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Week In Review: Taking Command

Cincinnati Bengals
08 Aug 2020, 21:58 GMT+10

Week In Review: Taking Command

Dan Pitcher, who has been watching Joe Burrow for so long on a screen that it was as if he had become one of those well-worn TV character actors, didn't have to wait long. Pitcher, the Bengals' first-year quarterbacks coach, got to work in person with Burrow and you'd have to say he saw what he wanted to see. "He's all ball. You know that," Pitcher said.

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Quick Hits: A.J. Green And Burrow Lift Zac

A.J. Green is a world-class juggler, so maybe he can give some tips to his head coach because Zac Taylor has got more balls in the air than Burrow. This week was the first time Green lined up in a training camp walkthrough under Taylor in more than a year.

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Bell Tackles Challenges, Staying Safe At Paul Brown Stadium

Von Bell told you all you needed to know Thursday when he popped up in a Zoom news conference wearing a black ball cap emblazoned with the words "No Bull," during his first public appearance with the Bengals.

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Burrow's Adaptability A Huge Plus Heading Into The Season

There's an old football adage that "the best ability is availability," but in the coronavirus pandemic the best ability might be "adaptability." Burrow has taken a matter-of-fact, yet flexible approach as he prepares to lead the Bengals offense.

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Early Returns: Burrow Commandeers Huddle As Green Heats Up The Pastures

They've been together in camp for a week and they've have had a grand total of three walkthroughs. They've had more swabs than snaps in the last three days. But ever since March we've been looking for just a feel-good patch of greener pastures and they seemed to beckon this week.

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Anarumo Expecting Pop From Bengals' New Sluggers On Defense

Bengals defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo finally got a look at his new power-packed lineup during the first two days of walkthroughs and says they've reached the fences when it comes to the Paul Brown Stadium locker room.

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Other Noteworthy Items

Brandon Allen adds to the Bengals quarterback room with a varied resume. After a red-hot offseason, the Bengals finally gather for the start of training camp. DE Sam Hubbard discusses how different this year's training camp is compared to his first two seasons. Bengals placed DT Josh Tupou on the Reserve/Opt-Out list, and waived TE Moritz Bohringer and HB Devwah Whaley.

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