Jay Morrison

Jay Morrison covers the Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and various other teams and events in Southwest Ohio. He graduated from Fairfield High School and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.

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5 things to know about the Cincinnati Bengals draft
 One year after drafting one of the least productive first-round picks in franchise history, the Cincinnati Bengals will be back on the clock Thursday night when the NFL Draft gets underway in Dallas. Last year’s first-found pick, wide receiver John Ross, was injured most of the year and ended up playing 17 snaps with no catches, one...

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One year after drafting one of the least productive first-round picks in franchise history, the Cincinnati Bengals will be back on the clock Thursday night when the NFL Draft gets underway in Dallas. Last year’s first-found pick, wide receiver John Ross, was injured most of the year and ended up playing 17 snaps with no catches, one...
See photos from Dalton Foundation’s Date Night
 Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and his wife, Jordan, played host to their annual “Date Night” on Tuesday, where they entertained seriously ill and special-needs children to a night of fun while treating their parents to a private dinner. “Date Night” is one of five signature programs of the Andy and Jordan...

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Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and his wife, Jordan, played host to their annual “Date Night” on Tuesday, where they entertained seriously ill and special-needs children to a night of fun while treating their parents to a private dinner. “Date Night” is one of five signature programs of the Andy and Jordan...
No surprise: Bengals coach Lewis reveals very little in pre-draft press conference
 Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis held his annual pre-draft press conference Tuesday, and for the 16th consecutive year he followed the NFL protocol of saying nothing about what might happen this weekend, particularly Thursday night when the team is scheduled to pick 21st in the first round. “I don’t see what advantage...

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Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis held his annual pre-draft press conference Tuesday, and for the 16th consecutive year he followed the NFL protocol of saying nothing about what might happen this weekend, particularly Thursday night when the team is scheduled to pick 21st in the first round. “I don’t see what advantage...
Bengals Mixon, Lawson reflect on last year since they were drafted
 Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon said he does have any insight as to where his former Oklahoma teammate, Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield, will get drafted this week. But there’s one place Mixon is rooting against. “Hell no I don’t want to play Baker twice,” he said when asked if he hopes...

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Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon said he does have any insight as to where his former Oklahoma teammate, Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield, will get drafted this week. But there’s one place Mixon is rooting against. “Hell no I don’t want to play Baker twice,” he said when asked if he hopes...
New Bengals linebacker gets his old jersey number at surprising cost
 When Preston Brown walked through the Bengals locker room for the first time after signing a one-year, $5 million contract, he noticed his number — 52 — already was assigned to Brandon Bell. “I’ll have a talk with him and see what we can work out,” Brown said. But that conversation never happened. ›&rsaquo...

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When Preston Brown walked through the Bengals locker room for the first time after signing a one-year, $5 million contract, he noticed his number — 52 — already was assigned to Brandon Bell. “I’ll have a talk with him and see what we can work out,” Brown said. But that conversation never happened. ›&rsaquo...
Bengals RB Mixon hoping Browns don’t take Baker Mayfield
 Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon said he does have any insight as to where his former Oklahoma teammate, Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield, will get drafted this week. But there’s one place Mixon is rooting against. “Hell no I don’t want to play Baker twice,” he said when asked if he hopes...

Posted: a day ago

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon said he does have any insight as to where his former Oklahoma teammate, Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield, will get drafted this week. But there’s one place Mixon is rooting against. “Hell no I don’t want to play Baker twice,” he said when asked if he hopes...
Cincinnati Bengals: Full 7-round mock draft
 We’re inside of one week until the 2018 NFL Draft, where the Cincinnati Bengals have 11 picks to help them build a better roster and improve from last year’s 7-9 season. In my 
               first two mock drafts
             I had the team selecting a tackle in the first round, and I’m sticking with it for my final mock...

Posted: 3 days ago

We’re inside of one week until the 2018 NFL Draft, where the Cincinnati Bengals have 11 picks to help them build a better roster and improve from last year’s 7-9 season. In my first two mock drafts I had the team selecting a tackle in the first round, and I’m sticking with it for my final mock...
WSU freshman Everett Winchester announces he’s transferring
 Everett Winchester’s first season playing for Wright State also was his last as the redshirt freshman has requested, and been granted, a release from his scholarship and intends to transfer. “It was a hard decision because I love the team, I love the coaching staff, I love everything about Wright State and we’ve been through...

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Everett Winchester’s first season playing for Wright State also was his last as the redshirt freshman has requested, and been granted, a release from his scholarship and intends to transfer. “It was a hard decision because I love the team, I love the coaching staff, I love everything about Wright State and we’ve been through...
Breaking down the Bengals schedule game by game
 The Cincinnati Bengals will play three of their first four games and three of their final four on the road, and they have just one primetime game. The last time they played three of their first four on the road was 2012. The last time they played three of final four on the road was 2009. The last time they did both? Never. This season also...

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The Cincinnati Bengals will play three of their first four games and three of their final four on the road, and they have just one primetime game. The last time they played three of their first four on the road was 2012. The last time they played three of final four on the road was 2009. The last time they did both? Never. This season also...
Bengals open, close 2018 season on the road
 The Cincinnati Bengals will open the 2018 season at Indianapolis and end it at Pittsburgh. The schedule, which the NFL announced tonight, has the Bengals playing three of their first four and three of their final four on the road. That means the team will play six of eight at home from Week 5 through Week 13. The Bengals only have one primetime...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Cincinnati Bengals will open the 2018 season at Indianapolis and end it at Pittsburgh. The schedule, which the NFL announced tonight, has the Bengals playing three of their first four and three of their final four on the road. That means the team will play six of eight at home from Week 5 through Week 13. The Bengals only have one primetime...
Bengals single-game tickets to go on sale Thursday
 The Cincinnati Bengals will begin selling single-game tickets the instant the schedule is revealed at 8 p.m. Thursday, the team announced today. “This is the first time single game tickets to all regular season home games will be available as soon as the schedule is released,” Director of Ticket Sales and Service Duane Haring...

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The Cincinnati Bengals will begin selling single-game tickets the instant the schedule is revealed at 8 p.m. Thursday, the team announced today. “This is the first time single game tickets to all regular season home games will be available as soon as the schedule is released,” Director of Ticket Sales and Service Duane Haring...