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Bengals News (9/24): Jackson Carman’s time approaches

The rookie could be making his first career start against the Steelers.

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Quick Hits: Bengals injury updates and news ahead of Week 3 against the Pittsburgh Steelers
With the Steelers up on Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) at Heinz Field, the Bengals are trying to replicate what they did back on December in a Monday night game at Paul Brown Stadium. It was a decisive 27-17 victory with a third-string quarterback.

Jackson Carman looks to get his first NFL start against the Pittsburgh Steelers
Jackson Carman, the fast-tracking homegrown rookie right guard and man for all seasons who can also play tackle, sing country and play classical, may have to multi-task again if he gets his first NFL start against the Steelers Sunday (1 p.m.-Cincinnati’s Channel 12) in the Bengals' annual jam session at Heinz Field.

Bengals offensive lineman, draft pick, could start vs. Steelers
With a potential opening on the Bengals offensive line, Jackson Carman could make his first NFL start.

Empty sets, defining hits, Joe Burrow’s scrambling comfort and the reality of Bengals' protection problems – The Athletic
Taking a closer look at the formation in which Joe Burrow has been battered to see why the Cincinnati Bengals will keep using it.

Around the League

Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey strained hamstring vs. Texans; severity unknown
Standout running back Christian McCaffrey suffered a strained hamstring against the Texans and left in the second quarter. Head coach Matt Rhule said he does not know the severity.

Alex Guerrero: Bill Belichick 'never evolved' enough to keep up with Tom Brady
Tom Brady's trainer, Alex Guerrero, spoke at length with the Boston Herald, offering a more logical explanation for why Brady departed the only franchise he'd known.

Lamar Jackson misses practice Thursday with illness, but source says he's OK for Sunday
Lamar Jackson missed practice Thursday with the Ravens because of illness, but a source told ESPN's Jamison Hensley the QB is "all fine" for Sunday's game at Detroit.

New York Giants' Nick Gates still in hospital after fracturing leg, has more procedures coming in future
Giants offensive lineman Nick Gates is still in a hospital after fracturing his leg in a game against Washington last Thursday and has more procedures in his future.

NFL plans to add Monday game to Super Wild Card Weekend slate in 2021 playoffs, per report -
This would mean having games on Saturday, Sunday and Monday to start the postseason.