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Bengals News (12/19): Chris Worley gets a chance to prove himself

Chris Worley will have two games to showcase his abilities, which is a rare chance for an undrafted rookie.

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Atkins Named To Seventh Pro Bowl
Inside pass rush great Geno Atkins made it to his seventh Pro Bowl but injured wide receiver A.J. Green didn’t make it for the first time in his eight-year career when the results of the voting for the NFL’s annual all-star game were announced Tuesday night.

Bengals Make Three Player Moves
The Bengals today placed LB Malik Jefferson on the Reserve/Injured list and signed LB Chris Worley off the practice squad. The team also signed S Chris Cooper to the practice squad.

Game Preview: Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns
Setting the scene: The Cincinnati Bengals this week travel to Cleveland to play the Browns on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium. This “Battle of Ohio” — the second of two meetings between the teams this year — is the first of two consecutive Bengals road games to close out the 2018 season.

Cincinnati Bengals' Joe Mixon emerges as leading rusher in AFC
CINCINNATI -- Joe Mixon leads the AFC in rushing and is fourth overall in the NFL, despite missing two games early in the season after a knee scope. The last Cincinnati Bengals running back to lead the AFC in rushing was Rudi Johnson, who had 1,458 yards in 2005.

Ohio State’s Chris Worley has chance to impress Bengals
The Ohio State bloodlines keep making themselves known for the Cincinnati Bengals. Next up is rookie linebacker Chris Worley, who finds himself promoted to the active roster with two weeks left:

Exit Interview: Cincinnati Bengals
It’s that time of year when some NFL teams have started looking toward next year. As each is officially eliminated, The Ringer will examine what went right, what went wrong, and where the franchise could go from here. Today it’s the Bengals, who despite beating the Raiders on Sunday, were eliminated from the playoff hunt at 6-8.

Cincinnati Bengals place rookie Malik Jefferson on IR
Jefferson, the 15th Bengal to be placed on IR this season, injured his foot in Sunday’s win over the Raiders . Jefferson, a third-round pick out of the University of Texas, played in 12 games this season. He had three tackles on defense and seven on special teams.

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Report: Dan Quinn's Job Is Safe, Falcons Might Fire OC Sarkisian and DC Manuel
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