Laurel Pfahler, Dayton Daily News

Laurel Pfahler

Dayton Daily News

Cincinnati, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Laurel:

Battle of Ohio: 5 things to know about Thursday’s Bengals-Browns game

Joe Burrow once considered himself a bit of a Cleveland Browns fan. Now, he’s ready for his first experience playing in the Battle of Ohio as the quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals. → Read More

Bengals sign former Browns kicker

Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said he wasn’t worried about the secrets the team’s former kicker might bring to the Cincinnati Bengals ahead of their Battle of Ohio matchup. → Read More

A.J. Green excited to ‘get back to playing football’

A.J. Green said he will probably be more nervous than usual when he steps onto the field for the Cincinnati Bengals' season opener. → Read More

Burrow prepares for first NFL start

The only NFL game Joe Burrow has ever been to was one between the Cleveland Browns and Seattle Seahawks after Gus Bradley gave his dad tickets to attend. → Read More

Zac Taylor: ‘It’s the next Sunday and we’re playing’

Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor never let doubt creep into his mind about whether or not there would be an NFL season this year. → Read More

Tight ends could be bigger part of Bengals’ offense

Joe Burrow has said he will gladly utilize every weapon available to him as he makes the transition to the NFL as the Cincinnati Bengals’ starting quarterback. → Read More

Cincinnati Bengals make final roster cuts

The Cincinnati Bengals made final cuts Saturday to trim the roster down to 53 players by the 4 p.m. deadline, and there weren’t any major surprises. → Read More

Pratt welcomes youth movement to Bengals’ linebacking corps

Germaine Pratt saw the Cincinnati Bengals’ draft as a challenge for the entire linebacker corps. → Read More

Bengals’ Mixon on contract extension: ’I wanted to be part of something special’

Joe Mixon said he wasn’t seeking to be paid like one of the top running backs in the league, but the Cincinnati Bengals made it clear how much they value him when they signed the 2017 second-round draft pick to a four-year extension. → Read More

Burrow ‘confident’ Bengals offense will be ready for opener

The defense was ahead of the offense in the Cincinnati Bengals’ second scrimmage Sunday evening to wrap up training camp. → Read More

Cincinnati Bengals: A.J. Green says fight against racial inequality ‘starts with the top’

The Cincinnati Bengals were not among the NFL teams that canceled practice Thursday, but there was a discussion about doing so as athletes across different sports leagues are making a stand against racial injustice and hoping to spark change in their communities. → Read More

Bengals defensive back released from jail; search for his missing father continues in Florida

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Mackensie Alexander was released from jail Wednesday after he was arrested on a misdemeanor battery charge Tuesday night in Collier County, Florida, for allegedly confronting and assaulting the man who left his now missing father behind on a berry-picking trip. → Read More

Bengals embracing adversity in unusual training camp

Training camp in 2020 has been unusual to say the least, but the biggest challenge for Cincinnati Bengals coach Zac Taylor is the constant reshuffling of the schedule to make sure the team accomplishes what it needs in the shortened amount of time before games begin. → Read More

Veteran Bynes ‘a huge asset’ on and off the field for Bengals

Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Josh Bynes has been settling into the Cincinnati Bengals’ defense and already finding an important role. → Read More

Cincinnati Bengals: Ross returns after time away to care for son with Covid-19

John Ross still has much to prove after three injury-plagued seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, but he doesn’t consider his recent time away from the team as a setback. → Read More

Browns cancel practice as NFL investigates positive Covid-19 tests from several teams

The NFL reported several positive results from multiple teams following Saturday’s daily COVID-19 testing serviced by the same laboratory in New Jersey, but the Cincinnati Bengals were not among those clubs impacted and they resumed practice as scheduled Sunday. → Read More

For Bengals Jackson, ‘it’s time to get back to having fun'

William Jackson’s mom pointed out toward the end of the 2018 season that it didn’t look like the Cincinnati Bengals cornerback was having fun anymore. → Read More

A.J. Green removed from Bengals practice early for ‘precautionary reasons'

Cincinnati Bengals: A.J. Green removed from practice for precautionary reasons → Read More

Burrow’s offense tweaks, not scraps, Dalton’s system

Cincinnati Bengals tweak offense to Joe Burrow strengths → Read More

Williams eager to get on the field for Bengals

When offensive lineman Jonah Williams arrived in Cincinnati as a rookie last year, he carried with him a reputation for being an extremely hard worker, dedicated to improving himself in the weight room and through film study. → Read More