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Bengals Bites (8/29) - A Good Cheeseburger

Andy Reid compares calling a good play to enjoying a cheeseburger. A training camp tour. The Browns need Terrelle Pryor.

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Andy Reid on calling perfect play: "That's like a good cheeseburger" - Sportsnaut.com
Following a purely average 2014 season, the 57-year-old certainly hopes the offense can find a little more of those cheeseburgers, especially after adding wide receiver Jeremy Maclin via free agency. Additionally, game-breaking speedster De’Anthony Thomas and tight end Travis Kelce should receive more targets this season.

The MMQB Training Camp Tour Blog | The MMQB with Peter King
After four-straight one-and-done playoff exits, the Bengals are hungrier than ever. Can a now-healthy Geno Atkins and Tyler Eifert lift Cincinnati over its postseason hump? Plus, Eric Berry's arrival brought a jolt of energy to the Chiefs as they opened camp. But, as Robert Klemko writes, Kansas City's offense causes concern, and that begins with quarterback Alex Smith and the men tasked with protecting him.

Browns need Terrelle Pryor, and he needs them

Pryor’s chances to make the team as a wide receiver could hinge on Saturday’s game. The 6-4, 223-pound freak athlete catches the football in practice drills as well as a natural receiver who’d been doing it all his life. He has to show he can do it in a game with a safety honing in on him.

Why Your Team Sucks 2015: Carolina Panthers

Some people are fans of the Carolina Panthers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Carolina Panthers. This 2015 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here.

Labriola on rash of preseason injuries

Injuries are as much a part of football as blocking and tackling. So says Coach Mike Tomlin, and he says it often and he believes it always. Preseason games are a part of football as well – at the college level, these kinds of games are called Middle Tennessee at Alabama, or Georgia State at Oregon, not to be sarcastic. When you stir in the Bill Cowherism that “perception is reality,” the mixture becomes something fans are finding difficult to swallow.

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015 | Yardbarker Originals

There are numerous factors that lead to good players having down seasons in the NFL. One of the biggest factors here has to be a situation that's out of the player's control. Injury issues and an inability to remain healthy can cause previously solid performers to struggle a great deal when recovering from said injury.