The Flying Pigskin | Cincinnati Bengals Podcast

The Flying Pigskin | Cincinnati Bengals Podcast

WCPO takes you everywhere except into the huddle on this Cincinnati Bengals podcast. Host Tanya O’Rourke is joined by WCPO sports experts John Popovich and Scott Kyser. Hear from Bengals players, coaches and team personnel and hear analysis from Bengals experts.... Show More

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"Horrible, tragic, indefensible;" that's how host Tanya O'Rourke describes the Cincinnati Bengals blowout loss to the San Francisco 49ers this week on the Flying Pigskin podcast.

It was horrible indeed as the Bengals offense managed only 25 yards rushing while the Bengals defense allowed 49ers rushers 259 yards (572 yards overall).

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Andy Dalton threw for a career-high 418 yards in the Cincinnati Bengals' season debut on Sunday in Seattle, but it wasn't enough to earn the win.

But the Bengals put up a good fight, losing by a single point (21-20) in a game that was predicted to be all Seahawks. The Bengals' aggressive offense marked the end of the Marvin Lewis era and ushered in a new era under first-year head coach Zac Taylor.

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New season, new coach, new hopes ...

The Cincinnati Bengals' first-year head coach Zac Taylor joins the Flying Pigskin podcast to discuss preparing for the 2019 season, roster cuts, the offensive line, and more.

Commenting on A.J. Green's injury status, Taylor said, "I tell him every day, 'You're A.J. Green, just use your superpowers to heal yourself.'"

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With their first-round draft pick, the Cincinnati Bengals set the tone for their 2019 season by selecting Alabama tackle Jonah Williams.

WCPO anchor Tanya O'Rourke joined sports director John Popovich and sports podcaster Scott Kyser to assess the Cincinnati Bengals' 2019 draft class.

Later, WCPO reporter Keenan Singleton sat down with Jonah Williams to discuss perfectionism, respect and rookie work ethic.<... Read more

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Former Moeller head football coach Doug Rosfeld joins WCPO's Mike Dyer to discuss his decision to leave his alma mater and accept the director of coaching operations position with the  Read more

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The Cincinnati Bengals officially confirmed the rumors on Monday that Zac Taylor will be the team's next head coach.

Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and John Popovich to discuss first impressions of Coach Taylor, his minimal resume, his philosophies and more. Popovich reports that coach Taylor thinks Andy Dalton is a "great fit for what he does."

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  • Is Zac Taylor a good match for the Bengals? Sources tell our sports team the current L.A. Rams QB coach will be named Cincinnati’s next head coach after the team’s postseason run.

    Vince Suriano, who’s coached with Taylor in the past, joins WCPO reporter Mike Dyer to talk about what his hiring could mean for the Bengals in 2019.

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    The Cincinnati Bengals announced Monday that head coach Marvin Lewis would be leaving the team after 16 seasons. The Bengals ended their season 6-10 with a loss in Pittsburgh on Sunday.

    Host John Popovich is joined by Scott Kyser and Tanya O'Rourke to discuss Lewis's departure, his legacy, and who might replace him as Bengals head coach. "I have great admiration for Marvin Lewis cause I knew what this organizat... Read more

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    The Cincinnati Bengals finally broke their five-game losing streak with a win over the Oakland Raiders, but the win is too little, too late to keep their post-season hopes alive.

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the Bengals win, the future of the franchise, and respond to listener's messages.

    The panel then looks ahead to week 16 when the Bengals ... Read more

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    The Cincinnati Bengals lost their fifth straight game to the Los Angeles Charges on Sunday. They're currently tied with the Falcons and Panthers for the longest active losing streak in the NFL.

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the game, questionable play calls, the confusing "giving himself up" TD that wasn't, the Bengals' long-shot playo... Read more

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    The Cincinnati Bengals lost their fourth straight game to the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the game, the team's growing list of injuries, and the coaching changes that could be in store for the Bengals. 

    The panel then looks again to week 14 when the Bengals head to Los Angeles to face the Chargers.

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    The Cincinnati Bengals took an embarrassing loss to the Cleveland Browns at home this week despite hiring the Browns recently-fired head coach Hue Jackson. 

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the embarrassment, Hue Jackson's ineffectiveness, the future of Marvin Lewis, Andy Dalton's injury, Jeff Driskel's performance, and much more.

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    The Cincinnati Bengals came close but fail to find a win in Baltimore, falling to 5-5. 

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the loss in Baltimore, Lamar Jackson's 117 rushing yards, Cody Core's dropped pass, the weight of A.J. Greens absence, and more. 

    The team also looks ahead to week 11 when the Bengals face the Browns at home and how Hue Jacks... Read more

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    The Cincinnati Bengals fired their defensive coordinator a say after taking a beating from the New Orleans Saints to lose 51-14. 

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the disappointing game, the coaching shake up, Sean Payton's issue with the fire alarms, and more.

    The team also looks ahead to week 11 when the Bengals head to Baltimore. 

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    Despite being on bye this week, the Cincinnati Bengals found a way to lose with the news of A.J. Green's toe injury.  

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the Green injury. The crew also analyzes the team's pro and cons midway through the season. 

    The team is then joined by Sports Director Ed Daniels of WGNO-ABC in New Orleans to preview the week ... Read more

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    Despite blowing a 21-point lead, the Cincinnati Bengals squeaked by with a win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- but a win is still a win.

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser and WCPO sports director John Popovich to discuss the narrow win over the Bucs, the "Fitzmagic" factor, injuries, public perceptions and more.

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    The Cincinnati Bengals took a beating from the Kansas City Chiefs 45-10 on Sunday Night Football.  

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser, WCPO sports director John Popovich, and WCPO sports photographer Philip Lee to discuss the Bengals' defense allowing 500+ yards, missed tackles, A.J. Green's most targets of the season, penalties and more.

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    The Cincinnati Bengals allowed Antonio Brown to score the Steelers' go-ahead touchdown with 10 second remaining, leaving the Bengals with their second loss of the season 21-28.

    Host Tanya O'Rourke is joined by Scott Kyser, WCPO sports director John Popovich, and WCPO sports photographer Philip Lee to discuss the Bengals' last-minute loss, clock management, defensive issues, Tyler Boyd's solid performance an... Read more

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    The Bengals got a big comeback win against Miami, but the Steelers loom ahead next week. Former Steelers running back Merril Hoge joins to break down the rivalry. 

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