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Bengals Bites (6/2) - Time To Grow

A.J. McCarron should use time with Bengals to grow as a quarterback. Tight end C.J. Uzomah has star potential. Solving the pass rushing struggles.

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AJ McCarron ought to use Cincinnati Bengals OTAs as a time to grow - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
AJ McCarron would be well served to take full advantage of OTA reps to prove he can push Andy Dalton the way he wants to.

Cincinnati Bengals Tight End C.J. Uzomah Has Star Potential - RantSports
C.J. Uzomah is impressing the Cincinnati Bengals' coaching staff in a big way already. After only one week of OTAs, he is displaying potential to be a future star with this team.

Chuck Smith Could Solve Cincinnati Bengals’ Pass Rushing Struggles - RantSports
Former Atlanta Falcons great, Chuck Smith, has been added to the Cincinnati Bengals‘ coaching staff to work with defensive pass rushers during OTAs and training camp. Smith has coached and trained some of the top pass-rushers in the collegiate and NFL level, and could be the answer the Bengals have been looking for.

Devon Still and Leah to be honored by Jimmy V
On July 15, in Los Angeles during the ESPY awards, Devon Still and his daughter Leah will be honored by the Jimmy V foundation. The announcement was made by Coley Harvey of ESPN for the Jimmy V Perseverance award because of Leah’s inspirational battle with cancer.

Hill expects 'balanced attack' in Bengals' backfield -
Jeremy Hill expects a "balanced attack" in the Cincinnati Bengals backfield. The second-year runner took over the feature role last year with Giovani Bernard as the third-down and change-of-pace back.

Story of James Wright testament to LSU’s sheer talent, Bengals’ scouting
Odell Beckham Jr. Jeremy Hill. Zach Mettenberger. Jarvis Landry. La’El Collins. Alfred Blue. All were contributors on offense for LSU two years ago, and all have spots in the NFL. Beckham, the Giants’ leading receiver as a rookie, is already a superstar, while Landry hauled in 84 passes for Miami. Hill, meanwhile, emerged as the Bengals’ featured back down the stretch.

Ex-Bengal Fulcher to coach new CCU football program
Cincinnati Christian University announced Monday that the school will field a varsity football program to begin play in fall 2016, with former Bengals All-Pro safety David Fulcher as head coach.