The Cincinnati Bengals hosted the 13th annual Taste of the NFL benefiting the Freestore Foodbank. Players and cheerleaders attended the "dinner-by-the-bite" event which involved more than 40 area restaurants. This year's Taste of the NFL raised approximately $130,000 for the Freestore Foodbank, the equivalent of 390,000 meals.
During the summer of 2014 Alex Fulton was informed that he had two cancerous brain tumors. He had been receiving aggressive treatment to fight the cancer, but recently it was discovered that the cancer had spread. Being a big fan of the Bengals, Alex's family and friends took to social media in an attempt to reach his favorite player: A.J. Green. The support gained through the online community caught the attention of A.J. and he decided pay Alex a visit.