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Inside The Jungle Discussion: Bengals still having issues at wide receiver?

On last week's Inside The Jungle (Episode No. 206), the conversation arose surrounding the fluid situation around the Bengals' wide receiver group. Should we be concerned by the depth?

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If you're unfamiliar with the featured podcast on Cincy Jungle, Inside The Jungle, it has a few shows in its stable. Along with a post-game show during the season and in-season fantasy football updates, ITJ's weekly staple is the Wednesday night roundtable with Nick Seuberling, Mickey Mentzer, Anthony Cosenza and Scott Bantel. If you haven't checked out the show, we discuss the most up-to-date topics surrounding the Cincinnati Bengals. You can listen to the show on Cincy Jungle, subscribe on iTunes (Audio)subscribe to the Video in HDSubscribe to Video in SD or download the ITJ app on Google Play or in the Apple App Store.

In case you missed the show on Wednesday, one topic that began to surface throughout the show was the status of the wide receiver group. Second-year man James Wright was recently placed on Injured Reserve, prompting the team to sign veteran Greg Little. As some of our callers phoned in, we found out quickly the Little signing wasn't a popular one.

Jake Kumerow has opened eyes early in camp, while Mario Alford and Brandon Tate are vying for the coveted low-end receiver/kick return role. As we know, Denarius Moore joined the club in free agency, but hasn't been overly impressive. Will his Hue Jackson connection be enough to keep him on the roster?

Perhaps the bigger question lies in if the team really did bolster its depth at the position this year? When we had editor Geoff Hobson on the show after the draft, he felt the team needs more help there and the team might look at future cuts of other clubs for more help. While the top three spots appear to be set with A.J. Green, Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu, last year's decimation at the position and Jones' injury issues carrying into 2015 had us gabbing about the outlook of the group. Have a listen: