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Bengals News (10/1): Playmaker

Joe Burrow already knows his identity in the NFL.

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The Cincinnati Bengals offensive line is still seeking chemistry after the pandemic wiped out OTAs and the preseason
The Bengals seem to have an idea who is going to play right guard for them in Sunday's 1 p.m. game against the Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium, but offensive line coach Jim Turner wouldn't give a name after Wednesday's practice.

Bengals Notebook: Joe Burrow has made a name for himself as a playmaker in the NFL
He's got a little bit of the swashbuckler in him to go with the mentality of a gutty welterweight boxer sliding off the ropes. Able to slip the big punch while trying to deliver the knock-out blow himself from anywhere in the ring even as his trainer is yelling to get out of the clinches.

How to watch the Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals game on October 4, 2020, the Official Bengals app and Bengals social media channels will provide game coverage throughout the game. Follow the Bengals on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for live gameday updates, videos and behind-the-scenes photos.

Bengals Sign Donnerson To Practice Squad, Released Knipfel
Donnerson (6-2, 248), a first-year player out of Southeast Missouri State, originally was seventh-round pick (248th overall) of the Green Bay Packers in 2018. He spent his rookie season with the Packers, before joining the Raiders in 2019. He was waived by Las Vegas on May 6.

Bengals want Joe Burrow to be smarter about taking hits
The Cincinnati rookie QB has been sacked 14 times through three games, most in the NFL. He's on pace to be sacked 75 times. With 141 attempts, second-most in the league, Burrow's 9 percent sack rate is third-most of any QB who has started all three weeks -- behind the perennially brutalized Deshaun Watson and run-heavy Lamar Jackson.

3 Offensive Keys For the Jaguars In Cincinnati Vs. the Bengals
The storylines are aplenty as the Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2) prepare to take on the Cincinnati Bengals (0-2-1) on Sunday. There is the return of Jay Gruden, former Bengals offensive coordinator, and the return of former Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert.

Bengals Notes: Offensive line coach supports Hart; Atkins practices; LB signed
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Bengals offensive line coach Jim Turner rushed to the defense of his offensive line on Wednesday and oft-criticized right tackle Bobby Hart in particular.

NFL Week 4 point spreads: Cincinnati Bengals should beat Jaguars
When the NFL released the 2020 regular-season schedule, The Enquirer predicted the Cincinnati Bengals would be winless after three weeks of football. The Bengals did moderately better than forecasted by earning a tie in Philadelphia. This week’s home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, though, is the one The Enquirer envisioned would be the club’s first win.

Three free agent offensive linemen the Bengals should consider signing
"The offensive line didn't give up eight sacks," head coach Zac Taylor said on Monday. "They gave up four and one of them was at the last play of the half when I asked Joe to hold on to the ball for about 15 seconds. We had receivers involved. Some were on nakeds [bootleg]. Some were on the tight end. So there were a lot of people involved. I know eight sacks is always going to be a reflection of the offensive line, but that's just not the truth after this game. We've got to continue to improve up there. We've got two guys on the left side up there have played probably a combined 10 games in their NFL career and we're only going to get better."

Bengals: Zac Taylor says his Bengals still need to learn how to win
Coming off a 2-14 season that earned them the first overall pick and the rights to quarterback Joe Burrow, Taylor’s team is now 0-2-1 coming out of a brutal tie game with Philadelphia.

Around the league

Jets coach Adam Gase's job status not hanging in balance tonight
However, heading into tonight's matchup against the Denver Broncos on the NFL Network, it does not appear Gase's job hangs in the balance pending the result of the game. According to those informed of the decision-making, the thinking is that firing Gase would not only be counterproductive in general, but also potentially damaging to quarterback Sam Darnold.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, Bills QB Josh Allen among NFL Players of the Month
Wilson, who just a day earlier was recognized with his second NFC Offensive Player of the Week accolade, led the Seahawks to a 3-0 September. Across the month, Wilson tallied 14 touchdowns and a 139.0 quarterback rating, which each lead the NFL. Among his other impressive numbers, Wilson has completed 79 of his 103 attempts, producing a sensational 76.7% clip while amassing 925 passing yards and throwing just one interception.

Pittsburgh Steelers-Tennessee Titans game postponed until Monday or Tuesday
The NFL will delay the Week 4 bout between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans a day or two. It represents the first scheduled game altered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rumors of Drew Brees' demise have been greatly exaggerated; two fantasy sleepers
What do the Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Los Angeles Chargers, New York Giants, New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Football Team all have in common? Definitely not winning: These eight organizations have a combined record of 2-20-2 over the first three weeks of the 2020 season, with the Football Team and the Chargers nabbing the only two Ws.