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Adam Jones thinks Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. has a ways to go to fill A.J. Green's shoes. Indianapolis and New England fans are taking their smack talk game to the bottom of beer cans. BenJarvus Green-Ellis is looking to make a comeback.

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Adam Jones on Odell Beckham Jr.: "He's no A.J." Green - Sportsnaut.com
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. exploded during his rookie season, but he and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones both agree that A.J. Green is a step above OBJ.

Blue Hills Brewery Gets Revenge For Tom Brady With ‘A. Luck Sux’ Beer Cans | New England Patriots | NESN.com
New England Patriots fans just got some revenge on behalf of the Blue Hills Brewery. On Tuesday, the Sun King Brewing Co. in Indianapolis made headlines after it wrote"Tom Brady Sux" on the bottom of its beer cans, along with the expiration date.

BenJarvus Green-Ellis wants back in to the NFL - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
It's hard out there for a running back. NFL teams aren't prioritizing the position the way they used to. Accomplished veterans like Chris Johnson and Steven Jackson sit on the sidelines as teams head to camp with stables of young, cheap, unproven guys they figure can do the job just as well. You get hurt and disappear for a year, you can get forgotten in a hurry.

Bill Romanowski recalls time he threw microwave at Dexter Carter | Larry Brown Sports
During a 16-year NFL career, Bill Romanowski was no stranger to run ins with teammates. During an interview with ESPN radio on Wednesday, he recalled the time he got into one in a 49ers lunchroom that involved a kitchen appliance.

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam signs off on team bringing in Ray Rice
Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam reportedly has given the go-ahead for the team to bring in Ray Rice, but will allow those in charge of running the football operations side of the organization make the final decision, reports ESPN’s Pat McManamon.

From the Video Vault: Remembering Greg Cook - Down The Drive
Remembering UC Legend Greg Cook

Niles Paul Carted Off With Gruesome Ankle Injury
The NFL preseason is a great time for unheralded players to make the case for playing time in the regular season and, unfortunately, for established players to risk injuries. The injury gods have claimed their first victim tonight, and it’s Washington starting tight end Niles Paul. Paul’s ankle bent at a pretty extreme angle tonight after Craig Robertson crashed into him. There has been no word as to the severity of the injury yet, but it looks real bad.

Bengals' Tyler Eifert Ready to Break Out
Cincinnati Bengals' Tyler Eifert is the breakout fantasy tight end to draft in 2015, and here's why...

Bengals vs. Giants NFL Preseason Week 1 Preview, TV Schedule and Prediction - RantSports
Inaugural preseason action awaits the Cincinnati Bengals and New York Giants as each aches for Wild Card relevancy.

Lawrence, Little getting a shot with Bengals | News & Observer
Former Southern star Desmond Lawrence and Hillside alum Greg Little both are getting another chance to make it in the NFL.

Andy Dalton, Byron Maxwell lead SI's All-Overrated Team - NFL - SI.com
The gap between perception and reality with the players on SI's All-Overrated Team is hurting the real-life teams that employ them.

P.J. Dawson adding substance to the flash
P.J. Dawson adding substance to the flash in preseason opener

Bengals/Giants camp Fantasy recap: Keep an eye on Victor Cruz, James Jones - CBSSports.com
Can Fantasy owners trust more than just Odell Beckham in the Giants passing game? What about Andy Dalton? Our Dave Richard breaks down some of the main takeaways from the Bengals/Giants joint practice.

Dennis Janson: Story recounts the time the Bengals didn't get paid for a preseason game in 1968 - Insider - Story
Columnist Dennis Janson tells the tale of the first, and last, time the Bengals weren't paid to play a game.

Bengals hope Andy Dalton learned a few things from Eli Manning - Story

Dalton & Co. looked better on the second day of practice with the Giants.

How CB Jayron Hosley and DE Owa Odighizuwa did vs. Bengals | Giants practice report (defense) | NJ.com

A detailed look at how the Giants defense fared during Wednesday's practice.

Walkthrough: Beckham, Hill share unique experience

Jeremy Hill and Odell Beckham are close friends and that proved beneficial as each broke out last season.