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Locked On Bengals - Daily Podcast On The Cincinnati Bengals

1,215 episodes - English - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★★ - 526 ratings

James Rapien and Jake Liscow take you inside the Bengals with the latest news, unique analysis, and insight on your favorite team, every day on Locked On Bengals. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every Day #nfl #bengals #cincy

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Week 6 lessons, players rising up the depth chart, some good stats, and Whitney Mercilus

October 19, 2021 00:21 - 36 minutes

Revisiting Sunday's blowout for some takeaways and lessons learned, then Jake and James talk about Chris Evans and Trey Hill's potential ascension on the depth chart, take a tangent to discuss Whitney Mercilus as a midseason FA fit, and hit some Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase stats. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Victory Monday! Bengals 34 - Lions 11 | Instant Reaction

October 17, 2021 22:24 - 33 minutes

Ja'Marr Chase continues to be a sparkplug for the Cincinnati Bengals offense as he, Joe Mixon, and Chris Evans all had big days on offense while the defense thoroughly dominated the Detroit Lions from start to finish. Jake and James have you covered with postgame notes and takeaways after the Bengals' most convincing win of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Keys to beating the Detroit Lions: Put on a show

October 15, 2021 00:13 - 33 minutes

Jake and James update you on the injury concerns at right guard, Joe Mixon's DNP on Thursday, and the disastrous state of injuries for the already low-talent Lions before previewing the game. If the Bengals are a good football team, this should be a get-right week for all three phases. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Fixing the Bengals offense & crossing over with the Lions to check on Penei Sewell

October 14, 2021 00:00 - 38 minutes

Injury news is generally positive for Joe Mixon and Joe Burrow on Wednesday, then Jake is joined by PFF's Seth Galina to expand on what will take the Bengals offense to the next level. We wrap up with James and Matt Dery's crossover Thursday, where you'll find out how Penei Sewell is doing in Detroit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Week 5 All-22 Takeaways: What's wrong with the Bengals Offense?

October 13, 2021 00:00 - 40 minutes

Trae Waynes heads to the injured reserve with his hamstring issue as his star-crossed career in Cincinnati continues. Jake and James are also joined by Mike Bengals_Sans Santagata to talk about the issues with the Bengals' empty scheme, the outside zone game, and what the Bengals can do to fix it. We also hit Chidobe Awuzie's strong start to his Bengals career, and some Lou Anarumo praise for a defense that is turning things around. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/a...

Joe Burrow's throat is OK, and evaluating coaching decisions vs. execution

October 11, 2021 23:00 - 37 minutes

Joe Burrow and Jessie Bates are OK according to Zac Taylor, but Jackson Carman and Samaje Perine will head to the COVID list and Trae Waynes pulled his hamstring again. We also discuss some re-watch notes where the protection undermined some of the offensive gameplan, and decisions at the end of regulation and in overtime may haunt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Gameday Reaction: Bengals grasp defeat from the jaws of victory, lose 25-22 to the Packers

October 10, 2021 22:35 - 36 minutes

We break down the Bengals' frustrating loss in Paul Brown Stadium where there were some good performances, but ultimately the team let a win slip through their fingers against a good Green Bay Packers team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Keys to beating Aaron Rodgers - Let Joe cook!

October 07, 2021 23:00 - 38 minutes

Injuries aren't trending in the right direction on Thursday's practice report, and Jake and James discuss the keys to the Cincinnati Bengals winning as home underdogs against the visiting Packers. The hint is in the title: Let Joe Cook! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Crossover Thursday! A big test for the Bengals against Aaron Rodgers and the Packers, and major injury updates

October 06, 2021 23:00 - 41 minutes

James gets you caught up on a ton of injury news from the Bengals' first practice of the week after their mini-bye from Thursday Night Football, then Jake is joined by Locked On Packers host Peter Bukowski to talk about the Packers-Bengals matchup, and where both teams will be tested in Week 5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Midweek Mailbag! PBS atmosphere, Burrow vs. Herbert, Chase vs. Green, and more!

