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Cincinnati Bengals: Top Position Battles to Watch in Camp | Bleacher Report
With every training camp come the always interesting position battles.  Some of them aren't as high profile as a quarterback battle, but for the Cincinnati Bengals, guys could be going head-to-head over plenty of spots.

Cincinnati Bengals late-rounder James Wright one to watch - ESPN
It's been nearly two years since James Wright caught a pass in a game. Despite that rather ominous fact, the Cincinnati Bengals used one of their two seventh-round picks on him in May's draft, selecting the little-used former LSU wideout and special teamer.

Hobson's Choice: heir apparent and airing it out

There’s no question that Guenther is up for the job because he’s got two huge things going for him. This is truly Mike Zimmer’s scheme, but Guenther had a lot to do with its evolution as his right-hand man in the coaches’ box on game days, particularly as his third-down specialist.

Cincinnati Bengals investigate Groupon ticket sales - Cincinnati Business Courier

Groupon ads started popping up last week for Greater Cincinnati users touting deals for the Bengals’ two home preseason football games this year. The deals offered tickets for $26 instead of the usual $44 for seats in any of eight upper-level sections. They also made $80 tickets in any of 14 lower-level sections available for just $49. The deal is good for the Bengals’ Saturday, Aug. 16, game at 7 p.m. against the New York Jets and the Thursday, Aug. 28, game at 7 p.m. against the Indianapolis Colts.