The final episode of Hard Knocks got emotional as the Bengals had to make final cuts.
During episode four of 'Hard Knocks,' we learned some valuable life lessons, like: always hug a coach who cuts you and never arm-wrestle James Harrison.
They keep closing ground in the tough AFC North. But Jason La Canfora says the tight Bengals now must show they'll pay to keep their impressive talent.
Colin Kaepernick and Russell Wilson are locked into their rookie deals and the 49ers and Seahawks couldn't be happier -- for now. Jason La Canfora digs through contracts to find the best steals.
The position name -- defensive lineman -- doesn't do its players justice. Pat Kirwan details the variety the role offers and gives us his best of the big men.
By landing Pat Sims, Oakland gets a young, rising player.
Despite a record number 21 players receiving the franchise tag last spring, none of the 32 NFL teams have used the designation yet this offseason. But with the March 4 deadline looming, that's about to change. A league source tells CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora that the Bengals have indicated they will franchise DE Michael Johnson.
D boss Zimmer gives Bengals edge, awaits head coaching shot
The Ravens and Bengals finish the regular season before heading to the postseason.
The Bengals defense is playing better than any of the other five teams in the AFC playoff picture, but does defense still win championships in the pass-heavy NFL? Cincinnati is betting on it.

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