Hear That Podcast Growlin': A show about the Cincinnati Bengals-logo

Hear That Podcast Growlin': A show about the Cincinnati Bengals

The Athletic

Part-therapy, part-insider info, part-entertainment, you'll hear from The Athletic's Paul Dehner Jr. and Jay Morrison as well a cast of the most relevant Bengals coaches, executives and players, 'Growlin' takes fans inside Paul Brown Stadium, from the front office to the locker room as they talk through all things Bengals.

Part-therapy, part-insider info, part-entertainment, you'll hear from The Athletic's Paul Dehner Jr. and Jay Morrison as well a cast of the most relevant Bengals coaches, executives and players, 'Growlin' takes fans inside Paul Brown Stadium, from the front office to the locker room as they talk through all things Bengals.

Location:

United States

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The Athletic

Description:

Part-therapy, part-insider info, part-entertainment, you'll hear from The Athletic's Paul Dehner Jr. and Jay Morrison as well a cast of the most relevant Bengals coaches, executives and players, 'Growlin' takes fans inside Paul Brown Stadium, from the front office to the locker room as they talk through all things Bengals.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bengals' draft strategy Pt. 3: edge rushers, d-linemen & kickers

4/15/2021
Join The Athletic for just $3.99 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin It's high time Cincinnati coupled itself with a long-term, pass-rushing solution for a vapid quarterback-pressuring unit. Paul and Jay scope out this draft's edge rushers that could fit the Bengals' scheme. The guys also scout defensive linemen who could bolster the squad's defensive front, and specialists (kickers) who can contribute immediately. Rundown: (3:00) Defensive linemen (12:00) Edge rushers...

Duration:00:41:14

Four paths mock draft, 'The Beast' & Chase or Sewell w/ Dane Brugler and Robert Mays

4/13/2021
Join The Athletic for just $3.99 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin In a special-guest-filled HTPG, Paul and Jay determine which side of the Chase-Sewell fence The Athletic's Robert Mays is on, and Paul catches up with draft guru Dane Brugler to discuss prospects best fit Cincinnati's scheme. Plus, PDJ and JM guide you down branching draft paths in their four paths Bengals mock draft. Also, Giovani Bernard has a new home with the reigning Super Bowl champs. Rundown:...

Duration:01:12:31

Bengals' draft strategy Pt. 2: TEs & QBs + Ring of Honor & Bernard released

4/8/2021
Join The Athletic for just $3.99 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin Finally! The Bengals are founding a Ring of Honor! Who will be in the inaugural class? Paul and Jay discuss before tending to immediate matters; club elder statesman, Giovani Bernard, was released by the team. How will this affect the Stripes? Will they invest a late-round pick in a running back in this year's draft? Where does Bernard go from here? Lastly, the guys look at tight ends and quarterbacks who...

Duration:00:32:11

Bengals' draft strategy Pt. 1: comprehensive guide to the offensive line

4/6/2021
Join The Athletic for just $1 a month through 4/6! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin Paul and Jay take a deeper than deep dive, submarine-esque, I suppose, into Cincinnati's draft tactics ahead of D-Day on April 29th. The guys kick off the first installment of the draft strategy series by zeroing in on the club's offensive line talent, skill, and resource needs. As discussed ad nauseam for months, is Penei Sewell the right guy at No. 5, considering he's available? PDJ and JM talk...

Duration:01:22:21

Did 49ers jump for Mac Jones, is Ja'Marr Chase destined for Cincy & listener mailbag

3/30/2021
Join The Athletic for just $1 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin As free agency, and the off-season in general, roll on, Paul and Jay react to Jarran Reed signing with Kansas City. Was Reed a fit in Cincinnati's defensive scheme, and was there a chance to sign the 28-year-old edge rusher? San Francisco leapfrogged several teams in the draft after trading with Miami for the 3rd-overall pick. What are the 49ers' intentions with that pick? The Athletic NFL Show may have...

