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Bengals News (6/11): Chidobe Awuzie ready to breakout in Cincinnati

Awuzie is already impressing Bengals staff members.

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Bengals cornerback Chidobe Awuzie's looks to capitalize on his opportunity in Cincinnati
Chidobe Awuzie, the Bengals new starting cornerback who loves chess because it simulates life’s daily treadmill against checkmate, prides himself on first moves. But it was the Bengals’ opening gambit in free agency back in March that left Awuzie the most impressed and in control of the board.

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