Josh Gordon talks trash about Bengals on Twitter

Suspension, schmuspension. Josh Gordon hasn’t let it stop him from smack-talking his team’s arch nemesis. On Tuesday, the Browns’ still-banned receiver took to Twitter to congratulate friend and former Browns teammate Greg Little, who signed with the Bengals. And by “congratulate” I mean “taunt.” @Str8UpGlittle with them Bengals stripes now huh.. We still goin kick…

Hue Jackson enjoys Bengals being ‘the hunted’

Don’t look now, folks, but the Cincinnati Bengals appear to be for real. One of only two still-undefeated teams, they’re the new “fashionable” favorite to snap a 14-year playoff-less streak and, if the stars align, win Super Bowl 49. As of now, offensive coordinator Hue Jackson says, the Bengals are atop the food chain. And…

Bengals blast Jets for using ‘garbage’ blitz tactics

During Saturday’s preseason contest, Rex Ryan threw the kitchen sink at the Bengals, dialing up a wide array of blitzes designed to harass the quarterback. You could say Gang Green’s pass-rush was fierce. The Bengals think it was merely rubbish. “Notice he didn’t bring that stuff when our starters were out there,” Bengals offensive line…

BenJarvus Green-Ellis could be cut before season begins

The “Law Firm” may be facing relocation. In his weekly mailbag, ESPN Bengals reporter Coley Harvey predicted running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis will be released before the start of the season. Due $2.3 million in 2014, the final year of his contract, Green-Ellis would be the odd man out of a backfield that includes clear-cut starter…

Gio Bernard: Bengals’ offense will ‘smash your face in’

Under new coordinator Hue Jackson, the Bengals’ offense is expected to shift to a more run-heavy approach, with the ground game setting up the pass. You could call it smashmouth football. Literally. “It’s a lot more tempo, tempo, tempo,” running back Giovani Bernard said, via ESPN.com. “We’re just going to smash your face in —…