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September 27, 2020

Bengals tie Eagles after blowing late lead

Alex Weber 6:00pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals’ third start evoked the same frustration and infrequent promise as the first two…except Cincy TIED their opponent this time around, maintaining a 23-23 deadlock throughout the emotionally-exhuasting 10-minute overtime period. Here’s how it happened: First Half Cincinnati lost the first coin toss of the game and for the third…

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WATCH: Randall Cobb’s first touchdown as a member of the Houston Texas

Zack Geoghegan 2:30pm September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Randall Cobb has been a staple of success in the NFL for a decade now. Earlier on Sunday, the former Kentucky Wildcat legend made it into the endzone for the first time as a member of the Houston Texas after hauling in this gorgeous 28-yard dart from QB Deshaun Watson for a touchdown. It marked…

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Cats in the NFL: Week 3 Preview

Brent Wainscott 11:00am September 27, 2020 9/27/20

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Good Morning, BBN! Welcome to another NFL Sunday as Week 3 continues on this fine morning in the Bluegrass State. Week 3 action kicked off this past Thursday when Kentucky’s two highest picks in the last two drafts faced-off on Thursday Night Football. Josh Allen and the Jacksonville Jaguars fell to Lynn Bowden and the…

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September 25, 2020

Steelers add former Wildcat defensive end Calvin Taylor Jr. to practice squad

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm September 25, 2020 9/25/20

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Just weeks after releasing him, Calvin Taylor Jr. is back in Pittsburgh. On Friday morning, the Steelers announced that they have added the former Kentucky Wildcats defensive end to their practice squad, releasing cornerback Trajan Bandy in the process. Taylor was initially signed to the Steelers after going undrafted in the 2020 Draft but was…

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September 24, 2020

Today on KSR: Josh Allen and Lynn Bowden in Primetime

Nick Roush 9:00am September 24, 2020 9/24/20

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Two of the BBN’s favorite football players are playing in the NFL’s primetime Thursday Night Football spotlight. Ryan Fitzpatrick was actually Josh Allen’s first NFL victim, suffering multiple sacks against the rookie in a 2019 preseason game. Tonight Allen will get plenty more opportunities to enjoy a sack lunch when the Jaguars host the Dolphins.…

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September 21, 2020

Cats in the NFL Week Two: Contract Year Bud Dupree

Brent Wainscott 7:00pm September 21, 2020 9/21/20

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Week 2 of the 2020 NFL season goes in the books tonight, but with no Cats playing on MNF, we can recap how the Wildcats did this week. Unfortunately, it was a relatively ugly week for the Wildcats on the offensive side on the ball, but a few players on the defensive line made an…

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September 20, 2020

Lynn Bowden Jr. and Logan Stenberg Listed as ACTIVE for Week 2

Brent Wainscott 12:30pm September 20, 2020 9/20/20 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky fans will finally get their chance to see Lynn Bowden Jr. and Logan Stenberg make their NFL debuts today. After being listed inactive in Week 1, the former Paul Hornung award winner, Lynn Bowden Jr., is listed as ACTIVE and could make his NFL debut for the Miami Dolphins on Sunday when they take…

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Steelers’ Benny Snell will reportedly split carries with James Conner against Broncos

Zack Geoghegan 11:00am September 20, 2020 9/20/20

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Benny Snell is inching closer and closer to snatching the starting running back job in Pittsburgh. According to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, the former Kentucky Wildcat will split carries with fellow Steelers running back James Conner for Sunday’s 1:00 p.m. EST matchup against the Denver Broncos. Snell ran for 113 yards on 19 carries…

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September 18, 2020

Bengals Recap: Defense Disappears in TNF Loss to Browns

Alex Weber 8:30am September 18, 2020 9/18/20

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The second game of the Joe Burrow regime was much like the first: frustrating in a thousand ways and certainly winnable..yet squandered by senseless mistakes and outright failure on defense this time around. Also similar to last weekend, Joe Burrow looked every bit the part of Cincy’s future franchise quarterback. Here’s how the contest shook…

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September 17, 2020

Cats in the NFL: Week 2 Preview

Brent Wainscott 6:00pm September 17, 2020 9/17/20

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Ladies and Gentlemen, it is Thursday which means it is time to kick off another glorious week of the NFL and preview what’s ahead for the former Cats in Week Two. There are no NFL Cats in primetime this week, with every game being played in the 1-4 p.m. window on Sunday. However, 10 of…

