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Bengals News (5/10): Highway robbery

Did the Bengals get the steal of the draft with Joseph Ossai in Round 3?

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Bengals saw Peyton Manning blueprint with Ja’Marr Chase and Joe Burrow
Offensive coordinator Brian Callahan says going back over some film from his time in Denver revealed Manning’s weapons shaking loose and making huge plays in key situations.

Bengals final roster: Undrafted free agents who can make the cut
The Cincinnati Bengals spent plenty of time after the 2021 NFL draft making a flurry of moves in free agency. In fact, the Bengals threw some notable extra cash at a handful of undrafted free agents as rookie minicamp gets set to start this week.

Bengals news: Joseph Ossai Bengals’ biggest steal in 2021 NFL draft?
Draft Wire’s Luke Easterling went through all 32 teams and tabbed Ossai as the guy. Given his tremendous upside and the fact he’s already talking about sacking guys like Ben Roethlisberger, it’s hard to argue.

Cincinnati Bengals: 4 Reasons to put Zac Taylor on a warmer seat
Fans of the Cincinnati Bengals are well aware of the fact that Zac Taylor is fresh off of his third draft as the team’s head coach. With just six total wins in his first two years on the sidelines, there can be no more excuses. He has to have a big jump in wins and losses to keep his job.

Around the league

'A Lifetime of Sundays': Martha Firestone Ford's commitment to the Lions
See an excerpt of "A Lifetime of Sundays" with Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford.

Tyrell Cohen, twin brother of Bears RB Tarik Cohen, found dead at age 25
The News & Observer reports that Tyrell Antar Cohen, brother of running back Tarik Cohen, is believed to have died by electrocution while trying to climb power equipment, according to Wake County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Eric Curry.

Seahawks' DK Metcalf posts 10.37-second time in 100M dash at 2021 USATF Golden Games
"I'm just happy to be here, excited to have the opportunity, thank God for the opportunity to run against world-class athletes like this," Metcalf said afterward, via NBC Sports. "Just to test my speed against world-class athletes like this."

NFL community celebrates Mother's Day
It's Mother's Day and the NFL community took a moment to pay homage. Below is a collection of tributes from around the league dedicated to moms all over the world.

The Most Improved Teams of the 2021 NFL Offseason
It was once again a strange NFL offseason affected by COVID-19; contracts were affected by the loss of revenue from the 2020 season and the salary cap of $182.5 million, down from $198.2 million in 2020. Once again, the annual scouting combine was canceled due to the pandemic, though teams were able to reap the benefits of players participating in their schools’ pro days and conduct interviews virtually.

FMIA: How Miami Dolphins Used Draft Trades to Build Future; 2021 NFL Schedule
DAVIE, Fla. — This was March 25, a Thursday night around 10, exactly five weeks before round one of the NFL draft. Miami GM Chris Grier sat in his rental Chrysler outside the Residence Inn in Ann Arbor, Mich. Grier would attend the Michigan Pro Day in the morning, but now, here he was, finishing up one of two deals that would re-cast the 2021 NFL Draft.