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Bengals News (8/27): Special returns

Darius Phillips seems to have secured Cincinnati’s punt returning gig.

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Camp Notebook: Burrow And Chase Go Deep; Fitting End To Preseason Practice; A Bengals Great's Advice To Ossai
The Bengals had their last full-scale practice of the preseason Thursday and it was quite fitting it ended on the last second of a two-minute drill where cornerback Eli Apple tipped away Joe Burrow’s pass for rookie wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase in the end zone on a day Chase probably had his best practice as a pro.

Quick Hits: Darius Phillips looks to be the Bengals primary punt returner
"We know the big question with Darius is can he catch the ball, can he handle the ball. I think he's done that pretty damn good so far," special teams coordinator Darrin Simmons said.

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Bengals: Underrated reason Joe Burrow will start in preseason game
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Fantasy football All-Sleeper team led by Bengals QB Joe Burrow
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Former New England Patriots RB Sony Michel 'surprised' by trade to Los Angeles Rams
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Panthers acquire kicker Ryan Santoso from Giants in trade
The Carolina Panthers have acquired kicker Ryan Santoso from the New York Giants in a trade for a conditional seventh-round draft choice, the club announced Thursday.