Bengals Mark Curnutte offers the latest on the Cincinnati Bengals
Mark Curnutte started covering the Bengals and the NFL for The Enquirer in 2000. He previously wrote about urban affairs and other social issues for the Enquirer. He won the prestigious 1994 Unity Award from Lincoln University (Missouri) for "A Polite Silence," a seven-day series about race relations in Greater Cincinnati. He also has worked as an assistant features editor and features writer at The News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. Curnutte is second vice president and a three-year board member of the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). He is a 1984 Miami University graduate.
The Bengals today signed rookie long-snapper Tim Bugg of Indiana to a two-year contract. A college free agent, Bugg, who is 6 feet, 257 pounds, participated in the team's rookie minicamp May 2-4 on a tryout basis.