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Bengals News (5/14): Jake Fisher’s tight end experiment hits a bump in the road

The former-Bengal offensive tackle didn’t stick with the Bills in an attempt to make it as a tight end.

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Setting up 2019 NFL quarterback battles -- Who's leading, where rookies stand
Outlook for 2019: The Bengals drafted Finley in the fourth round. Finley was the only quarterback prospect they brought in for a pre-draft visit, despite rumors they might draft a QB in the first round. Could Finley succeed Andy Dalton? It's possible at some point, but not a given, just as AJ McCarron was never more than Dalton's backup. For now, expect Finley to sit behind Dalton and learn.

LB Davis: Destined For Stripes
Davis, one of those sixth-round picks the Bengals converted from a punch line of a few months ago to a strong bottom line at the end of this draft, went to the same Mobile, Ala., high school as Vigor’s Willie Anderson, the franchise’s all-time right tackle.

Andy & JJ Dalton Foundation Treats 35 Families To Day At Kings Island
“JJ and I enjoyed spending the day with these families as they created lasting memories together,” said Andy Dalton. “We wanted them to have the chance to put their challenges aside for a few hours and simply focus on having fun. We really look forward to this event all year.”

Jake Fisher: Buffalo Bills release Bengals 2015 second-round pick
Last November, Fisher's fourth season with the Bengals ended early when he was placed on injured reserve. He had appeared in all 11 games during the season - with one start - before his injury.

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Odell Beckham Jr. set to take part in Browns OTAs
OBJ was spotted at the Browns facility yesterday, in an Instagram Live story of fellow receiver Antonio Callaway, per Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the first time he's been at the complex since April 1.

Von Miller: Chris Harris '100 percent' deserves a raise
As expected, Harris was absent Monday for the beginning of organized team activity. Miller, who was seeking a new contract from the same collective once upon a time, said he speaks with Harris "all the time." And he believes the veteran cornerback "100 percent" deserves an extension, notably because he's a model member of the organization.

2013 first-round QB EJ Manuel retires from NFL
He started 10 games in his rookie season, and then was benched in favor of Kyle Orton in 2014. Manuel never regained the full-time starting job in his final two seasons in Buffalo before joining the Oakland Raiders in 2017. The Raiders parted ways with him in September 2018, leading to Manuel joining the Chiefs in February.

Flacco focused on winning, not mentoring Drew Lock
Flacco addressed the media on the first day of the Broncos' organized team activities, and one of the questions he fielded surrounded providing mentorship to rookie Drew Lock, whom Denver selected in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft.