Posts Tagged ‘odell thurman’

Former Bengal Faces Trial Over Water Park Fight

An assault case against former linebacker Odell Thurman is slated to go to trial in northern Ohio in January. Police say Thurman punched a man and broke his jaw while they were waiting in line at an indoor water park in Sandusky last spring. He has plead not guilty to felonious assault. Prosecutors said Monday […]

Jones Being Counted on to Be a Leader on Defense in 2008

With the release of linebacker Odell Thurman last week and some young players at the position, look for Dhani Jones to be a leader of the defense for the Bengals in 2008. Sportingnews.com is reporting that Jones will be counted on by defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to lead the defense, and is expected to help […]

Thurman Gone; Bengals Cut Ties w/ Troubled LB

In a move that comes as a shock considering how the Bengals need help on defense, today they released troubled linebacker Odell Thurman. The move is a total surprise to Thurman and his agent, who spoke out about it in the Cincy Enquirer. “The support he got from the fans, from the people of Cincinnati, […]

Thurman’s Back; Odell Reinstated After Two Years of Suspension

In a move that will upgrade their defense a great deal, the Bengals are getting back linebacker Odell Thurman, as he has been reinstated by the league after two years away from the game.  Thurman missed the last two seasons due to violations of the NFL substance abuse policy.  The Bengals put out a statement […]

Thurman Decision Not Coming Soon

Odell Thurman may have to wait all the way until training camp to find out if he will be eligible to play in the 2008 season.  The suspended linebacker is working out with his teammates at the Bengals facilities.  He has missed the past two seasons due to the suspension.  Commissioner Roger Goodell says that […]

Thurman Takes Big First Step to Returning to Bengals

In what could be the first move to him being back with the team, linebacker Odell Thurman has been cleared to resume working out with the team by the NFL. “Odell remains on the league’s suspended list, and it remains to be seen whether he will be able to meet the conditions of reinstatement,” Bengals […]