News

Bengals release Cook, re-sign Tate

/Image courtesy Cincinnati Bengals

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) – The Bengals released center Kyle Cook, who started every game last season, and signed receiver Brandon Tate to a new contract on Tuesday.

Cook had been with the Bengals since 2007. He played in 73 games, starting 66. Offensive line coach Paul Alexander said the team hasn’t decided who will start at center next season.

Tate would have become an unrestricted free agent if he didn’t get a deal on Tuesday. His biggest impact has been on special teams during his three seasons with Cincinnati.

Tate is averaging 24.8 yards on kickoff returns, a franchise record. His average of 9.9 yards per punt return ranks second in team records. He is in position to set franchise records for punt and kickoff return yards next season.

Weather Watch Sponsored By

Featured Events

No events

News

1 hour ago in Entertainment

Doritos, Esurance early ad winners on social media during Super Bowl

Fresh
beyonce

From the cute and trendy to the downright creepy, Super Bowl 50 was full of ads to remember - and a few that we'd like to forget.

2 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

TWITTER REACTS: Super Bowl 50 halftime show

Fresh
Coldplay singer Chris Martin sings during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Coldplay has a lot of fans ... but most of them were not on Twitter on Sunday night.

2 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Coldplay, guests rock Super Bowl 50 halftime

Fresh
Beyoncé, from left, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Coldplay, Beyoncé, and Bruno Mars brought down the house on Sunday night for an unforgettable Super Bowl halftime show.