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Bengals Bytes (5/4): Dirk Nowitzki of NFL

Margus Hunt sets his sights high, Moritz Boehnringrt has an idea about the impact he wants to make on the NFL, and there is a new cause for positive PED testing.

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Hunt seeks Greene's pastures
Kevin Greene, all 245 Hall of Fame pounds of him, all passionate pop and vintage verve and 160 high-engine sacks, has never seen anyone like Margus Hunt. The wonder spews out of the phone Tuesday from Destin, Fla. “I had a chance to lay my hands on him for three days. I’ve never seen anyone so big, so lean, so tall, so strong,” Greene says. “If he does some of the things we talked about, I can promise you I feel confident he can make things very tough on offensive linemen.”

Report: Leon Hall to visit Giants
The New York Giants are set to host veteran cornerback Leon Hall on a free-agent visit Tuesday, according to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. Hall was expected to be off the market by now, but a reported offseason back surgery appears to have made teams cautious to sign him.

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Bulldogs' Malcolm Mitchell, now a Patriot, shares love of reading with Gaines Elementary students
Magic was in the air at Clarke County’s Gaines Elementary School Monday morning — several different kinds. First there was the annual Books for Keeps book distribution, when volunteers with the Athens-based organization distributes books to elementary school children to prevent the “summer slide” in reading ability that children are likely to have — especially if they happen to be in a low-income home where books are in shorty supply. Each child gets to take home 12 books of his or her own choosing, to keep for their own.

Resetting NFL trade market - Sam Bradford of Philadelphia Eagles, Colin Kaepernick of San Francisco 49ers likely staying put
The NFL draft seemed ripe for a number of notable veteran players to move on to greener pastures. With key quarterbacks and disgruntled franchise players alike on the market for the past several months, it should have been a weekend where stars were swapped alongside draft picks.

Cordy Glenn, Buffalo Bills agree to 5-year, $65 million extension
The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension with left tackle Cordy Glenn, the team announced Tuesday. The deal is worth $65 million, with $36 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Glenn stands to make $19 million in 2016 and $30 million in the first two seasons.

Report: Contaminated meat led to positive PED test for Duane Brown last year
The NFLPA sent a memo to players this week warning them to be cautious about eating meat in Mexico and China because some of it is contaminated by Clenbuterol, which is a banned substance under the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy.

Vikings' Moritz Boehringer: I want to be Dirk Nowitzki of NFL
Minnesota Vikings sixth-round pick Moritz Boehringer of Germany, the first player drafted directly into the NFL from a European league, wants a career track like that of America's most notable German pro athlete, Dirk Nowitzki of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks.