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Bengal Bytes (12/4): Star in the slot

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Reviewing how Leon Hall has been dominating receivers in the slot this season. Joe Haden might be done for the season. The NFL hasn't been hurt by their poor handling of situations, and check out the wild finish from Thursday night.

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