October 05, 2021 23:00 - 40 minutes

In our midweek mailbag James and Jake discuss their event at the Blind Pig, the atmosphere at PBS for TNF, extending Jessie Bates as a piece of a great defense, and some comparisons between Joe Burrow and Justin Herbert, and A.J. Green and Ja'Marr Chase. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Positive injury update and Bengals-Jaguars film review with Bengals Sans

October 04, 2021 23:00 - 37 minutes

Zac Taylor delivered a very encouraging injury update in his Monday press conference, and Mike "Bengals Sans" joins us with observations from All-22 film review Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Identifying Cincinnati Bengals areas for improvement after Q1 2021

October 03, 2021 22:00 - 35 minutes

Jake and James break down areas for improvement for the Bengals, including first quarter offense, second down offense, and discuss Jackson Carman's second start. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Victory Friday! Bengals 24 - Jaguars 21

October 01, 2021 06:35 - 37 minutes

The Cincinnati Bengals move to 3-1 after a thrilling second half comeback against the Jacksonville Jaguars. The first half was rough, but the Bengals found their footing on both sides of the ball in the second half to clutch out the W. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals-Jaguars TNF Preview + Crossover

September 29, 2021 21:00 - 35 minutes

Jessie Bates and Tee Higgins are out and Chidobe Awuzie is doubtful, we talk about the potential impact of those injuries on the Bengals' Week 4 matchup against the Jaguars, talk keys to the game, and hear from Locked On Jaguars' Tony Wiggins on how Urban Meyer's team is progressing from its 0-3 start. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Joe Burrow Showing Improvement, Ja'Marr Chase Shining | Bengals Film Review

September 28, 2021 22:36 - 32 minutes

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow had one of the best games of his young NFL career in Sunday's 24-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. James Rapien is joined by Mike Santagata aka Bengals Sans to break down Burrow's performance, plus they talk about Ja'Marr Chase, Jackson Carman's first start, an impressive defense and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Jackson Carman re-watch notes, and injuries pile up in the secondary

September 28, 2021 00:00 - 33 minutes

Injuries to Jessie Bates and Chidobe Awuzie have made the secondary thin, we get you notes from theJackson Carman rewatch, and discuss the trap game potential as heavy favorites in Week 4. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Victory Monday! Bengals 24 - Bad Pittsburgh Team 10

September 26, 2021 22:26 - 36 minutes

Instant reaction to the Bengals' resounding victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, complete with effient offense, dominant trench play, takeaways, and even a little luck. Jake and James have you covered with a post-game breakdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Keys to Steelers Week and matchups to watch in Week 3

September 24, 2021 00:00 - 38 minutes

Jake and James break down the keys to victory for the Cincinnati Bengals road trip to Pittsburgh, and cover the key matchups on both sides of the ball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Crossover Thursday: Steelers Week #1

September 23, 2021 00:00 - 35 minutes

T.J. Watt and Ben Roethlisberger on the injury report, but we all know they're going to play, plus Zac Taylor and Joe Burrow press conference notables, and Chris Carter from Locked On Steelers tells us how things are going for the Bengals archrivals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals Film Review: Week 2 OL Report Card, Burrow Report, and Defensive Strength

September 22, 2021 00:00 - 36 minutes

Mike (bengals_sans) joins Jake and James as we break down the All 22 from Week 2 in Chicago. We hand out grades for each offensive lineman after film review, weigh in on how much Joe Burrow is still dealing with mental hurdles, and how well the defense has played at every level so far this year, specifically with this week's takeaway! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Moody Monday Mailbag! 2nd Down Plagues Bengals Offense

September 20, 2021 23:02 - 35 minutes

Xavier Su'a-Filo might have an injury that propels Jackson Carman into the starting lineup, and Jake and James take your questions in the Monday Mailbag. We also take a look at the problems the Bengals are having on second downs compared to the rest of the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals 17 - Bears 20: Missed opportunities doom the Bengals in Week 2

September 19, 2021 21:11 - 35 minutes

The defense settled into a great football game after an opening-drive touchdown for the Bears, but Joe Burrow and the Bengals offense couldn't capitalize on their opportunities and turn it over 4 times in a row en route to a disappointing Week 2 loss. Jake and James get you an instant reaction as the Cincinnati Bengals fall to 1-1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals at Bears: Keys to victory, key matchups, and a prediction for week 2

September 17, 2021 00:00 - 37 minutes

The Bears are the Vikings in many ways, but Justin Fields is a wildcard in Week 2. We talk keys to victory, the key matchups on both sides of the ball, and James predicts a winner for Week 2! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Joe Burrow Progress Report and Week 2 Crossover

September 16, 2021 00:00 - 35 minutes

Jake and James dive into the details of Joe Burrow's Week 1 performance before taking a first look at the Chicago Bears, Wednesday's roster moves, and catching up with Locked On Bears host Lorin Cox on all things Andy Dalton (and the rest of the Bears football team)! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Week 2 Mailbag! Trey Hopkins alarm level, 4th down decisions and more!

September 15, 2021 00:05 - 39 minutes

Jake and James dive into the Week 2 mailbag, getting into how loud Paul Brown Stadium was on Sunday, how high the alert level is for Trey Hopkins, dissecting 4th down decisionmaking, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Week 1 Takeaways with Bengals_Sans: Defensive scheme, OL report, and Mixon dominance

September 14, 2021 00:14 - 35 minutes

Bengals_Sans joins Jake and James to break down observations from re-watching Sunday's game with a focus on the trenches and Joe Mixon's success in the wide zone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Victory Monday! Bengals 27 - Vikings 24

September 12, 2021 22:53 - 35 minutes

The Bengals won a one-score game in Joe Burrow's return to action in 2021's premier at Paul Brown Stadium. Jake and James break down the game, fourth down decisions, and takeaways after Evan McPherson delivered the game-winning kick with time expiring in the extra period. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals-Vikings Preview: Keys to victory and matchups to watch in Week 1

September 10, 2021 00:00 - 36 minutes

Jake and James break down 4 keys to the Bengals' success on Sunday against the Vikings, then dive into critical matchups on both sides of the ball as Joe Burrow and Zac Taylor try to get off to a strong start in year 2. How will the interior offensive line deal with strong interior run defenders from Minnesota in the transition to running more wide zone? Will Sam Hubbard live up to his dominant run defender label against a very good right tackle in Brian O'Neill? Those questions and more insi...

Crossover Thursday with Locked On Vikings

September 08, 2021 23:35 - 36 minutes

Luke Braun joins Jake and James to break down what's going on with Mike Zimmer's Vikings in Minnesota. How is Minnesota adapting to the loss of Irv Smith for the year? Where is Dalvin Cook most dangerous? Will Jonah Williams unexpectedly have his hands full with a lengthy Vikings defensive end? Get answers to all these questions and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Week 1 Mailbag: James predicts the season week-by-week, and more

September 08, 2021 00:00 - 40 minutes

James goes through every week on the Bengals schedule to predict wins and losses, and we answer the first mailbag questions of the 2021 season. Who is the first starter to be replaced in the starting lineup? Why is Eli Apple playing outside instead of in the slot? What is the biggest factor in the Bengals-Vikings outcome this weekend? What will it take for Jake to woo? We answer that and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals work the deep ball, '21 captains named, and the challenge presented by Minnesota's skill players

September 07, 2021 00:00 - 34 minutes

Ja'Marr Chase and Zac Taylor addressed the media on Monday and discussed the deep ball and drops, the Bengals named their new captains, Mike Daniels is back with the team, and we discuss some of the threats facing a Trae Waynes-less defense in Week 1. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline AG There is only 1 place that has you co...

