Bengals’ Eli Apple comes up small in Super Bowl 2022 to forget

Bengals’ Eli Apple comes up small in Super Bowl 2022 to forget

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The Giants would like to forget they ever were associated with Eli Apple, the still-young cornerback who did not have a Super Bowl to remember. Apple, the Giants’ 2016 first-round draft pick, has been a big part of the Bengals’ defense this season. When they needed him most, though, he was unable … Read more

Los Angeles Rams win second Super Bowl crown following comeback success over Cincinnati Bengals

Los Angeles Rams win second Super Bowl crown following comeback success over Cincinnati Bengals

Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp combined for a championship-winning drive to lead the Los Angeles Rams to a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI. After a tight three quarters, the Rams were down 20-16 halfway through the fourth and desperately needed an offensive spark following an injury to Odell Beckham Jr, … Read more

Los Angeles Rams leave it late to secure second Super Bowl crown against Cincinnati Bengals

Los Angeles Rams leave it late to secure second Super Bowl crown against Cincinnati Bengals

Matthew Stafford and Cooper Kupp combined for a championship-winning drive to lead the Los Angeles Rams to a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI. After a tight three quarters, the Rams were down 20-16 halfway through the fourth and desperately needed an offensive spark following an injury to Odell Beckham Jr, … Read more

Cris Collinsworth has another Bengals moment

Cris Collinsworth has another Bengals moment

LOS ANGELES — Cris Collinsworth played in the first two Bengals’ Super Bowls and, now in their third, he will be in the booth, next to Al Michaels, on NBC’s broadcast Sunday. “I’m kind of filling out the trifecta here for them,” Collinsworth said during a phone interview. Collinsworth, 63, still lives half the year … Read more

Bengals’ Evan McPherson is an unlikely star

Bengals’ Evan McPherson is an unlikely star

The hottest player entering the Super Bowl for the Bengals is not quarterback Joe Burrow, receiver Ja’Marr Chase, running back Joe Mixon or any of their defensive players. It’s Cincinnati’s 22-year-old kicker, Evan McPherson. McPherson is on track to break Adam Vinatieri’s record for most field goals made in a postseason, 14 in 2006. McPherson … Read more

Evan McPherson perfect for Bengals en route to Super Bowl 2022

Evan McPherson perfect for Bengals en route to Super Bowl 2022

Drafting Joe Burrow as your franchise quarterback two years ago obviously helped the Bengals reach the Super Bowl for the first time in 33 years. Drafting a kicker who doesn’t miss, it turns out, helped them get there, too. Rookie kicker Evan McPherson remains perfect through the AFC playoffs, connecting on 12 consecutive field-goal attempts … Read more