James Harrison spends up to $600,000 a year on massages

Most professional athletes like to spend their fortune on luxury houses, extravagant cars, and the finest — often tailor-made — clothing. James Harrison is a different breed. In his introductory press conference as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals Tuesday, the veteran linebacker revealed that he spends between $400,000-$600,000 per year “on body work.” Basically,…

Bengals safety arrested for assaulting wife

In years past, the Cincinnati Bengals were known as an organization that harbored troubled players. It appears that reputation still holds true. Local 12 Cincinnati reports Bengals safety Robert Sands was arrested Friday morning after allegedly assaulting his wife at their home. The 23-year-old was charged with assault and domestic violence, and his wife was…

Hue Jackson latches on with Bengals

Almost exactly four months ago, Hue Jackson, then the Raiders head coach, pulled off a midseason stunner with the acquisition of quarterback Carson Palmer. Now, Jackson finds himself a member of Palmer’s previous employer. Funny how the NFL works sometimes. According to various reports, the Bengals hired Jackson an assistant special teams/secondary coach on Friday….

Rey Maualuga charged with assault after bar fight

The Bengals, in recent memory, have become known as a franchise that harbored players — and even welcomed — players who turn out to be malcontents off of the gridiron. After a successful 2011 campaign, one of the team’s defensive leaders helped perpetuate that stereotype. According to FOX19 in Cincinnati, the manager of Luxe, a…

Cedric Benson unhappy with Bengals?

In the Bengals’ Wild Card loss to the Texans last Saturday, running back Cedric Benson totaled just 14 yards — and a score — on seven carries. There’s more than a good chance that was the last we’ve seen of him in orange and black stripes. Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Benson…