Joe Goodberry shares his optimistic outlook for the 2021 Cincinnati Bengals

September 05, 2021 23:00 - 36 minutes

Joe Goodberry joins Jake and James to share his reasons for optimism for the 2021 iteration of the Cincinnati Bengals. He has high expectations for the offense to carry the load, and while there are some questions on defense, there's a winning record prediction! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Biggest Storylines for the 2021 Cincinnati Bengals

September 03, 2021 00:00 - 36 minutes

Jake and James break down the biggest storylines and questions facing the Cincinnati Bengals in 2021, from the coaching staff answering questions, to Joe Burrow finding the deep ball, and figuring out the pass rush, we break it all down! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals claim two, cut two, and fill out the practice squad

September 01, 2021 21:00 - 31 minutes

The Cincinnati Bengals claimed a corner and edge defender on waivers, unexpectedly cut two wide receivers (who we expect will be back with the team), and filled out their practice squad Tuesday. Jake and James break it all down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Cincinnati Bengals Initial 53 Man Roster Review - Surprises and waiver names to watch

August 31, 2021 23:10 - 36 minutes

Jake and James break down the biggest surprises and guys who remain on the roster bubble as the Bengals cut down to their initial 53. Waiver claims and veteran cuts will come next as Zac Taylor and Duke Tobin shape their team for Week 1 against Minnesota. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals trade Billy Price for B.J. Hill, we talk potential moves to come and preview the cutdown to 53

August 31, 2021 00:00 - 37 minutes

Jake and James break down the Cincinnati Bengals trade of Billy Price for interior defensive lineman B.J. Hill and the ripple effect that might have on the cutdown to 53 players on the roster. We also speculate on some moves that could still come, like trading Michael Jordan, claiming Tyrell Crosby, or scouring the wire for cornerback or edge rusher help, and dig into the big questions left as the Bengals try to identify the best 53 players to keep on the roster. Learn more about your ad choi...

Bengals 26 - Dolphins 29: The preseason closes with Joe Burrow's return to The Jungle

August 30, 2021 01:12 - 34 minutes

Joe Burrow took 3 snaps to start the game, Brandon Allen bounced back, and players fighting for roster spots made their final auditions in Cincinnati on Sunday. Jake and James break down the big takeaways, from Evan McPherson impressing, to Chris Evans' great TD pass from Brandon Allen, to Khalid Kareem potentially suffering an injury and what that means for edge depth, as we the Bengals are preparing to cut down to 53 on Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adc...

Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase close out camp on a high note, injury updates on Ossai and Waynes, and special teams focus on preseason game 3

August 27, 2021 00:00 - 37 minutes

Joseph Ossai likely out for the year, Trae Waynes hurt his other hamstring, Darrin Simmons weighs in on the special teams focus for preseason game 3 as the Bengals look for the final 53, and Joe Burrow and Ja'Marr Chase close out open camp practices with a strong performance. Jake and James walk you through all of it as we gear up for the regular season. Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off ...

Joe Burrow will suit up! Plus, OL starters all but official, and a Trae Waynes injury update

August 26, 2021 00:00 - 36 minutes

Bengals head coach Zac Taylor says Joe Burrow will get a few reps against Miami in the team's preseason finale on Sunday. He also told us who will start a guard and center, and Ja'Marr Chase had another nice day of practice. We wrap up with the news from the defensive side of the ball, where Trae Waynes is dealing with another hamstring injury and Eli Apple will likely be the next man up. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

53-man roster projection challenges and a disappointing day from the Hall Of Fame

August 25, 2021 00:00 - 32 minutes

Jake and James break down the 53-man roster locks and bubble guys who have a complicated path to making the team, and discuss the likeliest next Bengal to make the Hall Of Fame. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Ja'Marr Chase and the offense bounce back, and starter re-watch notes against WFT

August 24, 2021 00:00 - 37 minutes

Ja'Marr Chase didn't drop a pass and had a very nice practice Monday, as did Joe Burrow and the rest of the offense. Plus, we hit starter re-watch notes from the WFT game, including high praise for DJ Reader and the Bengals' starting tackles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Joseph Ossai outlook with Dr. Brandon Bowers, Noah Spence signs, and Ja'Marr Drop Watch continues

August 23, 2021 00:00 - 34 minutes

Dr. Brandon Bowers discusses Joseph Ossai's injury outlook after reports of meniscus surgery are coming, Noah Spence signs to backfill edge depth, the Bengals make 5 cuts, and we discuss Ja'Marr Chase's rocky Sunday practice while the team is mostly healthy heading toward the regular season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals 13 - Washington 17: Bengals drop preseason Week 2, but there are silver linings!