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April 27, 2017

Boom Williams climbs up Mel Kiper’s big board

Drew Franklin 11:00am April 27, 2017 4/27/17

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The biggest name in NFL draft coverage has Kentucky’s own Boom Williams moving up his board on draft day. Mel Kiper, the king of the draft, ranked Williams at No. 150 in his final rankings, which would be a fifth-round selection if the rankings hold up. That’s Williams’ best projection to date and the only…

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April 26, 2017

The NFL Draft starts tomorrow, but don’t expect to hear any UK names until Saturday

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm April 26, 2017 4/26/17

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The NFL Draft begins tomorrow night, but before you plan your night around it, one, don’t because it’s the most boring television event ever; and two, you probably won’t hear any Kentucky players’ names called until Saturday, which is when the fourth through seventh rounds take place. Yesterday, ESPN’s Todd McShay ranked Jon Toth the…

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April 25, 2017

Toth a fourth-rounder in new NFL mock draft

Drew Franklin 2:00pm April 25, 2017 4/25/17

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The NFL Draft is only days away and your University of Kentucky Wildcats football team has one former player who is a sure-fire pick in the draft: the one and only Jon Toth, center extraordinaire. In a new mock draft for FoxSports.com, draft guru Peter Schrager has Toth going in the fourth round to the…

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April 23, 2017

Happy Birthday, Winston Guy!

Jay Winkler 4:00pm April 23, 2017 4/23/17

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  On this day, we’re wishing a happy birthday to one of the best Kentucky defenders in recent memory, Winston Guy. Guy was a 4-year contributor for the Cats, named to the 2nd-team All-SEC in his senior year, before being drafted by the Seattle Seahawks. Hopefully, some of our current crop of Cats can follow in Winston’s footsteps. So…

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March 7, 2017

Stevie Johnson is back on the market

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:30pm March 7, 2017 3/7/17

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Some unfortunate news today for one of our favorite football Cats. Veteran wide receiver Stevie Johnson was released by the San Diego Chargers today. Stevie has been with the Chargers for two years, but battled injuries throughout his time there, only appearing in 10 games in the 2015 season, hauling in 45 catches for 497 yards…

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February 5, 2017

It’s almost time for Super Bowl LI(t), will Jacob Tamme get a ring?

Haley Simpson 5:45pm February 5, 2017 2/5/17 Comments Disabled

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It doesn’t matter if you’re rooting for the cheaters up North or the Cinderella story from the South, we can all come together for one thing today: Jacob Tamme. The tight end won’t be playing in the game due to a season-ending shoulder injury from week 8 against the Green Bay Packers, but he will…

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Taking a look back on the NFL season for former Cats

Haley Simpson 4:00pm February 5, 2017 2/5/17 Comments Disabled

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Jacob Tamme (Tight end), Falcons- Super Bowl 11-5 Tamme suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in week 8 against the Green Bay Packers and had to have surgery to repair it. Before getting sidelined, the tight end was tied for the Falcons’ second best scorer with three touchdown and fourth best with 22 receptions for 210…

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February 2, 2017

Despite injury, Jacob Tamme making the most of the Super Bowl

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:15pm February 2, 2017 2/2/17

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If you’re a Kentucky fan, you should be cheering for the Falcons on Sunday night, not only because the Patriots are smug cheaters but because former Cat Jacob Tamme will be on Atlanta’s sideline. Tamme has been sidelined with a shoulder injury for half of the season, but he still made the trip to Houston…

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January 27, 2017

Farrington Huguenin signs a deal with the Steelers

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm January 27, 2017 1/27/17

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Good news: former Kentucky defensive end Farrington Huguenin just signed a reserves/future contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Huguenin was picked up by the Miami Dolphins after going undrafted last May, signing a three-year, $1.62 million contract; unfortunately, Huguenin suffered an ankle injury in early August and was waived. At Kentucky, he played in 48 games, recording over 90 tackles, 1.5…

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January 22, 2017

Former Cats Prepare for NFL Conference Championships

Kory Henry 2:00pm January 22, 2017 1/22/17 Comments Disabled

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Are you ready for some football!?  Welcome to Championship Sunday! The NFL’s best four teams are about to kickoff, playing to earn their spot in Super Bowl 51. Fortunately for the BBN, both games will feature former Wildcats. The first match-up will be the NFC Championship game between the Green Bay Packers & the Atlanta…

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