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Cincinnati’s Refreshingly Quiet Offseason

The Bengals needed change this offseason and the fans wanted it. Other than the coaching staff, the changes have been subtle. However, they could pay off big. If you are a Bengals fan, apart from Marvin Lewis no longer being the head coach, this offseason may not feel any different than previous years. However, you […] Cincinnati’s Refreshingly Quiet Offseason - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 18, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals: Three Bold Predictions For Tyler Eifert

In March, Tyler Eifert signed a one-year contract to stay with the Cincinnati Bengals. Eifert has played more than half of a 16 game schedule only three times in his six-year career. If healthy, his impact could be a great boost to this underrated offense. The last time  Eifert appeared in close to 80% of […] Cincinnati Bengals: Three Bold Predictions For Tyler Eifert - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 16, 2019

Despite New Coaching Staff, the Bengals are in Win Now Mode

Zac Taylor and the rest of the Bengals new coaching staff find themselves in a unique spot. Their best shot at success may be their first year on the job. To a certain extent, every NFL team is in “win now” mode. However, some teams are more ready to contend each year than others. With […] Despite New Coaching Staff, the Bengals are in Win Now Mode - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 16, 2019

Bengals Not Projected to Have any 2020 Compensatory Picks

After having three compensatory picks in 2019, it looks as if the Bengals will not have any in 2020. For the first time since 2016, it appears the Bengals will not have any compensatory picks in next year’s NFL Draft. Lance Zierlein of nfl.com released his compensatory draft pick projections Monday. The Bengals were among the 17 […] Bengals Not Projected to Have any 2020 Compensatory Picks - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 15, 2019

Three Players the Bengals Should Target in the Second Phase of Free Agency

It’s officially bargain hunting season in the NFL. Which remaining free agents should the Bengals consider bringing in for the upcoming season? Let’s take a look at a few options. With the draft complete, the NFL world has quieted down in anticipation for training camp this summer. However, many teams remain on alert as there […] Three Players the Bengals Should Target in the Second Phase of Free Agency - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 14, 2019

The Case For the Bengals to Surprise People in 2019

Expectations are low for the Bengals this year. They are ranked 30th in the most recent nfl.com power rankings. Still , there is reason for optimism. The most obvious good news for Bengals fans is that these rankings mean absolutely nothing and no one really knows anything until teams hit the field. The better news […] The Case For the Bengals to Surprise People in 2019 - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 12, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals: Why Tyler Boyd Should Help Elevate A.J. Green

The Bengals 2018 breakout player was Tyler Boyd who posted 76 catches and  over 1000 yards during his 3rd season with the team. A.J. Green only played nine games due to a toe injury. Green is scheduled to be healthy and ready for training camp per Adam Schefter. If Boyd can repeat his 2018 success […] Cincinnati Bengals: Why Tyler Boyd Should Help Elevate A.J. Green - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 10, 2019

Where Does Jonah Williams Fit Best as a Rookie?

The Bengals needed to add fresh talent on the offensive line, they did. First round draft pick Jonah Williams is the biggest addition, but now what? Drafting two time First-team All-SEC offensive lineman Jonah Williams with their first round pick filled a need for the Bengals. Whether it was Andy Dalton or Jeff Driskel, the […] Where Does Jonah Williams Fit Best as a Rookie? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 8, 2019

The Zac Taylor Era is off to a Good Start

After putting together a solid first draft as an NFL head coach, Zac Taylor got the biggest endorsement a Bengals head coach could possibly get last week. With the draft and most of the free agency dust settled, not much happens between now and the start of training camp in the NFL. However, something published […] The Zac Taylor Era is off to a Good Start - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 6, 2019

The Bengals Should Take a Flyer on Ezekiel Ansah

Diving into the post draft NFL Free Agency pool rarely yields impactful results, but the former Lions pass rusher is going to entice a team before long, why not the Bengals? If a player remains on the NFL free agent market at this point in the offseason, it is usually due to medical concerns, legal […] The Bengals Should Take a Flyer on Ezekiel Ansah - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 6, 2019

What do Germaine Pratt and Deshaun Davis Bring to the Bengals?

Rookie Bengals head coach Zac Taylor and defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo prioritized adding talent to their linebacking corps via the draft. Enter Germaine Pratt and Deshaun Davis. This position group needed a shot in the arm and the front office is creating a competitive environment. Pratt and Davis may not be either of the highly […] What do Germaine Pratt and Deshaun Davis Bring to the Bengals? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 4, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals: Post NFL Draft 53 Man Roster Prediction

It is early, but we now have enough info to make a position by position projection of the Bengals 53 man roster for 2019 With the 2019 NFL Draft in the books and the Bengals having signed several undrafted free agents, there is now a clearer picture of what the regular season roster may look […] Cincinnati Bengals: Post NFL Draft 53 Man Roster Prediction - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 2, 2019

Renell Wren Landed in the Perfect Spot

Bengals fourth round pick Renell Wren could have the most upside in Cincinnati’s entire draft class. The Bengals selected Arizona State defensive tackle Renell Wren in the fourth round of the 2019 draft. Given the defensive line room he is walking into, Wren is primed to prosper in Cincinnati. As you can see in snippets […] Renell Wren Landed in the Perfect Spot - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
May 1, 2019

Winners and Losers After Bengals 2019 Draft

How does Cincinnati’s newest draft class impact some established names already on the roster? As soon as last season ended, pretty much everyone thought that the linebackers, offensive linemen and defensive linemen on the Bengals roster would have some fresh faces to compete with after the draft. That turned out to be true. However, three […] Winners and Losers After Bengals 2019 Draft - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Apr 30, 2019

Two Big Takeaways from the Bengals 2019 Draft

After the NFL Draft, answers about what the Zac Taylor Bengals will look like are becoming clearer. Even with the draft done, a lot will happen between now and September. Still, two things are now crystal clear in regards to the near future of the franchise. A Safe Approach at Quarterback: The Bengals have not […] Two Big Takeaways from the Bengals 2019 Draft - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.