6:21 AM EDT, Mon August 20, 2018
20 mins ago

What Can Each Bengals LB Improve Upon in 2018?

The Bengals have some hard-hitting linebackers, but many of them have their flaws. Here’s what each one can do to improve this upcoming season. When you put the words “linebacker” and “Bengals” together, everyone automatically points to the hard hitting Vontaze Burfict. Yes, Burfict to me embodies the tough grit of Cincinnatians, but he isn’t […] What Can Each Bengals LB Improve Upon in 2018? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
21 mins ago

What Can We Expect Out of the Bengals’ Linebackers in 2018?

A linebacker group filled with Undrafted Free Agents and later round draft picks look to make an impact for the Bengals’ new and improved defense in 2018. The Bengals will look to the defense as a strong point of this years’ team, and this group of linebackers will have plenty to do with that. The […] What Can We Expect Out of the Bengals’ Linebackers in 2018? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
21 mins ago

Will the Bengals Keep Any UDFAs at Linebacker?

The Bengals have four undrafted free agents all vying to be the next Vontaze Burfict – a UDFA who becomes an established starter. The Bengals linebacking core has some established veterans, but there is potential for an unheralded prospect to make the final roster. At the top of the position is Vontaze Burfict, followed by […] Will the Bengals Keep Any UDFAs at Linebacker? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
15 hours ago

BREAKING: Bengals Release Starting Safety George Iloka

The veteran safety did not make the final roster in a stunning release. The Bengals now turn to a rookie while Iloka finds a new team. The Bengals have released veteran safety George Iloka. First reported by Ian Rapoport, this news comes as a surprise to everyone. The 28-year old had been a member of […] BREAKING: Bengals Release Starting Safety George Iloka - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
21 hours ago

Cincinnati Bengals Wrangle Dallas Cowboys: 5 Big Takeaways

Struggling out of the gate in Dallas, the Cincinnati Bengals bounced back with a solid finish from the backups. Which players continued to rise? Optimism was the key coming into this match up for the Cincinnati Bengals, but it definitely didn’t start as planned. The Bengals first team offense started out this game in a […] Cincinnati Bengals Wrangle Dallas Cowboys: 5 Big Takeaways - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 19, 2018

Bengals Fans Annoyed By First Team’s Slow Start

After getting blanked by the Cowboys in the first half, Bengals fans rightly complained about the starters’ terrible showing in Dallas. I put a couple tweets and Facebook post sending out updates about the game, and there was definitely some frustration in the comments. After scoring no points in the first half and just a […] Bengals Fans Annoyed By First Team’s Slow Start - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 18, 2018

Bengals Beat Dallas Despite Bad First-Team Offense

The Bengals escaped Jerry World with a victory tonight, but there will be some serious questions to answer in regard to the starters. The Bengals defeated the Cowboys 21-13 in their second preseason game of the season. The final score looks great, but the game was not as pretty. The starters, who played for about […] Bengals Beat Dallas Despite Bad First-Team Offense - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 18, 2018

Bengals vs. Cowboys: Game Preview

The Bengals will face off with the Cowboys in an inter-conference matchup. The offensive line, linebackers, and secondary will fall under the microscope. The Bengals are taking on the Dallas Cowboys tonight in their second preseason game of the year. After beating the Chicago Bears 30-27 nine days ago, Cincinnati looks to continue their winning […] Bengals vs. Cowboys: Game Preview - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 18, 2018

Cincinnati Bengals Face Preseason Test Against Cowboys

Traveling to Jerry World, the Cincinnati Bengals face a tough test against the Cowboys. These are the positional storylines to keep an eye on. Following the first preseason action for the Cincinnati Bengals, some players made a strong case to climb the depth chart, and others didn’t quite play to expectations. QB Jeff Driskel and […] Cincinnati Bengals Face Preseason Test Against Cowboys - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 18, 2018

Bengals’ Backup CBs Can Shine Against Cowboys’ WRs

Wide receiver is one of the worst positions on the Cowboys this season. The Bengals can exploit that matchup and allow their backup CBs to flourish. One area that has been a major concern for the Bengals all training camp has been the backup cornerback position. The rookies especially have struggled, which has led the […] Bengals’ Backup CBs Can Shine Against Cowboys’ WRs - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 17, 2018

Bengals Do Not Plan to Increase Carl Lawson’s Role

Carl Lawson put up 8.5 sacks his rookie year, but the Bengals still do not wan to use him on a majority of snaps this season. Carl Lawson is expected to be one of the Bengals’ biggest contributors in his second season. After an excellent rookie season, Lawson has seemingly improved this offseason. Every report […] Bengals Do Not Plan to Increase Carl Lawson’s Role - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 17, 2018

Cowboys Plan to Feature Offensive Weapons Against Bengals

The Cowboys are looking to get their budding offensive stars some reps on Saturday, which is a perfect opportunity for the Bengals to showcase their D. The Bengals have their second preseason challenge this weekend against the Dallas Cowboys, and there will be a lot of focal points for the Bengals this Saturday. However, the […] Cowboys Plan to Feature Offensive Weapons Against Bengals - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 16, 2018

Why Do Bengals Fans Hate Dre Kirkpatrick So Much?

After a disappointing 2017, Kirkpatrick has seemingly become a Bengals pariah. We try to break down why exactly it is that Kirkpatrick is so disliked. Bengals fans seemingly have a common hate for Dre Kirkpatrick, which I don’t entirely understand. When looking at this roster, Kirkpatrick is often the player fans will point to as […] Why Do Bengals Fans Hate Dre Kirkpatrick So Much? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 16, 2018

How Will the Bengals Use Jordan Evans in Year Two?

Jordan Evans got a lot of work for a sixth round rookie last season. Can he be the solution for the Bengals at the linebacker position? The Bengals have a defense that looks resurgent, although they clearly have a need at linebacker. Especially with Vontaze Burfict out for four games, the team needs someone to […] How Will the Bengals Use Jordan Evans in Year Two? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Aug 15, 2018

Russell and Shaw Push to Make the Bengals’ Final Roster

Two fringe defenders needed to make a splash in the preseason to assure their spot on the Bengals. KeiVarae Russell and Josh Shaw did just that. One of the weak points in training camp to this point has been the secondary. The starters, per usual, have been pretty solid – William Jackson III, Dre Kirkpatrick, […] Russell and Shaw Push to Make the Bengals’ Final Roster - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.