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Bengals News (7/10): Adam Jones makes 2019 NFL All-Retirement team

Adam Jones is named one of the best players to retire this offseason, and his time with the Bengals played a big part in that.

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Top 20 Players In The Era
This list is already No. 1 on “The 20 Hardest Lists To Compile.” We’re not only using numbers, we’re looking at wins, longevity, and intangibles. The key word is “impact.” Welcome to’s summer release of “Mission Impossible.” (Years with the Bengals are in parenthesis.)

Best Images of the Top 20 Players
A look at some of the best images from the era that the site has covered over the previous 20 years.

Cincinnati Bengals have fun holding each other accountable
In the Bengals' tight ends room, one could essentially be fined for anything, and Uzomah is quick to notice when someone breaks the rules. When rookie tight end Drew Sample stood in the middle of the locker room doing a television interview, Uzomah counted cameras and doled out a fine.

Adam Jones named to 2019 NFL All-Retirement team
While his name isn’t as big as Rob Gronkowski’s and others, former Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam Jones was recently recognized as part of the NFL’s 2019 class of retirements.

Around the league

Todd Gurley gives an update on knee before camp
Gurley sat out offseason workouts as the Rams managed his knee issue, which his trainer confirmed this summer includes an "arthritic component." As he indicated, the running back is likely not to do much in the preseason and could be brought along slowly in training camp. During the spring, Coach Sean McVay repeatedly stiff-armed concerns about Gurley's workload, noting the running back was slimming down this offseason to handle the workload better.

Raiders sign first-round RB Josh Jacobs to rookie deal
The Raiders inked first-round running back Josh Jacobs to his four-year rookie deal late Tuesday night. Oakland selected Jacobs with the 24th overall pick, the second of three first-round selections (No. 4 pick Clelin Ferrell, No. 27 pick Johnathan Abram).

Patriots RB Sony Michel: Goal is to be ready for camp
Will the Patriots running back be ready and available when training camp kicks off on July 24? The tight-lipped second-year star told NFL Network's Omar Ruiz at the Gatorade Player of the Year ceremony that that's the plan.

Eagles' Miles Sanders expects ball to 'spread out a lot'
Sanders, who was selected 53rd overall in April, is no stranger to having to wait patiently until his number is called, having played behind Giants star Saquon Barkley for two years at Penn State. In the case of his rookie season, though, the opportunities may come sooner for Sanders than they usually would for a player taken later in the draft.

NFL investigators had access to full Tyreek Hill audio
Hill met with Lisa Friel, the NFL's senior VP of Special Counsel for Investigations, and other league officials on June 26 to answer to allegations of child abuse toward his 3-year-old son. The receiver also was expected to be asked in the interview about audio released by a local TV station in April in which Hill is heard administering threats to his fiancée and discussing using a belt to discipline his son. That audio is from the same conversation as the new clips released Wednesday.