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News and notes about the Cincinnati Bengals and the rest of the NFL

Cincinnati Bengals hope to surpass history
The Cincinnati Bengals have made the playoffs three years in a row. While that is a mark of a consistently good team, their failure to win a game in the postseason during that stretch brings the team’s larger struggles into sharper view.

Andy Dalton on the hot seat in 2014 - Sports Glory
The Cincinnati Bengals are entering a make or break season for quarterback Andy Dalton. Dalton has been one of the more inconsistent quarterbacks in the NFL, and there is no doubt that he is on the hot seat entering the 2014 season. There is no reason for him to be as inconsistent as he has been with A.J. Green and the rest of the targets and weapon that he has had to work with.

Is Tyler Eifert Ready to Make Big Leap in Second NFL Season? | Bleacher Report
In an NFL where the tight end is becoming more and more integral, what is in store for the top tight end from the 2013 draft class?

Cleveland Browns should wish Josh Gordon the best and move on -- Bud Shaw's Blog | cleveland.com
What Browns fans wouldn't give if all they saw of Josh Gordon in front of a camera Saturday was a selfie with Justin Bieber instead of a police mug shot.

Around the NFL: Math favors the Browns - Sports - The CantonRep - Canton, OH
Browns fans know the drill: Draft higher than the rest of the division, but land less players. If, however, Ray Farmer got it right, Cleveland should be catching up to the Bengals, Steelers and Ravens. A relative look at the teams' picks.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Daryl Smith ready to improve on 2013 season - baltimoresun.com
Daryl Smith just smiled and shrugged off the question. Asked recently about being the replacement last year for iconic Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis, Smith stayed true to his low-key personality. He doesn't focus on such comparisons, instead directing his attention to the coming season. The Ravens are scheduled to hold their first full-team practice of training camp July 24.

Pittsburgh Steelers position preview: Tight end - ESPN
This is the next in a series that look at every position on offense and defense with training camp approaching. The next look is at tight end.

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