Duration:01:08:00

Will Bengals move on from Bernard, most interesting move & Ryan Kerrigan's visit

3/26/2021
Join The Athletic for just $1 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin Paul and Jay recap Cincinnati's week of signings and roster moves. What are the odds the Bengals break ties with elder statesman, Giovani Bernard? Who was the club's most interesting addition this week according to the guys? Plus, PDJ and JM discuss Ryan Kerrigan's visit to Cincinnati. Rundown: (1:00) News, signings & will Bernard stay? (12:00) Most interesting signing (16:30) Ryan Kerrigan visit Follow Paul...

Duration:00:26:27

Second-wave signing options, beat writer mock draft & draft day trade scenarios

3/23/2021
Join The Athletic for just $1 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin Paul and Jay are Cincinnati's 'American Pickers'! The guys look through the free-agent bargain bin and decide which second-wave signees fit the Bengals' system. Which position takes precedence: guard, defensive tackle or wide receiver? Who could be cost-effective options at the aforementioned positions? The guys review The Athletic's beat writer mock draft and react to predicted draftees and trade scenarios....

Duration:00:48:37

'Great Barrier Reiff' to protect Burrow, is Atkins a HOFer & should Bengals get GollaDEY?

3/19/2021
They did it! They finally (actually) did it! '9' can breathe a sigh of relief because he now has a talented blocker in front of him! Welcome to Cincy, Riley Reiff! Paul and Jay react to the 'Great Barrier Reiff" pledging his services to Cincinnati, and project how he'll shield Joe Burrow. Will the Bengals approach the draft differently now? Have the team's priorities shifted after this signing? The guys say "so long" to Geno Atkins after a legendary run with the Bengals. Could his impact on...

Duration:00:43:31

Bengals bolster backfield, sign Awuzie & Hilton + Cap compliance

3/17/2021
Paul and Jay react to Cincinnati adding to its secondary, signing DBs Mike Hilton and Chidobe Awuzie. What does each bring to the table? Is there a drop-off between William Jackson III and Awuzie, Hilton? Are these signings a wash? Plus, the guys talk cap compliance. Follow Paul on Twitter: @pauldehnerjr Follow Jay on Twitter: @JayMorrisonATH Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:54

Trey Hendrickson's headed to Cincy: Examining his production, fit, and more w/ Katherine Terrell

3/16/2021
Join The Athletic for just $3.99 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin Paul, Jay and The Athletic's New Orleans Saints keyboard-busting scribe Katherine Terrell discuss Cincinnati's most expensive off-season signing so far, Trey Hendrickson. Terrell opines about Hendrickson's increased production in 2020 and the reason behind it. The podcasting triple-threat also gab over Hendrickson's effectiveness against the run before chatting about a pair of former Saints turned...

Duration:00:40:46

Bengals miss out on early O-line pieces & off-season trajectory

3/15/2021
Join The Athletic for just $3.99 a month! Visit: theathletic.com/hearthatpodcastgrowlin Disclaimer: The podcast was recorded prior to Cincinnati signing former Saints defensive end, Trey Hendrickson, to a reported 4-year, $60 million contract. Paul and Jay react to the opening day of free agency. Was missing out on premium offensive linemen like Joe Thuney disappointing? What will the rest of the free agency period hold? Follow Paul on Twitter: @pauldehnerjr Follow Jay on Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:47

EXCLUSIVE: Carl Lawson joins HTPG!

3/11/2021
Paul welcomes recent Bengals defensive lineman, Carl Lawson, to the show! The two discuss Lawson's time in Cincy, the Bengals not franchise tagging him, who the frontrunners to sign him are, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:52

Carl Lawson, William Jackson III hit free agency

3/10/2021
Paul Dehner Jr. and Jay Morrison react to Cincinnati not exercising the franchise tag on Carl Lawson or William Jackson III. What does this mean for the two Bengals defenders? Is there a chance at least one returns? How does this affect Cincy's approach to free agency starting next week and the draft? Follow Paul on Twitter: @pauldehnerjr Follow Jay on Twitter: @JayMorrisonATH Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:37

Are Bengals free agent big spenders, dissecting Tobin's quotes & jersey leak alert!

