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Report: Ohio State defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley latest to turn down Bengals According to a new report, Ohio State defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley will not be taking over the same role with the Cincinnati Bengals. Hafley, a former Buckeyes assistant, is staying with Ohio State after being hired just two weeks ago following a stint with the San Francisco 49ers.

Bengals Requested Interview With Ohio State DC Jeff Hafley The Bengals have struck out on yet another name in their seemingly never-ending search for a defensive coordinator. The team wanted to interview Ohio State defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley for the position but Hafley turned them down, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network.

Another candidate passes on chance to become Bengals defensive coordinator The Bengals had to wait until after the Super Bowl to hire a head coach. They're still waiting to get a defensive coordinator. According to NFL Media, the Bengals wanted to interview new Ohio State defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley for the position. Hafley, however, declined.

Ohio State Co-Defensive Coordinator Jeff Hafley Turns Down Interview with Cincinnati Bengals, Per Report New Ohio State assistant Jeff Hafley turned down an interview for the Cincinnati Bengals' defensive coordinator opening, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Bengals tried and failed to interview Ohio State’s Jeff Hafley for DC spot The latest rejection comes in the form of Ohio State Buckeyes defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley, who declined to interview with the Bengals, according to Mike Garafolo. Hafley has experience in both the college and NFL ranks. He was most recently the secondary coach for the 49ers from 2016-18.

Hear Cincinnati: Moeller head football coach Doug Rosfeld and his new position with the Bengals Brian is then joined by WCPO high school sports reporter Mike Dyer to discuss former Moeller head football coach Doug Rosfeld and his new position with the Cincinnati Bengals and what it will mean for both Moeller and the Bengals. Listen to this episode in the podcast player above.

Here's Why The Bengals Need to Add Jared Cook in Free Agency Jared Cook is an upcoming free agent in 2019, and Cincinnati might just be a perfect fit, given their current tight end situation. The Bengals rarely do an…

Bengals 2018 season awards: Victory of the Year Though there were only six of them to celebrate this past year, some of the Bengals’ wins were quite exciting.

Weighing pros and cons of Zac Taylor hiring old friends to new staff The new Cincinnati Bengals head coach has past connections to most of his hires.

Bengals should target Birmingham Iron QB Luis Perez The AAF’s most impressive passer started his professional career under Zac Taylor.

Bengals continue to struggle in defensive coordinator search The Cincinnati Bengals are approaching Tennessee Volunteer levels when it comes to their search for a defensive coordinator. Cincinnati announced the hiring of head coach Zac Taylor following the Super Bowl, and he's been looking to fill out his staff since then.

Bengals coaching profile: Joey Boese After 16 years of Lewis and his strength and conditioning coach Chip Morton, it will be interesting to see if players note a change in workouts and the overarching approach in practices and preparation. "There will be a different approach. It's a new time and a new culture we're going to set," Boese told Geoff Hobson of

Report: Todd Grantham was concerned about Bengals' aging core, linebackers The bigger point here is more concerning. Geno Atkins is 30. Carlos Dunlap will be at the end of the month. Dre Kirkpatrick will be during the season. And the Bengals easily had the worst linebacker unit in the NFL a season ago that could really use three new starters.

Bengals News : One thumb up Dalton Gives A Thumbs Up: Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton provided an update on his thumb injury and expresses his excitement to play under new head coach Zac Taylor.

PFF’s top 10 free agent linebackers includes Preston Brown and intriguing options for Bengals Brown ranks 10th on the list. Brown's 2018 season started out well. He was inserted at the MIKE linebacker spot and also played on third downs in place of Vontaze Burfict, who was suspended the first four games of the season.

Bengals struggling to find right coordinator fit Officially, Zac Taylor has been the Bengals head coach for nearly two weeks. Unofficially, it's been a month since they decided he was their guy to replace Marvin Lewis. And Taylor is exactly as close to hiring a defensive coordinator as he was when he was just another assistant who knew Sean McVay.

Cincinnati Bengals struggling to hire DC The Cincinnati Bengals are having a hard time hiring a defensive coordinator to replace Teryl Austin. Sources informed of the situation told NFL Network that the New Orleans Saints are planning to block the franchise from interviewing secondary coach Aaron Glenn for the vacancy.

Report: Saints won't allow Bengals to interview Aaron Glenn for defensive coordinator The New Orleans Saints are keeping a tight grip on Aaron Glenn.

Cincinnati Bengals, new coach Zac Taylor still need defensive coordinator The Bengals' new offensively-minded coach Zac Taylor has yet to find the right defensive coordinator for Cincinnati.

Saints to block Bengals from interviewing Aaron Glenn for DC opening, per report The Bengals can’t catch a break searching for a defensive coordinator.

Zac Taylor Has A Defensive Coordinator Candidate In Mind A new report suggests that the Bengals are interested in interviewing Aaron Glenn for their as-yet-unfilled defensive coordinator position. According to NBC News, the Bengals are in a bit of "scramble mode" since their efforts to recruit Todd Grantham fell through.

Saints Plan To Block Bengals' Aaron Glenn Meeting It appears another Bengals path toward a potential defensive coordinator hire will close. The Saints are planning to block them from interviewing Aaron Glenn, Ian Rapoport of tweets. The Bengals requested a meeting with the Saints' secondary coach earlier on Thursday.

Saints expected to block Bengals request to interview Aaron Glenn It appears Saints secondary coach Aaron Glenn will not be the next defensive coordinator of the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bengals want to interview Glenn for the opening on Zac Taylor's staff, but Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Saints are not going to grant that permission.

Cincinnati Bengals Draft Profile: C.J. Conrad, Tight End, Kentucky Uzomah being an unrestricted free agent in 2019, Matt Lengel being a free agent as well, and the only other option on the depth chart being Jordan Franks, \u00a0it could definitely be a strong possibility to explore options at the tight end position as a potential day two or three steal in the NFL Draft in April.

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