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Bengals News (12/3): DJ Turner gets another opportunity to step up

DJ Turner gets a chance to show what he’s made of under the lights of Monday Night Football.

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Quick Hits: Bengals Look To Adjust Without Taylor-Britt Vs. Speedy Jags; Tyler Boyd Closes In On 500
"Chido finished the game, which is great," said defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo this week. "It's a great sign for his knee, for him. Great sign for him just mentally to say, hey, 'I got to finish the game. I did well.' It's just another step to him getting back to 100%."

How Turner The Burner And Big Play Ray Teamed Up To Make A Budding Bengals Rookie Of The Year
Turner The Burner is coming off his break-out game heading into the Jaguars' den of dash Monday night (8:15 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 9, ESPN) in Jacksonville. The veterans in his secondary are saying his brew of SEC speed and Michigan spit-and-polish has Pro Bowl potential written all over it. At the moment, he's the Bengals Rookie of the Year, right?

Five Things To Watch: Bengals At Jaguars
After making his first career start in Week 12, Jake Browning now gets set to face the Jaguars' defense in a primetime road environment. It is not a setting he is unfamiliar with, as his first substantial action this season came at Baltimore on Thursday Night Football, when he completed eight of 14 passes with a touchdown throw and no interceptions in relief of Joe Burrow.

Cincinnati Bengals Draft Scenarios: What Are the Chances of Getting a Top-5 Pick?
But what if things go completely the other way? What if the Bengals fail to win another game with Joe Burrow out for the year with a wrist injury and a defense that ranks among the league’s worst in many metrics and main statistics?

Jaguars vs. Bengals: 5 keys to a Jacksonville win in Week 13
The Jacksonville Jaguars have won seven of their last eight to surge into the race for the No. 1 seed in the AFC after starting the year with a disappointing 1-2 September.

Bengals DC Not Buying This Perception of Lawrence
“No, I think that’s a little bit of an underestimation in my view,” Anarumo said. “I mean, I see the guy work full field reads and get the ball out on time. I just think what happens with him is he’s such a great athlete that if there is an opportunity for him to run and is not great rush lanes, then he takes it, which I don’t fault him on at all. So, watch what he can do with his legs. But no, I’ve seen him make the reads, and we have great respect for him.”

Look: Cincinnati Bengals Quarterback Joe Burrow at UFC Event With Bandaged Wrist
Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow attended this weekend's UFC festivities in Austin, Texas. The 26-year-old underwent season-ending wrist surgery on Monday, Nov. 27. Burrow re-joined the team on Thursday.

Steelers Safety Hit with Heavy Fine from Bengals Game
Steelers safety Damontae Kazee was fined $11,806 for unnecessary roughness on a hit in the first quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals. The hit came against Irv Smith Jr. and forced a fourth down. In this case, he hit Smith up high and in the head and neck area. It was not called a penalty on the field.

Bengals-Jaguars by the numbers and numerous notes/tidbits plus injury report
BENGALS PLAYER TO WATCH: Two-time Pro Bowler Ja’Marr Chase has six catches for 93 yards and a touchdown over the past two games, a fairly quiet stretch for one of the best receivers in the league. But his TD reception did come from backup QB Jake Browning, who will make his second career start Monday night.