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12-4, 1st in AFC North
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A lot of talent being kept off the field

Tom Brady isn't the only notable player who will begin the season as a spectator due to suspension. This group of eight is set to miss 51 combined games for various violations.

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Can the Bengals break through?

Cincinnati is one of only four teams to make the playoffs in each of the last five years, but a victory remains elusive. Dan Graziano explores whether that can change this year.

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What to expect from the Ravens

Baltimore is usually a staple in the postseason, but the Ravens missed the playoffs last year for second time in three seasons. Could it happen again in 2016 amid a tough AFC North? Dan Graziano answers.

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A.J. Green maximized his value

Green's contract is fair considering his level of production, but the wideout got favorable terms that will leave him in position for another deal at age 31. Player-friendly contracts (Insider)

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Carlos Dunlap is an absolute bargain

The good news: Dunlap tallied 13.5 sacks in 2015. The better news: Cincinnati has the 27-year-old under contract for three more seasons at less than $6 million per year. Friendly contracts (Insider)

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Lewis excelled as a pass-rusher

Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis recorded 11 sacks in two seasons from 1978-79 and was a second-team All-Big Sky player at Idaho State as a sophomore and junior. His college stats earned him the No. 15 spot on our list. Ranking all 32 coaches as players

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Bengals' defense needs a third star

Carlos Dunlap and Geno Atkins terrorize opposing QBs about as well as any duo in the league. But the lack of a third standout keeps Cincy out of the top 10 of Bill Barnwell's list. Ranking defensive triplets

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

The Bengals will return to practice July 29 for the start of several preseason practices that will be open to the public. The practices include August 10-11 joint sessions with the Minnesota Vikings in Cincinnati. Practices will generally begin at 3 p.m. ET each day, with gates to the practice fields adjacent to Paul Brown Stadium open at 2:30.

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Signing RG III: Deft or desperate?

If Robert Griffin III finds his rookie form, it could shake up the AFC North a bit. But that's an awfully big if, as Dan Graziano discusses.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

All of the participants at Adam Jones' free camp are receiving these medals, autographed photos and certificates of sportsmanship.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Along with Bengals teammates, Adam Jones has help at his free camp today from longtime friend and five-time welterweight/light welterweight boxing champ Zab Judah (in white Bengals shirt). Jones said corporate sponsors donated $10,000-$15,000 each for the event. Judah donated water for the campers.

Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Lewis, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis' son and a Bengals quality control assistant, is leading defensive line drills at Adam Jones' free kids camp in Cincinnati. This kid got a "Good stance" from Marcus.

Team Stats

Passing Yards245.215th
Rushing Yards112.813th
Points For26.27th
Points Against17.42nd

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