TGIF: Jags, Harvey ‘Getting Close’


Jacksonville’s prodigal rookie DE, Derrick Harvey, told fellow rookie DE Quentin Groves that he and the Jaguars were getting close to a deal. That would nail down both the floor and ceiling for AWOL Bengals LB Keith Rivers and likely spur getting him into camp.

The Bengals hold their annual intrasquad scrimmage tonight.

Just a week into camp, the Bengals offense is purring like a sleek import. The defense, on the other hand, remains a work in progress.

Undrafted free agent RB James Johnson and oft-injured RB Chris Perry both had a good first week of camp.

Former Bengals WR Chris Henry was suspended four games for being innocent of all charges recently brought against him.

The Bengals Blitz previews the Bengals’ top 5 position battles.

Ex-Bengal DB Kevin Kaesviharn could be the Saints’ starting free safety this year.

Ben Utecht considers himself a lucky tight end.

San Diego G Mike Goff has fond memories of his time in Cincinnati.

"“Losing, unfortunately, can break your will,” the 6-foot-5, 311-pound Goff said. “It’s a struggle to get up in the morning when you know people just don’t like you.“You know you’ve hit rock bottom when you’re in the opening monologue of Jay Leno’s ‘Tonight Show’ about how bad you are. You’re almost embarrassed. You’re supposed to be a professional athlete and you’re on a team that hasn’t had a winning season in a long time.“Coming out here was the best thing that could’ve happened.”"