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Bengals News (6/18): Joe Mixon could lead NFL in rushing

Joe Mixon is heading into his third season in the NFL, and it could end up being his best yet.

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Bengals post-minicamp 53-man roster projection
With Zac Taylor and his new staff leading the way, a summer of turnover could occur as training camp weeds out those who don’t fit. The roster still has its mainstay stars, of course, but veterans known to coaches along the offensive line and defense have arrived to mix things up — not to mention another rookie draft class.

Position battles to watch during Bengals training camp
The Bengals tend to carry two quarterbacks on their active roster. With an abundance of talent at other positions, it seems unlikely that this will change. That means Driskel and Finley will battle it out to backup Andy Dalton.

Bengals Open 2019 Training Camp in Dayton on July 27
The Zac Taylor era officially kicks off as Bengals Training Camp, presented by Fifth Third Bank, opens on Saturday, July 27 at Welcome Stadium in Dayton. This is the first of 11 Bengals practices that are free and open to the public, with the remaining practices taking place in Cincinnati. The full training camp schedule will be released on Tuesday.

10 reasons why Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon will lead the NFL in rushing in 2019
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down 10 reasons why Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon will lead the NFL in rushing in 2019.

Around the league

Veterans who could be cut by each of the NFL's 32 teams
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Terrelle Pryor and Oakland Raiders offensive lineman Richie Incognito are new to their teams, but will they still be there on opening day? Can Pittsburgh Steelers corner Artie Burns stay out of the doghouse and fight his way back up the depth chart?

Gurley's trainer confirms 'arthritic component' to knee
Gurley's personal trainer, Travelle Gaines, confirmed to CBS Sports' Dave Richard recently that the running back has arthritic issues stemming from an ACL tear in college, but downplayed the impact on Gurley's play.

Saints GM: New deal for Michael Thomas in discussion
General manager Mickey Loomis told Adam Schein on Mad Dog Sports Radio recently that the Saints have had "some conversations" about a new contract for the star receiver but wouldn't go into detail.

Josh McCown announces his retirement from NFL
"I guess it just goes to show that you don't always get to choose your own path," McCown wrote. "But looking back, I'm proud of how my career has gone. I don't shy away from the journeyman label. I embrace it, full force.

Broncos to honor Pat Bowlen with 'Mr. B' helmet decal
"It's a sad time. There's no question about it. It's been a tough few days," Ellis said Monday. "But we're excited to carry on for Pat and we're excited to celebrate his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August in Canton and then we'll do some things during the regular season, obviously, to honor him, as well."