from Super Bowl LVI | Pro Football Focus
Check out the highest-graded players from Super Bowl 56 according to Pro Football Focus.
Matthew Stafford's improv launch ends with Jessie Bates' INT in end zone
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford's end-zone heave ends in an interception by Cincinnati Bengals safety Jessie Bates.
X-factors for Super Bowl LVI | 'NFL GameDay Morning'
Steve Mariucci, Kurt Warner, and Michael Irvin discuss who the X-factors are for Super Bowl LVI.
Jessie Bates's full Super Bowl LVI press conference
Watch the full press conference from Cincinnati Bengals safety Jessie Bates ahead of Super Bowl LVI against the Los Angeles Rams.
Fastest Bengals' ball carriers of 2021 | Next Gen Stats
Next Gen Stats highlights the fastest Cincinnati Bengals plays of 2021
What moment ruled Championship Sunday? | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew discuss what moment ruled Championship Sunday.
Can't-Miss Play: Jessie Bates' PBU ends up in Vonn Bell's hands for ricochet INT in OT
Cincinnati Bengals safety Jessie Bates breaks up a pass intended for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill that is intercepted by safety Vonn Bell.
Players who will shine on Championship Sunday | 'GMFB'
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights players who will shine on Championship Sunday.
How Bengals 'shocked the Titans' to advance to AFC Championship | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL analyst Brian Baldinger breaks down the Cincinnati Bengals performance on both sides of the ball during their AFC Divisional win over the Tennessee Titans.
First-play INT! Jessie Bates picks off Tannehill on Titans' opening play of game
First-play INT! Cincinnati Bengals free safety Jessie Bates picks off Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill on Titans' opening play of game.
DeAngelo Hall's Top 5 Divisional Round DBs
NFL Network's DeAngelo Hall shares his top five defensive backs remaining in the Divisional Round of the 2021-22 NFL playoffs.
Pratt, Hargreaves III team up to force fumble that leads to Jessie Bates' 46-yard return
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Germaine Pratt and cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III force a fumble that safety Jessie Bates returns for 46 yards before a textbook tackle from Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert.
Best Bengals defensive plays vs. Steelers | Week 12
Watch the best Cincinnati Bengals defensive plays vs. Steelers during Week 12 of the 2021 season.
Jessie Bates shoots out of a cannon for third-down TFL
Cincinnati Bengals safety Jessie Bates shoots out of a cannon for a third-down tackle for loss.
Top 5 fastest ball carriers from Week 8 | Next Gen Stats
Watch the top 5 fastest ball carriers from Week 8, according to Next Gen Stats