Cincinnati Bengals
Cincinnati Bengals
AFC North | 4-11-1
Avg PTS
19.4
Rank: 29th
Avg Yds
341.3
Rank: 28th
Avg PYds
237.1
Rank: 23rd
Avg RYds
104.3
Rank: 22nd
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Posted 1/12/2021 7:21 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow (knee) told the team's website Tuesday, Jan. 12, that he intends to resume throwing in mid-February and begin running on an underwater treadmill shortly thereafter.
Huddle Up: Burrow added that he doubts he'll play during the preseason if there is one this summer, although he remains optimistic he'll be ready to go for the season opener. Assuming Cincinnati makes some upgrades on the offensive line and he doesn't experience a setback in his recovery from a torn ACL, Burrow should once again be a fine QB2 option in fantasy leagues in 2021.
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Posted 1/08/2021 2:24 am UTC
Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow (knee) said he believes that he will be ready for the start of the 2021 season.
Huddle Up: Burrow likely will not do much during offseason workouts, so fantasy players will need to keep an eye on him during training camp. He played well during before the injury and should be at least a high-end No. 2 quarterback in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 1/03/2021 9:29 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals QB Brandon Allen went 6-for-21 for 48 yards, zero touchdowns and two interceptions against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 17. RB Trayveon Williams rushed for 74 yards on four carries, while RB Samaje Perine rushed for 51 yards on nine carries. WR Tyler Boyd caught one pass for one yard on three targets, while WRs A.J. Green and Tee Higgins were held off the stat sheet.
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Posted 1/03/2021 6:35 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tee Higgins (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the Week 17 game and is considered questionable to return.
Huddle Up: Fantasy players will need to monitor the situation to see if Higgins will be able to return. He has played well this season and can be a weekly starting option in leagues.
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Posted 1/01/2021 10:51 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tee Higgins (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.
Huddle Up: Huggins has played very well during his rookie season and will continue to be the main option in the passing game for the Bengals. He can be considered at least No. 3 fantasy receiver despite the tough matchup.
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Posted 1/01/2021 10:40 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.
Huddle Up: Boyd missed the last game because of concussion but appears to have been cleared and will be ready for his normal workload. He will have a tough matchup this week but can still be a No. 3 receiver or flex option.
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Posted 1/01/2021 10:39 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.
Huddle Up: Green should see a few targets in the passing game this week but will be facing a tough Baltimore Ravens defense. He can be a possible flex option in deeper leagues but can also be avoided if better options are available.
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Posted 12/31/2020 10:56 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 31.
Huddle Up: Green had a 64-yard performance last week but will be facing a tougher opponent this week. He should see a handful of targets but can be benched if better options are available.
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Posted 12/31/2020 10:49 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tee Higgins (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 31.
Huddle Up: Higgins should be able to play in the finale unless he suffers a setback over the next few days. He has taken over as the team's main receiver this season and can be a No. 3 receiver in fantasy leagues if he plays.
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Posted 12/31/2020 10:48 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd (concussion) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 31.
Huddle Up: Boyd appears to have a good chance to play in the Week 17 game he is cleared by the doctors. He would be facing a tough Baltimore Ravens defense if he plays but can still be a No. 3 receiver or flex option since he is a big part of the passing game for Cincinnati.
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Posted 12/30/2020 10:56 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd (concussion) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.
Huddle Up: Boyd missed the last game but may be cleared to play in the Week 17 game. He will see a decent amount of targets if he plays and can be at least a flex option in leagues.
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Posted 12/30/2020 10:51 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tee Higgins (hamstring) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.
Huddle Up: Higgins is coming off one of his best games of the season and has at least five receptions in four of the last five games. He is the focal point in the passing game for the Bengals and can be a No. 3 receiver in all leagues.
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Posted 12/30/2020 10:43 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30.
Huddle Up: Green has been targeted 17 times over the last three games and has posted at least 60 yards in two of those games. He will see a handful of targets this week but is a risky option because of the tough matchup.
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Posted 12/28/2020 8:25 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (foot) will not play in Week 17 against the Baltimore Ravens.
Huddle Up: That noise you just heard is the collective eye roll of the fantasy community. Once deemed a day-to-day injury by head coach Zac Taylor in late October, Mixon's foot issue ended up costing him the final 10 games of the season. The Bengals also famously could not get a handle of A.J. Green's ankle injury last year, meaning it is going to be difficult to trust the medical evaluations of their training staff and doctors for the foreseeable future. Giovani Bernard and Samaje Perine figure to handle the backfield once again in Week 17 in a bad matchup.
