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Bengals Bites (8/9): AJ McCarron, Mario Alford Light Up Family Day

Is the light finally turning on for AJ McCarron and Mario Alford?

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AJ McCarron- Mario Alford connection lights up Family Day
The Bengals held their annual Mock Game on Saturday, and rookie wide receiver Mario Alford and second-year QB AJ McCarron were the stars of the show. While McCarron has had more attention on him, it's Alford who has the chance to make the bigger impact on the 2015 Bengals if he can step up and be that No. 4 receiver that's eluded Cincinnati.

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Brawl breaks out between Redskins and Texans
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