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Bengals News (2/4): Catching up with Chad Johnson

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There is never a dull moment with Chad Johnson.

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Catching up with Cincinnati Bengals legend Chad Johnson at Super Bowl LIV
As this Super Bowl weekend whirred about him, Johnson slowed down long enough to duck into another locker room. Still bald. Still walking the line between back-of-the-class mischief and front-of-the-reality TV tabloids outrageous. Always a click away from a war between capital letters. He just turned 42 but he hasn't turned back. Another Chad Johnson plays for Marvin Lewis this coming season at Arizona State.

Colt Anderson joining Bengals as assistant special teams coach
Anderson, 34, spent the past two years in his hometown of Butte, Montana, with the Colt Anderson Dream Big Foundation among his endeavors. The non-profit organization focuses on implementing “programs and experiences that will involve our youth, getting them excited about investing in their future,” according to the organization website.

NFL draft: Super Bowl LIV reminds how first two picks in 2020 must go
Yes, predicting the Bengals to win the Super Bowl in two years risks a label of stupidity, and calling for it to come against the Redskins adds a creative, daring layer of naïveté. The point isn’t for this to be thrown back in my face two years from now when it doesn’t happen. It’s to show how the 2020 NFL draft really could work out in the favor of those two franchises, and perhaps one more, based on what we saw unfold in Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV.

Bengals news: Former WR thinks Cincy should do something historic
Houshmandzadeh spent 11 years in the NFL and had 627 catches for 7,237 yards and 44 touchdowns in his career. He played eight seasons with the Bengals and was also a coaching intern for them in 2015. Recently, Houshmandzadeh was seen training with Burrow to help prepare him for the NFL.

Cincinnati Bengals Post Super Bowl 7 Round Mock Draft
It’s an extremely exciting time to be a Cincinnati Bengals fan. With the number one overall pick, the ability to create plenty of cap space, and some talented pieces already in place, Zac Taylor and company have the resources they need to take a major leap next year.

Chargers QB search: The Andy Dalton fallback plan
So far this year I’ve been going through some options as to who the LA Chargers could target as their quarterback next season. This has included my write-up on Teddy Bridgewater (don’t do it), Tua Tagovailoa (don’t do it), the current QB situation for all 32 teams (LA’s not in a great position), and some potential destinations for Philip Rivers (including the Chargers).

Houshmandzadeh won't criticize Bengals to Joe Burrow during training
Former Cincinnati Bengals receiver and current Fox Sports NFL analyst T.J. Houshmandzadeh will help former teammate Jordan Palmer in training Heisman Trophy winner and potential No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft Joe Burrow prepare for the April draft, according to a story from Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson.

Around the league

Rivera optimistic on Trent Williams: 'He's still our guy'
As change sweeps through the Washington Redskins franchise, new coach Ron Rivera is hoping the franchise and seven-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman Trent Williams can rekindle their relationship and move past the troubles of last year.

Andrew Whitworth expected to return for 2020 season
A 14-season veteran and four-time Pro Bowler, Whitworth finished his third year with the Rams in 2019 and his future was seemingly in doubt. However, he underwent surgery to clean out his ankle and is feeling great, Rapoport added.

At 90 percent, Raiders' Abram excited to 'get back'
Taken with the 27th pick of the draft out of Mississippi State, Abram was a vocal and memorable presence on Hard Knocks ahead of the season, but his time during the season lasted all of one game with five tackles and a pass defensed to show for it.

Unsure about future, Suggs 'honored' by Chiefs chance
"I don't know. Tomorrow will come, I ain't gonna worry about it," Suggs told CBS Miami's Mike Cugno amid the Chiefs' celebration on a glorious Sunday evening. "I'm going to enjoy this with my family. We ain't gonna make no decisions tonight."