Latest Cedric Benson Stories

2008-12-28 16:34:47

Cincinnati's Shayne Graham kicked three field goals and Cedric Benson ran for a score Sunday in a 16-6 Bengals win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Graham connected from 38, 30 and 43 yards and Benson scored on a 2-yard play. Benson totaled 111 yards rushing and Andre Caldwell grabbed five passes for 34 yards for the Bengals (4-11-1), who closed the season with three wins in a row. Cincinnati quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 18 passes for 129 yards. Tyler Thigpen passed for 191 yards and a...

2008-12-21 16:18:43

Cedric Benson gained a career-best 171 yards on 38 carries Sunday, helping the Cincinnati Bengals grind out a 14-0 win over the Cleveland Browns. Cincinnati's Leon Hall made three interceptions, returning one 50 yards for a first-quarter touchdown. Chris Henry caught a 20-yard, second-quarter touchdown pass from Ryan Fitzpatrick, and the defense limited Cleveland to 182 net yards. The victory, their second straight, left the Bengals with a 2-11-1 record. Cleveland's Ken Dorsey went 10-for-17...

2005-08-29 07:54:56

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Chicago Bears top pick Cedric Benson has finally agreed to a five-year contract, the team said. The running back is the final first-round pick in this year's draft to agree to a contract. He is expected to sign a deal worth about $35 million with between $17 million and $17.5 million guaranteed. Benson missed four exhibition games and three weeks of training camp. The Bears play their final exhibition game on Thursday against the Cleveland...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'