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Bengals Bites (7/1)

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

The Jacksonville Jaguars send message to the Texans and Cowboys about their video boards
Last week, we told you how much money the Jacksonville Jaguars and Jacksonville taxpayers are putting up for renovations of EverBank Field. The Jaguars have also been telling us that they will have the world’s largest video board which is supposed to debut July 26. They especially want the Houston Texans and the Dallas Cowboys to know as well.

Cincinnati Bengals: Who Will Make Giant Leap in 2014?
Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of the year when many big-name contributors receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Who will break out for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2014?

Projecting the All-AFC North team for 2014, Cincinnati Bengals have five guys
During the next four weeks, the editors at cover32 will be determining the All-Division team for each of the NFL’s eight divisions. Today, it’s a look at the projected All-AFC North squad for 2014.

Hue Jackson is delusional about Andy Dalton
Cincinnati Bengals’ offensive coordinator Hue Jackson is no different, and after recent comments he made, I don’t think anyone is going to accuse him of not being supportive of his players. Jackson says that he believes the best QB/WR combo in the NFL is Andy Dalton and A.J. Green. A case can definitely be made for Green, let’s hold the phone on Dalton, Hue.

Bengals factoid: Goal-to-go efficiency - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
We looked last week at the numbers Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham has posted throughout his career whenever his offense enters the red zone. As you can see in the link, he's actually done quite well within the final 20 yards before the end zone. But how has the offense on the whole handled those final 10 yards of a drive? How well has it performed in recent goal-to-go situations? Quite well; at least in 2013.