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Bengals Bites: Happy 4th of July

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Your Bites

NCAA scrutiny on big-time NFL prospect Laremy Tunsil
As of now, Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil is one of the top prospects for the 2016 NFL Draft, possibly even the No. 1-overall player. He's at least the best tackle prospect for next year, but his college season is now in jeopardy as allegations by his own stepfather of dealing with agents has the NCAA looking into his eligibility.

Obama administration likely to block new Redskins stadium in DC
Washington is looking to get a new stadium built, and this may be how they'll finally be forced to change the Redskins name. For much of the past three years, pressure on Washington to change the name has heated up, but owner Dan Snyder has shown no sign of relenting.

Jake Fisher a surprising starter for Bengals?
Russell Baxter of Bleacher Report went through and looked at possible surprise starters for all 32 NFL teams. For Cincinnati, he thinks second-round pick Jake Fisher could end up starting this year. Some people had a first-round grade on Fisher, so it shouldn't be a surprise to see him start in theory. However, he'll need someone like Andre Smith to miss time before he cracks the lineup. 

What is wrong with James Wright?
The Bengals have big plans for James Wright. But the wide receiver's contributions so far this spring have been small. It's believed that he's recovering from PCL surgery, but that doesn't necessarily explain why he's missed every OTA session.

Clemson OT Isaiah Battle will have his Pro Day on July 7
Battle is the only player expected to be taken in next Thursday’s Supplemental Draft, with some teams reportedly giving him a mid-round grade. The Falcons have expressed the most interest in Battle to this point, and many NFL teams could use a talented but troubled talent like Battle along the offensive line.