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Bengals News (5/2): Taking a look at what could happen with the offensive line

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After the draft and free agency, there are plenty of questions as to what could happen along the offensive line.

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Cincinnati Bengals drop bomb of uncertainty in offensive line room

Versatility in an offensive lineman is a desirable trait. Players with a history of easily moving up and down the line make it possible to handle injuries seamlessly while increasing the chance to always put the best five on the field together.

Kenny, Dalton Go To The Post To Hook Up Past And Present
Kenny Anderson, whose Hall of Fame stat line is dwarfed only by his tangy one-liners, spied Bob Trumpy and Tyler Eifert as they approached him to say hello the other night. Trumpy and Eifert. That’s Trumpy, the NFL’s first modern tight end straight out of the 1960s’ 16mm projector, and Eifert, the classic modern Madden tight end.

Darqueze Dennard’s foundation builds home for family with 9 children
Thanks to his foundation the “Dennard Difference,” multiple organizations worked together over the course of 18 months to build a home for a family with nine children in Cheviot, according to Colin Mayfield of WLWT.

Cincinnati Bengals: Andy Dalton likes focus on running game
He’s just excited about what the draft picks do for the running game because that’s what ultimately will open things up more for him to throw the ball.

Winners and Losers After Bengals 2019 Draft
As soon as last season ended, pretty much everyone thought that the linebackers, offensive linemen and defensive linemen on the Bengals roster would have some fresh faces to compete with after the draft.

How will Bengals offensive line shake out after NFL Draft?
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Clint Boling started 100 of the 106 games he played for the Bengals since the 2012 season began at left guard. Cordy Glenn started all 13 games he played for the Bengals last season at left tackle and 90 of 91 games he's played since his rookie year in the NFL in 2012 have been at left tackle. But both may find themselves in very different places when the 2019 season begins.

Rodney Anderson tabbed as steal of the draft for the Bengals
Anderson, who ran for 1,161 yards and 13 touchdowns on a 6.2 average in 2017, didn’t make it far last season before suffering an injury. A spotty health history overall knocked him down the board.

Bengals given second-worst AFC playoff odds
Funnily enough, in the past, this could have been blamed on stagnation under Marvin Lewis. Now the conversation shifts to how a new coaching staff represents an unknown, hence the long odds.

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NFL not expected to take action on Tyreek Hill this week
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Jamaal Charles signs one-day contract to retire a Chief
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