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Bengals Bites (6/12) - Stars of OTA's

Who impressed in the first gatherings of the 2015 Bengals? All Cincinnati draft picks are now signed. The Steelers make no major changes to a defense that is not very good.

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Three stars of Bengals OTAs
Taking a look at three players who offered reasons for excitement during three weeks of organized team activities.

Cincinnati Bengals finish deals with draft picks, sign Cedric Ogbuehi - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
All of the Cincinnati Bengals' draft picks are now under contract. It took a little more than a month to do it, but the Bengals on Thursday signed their ninth and final draft pick when first-rounder Cedric Ogbuehi agreed to his four-year rookie deal.

Butler vows no major changes to Steelers' defense | TribLIVE
The Steelers defense wasn't very good last year. It wasn't much better the year before that, either. However, if you are looking for a total rewrite out of the group with new defensive coordinator Keith Butler, you aren't going to get it. You are going to have to settle for a couple minor edits and hope that's good enough.

Eagles release Evan Mathis | ProFootballTalk
Evan Mathis didn't get a new contract from the Eagles. He'll now have a chance to get one elsewhere. Per a league source, the Eagles have released the 11-year veteran only two days after word surfaced of his unhappiness with the team's decision to rescind an offer from 2014 to pump up the back en...

Cincinnati Bengals: Taking a Look at the Defensive Line
In the 2014 NFL season, the Cincinnati Bengals weren’t bad on the defensive side of the ball. The amazing thing is that they did that even though they finished 32nd in the NFL in sacks. In 2012, when Michael Johnson was on the roster and playing at his best, the Bengals finished in the top five in sacks. So why exactly did they go from a top pass-rushing team to a team that was allergic to sacking the quarterback?