Laurel Pfahler, Dayton Daily News

Laurel Pfahler

Dayton Daily News

Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Past articles by Laurel:

Bengals at Chiefs: 5 storylines to watch in today’s AFC Championship game

Bookies and sports bettors don’t even know what to make of the AFC Championship matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. → Read More

Bengals beat Browns to end ‘Battle of Ohio’ losing streak

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Bengals no longer have struggles against the Cleveland Browns hanging over them. → Read More

Record crowd watches Bengals top Dolphins in primetime

CINCINNATI – The energy of the crowd at Paycor Stadium took a dip after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa had to be take off the field on a stretcher late in the first half, and the Cincinnati Bengals offense did little to bring up the mood -- until crunch time. → Read More

Burrow making progress in recovery from appendectomy

CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow appears to be easing his way back into practices. → Read More

NFL Draft Day 3: Bengals finally add to offense in fourth round

The Cincinnati Bengals opened their third day of the NFL Draft with a pick on the offensive side of the ball. → Read More

Bengals re-sign veteran long snapper

The Cincinnati Bengals are bringing back their veteran long snapper for the 2022 campaign. → Read More

First Four: Texas Southern advances for 2nd straight year

Texas Southern has advanced out of the NCAA First Four for a second year in a row. → Read More

Bengals use franchise tag on Bates

Jessie Bates will remain with the Cincinnati Bengals at least one more year. → Read More

Bengals fill openings on coaching staff

The Cincinnati Bengals coaching staff is staying mostly intact after the team’s Super Bowl run this past season. → Read More

Bengals face some tough decisions with own free agents

The Cincinnati Bengals addressed their defense through free agency the last two offseasons. Now, they have a chance to upgrade a few key positions with some of the contracts that are expiring. → Read More

After run to Super Bowl, Bengals turn attention to draft, free agency

A Super Bowl run extended the longest season in NFL history and made for a shorter offseason this year, but the Cincinnati Bengals’ scouting department has been busy looking ahead to the 2022 roster build while the coaches remained focused on finishing 2021. → Read More

Burrow expected to recover from sprain

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow suffered a sprained MCL in his right knee, coach Zac Taylor confirmed Wednesday, and he’s expected to come back healthy after some “much-needed rest.” → Read More

Bengals extend Zac Taylor’s contract through 2026 season

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed head coach Zac Taylor to a contract extension through the 2026 season, the team announced Wednesday morning. Terms were not announced. → Read More

Bengals confident after missed chance in Super Bowl: ‘We will be back’

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Cincinnati Bengals kicker Evan McPherson stood in the tunnel watching some of his favorite artists perform in the halftime show at Super Bowl LVI while the rest of his team sat in the locker room reviewing adjustments they could make from the first two quarters. → Read More

ANALYSIS: Late penalties, pass protection issues and other key takeaways from Bengals’ Super Bowl loss

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Another Super Bowl, another heartbreak. The Cincinnati Bengals lost their third Super Bowl in much the same fashion as their other two and will have to wait at least another year for the franchise’s first NFL championship. → Read More

Bengals defense ‘rattled’ on Rams’ game-winning drive

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Chidobe Awuzie said the L.A. Rams had the Cincinnati Bengals’ defense “rattled” on their late game-winning drive in Super Bowl LVI. Penalties that helped the Rams push forward might have played a part in that, but the Bengals struggled with their up-tempo offense in the final five minutes. → Read More

Rams’ pass rush batters Burrow, Bengals

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow has faced pressure before and overcome. With less than a minute left and Aaron Donald coming at him, he almost completed a pass to Samaje Perine for what would have been a fourth-down conversion. → Read More

WATCH: Bengals take lead in second half of Super Bowl LVI

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Joe Burrow went deep to Tee Higgins on the first play of the second half, and the second-year wide receiver shook off L.A. Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey for an open lane to the end zone, giving the Cincinnati Bengals their first lead of the game Sunday in Super Bowl LVI. → Read More

Rams rally to top Bengals in Super Bowl LVI

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- The Cincinnati Bengals bid for their first title came up agonizingly short Sunday in Super Bowl LVI. → Read More

Super Bowl LVI: Rams’ Beckham Jr. leaves game with injury

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- L.A. Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham had to be helped off the field with less than four minutes left in the second quarter of Super Bowl LVI on Sunday, after he went down with what appeared to be a knee injury. → Read More