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Bengals News (8/20): Receiver surplus

Cincinnati is on track to make some tough decisions in finalizing the receivers room.

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Bengals O-Line To Get Early Test In Washington
After Saturday’s steady opening night in Tampa, the Bengals offensive line tries to keep it going in Friday night’s (8 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) massive test at FedEx Field against the Washington Football Team’s monstrous defensive line of four first-round picks.

Bengals in search of O-line to better protect Joe Burrow - Cincinnati Bengals Blog- ESPN
Joe Burrow's injury at Washington last year serves as a reminder for the mission this preseason -- find a starting five that can protect him.

Dehner Jr.'s Bengals mailbag: Jackson Carman frustration, defensive ceiling, predicting starters – The Athletic
Plus, offensive line depth possibilities, the differences between Zac Taylor's style and Marvin Lewis', award prognostication and more.

Too Many Receivers and Not Enough Spots: An In-Depth Look at the Cincinnati Bengals' Battle at Wide-Out - Sports Illustrated Cincinnati Bengals News, Analysis and More
Too Many Receivers and Not Enough Spots: An In-Depth Look at the Cincinnati Bengals' Battle at Wide-Out

Around the League

Eagles' Jalen Hurts sent to hospital, 'going to be OK' after late scratch vs. Pats because of stomach illness
Eagles QB Jalen Hurts was ruled out shortly after Thursday's kickoff against the Patriots and sent to the hospital with an illness. HC Nick Sirianni said afterward that Hurts experienced pain in his abdomen and was sent to the hospital to get evaluated. "

Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden sends team to buses after brawl with Los Angeles Rams
A brawl prompted Raiders coach Jon Gruden to send his players to the buses, ending a joint practice with the Rams earlier than scheduled.

Luke Siegel, friend of former New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees, dies at 15
Luke Siegel, who befriended Drew Brees in 2015 after suffering devastating injuries, died Thursday at the age of 15.

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell takes heat for cutting Don Muhlbach
Lions coach Dan Campbell understands why he's taking heat for cutting Don Muhlbach.

Patriots' QB competition heats up as Cam Newton, Mac Jones impress in preseason win over Eagles
In New England's preseason win over Philadelphia, rookie Mac Jones reinforced the notion that he is the Patriots' quarterback of the future. But how quickly that ascension occurs hinges largely on the play of Cam Newton.