3/9/2021
Are the Bengals spendin' big this off-season? Paul and Jay assess Cincinnati's current position ahead of the franchise tag and free agency period. Plus, the two deconstruct Bengals' director of player personnel Duke Tobin's comments about this off-season. Where would the Bengals spin big first? How will their acquisitions affect their draft approach? The duo also discuss the latest off-season news, including Trent Williams being traded to New England. Lastly, jersey leak, jersey leak!...

Duration:01:05:28

Elizabeth Blackburn, Bengals' focus on fan reconnection & establishing traditions & would you rather have Watt or Lawson?

3/2/2021
Paul and Jay examine the Bengals' attempt to reconnect with its fanbase and establish new traditions by way of social media, marketing, and more. Elizabeth Blackburn, the club's Director of Strategy and Engagement, is at the effort's core. She describes to Paul and Jay the organization's goals and ideas in this pursuit. What's the bedrock of tradition? Can Cincinnati imitate what Kansas City, among other teams, has done in building its community? Plus, J.J. Watt is now an Arizona Cardinal....

Duration:01:14:39

Choose your own offseason reaction, could the Bengals trade down & our Ring of Honor

2/23/2021
What a journey...a hypothetical, Excel sheet and Bengals-centric journey. Paul and Jay react to readers' and listeners' experiences constructing Cincinnati's roster. What were some of the common themes? What action was ubiquitous, and why weren't there so few budget signings? Plus, where do you stand on long-term versus franchise tag signings? The duo discusses some recent news nuggets, including the franchise tag period beginning and possible cap space. To wrap, PDJ and JM answer your...

Duration:00:55:57

Franchise tag Jackson or Lawson; cap casualty shopping & we want Watt!

2/16/2021
Tag! You're...it? But who's "it"? Paul and Jay look further into that question as Cincinnati faces franchise tagging either William Jackson III or Carl Lawson. The guys weigh the pros and cons of retraining each guy on a one-year deal and discourse about which player is the most likely candidate for a long-term extension. It's a cap casualty closeout! (It's like a clearance sale, but the price tag is generally still in the millions.) PDJ and JM focus on recently cut players who would fit...

Duration:01:01:59

Jay's Bengals wish list, Cincy's Super Bowl takeaways & listener mailbag

2/9/2021
It's sledding weather! Grab your jackets, balaclavas, gloves and deicer for for your face because your tears from seeing another Bengals-less Super Bowl will freeze! Paul and Jay analyze the Tom Brady Buccaneers' Super Bowl win from a Bengals perspective. Aside from the obvious, what can Cincinnati takeaway from Tampa Bays' performance? Jay's on an Amazon binge. It's even starting to bleed over into his writing because he has an entire Bengals wish list to discuss! What transactions, hires,...

Duration:01:02:30

Willie Anderson, PFF and the pursuit for the HOF

2/4/2021
Bengals great, Willie Anderson, a former offensive tackle, is a Pro Football Hall of Fame candidate. What will it take to catapult a generational right tackle into the annals of history? Paul and Jay explore Anderson's Hall of Fame case, including the challenges threatening his chances; the advent of offensive line stats and more. Plus, Anderson, himself, speaks on self promotion, and the outpouring of support from Bengals fans. Neil Hornsby, founder and CEO of Pro Football Focus, shares his...

Duration:00:57:38

Bengals' Shaq Barrett bungle, defensive categories & Bengals-two-ring QBs stats

2/2/2021
Who doesn't want defensive lineman who records nearly 30 sacks in two two season? Well, the Bengals, I suppose. Paul and Jay react to Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 'President of Pressure', Shaquil Barrett's, comments about nearly being a Cincinnati Bengal, if not for supposed injury concerns. What does this revelation say about the front office? Is this one of the worst misplays by the organization? PDJ and JM examine Cincinnati's defense, and categorize each player at their positions based on how...

Duration:01:07:14