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Posted 12/27/2020 11:13 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green caught four passes for 64 yards against the Houston Texans in Week 16. He was targeted seven times during the game.
Huddle Up: Green has been an inconsistent fantasy option this season but does have at least 60 yards in two of the last three games. He could be a possible flex option in some leagues next week but can also be avoided if better options are available.
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Posted 12/27/2020 11:10 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Alex Erickson caught six passes for 88 yards against the Houston Texans in Week 16. He was targeted six times during the game.
Huddle Up: Erickson received a bigger role in the passing game this week since Tyler Boyd was not available to play. His role for Week 17 will depend on if Boyd is cleared to play. He probably will see a handful of targets if Boyd sits again but would be a risky fantasy option against the Baltimore Ravens.
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Posted 12/27/2020 11:03 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tee Higgins caught six passes for 99 yards and one touchdown against the Houston Texans in Week 16. He was targeted nine times during the game.
Huddle Up: Higgins has been targeted at least five times in every game this season and will be the main option in the passing game next week against the Baltimore Ravens. He can still be a No. 2 or No. 3 receiver in all fantasy leagues despite the matchup.
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Posted 12/27/2020 10:58 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard rushed for 65 yards on 16 carries against the Houston Texans in Week 16. He also caught seven passes for 66 yards during the game.
Huddle Up: Bernard had a big role in the offense this week and was productive for players in all fantasy leagues. He likely will continue to be the starting running back for the Bengals next week and can be a No. 2 running back or flex option.
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Posted 12/27/2020 10:51 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals RB Samaje Perine rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries against the Houston Texans in Week 16. He also caught four passes for 41 yards during the game.
Huddle Up: Perine shared playing time with Giovani Bernard and was able to take advantage for the favorable matchup. He probably will not see as many touches next week against the Baltimore Ravens but could be a possible flex option in deeper leagues.
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Posted 12/27/2020 10:46 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals QB Brandon Allen went 29-for-37 for 371 yards and two touchdowns against the Houston Texans in Week 16.
Huddle Up: Allen returned to lineup this week and had one of the best games of his career. He will have a tougher matchup next week but could be starting option in two-quarterback leagues.
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Posted 12/25/2020 10:46 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 25, and is not on the injury report for Week 16.
Huddle Up: Green is in line for more targets with Tyler Boyd ruled out. He should have a favorable matchup this week and can be a flex option in fantasy leagues.
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Posted 12/25/2020 10:42 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals QB Brandon Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 25, and is not on the injury report for Week 16.
Huddle Up: Allen should return to the lineup after a one-game absence. He could have some success against the Houston Texans but should be avoided in most fantasy leagues.
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Posted 12/25/2020 10:40 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 25, and has been ruled out for Week 16.
Huddle Up: Tee Higgins and A.J. Green will be the main options in the passing game with Boyd sidelined. Higgins should be a starting option in all fantasy leagues, while Green can be a flex option in some leagues because of the favorable matchup.
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Posted 12/24/2020 11:06 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals QB Brandon Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24.
Huddle Up: Allen likely will regain the starting job after missing the last game but should be avoided in all fantasy leagues.
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Posted 12/24/2020 11:01 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 24.
Huddle Up: Green may receive a bigger role in the passing game this week if Tyler Boyd is not available. He has been an inconsistent fantasy option this season but has a chance to be a possible flex option in some deeper leagues.
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Posted 12/24/2020 11:00 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 24.
Huddle Up: Boyd still has a few days to be cleared, but fantasy players may want to start looking for other options in case he is ruled out.
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Posted 12/23/2020 11:31 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals QB Brandon Allen (knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Huddle Up: Allen was not able to play in the last game but appears to have a chance to play in Week 16. Fantasy players can monitor the situation, but he should not be a fantasy option if he plays.
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Posted 12/23/2020 11:30 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Huddle Up: Green caught only two passes in the last game but may see more targets if Tyler Boyd is not able to play. He should have some success against the Houston Texans and can be a flex option in some leagues.
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Posted 12/23/2020 11:26 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals WR Tyler Boyd (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Huddle Up: Boyd needs to be cleared by the doctors before he can play, so he may be a game-time decision this week. He is a starting option when healthy, but fantasy players need other options ready in case he is ruled out.
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Posted 12/23/2020 6:04 pm UTC
Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon (foot) will not be available for the Week 16 game.
Huddle Up: Mixon probably will miss the rest of the season, so Giovani Bernard should start the last two games for the Bengals. He is coming off one of his better games of the season and can be a No. 2 running back or flex option in fantasy leagues.
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