August 21, 2021 04:14 - 38 minutes

Jake and James break down preseason Week 2, featuring a rough night for Bengals rookie Ja'Marr Chase and backup QB Brandon Allen and encouraging signs from Jackson Carman and Cameron Sample. The first team defensive line continued to look like it was worth the investment, and newcomer Chidobe Awuzie smothered Terry McLaurin on a vertical ball. We cover all that and more takeaways from preseason Week 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals to watch in Preseason Week 2, a workout for Noah Spence, and well-wishes for Carl Lawson

August 20, 2021 00:00 - 35 minutes

Noah Spence worked out for the Bengals, and Carl Lawson had a sad injury for the Jets. We discuss how those things may impact the Bengals, and what we're watching in Preseason Week 2, from the trench play on both sides of the ball to our first look at Larry Ogunjobi and Fred Johnson, and how the defense will adapt to not having two edge rushers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Chidobe Awuzie shines again, Joe Burrow wants to play, and resetting position battles going into Preseason Week 2

August 19, 2021 00:00 - 34 minutes

Wednesday concluded training camp for the Cincinnati Bengals, and Jake and James discuss the position battles yet to be decided as the team prepares to face the Washington Football Team in Week 2. We also discuss Chidobe Awuzie's continued success throughout camp, Joe Burrow's eagerness to play preseason football and compete, adn some of the players who will not play against Washington. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Joe Burrow hits Da Bomb, starting OG competition clarifies, and Jamal Adams sets the safety market for Jessie Bates

August 18, 2021 00:00 - 34 minutes

Joe Burrow's most impressive throw of camp and draws Lou Anarumo's praise, four competitors shake out for the starting guard jobs, and we discuss how Jamal Adams' deal may impact the Jessie Bates negotiations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Burrow and Chase go for 3 TDs, and film review with Bengals_Sans

August 17, 2021 00:00 - 35 minutes

Ja'Marr Chase had his best day of practice as Joe Burrow continues to look comfortable, D'Ante Smith gets his shot at LG with the starters, and Mike Santagata joins Jake and James to discuss schematic and player-specific takeaways from re-watching the Bengals' preseason debut. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bengals 19 - Buccaneers 14: Bengals win their New Stripes debut

August 15, 2021 05:08 - 40 minutes

Instant reaction to the Bengals' first preseason game: Standouts, OL takeaways, and surprises from the end of the depth chart. Jake and James hit the highlights and lowlights from preseason game #1 as the Cincinnati Bengals backups beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers backups 19-14. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Bates confirms contract talks aren't close, and why Tampa is such a great preseason test for the Bengals

August 13, 2021 00:00 - 36 minutes

Jessie Bates' unhappy comments about contract negotiations Thursday cast doubt over his extension, but there's a real football game coming and Jake and James break down what to watch for as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are a perfect preseason challenge for the Cincinnati Bengals as we look for omens of the season to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A lot of positives, and one lingering concern as the Bengals prepare for preseason week 1

August 12, 2021 08:12 - 33 minutes

David Harrison from Locked On Bucs joins the guys to set expectations for preseason week 1, and Jake and James recap a lot of positive notes from Wednesday's practice, while remaining concerned about the interior OL. Trae Waynes, Larry Ogunjobi, Chris Evans, and Austin Seibert stand out, Joe Burrow remains consistent, and Xavier Su'a-Filo may be a cut candidate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Guests

Joe Goodberry
32 Episodes
Dave Lapham
12 Episodes
Geoff Hobson
9 Episodes
Tyler Boyd
7 Episodes
Jim Owczarski
4 Episodes
Gerald McCoy
2 Episodes
Jon Ledyard
2 Episodes
Michael Jordan
2 Episodes
Andrew Brown
1 Episode
Joe Marino
1 Episode
Mark Schofield
1 Episode

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The Sky is Falling
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