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Bengals Bites (8/20) - Looking Like Yourself

Marvin Jones is beginning to look like himself on the field. Andy Dalton may be an underrated quarterback. Some young Bengals looking good in the secondary.

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Jackson: Marvin Jones starting to look like himself - NFL.com
Marvin Jones hasn't recorded a regular-season statistic since 2013, but the Bengals see him as part of the plan come September. "He's starting to look like Marvin Jones again," said OC Hue Jackson.

Three reasons why Andy Dalton is one of the most underrated QBs in the NFL | Cincinnati Bengals

Adam Jones credits Bengals assistant for turning him into 'A' student - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
Credit Vance Joseph, the Bengals' co-defensive backs coach, for helping cornerback Adam Jones go from a "C-plus student to a A-minus" one.

Re-stocking at receiver

What Mario Alford's Usage Means for Cincinnati Bengals in 2015 | Bleacher Report
Cincinnati Bengals news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

Walkthrough: McCarron found ways to fit in
Bengals Walkthrough

Break Out or Get Out: Eight NFL Players Poised to Take a Leap or a Fall in 2015 «

Bengals sign rookie receiver Michael Bennett out of Georgia
The Cincinnati Bengals signed University of Georgia rookie wideout Michael Bennett and waived tight end Jake Murphy on Wednesday.

Bengals notes: Rookies Hill, Smith come up with picks, camp nears end
Bengals notes: Troy Hill and Derron Smith come up with picks, and the last day of training camp approaches

Adrian Peterson Will Never Believe He Did Anything Wrong
The latest issue of ESPN The Magazine features an in-depth look at the last year of Adrian Peterson’s life, during which the star running back missed almost the entire 2014 season and lost many of his sponsorships in the wake of an indictment on child abuse charges. There’s a lot going on the story, which you should absolutely read, but two big things stand out: Adrian Peterson is not in the least bit sorry about what he did, and he will stay that way because everyone in his inner circle believes or at least tells him he was in the right.

Steve Smith Sr. bashes joint practices, calls Eagles' short practice 'apple juice' - Baltimore Sun
“I’d rather be at home,” Smith said. “Today’s my wife’s birthday, so I’m not at home. I’m over here doing this bull [crap] and missing my wife’s birthday. That’s my honest opinion. I’d rather be at home singing happy birthday to my wife, but I’m out here getting questioned to assess a rookie corner.”

Erik Kramer reportedly survives suicide attempt | Larry Brown Sports
Former NFL quarterback Erik Kramer is alive but wounded after shooting himself in a reported suicide attempt. NBC Chicago reports that the former Bears QB shot himself at a motel in Calabasas, Calif., Tuesday night in an apparent suicide attempt. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were called to the motel for a welfare check and found the former QB with a non life-threatening gunshot wound. Kramer’s sister reportedly believes the injury is more serious than law officers stated and that it could be life-threatening.