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Joe Mixon Needs to be Cincinnati’s Great Equalizer in 2019

The Bengals defense may improve in 2019 but will still be a weak spot. Even though he is on the other side of the ball, Joe Mixon represents the best way for that weakness to be covered up. The Bengals defense was bad last year… Really bad. 29th against the run, dead last against the […] Joe Mixon Needs to be Cincinnati’s Great Equalizer in 2019 - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 17, 2019

Where the Cincinnati Bengals Should Target Players in the 2019 NFL Draft

With free agency in full force, the 2019 NFL Draft is starting to take shape. The Cincinnati Bengals have been awfully quiet and are leaving fans in a panic. The club will have to fill its glaring needs in the upcoming draft. The Bengals are operating as if they will rely primarily on the NFL […] Where the Cincinnati Bengals Should Target Players in the 2019 NFL Draft - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 15, 2019

After Lackluster Free Agency Period, Zac Taylor is Being Set Up to Fail

The Bengals have continued their frustrating tradition of being bystanders in free agency this year. It now falls on head coach Zac Taylor to make the best of a bad situation. The draft still lays ahead and the second wave of free agency may present a chance to add a player or two. However, we […] After Lackluster Free Agency Period, Zac Taylor is Being Set Up to Fail - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 14, 2019

Why 2019 is the Most Important Draft for Cincinnati in a Decade

After the Bengals failed to improve their team in free agency, the NFL Draft is the team’s last hope to add tangible talent to their roster. After an unsurprising yet disappointing free agency period, the Bengals find themselves with basically the exact same roster they had going into free agency, with just a tad more […] Why 2019 is the Most Important Draft for Cincinnati in a Decade - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 13, 2019

A Letter to Cincinnati Bengals Owner Mike Brown

As the free agency period in the NFL continues, it appears that the Bengals are once again going to let the fanbase down with their lazy approach. Dear Mike Brown, Enough is enough. I’ve been a resident of the Cincinnati area since I was born over 19 years ago. In that same time frame, I […] A Letter to Cincinnati Bengals Owner Mike Brown - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 13, 2019

With a New Look AFC North, One Team has not Changed

With fellow AFC North foes making significant changes, Bengals fans and media were promised a “New Dey”. What they are getting is much of the same. While the Bengals social media/ public relations team continues to push the sentiment of a new era in Cincinnati, fans are patiently waiting for any sign of real change. The […] With a New Look AFC North, One Team has not Changed - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 12, 2019

Cincinnati Bengals: Three Remaining Free Agent Options to Consider

  So far, the NFL Free Agent period has shot out of the starting blocks like Usain Bolt at the Olympics. Big money is being spent and players are on the move. Day one of NFL Free Agency has certainly brought its fair share of noise. After resigning tackle Bobby Hart, it appears the entire […] Cincinnati Bengals: Three Remaining Free Agent Options to Consider - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 12, 2019

Why do the Bengals Refuse to Sign Outside Players?

Many, myself included, have blamed the Cincinnati Bengals for not spending the money required on their roster to win a championship. The truth is a bit more complicated. The Cincinnati Bengals are notorious for their inability (or lack of desire) to sign outside players to join their team. The Bengals employ a very aggressive draft […] Why do the Bengals Refuse to Sign Outside Players? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 11, 2019

Day one of Bengals Free Agency: Hart, Uzomah return to Cincy

With day one of NFL free agency in the books, Bengals fans once again feel the sting of familiar disappointment. The Cincinnati Bengals ended day one of free agency with a reliably disappointing sting. The Bengals did not sign any new players, but they did bring back two of their unrestricted free agents. Tight end […] Day one of Bengals Free Agency: Hart, Uzomah return to Cincy - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 11, 2019

3 Offensive Linemen the Cincinnati Bengals Should Target in the 2019 Offseason

In today’s article, we’ll take a look at 3 offensive linemen that the Cincinnati Bengals should consider bringing on to the roster for the 2019-20 season. As the Cincinnati Bengals front office prepares for the start of free agency this week, it’s important that they keep in mind the need to find some talent for […] 3 Offensive Linemen the Cincinnati Bengals Should Target in the 2019 Offseason - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 11, 2019

Should the Bengals Consider Tyree Jackson on Day Two?

The Bengals find themselves searching for an heir to Andy Dalton’s throne. With a unique blend of size and arm strength, Tyree Jackson presents the perfect developmental challenge for Zac Taylor. Tyree Jackson surprised NFL evaluators when it was announced that he would not return for his senior season at the University of Buffalo, and […] Should the Bengals Consider Tyree Jackson on Day Two? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 9, 2019

Linebacker Solutions Exist for the Bengals in the Draft and Free Agency

Cincinnati has multiple avenues to address what is their most glaring need: depth and production at the linebacker position. After news broke this week that Baltimore has decided not to franchise tag veteran linebacker C.J. Mosley, an already deep linebacker free agency class got even deeper. As a team that is desperate for help at […] Linebacker Solutions Exist for the Bengals in the Draft and Free Agency - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 8, 2019

For True Change, the Bengals Must be Active in Free Agency

Change has been the trendy word in the Bengals organization this offseason, but free agency will be a litmus test. If you are a Bengals fan, you have no doubt gone through some form of the following exercise at some point. After another disappointing season, you scan a list of soon to be free agents. […] For True Change, the Bengals Must be Active in Free Agency - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 6, 2019

Will this draft bring the Cincinnati Bengals a franchise quarterback?

The dream scenarios of Kyler Murray falling to the Bengals at pick number eleven are all but impossible. However, Murray being drafted early may still help the Bengals find their future franchise QB. If rumors are true and the Cardinals end up taking Murray, that means Arizona’s first round pick from last season Josh Rosen would […] Will this draft bring the Cincinnati Bengals a franchise quarterback? - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Mar 5, 2019

John Ross Deserves a Coach who Actually Believes in Him

Take Brandon LaFell. Why would Cincinnati consider playing him over Ross? Let’s assume that he is far better than Ross and would lead to more wins. This, in the midst of a losing season, is an entirely bad thing. Winning these pointless games in a season that will have the same result by playing Lafell […] John Ross Deserves a Coach who Actually Believes in Him - Stripe Hype - Stripe Hype - A Cincinnati Bengals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.