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Bengals News (7/5): Answers before camp

Geoff Hobson attempts to answer some of the more burning questions for Cincinnati heading into training camp.

NFL: Cincinnati Bengals Minicamp Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Hobson's Choice: Issues And Answers As Bengals Training Camp Looms
Given that they haven't made any moves yet at that spot tells me they haven't seen that upgrade out there on the market and they don't think it's a necessity. Yet. I think they still feel like they've got a competent mix of veterans (Quinton Spain, Xavier Su'a-Filo) and young, high draft picks (Jackson Carman, Michael Jordan), but let's see how training camp plays out. And let's see who gets cut from other clubs.

Bengals Booth Podcast with Pro Football Focus Senior College Football Analyst Seth Galina
It's the "Hot Fun In The Summertime" edition of the Bengals Booth Podcast with Pro Football Focus Senior College Football Analyst Seth Galina discussing quarterback Joe Burrow, wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase and looking at ways the offense can be more efficient in 2021.

2022 NFL draft prospects Bengals fans should start getting to know
While the NFL sits in a slight hibernation before training camps, here’s a look at some top-of-draft 2022 NFL draft prospects to know for the Bengals at positions of need.

Will Bengals add another free-agent OL during training camp?
The offensive line, after all, has been such a sour point over the last few years that the organization doesn’t have a choice but to pounce on any possible upgrades — even to backup depth.

Around the league

Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy makes no mention of Aaron Rodgers in latest column
A month after penning his belief that Aaron Rodgers' situation with the club had divided the fan base, Green Bay Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy delivered his latest monthly submission on the team website and did not mention the disgruntled quarterback at all.

Tight end Delanie Walker believes 'ankle will hold up,' opportunity will come in training camp
Though confident he'll find a squad when training camp kicks off, Walker believes potential suitors are apprehensive about signing him due to lingering questions about his ankle, which resulted in him finishing the 2018 and 2019 seasons with the Tennessee Titans on injured reserve.

Jets rookie RB Michael Carter ready to ‘contribute in a big way’
"All my grades were high. So, in the second or third round, I was kind of playing the waiting game. I'm not obligated to anything of course, but I feel like I earned the right to be drafted a little higher," Carter said in a Q&A with the New York Daily News. "But when I got the call from the team I wanted to get the call from, all those feelings went away. I was just thankful to be a part of the New York Jets, because I feel like it was a great situation."

Terry Donahue, winningest UCLA coach and former 49ers GM, passes away
Donahue has the most wins (98) of any coach in Pac-12 history and also the most wins (151) in UCLA history. He coached the Bruins from 1971-75, working as an assistant under Pepper Rodgers and then Dick Vermeil, before taking over as head coach at age 31 and serving from 1976-95. His first job out of college was as an assistant to Rodgers at Kansas for one season.