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An Open Letter to Undrafted Free Agents | The Players' Tribune

Walkthrough: Best Bengals-Giants matchups
Taking a look at the best matchups to keep an eye on when the Bengals and Giants take part in joint practices.

Bengals CB depth chart lists Jones as starter, Hall on second team | ProFootballTalk
The Bengals released an initial depth chart ahead of their preseason opener, as every team does, and perhaps the most interesting note related to the depth chart was that Dre Kirkpatrick and Adam Jones were listed as the first-team cornerbacks ahead of Leon Hall and Darqueze Dennard.

Why Your Team Sucks 2015: Cleveland Browns
Some people are fans of the Cleveland Browns. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Cleveland Browns. This 2015 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here.

Ex-LSU teammates Odell Beckham Jr., Jeremy Hill reunite in joint practice - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
Exactly 587 days have passed since former teammates Odell Beckham Jr. and Jeremy Hill last shared a field. That changed Tuesday afternoon.

Sloppy, inconsistent play from Bengals' offense bothers Hue Jackson - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
The Cincinnati Bengals' offense was plagued by bad snaps, dropped passes, and penalties during Tuesday's joint practice with the Giants.

Roger Goodell On Why NFL Didn't Correct ESPN's Ballghazi Report: Uhhh
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference in Chicago today to announce the 2016 NFL Draft’s return to the city, and while he was taking questions, the Boston Globe’s Ben Volin took the chance to ask why the league didn’t correct Chris Mortensen’s “11 of 12 footballs” report when Ted Wells’s investigation proved it to be inaccurate. At this point, Roger Goodell’s processor overheated and he emitted random words until everyone stopped looking at him.

Report: Geno Smith Got His Jaw Broken Over A $600 Plane Ticket
We’ve spent most of the day wondering what exactly led Jets backup linebacker I.K. Enemkpali to sock quarterback Geno Smith in the face, and now it looks like we have our answer.

Bengals’ Hill catches up with ex-teammate |
Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill couldn’t wait until Tuesday’s joint practice with the New York Giants to catch up with his good friend and LSU teammate Odell Beckham Jr.

Sluggish offense frustrates Bengals' Hue Jackson
Hue Jackson left frustrated by turnovers on a sluggish day for the offense in Tuesday's joint practice with the Giants.

Giants training camp: Tom Coughlin says "things went well" vs. Bengals - Big Blue View
Want to know what the Giants' coach thought of Tuesday's joint practice with the Bengals? We have the answer for you, so keep reading to find out.

Giants depth chart for preseason opener against the Cincinnati Bengals | Newsday
The Giants released their first depth chart of training camp leading into Friday night's preseason

Ray Rice explains subpar 2013 season to Rodney Harrison | ProFootballTalk

Rodney Harrison created a stir on the first day of the new Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, arguing that the Cowboys should sign former Ravens running back Ray Rice. And people were listening. Specifically, Ray Rice was listening.

Giants Training Camp Live (8/11) - From Cincy

Bob Papa and Jeff Feagles break down all the action form Tuesday's joint practice with the Bengals

Cleveland Browns have discussed signing running back Ray Rice - NFL -

No critical mass has been reached in Cleveland’s backfield just yet, but with the Browns clearly dissatisfied with their young rushers early this preseason, file away the Browns as one of the more logical and likely landing spots for former Baltimore running back Ray Rice.

AT&T expanding NFL Sunday Ticket package to more Americans

Since 2010, DirecTV has been slowly expanding the reach of its NFL Sunday Ticket to those without a subscription. It first allowed those in certain cities in apartments and condos who couldn’t get DirecTV to subscribe. Then it started a program in ten colleges and universities for students to access Sunday Ticket. Now that AT&T’s purchase of DirecTV has been approved by the Feds, the wireless carrier is working on bringing the out-of-market pay package to more Americans and a satellite TV subscription is not required.

Danny Shelton receives high praise from teammates, compared to Haloti Ngata - Waiting For Next Year

Cleveland Browns first round pick Danny Shelton was drafted to be the cornerstone of the team’s defensive line. He has shown a lot of promise so far in training camp and it seems like his fellow teammates are taking notice as the 6-foot-2, 339-pound defensive tackle has even received comparisons to Pro Bowl defensive lineman Haloti Ngata due to his size, strength and unexpected quickness off of the ball.

Jared Lorenzen tweets Jets he is available to play quarterback | Larry Brown Sports

The Jets are in need of quarterback help now that Geno Smith is expected to be out 6-10 weeks with a broken jaw after being sucker punched by teammate IK Enemkpali. They’ve reportedly reached out to Rex Grossman. Another option let his availability be known to the team through social media.