Episodes
Jake and James break down the most interesting facets of the Bengals' newly announced ring of honor before taking your questions in the weekend mailbag. We talk about the plan to replace Giovani Bernard's snaps in Cincinnati's backfield, some draft favorites, and what gets lost in the Sewell vs. Chase debate when considering what position the Bengals would draft in the second round. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/09/21
Jake, James and Mike break down whether the Giovani Bernard release makes any sense, Mike explains a very level-headed pro-Penei Sewell stance, and breaks down what Lou Anarumo wants to do with this defense after acquiring Chidobe Awuzie and Mike Hilton as he shapes up his single-high shell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/08/21
Jake and James chat with Dan Hoard, the voice of the Bengals, about his broadcasting come-up, his recent conversation with Duke Tobin, and why he's Team Sewell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/06/21
Jake and James break down the Sam Darnold trade's impact on the Cincinnati Bengals draft plans, then analyze Duke Tobin's recent comments on the Bengals' free agency activity and plans for the draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/06/21
Jake and James react to Penei Sewell's pro day and whether it should change how the Cincinnati Bengals evaluate the top OT prospect in the 2021 draft, then get into where the value is for pick 38. There are some very obvious trends as we work through the simulators about where the top talent appears to be in the second round, and it's in the trenches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/04/21
The lightning round returns to the weekend mailbag after we break down Teven Jenkins' strong pro day and discuss Wednesday's #TeamChase vs. #TeamSewell debate. We answer your questions about Steven Radicevic's comments, talk linebacker breakout candidates, and James will make you hungry when he compares some players to Cincinnati restaurants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/01/21
Jake and James dive into the Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Burrow teaser on social media, which may suggest that he's throwing a football on the field at Paul Brown Stadium. Then we get into testing numbers from Ja'Marr Chase, Terrace Marshall Jr, Kyle Pitts, Carlos Basham, and Liam Eichenberg from Wednesday's Pro Days. Chase also made some interesting comments for those that like reading the tea leaves about who the Bengals will take at 5, and we touch on WJ3's comments on Washington radio. Learn...
Published 04/01/21
Jake and James talk about Mike Daniels' return to the Cincinnati Bengals, then chat with Director of Pro Scouting Steven Radicevic to get his take on this free agency class and how it has set them up for the draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/30/21
Jake and James cover the minor moves for the Bengals from late Sunday and Monday, including Ricardo Allen's deal going official. Then we break down all of the smoke building around the Bengals and Ja'Marr Chase, and give you some interesting pro day results from UNC's Dyami Brown and Michigan's Jalen Mayfield and Nico Collins. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/29/21
Jake and James break down how the Miami Dolphins trade impacts the Cincinnati Bengals at pick #5, then dive into a 3-round Penei Sewell plan for Mock Draft Monday. We explore what kind of value the Bengals could hypothetically find in the second round on the offensive line and at pass catcher, as that is one of the big factors when considering what the team should do if they're picking between Penei Sewell, Ja'Marr Chase, and trading back. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 03/28/21
Jake and James take your questions, including what the return should be for Giovani Bernard in a hypothetical trade scenario for the Cincinnati Bengals, and whether Penei Sewell is the guy if he's there at #5. We wrap up with a lightning round of questions to finish up the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/25/21
The Cincinnati Bengals signed free safety Ricardo Allen to a one-year deal and hosted edge rusher Ryan Kerrigan on a free agent visit. Jake and James think these are fine moves for defensive depth, and actually like the ideas. But when are the Bengals going to sign a starting offensive guard to improve one of the worst offensive lines in football? Riley Reiff is great, but he and Joe Burrow need help! We wrap up with some notes from pro days, as Frank Pollack worked out Alijah Vera-Tucker in...
Published 03/25/21
Jake and James break down the Cincinnati Bengals re-signing Quinton Spain on a prove-it deal and whether the Bengals should still go get another guard. Meanwhile, Darius Phillips doesn't appear to be thrilled with the team after Eli Apple got a one year prove-it deal of his own. Then we get into some outstanding pro day numbers from Alabama's Alex Leathewood and Purdue's Rondale Moore, and whether they should be targets as the Bengals try to build around Joe Burrow. Learn more about your ad...
Published 03/23/21
Jake and James discuss national reports that are disappointed with the Cincinnati Bengals' free agency period and talk about the dwindling options. We also get back to some draft talk after Kyle Pitts ran a 4.46 40-yard dash, and it's almost April! The draft is just over a month away. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/22/21
Jake and James break down the signs that the Cincinnati Bengals aren't done in free agency based on the way they've structured contracts and manuevered the salary cap. Then we get into where they're going next - Sammy Watkins? Sheldon Rankins? Aldon Smith? - after the Kenny Golladay sweepstakes ended with the New York Giants. We conclude with thoughts on the luxury it is to have Joe Burrow on the team, and the fun energy from Bengals fans on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 03/21/21
Jake and James break down the Cincinnati Bengals signing Riley Reiff to play right tackle, update you on #GollaDEY rumors as Kenny Golladay is still out there, and other free agency rumors heading into the weekend. We also cover the Friday cap cuts. Geno Atkins' illustrious time in Cincinnati has come to a close and we'll be rooting for the Hall of Famer on his next step. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/19/21
Jake and James catch you up on the latest #GollaDEY trend as Kenny Golladay takes his visit with the New York Giants, the Riley Reiff visit, and where the Bengals sit after 4 days of free agency activity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/18/21
Jake and James break down the minor moves the Cincinnati Bengals made to retain some special teamers, then dive into the more exciting news that they've got an offer in to former Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay, and former Minnesota Vikings left tackle Riley Reiff is visiting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/18/21
James and Jake discuss A.J. Green's deal with the Arizona Cardinals, the way the Bengals structured their free agent contracts with Trey Hendrickson and Mike Hilton, plus concern about the lack of movement in the offensive line room is setting in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/17/21
Jake and James break down the details on the Bengals new cornerbacks and their contracts, and where it leaves the Bengals for the rest of the free agency period. They simply must move their attention to the trenches at this point with their remaining cap space as they shift their contract structures to be more in line with the rest of the league. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/16/21
James Rapien discusses the Bengals' deal with Trey Hendrickson, plus rumors about Mike Hilton, Carl Lawson's departure and more in an emergency edition of the Locked on Bengals podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/16/21
Jake and James discuss the late breaking events of day 1 of the tampering period, in which the Cincinnati Bengals signed no one and saw Carl Lawson depart for greener pa$ture$. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/16/21
James, Jake and Joe talk about the Cincinnati Bengals' inactivity on day 1 of the tampering period, and reset expectations and hopes for the rest of the free agency period after coveted offensive guard Joe Thuney lands in Kansas City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/15/21
We break down the Bengals.com-reported cap math and why we think the Cincinnati Bengals will still spend, James does some singing, and we play "Either, Or" and pick some free agent fits when they're head-to-head. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/14/21
Carl Lawson says the Bengals are the frontrunners to sign him in free agency, and Jake and James break that down in addition to all of your mailbag questions. We talk about Keelan Cole and Kalif Raymond, budget options for just about every position the Bengals need, and some really good offensive line combinations the Bengals could roll out after the 2021 offseason is done. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/12/21