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Cordell Volson has been a pass-blocking machine

The second-year guard is on a hot streak.

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Cordell Volson got off to a rough start to his sophomore season, ranking as the second-worst offensive lineman in pass blocking at one point.

But the ascent of Jake Browning has also meant the ascent of Volson, who has a pass-blocking grade of 84.0 over the last four weeks.

The Cincinnati Bengals have gone 3-1 in that span, with wins against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Indianapolis Colts, and the Minnesota Vikings.

Volson’s grade is sixth best for all interior offensive linemen over that time period.

Against the Vikings last week, Volson allowed zero pressures on 20 true pass sets. And in 47 total pass-blocking sets, he allowed just one hurry.

Since Week 12, Volson has allowed just two pressures in 148 reps.

Now, Volson and Browning try to keep things going against the Pittsburgh Steelers in a huge Week 16 matchup. We preview that game and reflect on Browning’s grittiest performance yet, a come-from-behind victory over Minnesota in the video below:

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