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Bengals Bites (7/18) - A Round of Golf

During a celebrity golf tournament, A.J. Hawk obliges a fan with a hit. Sarah Thomas just wants to be treated like every other NFL official on the field.

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Cincinnati Bengals' A.J. Hawk blasts willing fan on golf course again - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
A.J. Hawk is a large man. He's a large man who gets paid to hit other large men hard. The Cincinnati Bengals linebacker wasn't given a large sum of money to hit anyone Thursday at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, but he did it anyway, laying a booming tackle on a willing, non-padded participant.

Cincinnati Bengals: If…And…But for 2015
Halfway through the month of July, we have already finished previewing the AFC East and NFC East and have taken a look at both the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers. What exactly are we talking about? In the latest series for NFL Spin Zone, we have already made the case for the 10 teams in the aforementioned three divisions as to why they could make the playoffs in 2015.

Bengals offseason report: 2015 is right time for breakthrough

If there was ever a year for the Cincinnati Bengals to finally get good luck, it's 2015. The New England Patriots could be without Tom Brady for a month. The Denver Broncos' chances are directly tied to the health of 39-year-old Peyton Manning. And the Indianapolis Colts' flaws in 2014 — poor play on the offensive and defensive lines — haven't been fixed.

Cincinnati Bengals: Rookie Playing Time - Stripe Hype

During the course of the offseason, it has become increasingly clear that the Cincinnati Bengals are going to need to play their rookies early and often. Reason being, the Bengals are just not going to be able to keep everyone next season. With 16 starters working on the last year of their deals, it is important this rookie class gets acclimated to the NFL very quickly.

Sarah Thomas: Just see me as an official | ProFootballTalk

Sarah Thomas will get some attention this season as the NFL’s only female official. But she hopes and expects to fit in quickly. “I approach it just as an official . . . maybe they’ll see me just as an official. That’s how I want them to see me,” Thomas said, via Todd Archer of ESPN.

Leah Still poses for adorable photo with ESPY award | Larry Brown Sports

Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman Devon Still and his 5-year-old daughter Leah received the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night. Leah, who is still undergoing cancer treatments, was unable to attend the ceremony.

Arian Foster Helps College Student Pay for Textbooks

College textbooks aren’t cheap for students struggling with their finances. Thanks to Houston Texans running back Arian Foster, Texas A& M student Ernesto Guerrero will not have to worry about getting the books he needs for his college classes. Guerrero reached out to Foster via Twitter, asking him if he would be able to help out with the cost of his textbooks. Considering Foster might not even see or reply to the tweet, it seemed like a long shot that Guerrero would get any help.