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Bengals News (4/14): Joe Mixon disrespect

The NFL omitted one of the most talented running backs yet again.

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Former Bengals coach Kyle Caskey: Shame on NFL for dissing Joe Mixon
The National Football League's official Twitter account failed to include Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon in a video montage with a tweet promoting the 2021 NFL Draft that said, "The amount of talent of the 2017 NFL Draft RB class is simply unfair." And it got the attention of the Bengals' official account in addition to former Bengals assistant coach Kyle Caskey.

Ja’Marr Chase’s elite YAC would take Bengals offense to next level
This is a really critical element to Chase’s game that would fit so well in Cincinnati’s offense. We’ve already seen it work well with Joe Burrow and those LSU concepts the Bengals introduced last year certainly wouldn’t go away if they draft Chase.

2021-22 NFL MVP Odds: How Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow Stacks Up With the Rest of the Candidates
Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow is recovering from a torn left ACL and MCL, but that didn't stop him from being mentioned in BetOnline's latest NFL MVP odds for the 2021-22 season. Burrow is tied with Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield and Titans signal-caller Ryan Tannehill for the 10th best odds to win the award at 33/1.

Penei Sewell or Ja'Marr Chase? NFL Insider Knows Who the Cincinnati Bengals Will Take at No. 5
Some believe Cincinnati should take LSU star Ja'Marr Chase. Others think offensive lineman Penei Sewell is a no-brainer. NFL insider Malik Wright says he knows who the Bengals are going to take with the fifth pick. He's confident that Cincinnati is going to reunite quarterback Joe Burrow with his top target at LSU.

Broncos a trade-down target for Bengals in 2021 NFL draft?
The Denver Broncos might be the team desperate enough to find a long-term answer at quarterback in the 2021 NFL draft that helps the Cincinnati Bengals get a big win of a trade down in the first round.

Around the league

Tyler Lockett: Seahawks need to be open to adjusting, 'not act like we know everything'
"I think there's a lot of things that we can learn," Lockett said, via KJR's Curtis Crabtree. "I think we have to go into it with the mind that's able to accept and listen and understand and not act like we know everything."

Broncos, Seahawks, Buccaneers players won't take part in voluntary offseason workouts over COVID-19 concerns
Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks players became the first groups to announce they won't attend voluntary offseason workouts. Players from the Super Bowl-champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers later announced they would forego voluntary offseason workouts, as well.

LSU linebacker Jabril Cox to have pro day on April 26
Cox owns range to be a coverage linebacker in the NFL who, at 6-foot-3, 232 pounds, can take on tight ends in space. His biggest question transitioning to the pro game is his run fits on defense, where he was sometimes slow to diagnose. But in space is where the linebacker excels. With the ability to play a hybrid role as a coverage linebacker with some safety skills, Cox has a chance to build a role on an NFL team.

Tua Tagovailoa, A.J. Green, Patrick Peterson among discounted players I still believe in
Last week, we hit you with a Schein Nine of players facing a make-or-break season in 2021. And some names on that list -- like Sam Darnold, Carson Wentz and Ezekiel Elliott -- are guys whom I still have plenty of faith in. This got me thinking ...