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Bengals News (12/25): The Hunt persists

Margus Hunt made his way back to the place where his NFL career started.

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"He's kind of like a magician back there. Escaping to throw and extend plays," said Bengals left end Sam Hubbard. "Obviously, we have to contain him. But once we get to him, you've got to wrap him up around the waist and really hold on to him because he's so strong at getting out of the pocket."

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"I'm tired of seeing that name on the back the jersey every week we play. He's a tremendous football player," Taylor says. "The first time I faced him was my first game in the NFL coaching for the Dolphins we opened at Houston and I think he deflected five passes, three of them got picked off. That was my first, 'Welcome to the NFL' coaching moment. He's a tremendous player and you have to be aware of him at all times."

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