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The Orange and Black Insider Bengals podcast: Sam’s Club (Feat. Sam Hubbard)

Anthony and John are pleased to be joined by Sam Hubbard to get a grasp on things, as the regular season is around the corner. He joins us courtesy of Miller Lite! The OBI crew also looks ahead to the preseason finale, the state of the roster and takes a look at a few preseason stars of yesteryear.

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We’re getting set for the big opening weekend clash between the Bengals and the Steelers. Cincinnati hosts the Rams for the preseason finale in a Super Bowl LVI rematch this weekend and we’ve got your coverage on the Orange and Black Insider.

Bengals defensive lineman Sam Hubbard joins the program, courtesy of Miller Lite, on what has become a yearly tradition for our show. We talk about the 2022 outlook, new wrinkles on defense, his thoughts on the AFC and the offseason moves and much more!

Here is some of what we talked about with No. 94:

  • What are the team’s mindset and approach as defending AFC champs? Is there any talk of a Super Bowl hangover?
  • Hubbard talks about what Jessie Bates means to the team and his thoughts as a teammate.
  • The veteran defensive end has been impressed with rookie defensive back, Dax Hill so far.
  • He also likes the depth on the defensive line and noted he worked out with Cam Sample this offseason.
  • He and Miller Lite have a really neat initiative going this year:

We also talk about preseason Weeks 2 and 3, and have some fun looking back at some of Cincinnati’s past preseason heroes.

  • What do we make of Cordell Volson’s preseason Week 2 performance?
  • Dax Hill is doing some really impressive things already—should he even play against the Rams?
  • What do we make of the backup quarterback spot?
  • There’s a lot to sort out with the back end of the wide receiver and defensive back groups.
  • Who were some of the Bengals’ preseason heroes over the years?

We go live on Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. ET on our YouTube channel (video embedded above), our Twitter accounts and the Cincy Jungle Facebook page. Otherwise, get it on your favorite streamer afterward.

Our thanks to Mr. Hubbard, his representation and Miller Lite. The famous American beer is doing something really cool, wherein they are sprinkling actual Earth from stadiums on their barley fields to give it even more of a homegrown taste. With Hubbard being an Ohio native and playing for his hometown Bengals, he’s the perfect face for this unique endeavor by Miller Lite.

You can enjoy Miller Lite at Paycor Stadium for Bengals home games, or at your local, participating retailers. Please drink responsibly.

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