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Bengals Bites (6/22)

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

Richard Wolowicz

Video: Chad Johnson makes his CFL debut | 60 Max Power O - Pro Football News, Coverage and Analysis
36-year-old Chad Johnson is salvaging what's left of his football skills up north in a place they call Canada, playing in the Canadian Footbal League (CFL) to be exact, for the powerhouse Montreal Allouettes.

Cincinnati Bengals mailbag: A take on AJ McCarron - ESPN
Now that the Cincinnati Bengals' springtime practices have ended, we turn to the portion of the offseason when we look for just about anything to discuss and debate until training camp begins. As a result, this week's post-practice mailbag doesn't begin by discussing any of the team's starters. Instead, we open by chatting about a pair of rookies who likely won't see any real game action this season. These two rookies are certainly worth the attention, though.

Bengals factoid: Was Gio already top RB? - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN

One of the storylines to come out of the Cincinnati Bengals' organized team activities and minicamp practices the last four weeks has to do with Giovani Bernard's placement among the running backs. If the OTAs and minicamps are any indication, the second-year back will enter training camp as the Bengals' No. 1 option in the backfield with rookie Jeremy Hill backing him up, and sometimes appearing on the field with him as the No. 2 option. Veteran BenJarvus Green-Ellis might have gotten the most carries of any player last season, but it appears he's slipped below Bernard and Hill on the depth chart. Backups Cedric Peerman and Rex Burkhead also got their share of snaps during the spring.

Hines To Marry At Heinz

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward has accomplished quite a few things at Heinz Field and apparently he's not done.

Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl Rings Are Beautiful

The world was treated to its first look at the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl rings on Thursday night. Paul Allen, team owner and co-founder of Microsoft, tweeted out a picture of the Seahawks’ beautiful new bling