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Best Photos from 2019 Offseason Practices
View some of the the top images from the 2019 offseason practices.

NFL fan rankings: Where do the Cincinnati Bengals fans rank?
Emory University professor Michael Lewis published his annual rankings of the league’s best fan bases, based on economic and marketing theory on Monday, and the results were not kind for the Cincinnati Bengals.

Marquis Flowers reflects on loss to Patriots while playing for Bengals
Bill Belichick repeated this throughout the entire press conference after New England got embarrassed by the Kansas City Chiefs at home in 2014. ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer infamously said that the Patriots just weren’t good anymore, and that resonated with everyone that followed football.

Report: Former Bengals coordinator Ken Zampese heads to Florida
According to a report from Sports Illustrated‘s Andy Benoit, the former Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator will join Dan Mullen and the Gators in some capacity.

Cincinnati Bengals exude patient confidence under Zac Taylor
The last time Marvin Lewis wasn’t directing the sidelines for the Cincinnati Bengals, America had just launched the Department of Homeland Security, Britney had kissed Madonna on the VMAs, SARS was a thing in China, and we all used Internet Explorer. For the first time since 2003, the Bengals will look to new leadership, a long-rumored move that served as the tip of the iceberg for… the quietest offseason in the NFL.

Los Angeles Rams trade targets to consider from Cincinnati Bengals 2019
This offseason, the Los Angeles Rams watched former assistant Zac Taylor leave Sean McVay‘s staff to take the head coaching job with the Cincinnati Bengals after the team finally realized that Marvin Lewis was holding the team back all these years.

2019 NFL preview: Zac Taylor brings a new look for Bengals
That was Cincinnati’s average attendance in 2018. Only the Los Angeles Chargers, playing in a soccer stadium that seats about 30,000, had a lower average attendance. The Bengals had less than 80 percent capacity, ranking near the bottom of the NFL.

Can Josh Malone carve out a role in Bengals’ offense?
The Cincinnati Bengals took Malone in the fourth round of the 2019 draft and to date, he’s caught just seven passes on 22 targets over 20 appearances.

Around the league

Theismann: QB Haskins sitting out rookie year is ideal
Theismann told 106.7 The Fan over the weekend that starting the rookie QB out of the gate would be a recipe for "disaster" because of the Redskins opening slate. Washington opens on the road against Philadelphia, versus the Cowboys, then Bears, at the New York Giants, and home versus New England in the first five weeks.

Irvin: Panthers' front reminds me of '13 Seahawks
Speaking with Scott Fowler of The Charlotte Observer during minicamp, Irvin, unprompted, compared the Panthers' defensive line depth to the Seattle Seahawks' D that smothered teams en route to the Super Bowl XLVIII title.

Tyreek Hill to meet with NFL investigators this week
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said in May that the league would wait until the conclusion of law enforcement investigations before weighing in on the matter. Hill's case with the Kansas Department for Children and Families remains ongoing.

Fletcher Cox on rehab: 'Everything is going good so far'
"Everything is going good. I'm happy about that," Cox said, via "Just taking it day-by-day. The goal is to be ready for training camp. Just taking it day-by-day. Doctors got a schedule, and I'm following what they're doing. Everything is going good so far."

Cooper: Dak Prescott should be among highest-paid
The worth of Dak Prescott is a hotly debated topic. A seemingly bright line currently separates those that believe the Dallas Cowboys quarterback should become the latest $30-million signal-caller to break the bank, and those who believe he hasn't earned that type of payday.