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Bengals Bytes (8/7): Judgement year

Margus Hunt has reached the point where 'potential' won't save him a spot on the 53-man roster anymore. Benjamin Watson has a new conspiracy theory. And, watch Brett Favre give an impassioned speech that was as long as his career.

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Cincinnati Bengals camp recap from 8/6
Here are five observations and notes from the Bengals' eighth day of training camp in which the team held a "Mock Game" on Saturday inside Paul Brown Stadium

Will Margus Hunt go boom or bust for Bengals?
As a teenager rising up throwing discus and shot put for Estonia at the World Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships, Margus Hunt lived with the pressure of his country. At an event, he’d typically have six throws. Each lasted less than a second to uncork.

Training Camp Report: 8/6 Family Day recaps Family Day at Paul Brown Stadium.

Cincinnati Bengals' Marvin Lewis set for Kevin Greene's HOF induction
While former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre is the big-ticket inductee at this weekend's Hall of Fame celebration in Canton, Ohio, former Rams, Steelers, Panthers and 49ers linebacker Kevin Greene is another inductee who will have northeast Ohio buzzing Saturday night. As Greene's position coach for three seasons in Pittsburgh, Lewis got to know the intimidating defender well.

AFC North Bytes

Benjamin Watson: Planned Parenthood founded to 'exterminate blacks'
Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson has not hesitated to speak out on the state of race relations in the United States, but he's drawing both criticism and praise for claiming that Planned Parenthood was created to "exterminate blacks" and that "it's working."

Terrelle Pryor shines in Ohio State homecoming at Orange and Brown scrimmage
The Orange and Brown Scrimmage ended in what was perhaps fitting fashion. On the final play of the afternoon, Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor tracked down a long pass from quarterback Josh McCown and plucked the ball from the air. He zoomed into the end zone, outstretched his arms like an airplane, and ran over to the southeast bleachers at Ohio Stadium where he made an O-H-I-O cheer with his arms.

Kevin Greene's Hall of Fame speech
Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Kevin Green speaks to the crowd in Canton, Ohio and reflects on his illustrious 15-year NFL career.

Random Bytes

Colts vs Packers: What to Watch for in This Year's Hall of Fame Game
Everyone rejoice, because football is officially back once the Indianapolis Colts take the field Sunday against the Green Bay Packers at the newly remodeled Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Brett Favre's Hall of Fame speech
Former QB Brett Favre delivers his speech as he is inducted into the 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Jahri Evans to Seahawks
After spending the first 10 years of his NFL career with the New Orleans Saints, guard Jahri Evans will don new colors for the first time in 2016, as he signed with the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday.  The Seahawks announced the move, as well as the decision to waive guard Kona Schwenke to make room for Evans.

Missing LA Rams Tre Mason in Lake Worth
The mystery of missing running back Tre Mason has been resolved – Mason is at his mother’s Lake Worth home, and has been seen practicing drills in his front yard.

Andrew Luck and Aaron Rodgers to Jump-Start Rebound 2016 at Hall of Fame Game
Saturday afternoon, two more quarterbacks will join the ranks of the showcase for the greatest ever to play the game when Brett Favre and Ken Stabler are inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.