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Marvin Jones successfully completes OTAs without issues

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"I'm rolling," Jones said on Thursday. "I don't think that's ever going to change. But it feels good just to track those deep balls and go and just -- boom! -- go."

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Success.

Cincinnati eased wide receiver Marvin Jones into the offseason training program, which eventually culminated into impressive sessions during the team's mandatory minicamp. ESPN NFL reporter Coley Harvey writes:

Often during the Cincinnati Bengals' offseason workout program receiver Marvin Jones sprinted deep downfield to catch passes from quarterback Andy Dalton.

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It all shook off late in Thursday's practice, when Jones capped a red zone drill by jumping for a Dalton pass in the back of the end zone and coming down with both feet in bounds. Defensive players in the area all questioned whether his feet were in bounds, but not Jones.

"I'm rolling," Jones said Thursday via ESPN. "I don't think that's ever going to change. But it feels good just to track those deep balls and go and just -- boom! -- go. I'm happy and I'm proud of myself for just pushing through this situation."

Jones has been attacking the offseason training program without any limitations imposed by trainers (save for the cautious approach for added rest). He has essentially been green-lit to do whatever he wants since February, even posting videos to social media of his workouts in California.

Jones missed the entire season last year due to foot and ankle injuries. Offensive coordinator Hue Jackson isn't expecting much of a decline from Jones this season. "With Marvin Jones, it's about what he was before he left," Jackson said earlier this year. "He's a 10-touchdown, big-play guy who brings another explosive offensive weapon to our football team. We missed him, obviously."

Jones had a career year in receptions (51), yards receiving (712) and touchdowns (10) during the 2013 season.